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Trey Lyles, Tibor Pleiss eager to be back for summer league

The Jazz began a mini-camp for 15 players who will participate in summer leagues in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.

NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens

Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put, as are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum. Read more »

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Former Lone Peak center Justin Hamilton agrees to two-year deal with Brooklyn Nets

Justin Hamilton last played in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves before playing in Spain last season. Now, he's headed back to the NBA with the Nets. Read more »

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Point guards look to shine during Summer League action

And though there are about 90 roster spots for point guards in the NBA, a strong pedigree is no longer enough. Read more »

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Mayo dismissed, disqualified from NBA for drug violation

O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug program. Read more »

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Morning links: SB Nation underestimates the Utes; Jazz have money to spend and no huge needs

Bill Connelly of SB Nation underestimates the Utes in his 2016 football preview. The Jazz have money to spend with no huge needs, giving them a lot of flexibility this summer. RSL's Yura Movsisyan... Read more »

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Fredette, Taylor and Bolomboy among the locals on NBA summer league rosters

Here are the players with Utah ties who have been named or reported to be on rosters. More will be added as more information becomes available. Read more »

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Morning links: Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shares mailgram; Mike Leach visits BYU

Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shared his 1982 NBA Draft mailgram on Twitter. Washington State head coach Mike Leach visted BYU's Cannon Center. Finally, ESPN ranks a Utah football defensive trio... Read more »

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Doug Robinson: The NBA sending a junior varsity team to the Rio Olympics

With Curry, Harden, James, Paul and Westbrook skipping the Olympics, the NBA will send a junior varsity team to Rio Read more »

June 29, 2016

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In Utah, Jazz draft picks very excited for an NBA opportunity

The players will begin training camp for the Jazz's summer league and the ensuing event in Las Vegas beginning Friday. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Ranking the best fits for the Utah Jazz in free agency

A look at the best options for the Utah Jazz as they head into free agency. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Video: Utah Jazz draftees meet with the media

Joel Bolomboy, Marcus Paige and Tyrone Wallace have arrived in Utah and met with the media on Wednesday morning Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Morning links: Colin Cowherd compares US Soccer to BYU; USU freshman earns male athlete of the year honor

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team is like BYU football, according to Colin Cowherd. Utah State freshman David Woodward was just named Male Athlete of the Year by the Olympian. Finally, George... Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Morning Links: Former Ute Booker is a perfect fit in Denver; Michigan State gets to know BYU; George Hill isn't Batman

Devontae Booker may have found a perfect fit in Denver's offense if he can stay healthy. ESPN breaks down BYU for Michigan State. Finally, is new Jazz point guard George Hill Batman? Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Photos: National Veterans Wheelchair Games kicks off in Salt Lake City

Jeff DeLeon, of Salem, Oregon, reaches for a rebound as wheelchair athletes kick off the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with a basketball game outside the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Most common names of NBA players this season

What is the most popular name among NBA players this season? Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Morning Links: BYU basketball fans proclaimed best in the west; Jazz, NBA wish Rudy Gobert happy birthday

BYU tops basketball attendance in the west for the seventh season in a row. Rudy Gobert receives birthday wishes on Twitter. Finally, Dante Exum plans to be back at full fitness by October. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Report: Tyrone Corbin to join Earl Watson as assistant on Phoenix Suns coaching staff

Former Utah Jazz head coach to be an assistant on former Jazz guard's staff in Phoenix, according to Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz plan to be 'active' during free-agency period

Securing veteran playmaker George Hill was a good start for this playoff-hungry franchise. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Jazz stars, others do well to avoid Rio

There's too much invested in basketball stars to risk injury playing in international games. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Examining how George Hill, draftees fit with the organization

A look at how the Jazz's four new additions fit with the team following Thursday's NBA draft. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Selection of WSU's Bolomboy brings immediate comparisons to Millsap

By drafting Weber State's Joel Bolomboy, the Utah Jazz are getting a hard-working player who has improved his skill-set over his collegiate career and has become one of the nation's best rebounders... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey rebuts rumor about an unhappy Gordon Hayward demanding a trade

A widely spread rumor turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the relationship of Dennis Lindsey, Gordon Hayward and Quin Snyder. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd round

Weber State University's Joel Bolomboy, a 6-foot-9 power forward who was the 2016 Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 52nd overall pick... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Video: Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey discusses the 2016 NBA Draft

