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Red-hot Utah Jazz enter the danger zone

It's been a long time since Utah has won seven straight and even longer since the team has had success in Dallas.

Jazz don't try Hack-a-Shaq approach on L.A.'s Jordan

Jazz coach Quin Snyder isn't a big fan of the Hack-a-Shaq approach on big men like the Clippers' DeAndre Jordan who can't make foul shots. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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Jazz can't defend Clippers' shooters in tough loss

The Utah Jazz had a hard time defending Clippers J.J. Redick and Paul Pierce in a 109-104 loss Saturday night at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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Warriors beat Cavaliers 89-83 in NBA Finals rematch

Draymond Green had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Warriors got defensive in their NBA Finals rematch against Cleveland, beating the Cavaliers 89-83 on Friday. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2015

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Butler scores 23 points, Bulls beat Thunder 105-96

The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2015

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Jazz home to face Clippers after getting time off for Christmas

The Utah Jazz took Christmas Day off, but hope to become good enough to be featured on Christmas Day games in the future. They'll play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night at home. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2015

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After loss to Warriors, Jazz take break for Christmas, get ready for Clippers

The Utah Jazz couldn't stay with the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night but hope to get recharged over Christmas and get ready for a slew of games next week. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2015

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Jazz can't handle deep Warrior runs in 103-85 road loss

The Utah Jazz started slow and couldn't keep up with the Golden State Warriors, who raced to a 103-85 victory Wednesday night at Oracle Arena. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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Jazz players take different routes to do their Christmas shopping

Some players wait until last minute, while some wait until next year to finish their Christmas shopping during busy basketball and holiday season. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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How to watch Jazz-Warriors: Is Klay Thompson better than Gordon Hayward?

The Utah Jazz have flown west to Oakland to take on the Golden State Warriors. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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Morning links: BYU, Utah faithful trade T-shirt designs; accounting firm takes jab at Bronco Mendenhall

Utah fan responds to Austin Collie's "Magic Happens" shirt with a design of his own; Washington accountants send Christmas wishes while slamming former BYU football coach; former Utah Jazz guard... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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Jazz get another shot at breaking a Golden State streak Wednesday night in Oakland

The Utah Jazz came close to breaking Golden State's season-opening winning streak last month and now have a chance to break their 30-game home winning streak Wednesday night at Oracle Arena in... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Utah Jazz analysis: How the focused Jazz crushed tired Suns

In one of their best offensive performances of the season, the Utah Jazz outran, outscored and outmatched the struggling Phoenix Suns, 110-89. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Morning links: Jimmer Fredette gets 'Rolling Stone' treatment; Utah's 'fake return' top trick play of year

Former BYU star featured by magazine; play against Oregon earns honors from ESPN; Jazz's Rodney Hood loses bet, wears Utes jersey. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Trey Lyles outplays former Kentucky teammate Devin Booker in battle of rookies

Utah's Trey Lyles and Phoenix's Devin Booker each got starts Monday night, but Lyles had the better game as the Jazz took a 110-89 victory at the Vivint Center. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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Alec Burks' throwdown (dunk?) punctuates Jazz's blowout win over the Suns

Burks didn’t actually touch the rim leaving some to jokingly ask if it was really a dunk or just an incredible layup. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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Jazz notes: Playing against familiar faces not fun for Favors

Suns squad features four former Jazz players on the roster and coaching staff. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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How to watch Jazz-Suns: No. 14 returns to Salt Lake with his Suns

The Jazz will look to build on their last win against one of their former all-time great players, Jeff Hornacek, and his Suns. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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Jazz enjoy day off watching college basketball and (some) football

The Utah Jazz took Saturday off from practice and players and coaches took the time to relax and watch some college sports on TV. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2015

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After 30 years on the road, Jazz are finally at home for Dec. 21 game

After having pre-Christmas road trips for the past 31 years, the Utah Jazz are finally playing at home just before Christmas and will face the Phoenix Suns Monday night at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2015

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20 years ago: Tim Duncan, Demon Deacons slip past Runnin' Utes

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. Keith Van Horn scored 20 points and Brandon Jessie scored 17 in his first game back after a seven-game... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2015

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Utah Jazz notebook: Quin Snyder determined not to dwell on negatives of losing streak

Stuck in the frustration of a four-game losing streak, second-year Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder didn't want his young team to dwell on all "the sky is falling" negatives that were swirling... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

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Utah Jazz stage strong 4th-quarter finish to snap 4-game losing streak

Two nights after suffering a frustrating fourth-quarter fade in a loss to New Orleans, the Utah Jazz got a strong performance from Gordon Hayward down the stretch and snapped a four-game losing... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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Jazz contingent brings plenty of joy to kids at two local hospitals

Jazz players Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors talk about how rewarding the experience was after visiting sick children at two local hospitals — giving them autographed mini-basketballs,... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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How to watch Jazz vs. Nuggets: Utah hopes to end losing streak against Denver

The Utah Jazz hope to end their four-game losing streak against their Rocky Mountain rival. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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Morning links: BYU dissed on 'Pardon the Interruption'; Cleveland Cavs' J.R. Smith slams Utah

Cougars called 'dirty' on ESPN show; NBA guard talks negatively about the Beehive State and Jazz fans in GQ Magazine; inside the story of how Tom Hackett's stolen car was found. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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Jazz feel 'lucky' to have center Jeff Withey during recent stretch of misfortune

