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The Jazz speed up development stage to win now. Where Juan Manuel Martinez ranks among the all-star game snubs.

Annual instate college basketball doubleheader at Vivint Arena announced (+video)

Zions Bank Beehive Classic will have those men's basketball teams play each other once in a round-robin format over the course of the three years. Read more »

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Kevin Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Technology of future sports may be for your eyes only

Patent applications raise the prospect of photographic contact lenses. It could open a whole new view of sports. Read more »

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Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game

The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election... Read more »

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette, Collinsworth and Poeltl show off summer league skills

A look at the NBA players with local ties who participated during the NBA's three summer leagues or landed in a new spot. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Morning links: George Hill found out about trade through voicemail; Sam Gordon called 'fearless' by Alex Morgan

Sam Gordon is helping girls tackle football grow. George Hill found out about his move to the Jazz in a voicemail. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Dennis Lindsey's no fool and the Utah Jazz aren't standing still

In a surprising summer of free agency, the Jazz took major steps to be a player in the tough Western Conference. Few offseasons have been so fruitful. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Trey Lyles grows thanks to summer growth opportunity

The Jazz wrapped up summer-league action Friday with a 92-88 win over the Lakers, but the most important part of this two-week experience ended earlier this week. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Buckle up! Jazz picked as NBA's 4th-best team by Bleacher Report

With the addition of 3 veteran free agents, and hopes of staying healthy, Bleacher Report columnist Grant Hughes has the Utah Jazz ranked as the NBA's 4th-best team entering the 2016-17 season, a... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Rodney Hood embraces opportunity to put USA on his chest

The Jazz shooting guard will help train Team USA for the Olympics next week as part of the country's Select Team. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette keeps his NBA dream alive

Fredette, whose Nuggets beat the Jazz 80-60, is maintaining a positive attitude while he tries to prove himself worthy of an NBA roster spot once again. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Pleasant Grove native C.J. Wilcox reportedly being traded to Orlando Magic from L.A. Clippers

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel first reported Thursday that the L.A. Clippers will trade C.J. Wilcox and cash to the Orlando Magic for Devyn Marble and a 2020 second-round draft pick. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Rudy Gobert explains why he's going to represent France at the Rio Olympics

The Jazz center discusses his decision to join Team France: "We can do something great, so let’s do it." Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Morning links: Jazz 'should win 50'; SI wonders if Jimmer Fredette has done enough

Can Jimmer Fredette make it back to the NBA? The Utah Jazz are one of a handful of teams who won in free agency. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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No Trey Lyles, no problem for Summer Jazz thanks to Tibor Pleiss, Joel Bolomboy

Utah advances in the NBA Summer League playoffs with an 86-71 win over Portland despite Trey Lyles' absence. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Morning Links: Are you ready for BYU football?; Hayward shares news about a new addition to the roster

Are you ready for BYU football? Gordon Hayward announces new addition. Utah Lacrosse information all in one place. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Jazz fall despite odd, sudden-death OT-forcing play by Butterfield, Lyles

The Jazz fall to 1-2 in Las Vegas and will play the Blazers again when the summer league playoffs begin Wednesday. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Longtime Jazz assistant Phil Johnson receives prestigious coaching award

Jerry Sloan's right-hand man is recognized by the National Basketball Coaches Association for his lifetime impact on the game of basketball. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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NBA summer league: Former Utes Poeltl, Wright help lift Raptors past ex-Cougar Collinsworth, Mavericks

Two former University of Utah stars helped Toronto best Dallas and former BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth in Las Vegas Summer League play Monday night. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Will LeBron pass The Mailman on NBA's all-time scoring list?

Karl Malone is No. 2 on the NBA's all-time scoring list, but will LeBron James pass him? Read more »

July 12, 2016

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The worst deals of 2016 NBA free agency

As happens every year, a number of teams overpaid players who may not carry adequate value now or into the future. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Morning links: Are the Jazz the next Oklahoma City Thunder?; Delon Wright remembers Duncan

The Utah Jazz are compared to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Delon Wright shares his memory of facing Tim Duncan. Also, Rudy Gobert breaks news on Twitter. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Damian Lillard has wise words of advice for Weber State pal Joel Bolomboy

Lillard on Bolomboy's path to becoming an NBA player: "It’s going to come down to being the best version of himself all of the time." Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Jazz center Rudy Gobert to join French brothers in Rio Olympics

Rudy Gobert will join new Jazz teammate Boris Diaw on the team affectionately called "Les Bleus" (The Blues) in his country. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Warriors star Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan spent nearly two decades as the quiet storm in the middle of the San Antonio Spurs franchise, putting the team on his broad shoulders and carrying it to heights unseen in modern American... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Quick hit: Jerami Grant's dunk impresses Las Vegas fans

