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Utah Jazz announce summer league roster; camp opens Friday

The summer Jazz squad includes several familiar faces, including a couple of Jazz players and a few former local...

Jerry Sloan honored with prestigious NBA Lifetime Achievement Award

As part of the NBA Finals Game 3 festivities in Cleveland on Wednesday, Sloan was honored as a co-recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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LeBron scores 32, Cavs wallop Warriors 120-90 in Game 3

CLEVELAND — Crawling on the floor after a loose ball, LeBron James gathered himself and got to his feet. The Cavaliers stood with him. James had 32 points and 11 rebounds, Kyrie Irving... Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah's Brandon Taylor, BYU's Chase Fischer show respect after Jazz workout

The BYU-Utah rivalry could use more moments like what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Utah Jazz’s practice facility. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Video: BYU's Fischer, Utah's Taylor talk about participating in Jazz predraft workout together

The Utah Jazz's latest predraft workout Wednesday at the Zions Bank Basketball Center was full of interesting storylines. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Sports quiz: Can you identify these former Utah Jazz players?

The Utah Jazz are carefully considering who will be the latest men to wear join the team as the NBA Draft approaches. What better time is there to test your knowledge of former Jazz players? Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Jazz guard Alec Burks undergoes successful knee surgery

Burks is expected to be ready in time for training camp ahead of the 2016-17 season. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout Wednesday to feature former Cougar and Ute, 2 other intriguing prospects

Former BYU guard Chase Fischer and former Utah guard Brandon Taylor will be joined by likely lottery selection Dejounte Murray of Washington and 3-point specialist Max Hooper of Oakland. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Warriors, Cavs both know The Finals can turn quickly

Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, both of those wins coming by double figures and with a few dominant stretches of basketball in there. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz notebook: Hood selected to train with USA Men's Select Team

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood has been selected to participate with the 2016 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 18-21 at Las Vegas with the 2016 USA... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Brad Rock: Bogut puts it in gear for the playoffs

Ex-Ute has been an inside force for an outside team as Golden State closes in on a second consecutive championship. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Bathroom laws may lead to inequities in sports

If male-to-female transgenders can use women’s bathrooms without restriction, then what’s to prevent them from moving into women’s sports? Read more »

June 7, 2016

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NBA Draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy poised to become next Wildcat to make it in the NBA

After standing out at the NBA Draft Combine in May, the big man may become the next Wildcat to play in the NBA. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Ranking the top NBA free agents, with signing predictions

Last summer, PointAfter revealed a new metric called Free Agent Quotient (FAQ) in an attempt to measure the future value of free agents. The sports visualization site, part of the Graphiq... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Rock On: Wasteful expenditures of all kinds

Also, a BYU fan puts Big 12 expansion talk into perspective. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors aiming for more next season

Utah Jazz forwards reflect on last season, look for improvement in the 2016-2017 campaign. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Morning links: BYU's schedule ranked fourth-most difficult; Utes' Phillips projected as All-American

CBS Sports says BYU's schedule is fourth-toughest; Andy Phillips picked by ESPN to All-America first team; "Flu game" commemorated by Jordan brand in SLC. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Wichita State's Ron Baker discusses friendship with Runnin' Ute Jakob Poeltl at workout (+video)

Senior guard has gotten to know Utah sophomore over the past few weeks as the two have trained together in preparation for the June 23 NBA draft Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Warriors whip Cavaliers 110-77 to take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

The repeat championship Golden State has spoken of since the very start more than eight months ago is suddenly two wins from becoming reality. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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USU's Chris Smith enjoyed 'great experience' with Utah Jazz (+video)

Smith, an excellent outside shooter, was thrilled to get a chance to show off his skills for an NBA team. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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NBA hopeful Kyle Wiltjer enjoys workout in John Stockton's old home

The Gonzaga forward recalled playing against the Hall of Fame point guard on Sundays in Spokane. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Muhammad Ali 'as kind as he was tough in the ring,' Sen. Hatch recalls

Sen. Orrin Hatch, the day after the passing of three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer Muhammad Ali, said Saturday that his longtime friend was deeply religious, a devoted friend and “as... Read more »

