Last year, the Suns were the rebuilding franchise with a first-year coach. Could the Jazz follow the same mold?
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 »
A light-hearted controversy happened when new coach Quin Snyder spurned Gordon Hayward's request to participate in the rookie dance-off. Read more »
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 »
The Utah Jazz point guard has made a concerted effort to improve the way he gets over screens. Read more »
Coach Snyder humorously reinforced the transition defense message to Gobert during an interview following the final practice of training camp Sunday afternoon. Read more »
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 »
Earlier this week, Burks admitted that playing with pace and more open space, characteristics of Snyder’s system, is a welcome change. Read more »
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 »
Training camp barely started Tuesday, but Thursday proved to be a good day for the Utah Jazz to take off. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder likes what he’s seen from his team so far in camp. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Felix, acquired this offseason via a trade with Cleveland, injured his left shoulder during Utah’s first practice. Read more »
Jazz set sights early on improving their transition defense, which was a glaring weakness in 2013-14. Read more »
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 »
Ranking the starting point guards from worst to first, according to how they played during the 2013-14 season. Read more »
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 »
Some verbal answers came Monday when the team participated in its annual media day circus to kick off training camp. Read more »
Trey Burke incident draws into question his ability to direct a team that hasn't had a conductor since Deron Williams. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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With the Phoenix Suns in town for a matchup Friday, one question is on everybody’s mind: Can the Jazz be the Suns of 2014-15? Read more »
Last year, the Phoenix Suns were the young, rebuilding franchise with a first-year coach, and they nearly made the playoffs. Could the Jazz follow the same mold in 2014-15? Here's what... Read more »
When Dante Exum and Rodney Hood both unexpectedly fell to the Utah Jazz in the draft this past June, the organization couldn’t help but be excited. Read more »
That move means Utah doesn't have to make any more player transactions leading up to next week's deadline when NBA teams have to settle on rosters between 13-15 deep. Read more »
Bill Simmons pulls a 180, calls Dante Exum a teenaged Kobe with an Australian accent. “I nearly gave myself a concussion leaping on the hood of the Exum bandwagon as it started pulling... Read more »
A look at the best starting power forwards in the NBA based on how they performed during the 2013-14 season. Read more »
Utah Jazz rookie guard Dante Exum has already impressed during the early stages of his NBA career. Read more »
Enes Kanter delivered his best preseason performance during the Jazz’s 105-91 victory at Chesapeake Energy Arena, scoring 27 points and grabbing seven rebounds against the talented Thunder bigs. Read more »
Former Weber State standout Damian Lillard visited the set of “Conan” Thursday night and of all the topics discussed — from growing up in Oakland to playing in the NBA — it... Read more »
The former BYU sharpshooter, now with the New Orleans Pelicans, talked with The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith about how he can improve on defense. Read more »
Snyder has noticed a clear improvement from Burke, who'll have his hands full Tuesday night when the Jazz face Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City to end a four-game road trip. Read more »
On Sunday night Jazz guard Alec Burks crossed over Laker star Kobe Bryant and the basketball world has taken notice. Read more »
Former big man sets out on path to spread the good word, as team works to rebuild its reputation. Read more »
Even with an injury to Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant that will sideline him for the start of the season and a brutal leg injury to Indiana's Paul George that will leave him out of action for a long... Read more »
Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Jazz defense, BYU and Utah midseason MVPs, and World Series predictions
DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss Gordon Hayward's possible zombie apocalypse look-alike and pick midseason MVPs for BYU and Utah football. Read more »
The Milwaukee Bucks' 19-year-old forward seems ready for the off-court attention that comes with being a cornerstone for a franchise in transition. Now it's time to show if he can play ball. Read more »
Derrick Favors wasn’t nearly as concerned about his ESPN player ranking as Kobe Bryant was. Read more »
Friday fracas: Trevor Booker nearly hit, gets injured in quarrel with Blake Griffin during Jazz loss
It’s still only preseason, but the scrappy, feisty, lunch-pail/cereal-bowl-toting Trevor Booker did another thing Friday night to endear himself to Utah Jazz fans. Read more »
Utah struggled mightily after halftime when starters Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors joined Trey Burke on the sideline for the final 24 minutes. Read more »
A look at who the best small forwards in the NBA will be during the 2014-15 season, including a pair of highly anticipated rookies. Read more »
The two Jazz players had completely different experiences while going against Kobe Bryant in Anaheim on Thursday night. They'll get another shot Sunday in L.A. Read more »
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