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Contrary to Barkley's views, Snyder loves analytics

Jazz coach Quin Snyder routinely seeks out info, trends from Utah GM Dennis Lindsey and his analytics crew.

Morning links: Utah coaching job ranked; NFL player going to the prom

ESPN ranked the best college football coaching jobs, while one Philadelphia Eagle has accepted an invitation to go to a high school prom. Read more »

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Utah Jazz Analysis: Sloppy fourth quarter spells Utah's doom in 100-97 loss to Lakers

A young NBA team will certainly experience its ups and its downs. After a pair of ups, the Utah Jazz suffered a down, losing to an injury-ridden Los Angeles Lakers squad, 100-97. Read more »

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Rookies Elijah Millsap, Rodney Hood silver linings in a loss to Lakers

The two first-year players give the Jazz a nice spark off the bench, combining for 28 points in nearly 50 combined minutes. Read more »

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Jack Cooley, Bryce Cotton embrace NBA opportunity with the Jazz

Both were previously in the D-League, and became the 28th and 29th players to be called up to the NBA this season. Read more »

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Are the Jazz better off without Enes Kanter? Plus, why Saturday is the best day for basketball

In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans react to Utah Jazz's play since trading away Enes Kanter, as well as a big day for Utah and BYU college hoops,... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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After big win over Spurs, Jazz await Lakers Wednesday night

The Utah Jazz won't make the playoffs this year, but they have beaten several playoff-bound teams, including the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs twice this season. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Jazz's Trey Burke reads to students as contest reward

St. John the Baptist Catholic Elementary is once again a “Top 10 School” winner in the “Be a Team Player, Read!” contest, sponsored by the Utah Jazz. Jazz player Trey Burke... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Ryan Miller: Reasons to be optimistic about the Jazz (+videos)

After the last two games, things are all smiles in Jazzland. Here are some of the reasons for the optimism. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Jazz sign D-Leaguers Cooley and Cotton to 10-day contracts, send Clark to Boise

The Jazz picked up two more D-League players Tuesday — a high-scoring guard and a double-double averaging forward. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Children with rare diseases get a unique opportunity to stand with players before game

About 30 children affiliated with Utah Rare (Utahrare.org) attended Monday's Jazz game with their families. They stood with players from both teams during the national anthem before watching the... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Utah Jazz Analysis: Quin Snyder has the Jazz playing with intensity and fire

So far, so good for the Utah Jazz. They boast a new line-up and a new defensive identity, both of which were integral toward the sound 90-81 defeat of the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Popovich has nice things to say about former Ute coach Boylen and Jazz’s Snyder

Often-surly San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich had nice things to say about his assistant, former Utah coach Jim Boylen, and Jazz coach Quin Snyder. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Jazz look impressive in decisive win over full-strength Spurs

SALT LAKE CITY — It wasn’t like San Antonio was resting any of its main players as Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili were all on hand. It wasn’t like the... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Brad Rock: Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey eager to watch sons play in state tournament

With two sons playing for Olympus in the state tournament, this time Dennis Lindsey gets to be a dad — no strings attached. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Gordon Hayward's journey to the NBA was a family affair

Like many fathers, Gordon Hayward’s dad dreamed of playing neck-and-neck basketball games in the driveway with his son. Unfortunately, those games were short-lived. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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The first (and probably the last) Morning Link Weekend Awards

In honor of the Oscars, we hand out awards to the Utes, the Jazz and the rest of the weekend's best. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Healthier Jazz looking for another strong performance against Spurs

Injuries have plagued both the Jazz and the Spurs this season, but a healthy Utah squad is looking for its second consecutive win. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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Enes Kanter has double-double, Thunder top Hornets 110-103 minus Durant

Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 10 assists, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter also had double-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Hornets 110-103 Saturday night for their... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Jazz bench is a key factor in beat-down of Portland

The Jazz held Portland to just 18.2 percent shooting beyond the 3-point line while hitting 40 percent — 10-of-25 — of their own long-range attempts. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Grant Jerrett looking forward to new start with Jazz

The 6-foot-10 Arizona product is excited to play on a young team after spending the first years of his career with the veteran-heavy Oklahoma City Thunder. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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AP Source: Kendrick Perkins agrees to sign with Cavaliers

Perkins was waived earlier Saturday by the Utah Jazz, who acquired him in a deal from the Thunder before the trading deadline. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Ryan Miller: Did trading Kanter turn Jazz into a defensive juggernaut?

The day after the Jazz traded Enes Kanter to the Thunder they turned in one of the best defensive performances of the season. Coincidence? Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Utah Jazz Analysis: Rookies' 3-point bombs spark victory over Blazers

The new-look Utah Jazz shook off some early dust and used a stellar fourth quarter to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 92-76. It was the Jazz’s first game sans center Enes Kanter, who was... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Brad Rock: Who said anything about vacation for the Jazz?

In their first game since the All-Star break, the Jazz lookes a lot like All-Stars themselves in a rout of talented Portland. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Utah Jazz: Jazz blow out Blazers with strong second half

The Utah Jazz came roaring out of the gate following the All-Star break, outscoring Portland by 20 points in the second half and holding the Blazers 26-plus points under their scoring averaging in... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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