June 4, 2016

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New coach Jeff Hornacek eager to make Knicks a winner

Jeff Hornacek competed against Phil Jackson for years, and he remembers only a couple of short, painful conversations. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Jay Yeomans: Why the NBA draft is so important in having success

A look at one of the key ways that small-market teams can compete in the NBA today. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Warriors' supporting cast leads Game 1 NBA Finals win

Stephen Curry's "Strength In Numbers" supporting cast made all the timely shots and all the difference for the defending champions in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Holding Splash Brothers down not enough for Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers kept the Splash Brothers at bay during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Michigan State guard Forbes impresses in latest Utah Jazz player workout

Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes was impressive to Jazz brass in his workout with five other players Wednesday at the Zion's Bank Basketball Center. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Jeff Hornacek hired as Knicks coach after 32-50 season

The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson's surprising coaching choice. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Quick hit: Shaquille O'Neal goes undercover as Lyft driver

Passengers didn't expect one-on-one time with one of basketball's greatest players and personalities. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl works out with future team? ESPN opens up old wound for Jazz fans

Jakob Poeltl may have visited his future home; Jazz fans may not want to watch ESPN's throwback video; Utah projected to go dancing again. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Morning links: 2015-16 success puts Utes in elite company; Tanner Mangum's not transferring, he's getting married

Accomplishments in sports put the Utes in exclusive company; BYU punter pitches Utah to Kevin Durant; Tanner Mangum's tweet causes concern. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Cavs' challenge in rematch: How to slow, not stop, Curry

LeBron James has already felt the stinging spray from the Splash Brothers in the NBA Finals. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah PG Lorenzo Bonam named to Pac-12 All-Star team, could face Andrew Bogut, Dante Exum, Joe Ingles

Bonam was named 1 of 12 players to squad that will go to Australia in July and face the men's national team as it prepares for the Olympics. That squad could include former Ute and two Utah Jazz... Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Six more pro hopefuls strut their stuff for the Jazz

The Utah Jazz brain trust brought six more former college basketball stars to town Tuesday in hopes of finding potential players who might fit well with either the Jazz or the Salt Lake City Stars... Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Jazz assistant GM Justin Zanik hired by the Bucks

Dennis Lindsey's right-hand man will eventually become the Bucks' general manager. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won't be easy

After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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20 years ago: Jazz rally, fall to Sonics in 7 games, but Malone says ‘We’ll be back’

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. Despite guarantees that the Utah Jazz would lose in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals with the... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Hopefully, Hornacek will turn out to be a good fit as Knicks' coach

Jeff Hornacek, the popular former Utah Jazz shooting guard and assistant coach who was fired as the Phoenix Suns' coach in February, will soon be named the new N.Y. Knicks' head coach. Is he a good... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Report: Bucks hire assistant Jazz GM Justin Zanik as general manager in waiting

Zanik is expected to eventually take over the general manager position at Milwaukee, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers secured their second straight trip to the NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Morning links: West's Keisha White's dazzling catch; Damian Lillard to cash in from All-NBA honor

West High School freshman Keisha White takes away a home run; Damian Lillard is named to the All-NBA second team; SUU-bound Neema Namdar hits 3-pointers in running man challenge video. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Stephen Curry scored 31 points, raising his arms in the early moments to awaken Golden State's raucous crowd, and the defending champion Warriors staved off elimination with a 120-111 victory over... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Quick hit: Kyle Lowry is stunned by the stat sheet after Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals

Kyle Lowry was apparently unprepared for what the postgame stats told him as he sat down with media. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jazz: Intriguing prospect Thon Maker out to show he's more than just an Internet sensation

The 19-year-old has come a long way since being introduced to the game of basketball not too long ago. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Take heart, Jazz fans, there's hope

If Oklahoma City can produce a team that contends for top talent and an NBA title, why not Salt Lake City in the post-Malone and Stockton era? Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Examining the 10 oldest arenas in the NBA

Vivint Arena, the home of the Utah Jazz, was the seventh-oldest arena in the league during the 2015-2016 season. Last week, news surfaced that it will undergo a $100 million-dollar renovation. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout includes Thon Maker

Thon Maker and projected first-round pick Demetrius Jackson of Notre Dame highlight this group. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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