Jazz coach Quin Snyder credited Withey, an offseason free-agent signing, for being a bright spot in the team’s recent struggles. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

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Morning links: Utah, BYU players react to 'dirty' comment; Niumatalolo goes with his 'heart'; Kanter's full-court fail

Utes, Cougars take to Twitter after rivalry flames are fanned in Las Vegas; Washington Post columnist writes about Navy coach's decision to not take BYU job; former Jazzman Enes Kanter has a strong... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

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After big quarter, Favors hardly sees the ball in 4th quarter of Jazz loss

Derrick Favors had just completed his highest-scoring quarter as a Jazz player, but he got only one shot attempt in the final quarter as New Orleans came from behind to defeat the Jazz Wednesday... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Power goes out on the Utah Jazz in 104-94 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans

The Jazz scored only five points in the final seven-plus minutes of the fourth quarter in a rough loss, their fourth in a row. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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To view or not to view? The Force is only with some Utah Jazz players

With the worldwide premiere here, Star Wars got some mixed reviews from the Utah Jazz. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Utah Jazz recall Tibor Pleiss from D-League

Rookie center returns to Utah after seven games with the Idaho Stampede. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Utah Jazz preview: Anthony Davis, Pelicans come to Utah

The Utah Jazz are coming off of a blowout loss against the San Antonio Spurs. The Jazz hope to bounce back at home as Anthony “the Brow” Davis and the New Orleans Pelican come to Utah... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Why Jazz fans shouldn't panic about team's worst loss in years

If you think one blowout means more than an extra L in the standings, you might want to reconsider your opinion. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Remembering Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller ... from 99 different perspectives

"Behind the Drive" is a collection of brief personal reminiscences written by 99 people who knew the late Jazz owner and entrepreneur Larry H. Miller, most of them drawing on what they learned from... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

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Jazz notes: Raul Neto returns to the starting lineup

A day after Alec Burks replaced Raul Neto in the first five, the Jazz switched back to their usual lineup against the San Antonio Spurs. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015

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Jazz get pounded by a Spurs storm in 118-81 loss

SAN ANTONIO — Imagine having car problems in a snowstorm and the only people who can get to your stranded vehicle proceed to throw your family out into the blizzard, steal the tires and... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015

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Jazz notes: Alec Burks replaces Raul Neto in starting lineup

Jazz needed to change something up, and Jazz coach Quin Snyder's move paid off in Sunday's game against the Thunder. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015

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New-look Utah Jazz fall in OT to OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Utah Jazz had a surprising start Sunday in Oklahoma City — a surprise starter, to be more precise. They almost had a surprise finish. After leading for most of... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2015

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Guest commentary: Talented Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood needs keep the ball moving

Rodney Hood, the second-year guard for the Utah Jazz, is an excellent talent for the Jazz. He is a constant mismatch in the two guard position with his size, but he is a major ball stopper for the... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2015

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Utah Jazz get quick rematch with Oklahoma City Thunder

The Jazz and Thunder play again two days after playing an entertaining game in Utah — a 94-90 OKC win. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

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Randy Hollis: Favors, Burke, Snyder proving instrumental in Jazz success

As the NBA regular season passes the quarter mark, some observations: Derrick Favors has quietly emerged as the Utah Jazz's best all-around player; Trey Burke is becoming the player they hoped he'd... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

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Utah Jazz: Durant puts superstardom on display with late 4th-quarter scoring spree

For more than 3½ quarters of Friday night's game, Utah's defense made Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant look pretty ordinary. Then the Thunder's extraordinary star took over, scoring his team's... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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Utah Jazz have no answer for Durant, Thunder in gutsy 94-90 loss

Jazz rally out of a 14-point deficit and tie the game late, but Kevin Durant spoiled Utah's comeback attempt by scoring the Thunder's final 11 points. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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Utah Jazz notebook: Snyder in top form sizing up his coaching efficiency, rivalry game

Whether it was sizing up his own coaching performance or picking who he thought might win the Las Vegas Bowl battle between Utah and BYU, Jazz coach Quin Snyder was in a good (and humorous) mood... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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John "Hot Rod" Williams, popular 6th man with Cavaliers, dies at 53

John "Hot Rod" Williams, a popular sixth man with the Cleveland Cavaliers from 1986 to 1995, has died. He was 53. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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How to watch Jazz vs. Thunder: Kevin Durant makes his way to Salt Lake City

The Utah Jazz welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder to Salt Lake City on Friday for what we expect to be a game that will be played with a lot of passion. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

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10-10 Jazz might have a hard time getting above .500 in near future

Utah plays Oklahoma City in its next two games and then travels to San Antonio to finish off a tough four-day stretch. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

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Knicks' 7-3 rookie Porzingis wanted to play against Gobert

New York rookie Kristaps Porzingis only played 13 minutes Wednesday night and scored four points. He said before the game, it would have been fun to play against another 7-footer, Utah's Rudy Gobert. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2015

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Jazz's quick start, Knicks' poor beginning adds up to blowout win for Utah

The New York Knicks were hoping for a quicker start Wednesday night against Utah, but were buried by a hot start and never recovered. Utah won easily,106-85, at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2015

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Jazz give fans a big win over the Knicks, chicken sandwiches

Jazz fans who attended were glad a mercy rule doesn’t exist and that the game continued in this 106-85 blowout. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2015

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