Jerami Grant puts Ivica Zubac on a poster during the Las Vegas Summer League. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Morning links: Jazz No. 4 in NBA power rankings, Jimmer has huge night in Vegas

Also, Damian Lillard’s makes room for one more kid in his sold-out basketball camp. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Weber's Bolomboy, USU's Butterfield help Jazz get first win of summer

Jazz defeat New Orleans 79-72 despite the absence of resting power forward Trey Lyles. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Rudy Gobert undecided on Olympics, very committed to the Jazz

The French center, who hopes to play in Utah for a long time, said he'll decide soon whether to join his compatriots in Brazil next month. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Jazz notes: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy to start as Trey Lyles rests Sunday

Jazz might also make some other lineup switches to mix things up after losing four straight. Read more »

July 9, 2016

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Trey Lyles impresses as a scorer, leader during summer league stint

Lyles scores 28 points in Saturday's loss in Las Vegas, but his summer has been about more than just scoring. Read more »

July 9, 2016

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Assembling the greatest: The Utah Jazz all-time team

Building the best team from all the players who suited up for the Jazz in franchise history. Read more »

July 9, 2016

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George Hill, Joe Johnson say they're both excited to be part of Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz introduced two of their latest additions to the team, point guard George Hill and versatile wing Joe Johnson, who both said they're excited to be joining a young talented Jazz team. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Video: New Utah Jazz acquisitions, Dennis Lindsey meet with media

George Hill, Joe Johnson, Jazz general manager discuss the former duo's arrival in Utah. Boris Diaw will join the squad after his duty with the French National Team has concluded for the summer Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Utah Jazz also get a future second-round pick as Diaw trade, Johnson signing becomes official

The Utah Jazz will also receive San Antonio's second-round pick in 2022 in addition to Boris Diaw for the rights to Olivier Hanlan. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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No. 1 pick Ben Simmons showing his potential already

Ben Simmons showed why he was the No. 1 overall pick by the downtrodden Philadelphia 76ers during his first two games in the Utah Jazz Summer League. It was also clear the former LSU star has... Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Here's all a Utah basketball fan needs to know about the Las Vegas summer league

The Utah Jazz, like so many visitors, are hoping their fortunes will turn for the better while they’re in Sin City. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Jazz happy with Trey Lyles, Tibor Pleiss despite going winless in summer league

The Utah Jazz went 0-3 in the Utah Summer League, which concluded Thursday night, but there were some bright spots this week, most notably Trey Lyles and Tibor Pleiss. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey calls new guard George Hill 'a nice fit'

With the NBA’s moratorium in the rearview mirror, the league office approved the three-way trade the Jazz made weeks ago with Indiana and Atlanta. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Morning links: Zach Lowe of ESPN calls the Jazz a No. 4 seed; Utah's trade for Boris Diaw earns an 'A'

Zach Lowe and Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN Radio think the Jazz are a No. 4 in the West. Hoops Habit gives the Jazz an "A" for picking up Boris Diaw. Finally, the Guardian compares how NY and RSL used... Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Bryant loving his opportunity to learn, grow as Utah Summer League head coach

Former University of Utah star Johnnie Bryant gets a chance to return to the Huntsman Center Thursday — this time as head coach of the Utah Jazz Summer League squad. It's an opportunity that... Read more »

July 6, 2016

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Grading the Utah Jazz's offseason (so far)

Deseret News' top Utah Jazz contributors weigh in on the team's draft picks and trades. Read more »

July 6, 2016

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Analysis: How the additions of George Hill, Joe Johnson and Boris Diaw affect Utah Jazz's salary cap

General manager Dennis Lindsey has added depth and veteran leadership to the roster while maintaining financial flexibility for the future. Read more »

July 6, 2016

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Former USU star Butterfield impresses fan club as starter in Jazz loss

Former Utah State star Spencer Butterfield got the start for Utah in the summer league game Tuesday against Boston and scored eight points in front of a large group of family and friends. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Breaking down the Utah Jazz frontcourt after adding Boris Diaw, subtracting Trevor Booker

A look at how the addition of Boris Diaw via trade and the subtraction of Trevor Booker via free agency could alter the Jazz next season. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Doug Robinson: The day the NBA died from a competitive standpoint

Kevin Durant agreed to sign with powerhouse Golden State to create another super team, thus killing any notion that the NBA is a league in which every team — large or small market — has... Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Utah Jazz 'excited' about offseason, including trade for Boris Diaw

The Jazz suddenly have depth and experience, things they lacked last year, after moves to get Boris Diaw, Joe Johnson and George Hill. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Kevin Durant's move to the Warriors changes the NBA landscape

The Warriors already were a super team before one of the league's most unstoppable scorers decided to leave Oklahoma City for the Bay Area. Though not everyone is anointing them next year's champions. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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