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From the mouths of predictors: Are this year's Jazz the 2013 Suns?

Last year, the Suns were the rebuilding franchise with a first-year coach. Could the Jazz follow the same mold?

Utah Jazz's 5-year-old free-agent signee steals the show

The free-agent guard, who's been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia since 2012, officially signed his deal with Jazz president Randy Rigby in time to suit up for a memorable night at... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

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Jazz scrimmage includes fun look at new players, bad dancing

A light-hearted controversy happened when new coach Quin Snyder spurned Gordon Hayward's request to participate in the rookie dance-off. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014

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NBA extends television deals with ESPN and TNT

The league renewed its deals with ESPN and TNT even though two seasons remain on the old ones. With potential competition from Fox looming, both networks were willing to pay generously to secure... Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014

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Jazz point guard Trey Burke hoping to avoid being 'picked' on this season

The Utah Jazz point guard has made a concerted effort to improve the way he gets over screens. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014

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Big(ger) things ahead for much-improved Jazz center Rudy Gobert

Coach Snyder humorously reinforced the transition defense message to Gobert during an interview following the final practice of training camp Sunday afternoon. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scores 17 points in his Pelicans debut

Jimmer Fredette made a strong first impression with the New Orleans Pelicans as he scored 17 points and hit three 3-pointers for the Pelicans in a 98-86 preseason victory over the Miami Heat on... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Alec Burks had the hot hand at Utah Jazz practice

Earlier this week, Burks admitted that playing with pace and more open space, characteristics of Snyder’s system, is a welcome change. Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

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Trevor Booker adds a Paul Millsap-like toughness to Utah Jazz

Trevor Booker might go on to accomplish terrific things for the Utah Jazz yet it’s possible the thing that will stick in the minds of some fans is a habit that has nothing to do with basketball. Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

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Utah Jazz had a couple of good reasons to take early day of camp off

Training camp barely started Tuesday, but Thursday proved to be a good day for the Utah Jazz to take off. Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

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Utah Jazz point guards Trey Burke, Dante Exum competing hard in practice

Trey Burke enters his second second as the Utah Jazz incumbent at point guard, and he and lottery pick Dante Exum have been competing hard against each other in training camp this week in a quest... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

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'Veteran' Novak hopes to find role on young Jazz team

Steve Novak is the old-timer on the Utah Jazz roster at age 31, and he hopes he can find a role for the team coming off the bench as a shooter. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014

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Alec Burks loving the KC Masterpiece moment

Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder likes what he’s seen from his team so far in camp. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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Bulked-up Gordon Hayward looks to play with an edge this season for Utah Jazz

Adding to the growing amount of evidence that Hayward continues to mature and transform as a person and player, the Jazz small forward used a word to describe himself that might come as a shock to... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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Video: Jazz players discuss Snyder and his coaching strategies

Another major milestone in the Quin Snyder era took place this week when the Utah Jazz opened practice for the 2014-15 season Tuesday. What do Jazz players think about their first-year head coach... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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Utah Jazz guard Carrick Felix injures left shoulder in 1st practice of camp

Felix, acquired this offseason via a trade with Cleveland, injured his left shoulder during Utah’s first practice. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Some surprises, lots of defense, on first day of Utah Jazz practice

Jazz set sights early on improving their transition defense, which was a glaring weakness in 2013-14. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Cougars vs. Aggies, Utes heading to L.A. and Jazz Media Day

DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd discuss a plethora of topics, including the Utah Utes and BYU Cougars football teams and the Utah Jazz. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Ranking the starting point guards in the NBA from the 2013-14 season: Where does Trey Burke land?

Ranking the starting point guards from worst to first, according to how they played during the 2013-14 season. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Jazz point guard Trey Burke apologizes for lewd photos

Jazz point guard Trey Burke apologized for nude photos of himself that were released early Monday and vowed "it won't happen again.'' Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Questions aplenty as Utah Jazz begin training camp

Some verbal answers came Monday when the team participated in its annual media day circus to kick off training camp. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Brad Rock: Utah Jazz still don't have the leader they need

Trey Burke incident draws into question his ability to direct a team that hasn't had a conductor since Deron Williams. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Jazz Media Day: Follow along as the new-look Utah Jazz start the 2014-15 season

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz, with their new coach and one of the youngest rosters in the NBA, start their preseason training camp on Tuesday. But first things first — this... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Ranking the best point guards in the NBA heading into the 2014-15 season

With the NBA as deep as it's ever been at the lead guard spot, the 2014-15 campaign will be the season of the point guard. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Mike Sorensen: 5 reasons to be excited (or not) about the Jazz this year

The Utah Jazz open training camp this week as they prepare for the upcoming NBA season, which officially begins Oct. 29 at home against Houston. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Mehmet Okur named 'team ambassador' for Utah Jazz

Jazz CEO Greg Miller complimented Okur because, he said in a statement released by the team's PR crew, the center "has always carried himself with class and dignity." Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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