Following a draft which saw the Jazz take players with the 52nd, 55th and 60th selections, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey discussed the evening Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Deseret News NBA draft rewind: Crazy draft ends with a flurry of Utah Jazz picks

As the 2016 NBA draft unfolded, Deseret News sports writers and contributors debated and commented. The following is a quick rewind of the the draft from a email chain and Twitter conversation. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Brad Rock: Quiet nights can be best kind in draft

Wednesday's reported trade left Jazz with three pick at end of the draft. And that's a good thing. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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General manager Dennis Lindsey feels Utah Jazz filled needs with interesting draft

The Jazz picked for Atlanta at No. 12 and then had a very active second round. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Gordon Hayward turns down offer to play in Olympics

In what had to be a gut-wrenching decision for the Utah Jazz small forward, Hayward declined the invitation from USA Basketball. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah Jazz select Baylor forward Taurean Prince No. 12 for Hawks

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz took forward Taurean Prince with the No. 12 selection in the NBA draft on Thursday but will move the pick to the Atlanta Hawks. The Jazz were involved in a... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah basketball: Poeltl taken by Toronto with the No. 9 pick, reunited with former Utah teammate Wright

Utah center to join former Runnin' Ute teammate Delon Wright with the Raptors. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Live blog: NBA draft 2016 expected to be full of intrigue

There should be plenty of interest in tonight’s NBA Draft (5 p.m., ESPN) as teams vie for the top young talent. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are the expected top two picks, but beyond that,... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Upstill: The Utah Jazz should trade back into first round

The Utah Jazz traded away their first-round pick in exchange for George Hill, but the Jazz could be active in trading back into the first round of the draft. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah Jazz draft day talk: Breaking down the George Hill trade

With the draft still hours away we wondered if the Utah Jazz "won" yesterday's three-team trade that sent the Jazz's lottery pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Indiana Pacers guard George Hill. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Jazz snubbed: Agents block players from workouts to manipulate NBA draft position

SALT LAKE CITY — Being a lottery pick and getting guaranteed money was not enticement enough for some players to work out for the Utah Jazz. The team sent out invitations, but several... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and intrigue highlight Thursday's NBA draft

Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Quick hit: LeBron James is still not in Charles Barkley's top 5

Charles Barkley thinks at least five NBA players have had better careers than LeBron James. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl in 'Braveheart'?; ESPN's defensive 'triplets'; Jazz trade graded

Ziggy Ansah heads up eighth-ranked defensive group; Jakob Poeltl acts out Braveheart scene; NBA minds like Utah's acquisition of George Hill. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Brad Rock: Jazz move up playoff timeline with Hill addition

Youth is good, but Hill gives depth and talent to a team that needs more than just another fresh face. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Mock draft: Look for Poeltl to go to Raptors, Bolomboy to Spurs

The intrigue for Thursday's NBA draft is lessened by the Jazz trade to acquire George Hill for the No. 12 pick, but look for Utah's Jakob Poeltl to go in the Top 10 and Weber State's Joel Bolomboy... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy — and the torch. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose traded from Bulls to Knicks

The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz to acquire Indiana Pacers PG George Hill for the No. 12 pick in this year's draft in three-team trade

The Jazz will send that late lottery pick to the Atlanta Hawks and acquire Pacers playmaker George Hill in a three-way trade, according to Yahoo! Sports. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Upstill: What should the Jazz do in the draft? Target a three-and-D wing or shooting center

In this year's draft, the Utah Jazz should target a three-and-D wing or a shooting center to help add depth to the roster. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Morning links: Athlon ranks Utah FBS coaches; conflicting reports on Jazz's Gordon Hayward

Kyle Whittingham, Kalani Sitake and Matt Wells ranked among FBS coaches; Gordon Hayward's name pops up in trade rumors prior to NBA draft; BYU seen as obstacle for UCLA and Michigan State. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Deseret News podcast: 2016 NBA draft preview

With the NBA draft just two days away, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan McDonald and DeseretNews.com contributor Kincade Upstill talk about what options the Utah Jazz have with the No. 12 pick, how... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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A look at how freshmen have fared with NBA one-and-done rule

Since the one-and-done rule was enacted in 2006, 83 freshmen have been drafted, 11 have been named All-Stars, and six have been named rookie of the year. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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