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Value growth to playoff runs: 10 facts you didn't know about the Jazz

Did you know the Jazz have added a player to the injury list for ADD? That there were eight name choices before they named the team? From the value of the Utah Jazz to the reach the Jazz have on... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Morning links: Ty Detmer noted by ESPN; mammoth bones found at Oregon State football stadium

Former Heisman Trophy winner, new BYU offensive coordinator Ty Detmer is expected to do well in new job; construction project leads to interesting discovery; statue of late Jazz broadcaster Hot Rod... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Jazz notes: Rodney Hood, Raul Neto excited to square off in Rising Stars Challenge

It didn’t take long for the Jazz teammates to get into the spirit of the All-Star Weekend competition. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Brad Rock: Jazz prove procrastination is not the best plan

The team has had little success taking games down to the end, though Quin Snyder says his team has overcome big obstacles to even stay close. Why let it get to that point? Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jazz-Hornets II much better for Utah than the orginal

SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes, the sequels are better than the originals. The "Empire Strikes Back," for instance, received more critical acclaim and fanfare than the original Star... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jazz put defensive clamps on Walker, Hornets and cruise to easy victory

The Utah Jazz shut down Kemba Walker and the rest of the Charlotte Hornets in a 102-73 victory Wednesday night at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jay Yeomans: Andre Drummond and what free-throw shooting taught me about life

A look at how tough it really is to make 13 free throws in 36 attempts. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Utah Jazz-Charlotte Hornets preview: Gordon Hayward is the most underrated player in the NBA

The Utah Jazz hope to pull off a much needed victory as the Charlotte Hornets come to Salt Lake City Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2016

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Jazz notebook: Traded for each other in 2013, Green and Gobert now teammates

In June 2013, point guard Erick Green and center Rudy Gobert were traded for each other in an NBA draft-day deal between Utah and Denver. Some two and a half years later, they're now teammates... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Kemba Walker, who scored 52 vs. Utah last time, coming to town

After scoring a career-high and franchise-record 52 points in a double-overtime win against Utah on Martin Luther King Day, Kemba Walker comes to town Wednesday night with his Charlotte Hornets... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016

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Rudy Gobert shines during rough night for Jazz

In the Jazz's tough loss against the Pistons, Rudy Gobert was one of the few bright spots. The French center scored 17 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and held Pistons star Andre Drummond to one of his... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016

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Morning links: Mique Juarez, Nick Saban and The Book of Mormon; Damian Lillard's video 'the next step' in activism

Top LB prospect appears in photo with Alabama coach and LDS text; former Weber State guard praised for his video released on Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Rudy Gobert wants to play for France in 2016... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016

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Jazz sign D-League guard Erick Green to 10-day contract

Drafted by the Jazz and then traded to the Denver Nuggets for Rudy Gobert in 2013, the D-Leaguer will join Jazz after Raul Neto suffered a concussion Monday night against Detroit. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016

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After another slow start, Jazz come up just short in 95-92 loss to Pistons

SALT LAKE CITY — It all seemed to be there for the Utah Jazz, back home from nearly a week on the East Coast, playing the first of six straight home games and getting one of their top... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2016

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Favors finally comes back, but can't power Jazz to victory against Pistons

Derrick Favors came back and played for the first time in over a month, but couldn't lead the Jazz to a win as the Jazz fell to Detroit 95-92. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder sounding more positive about Derrick Favors' return

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder sounded more optimistic than in some time that forward Derrick Favors will return to the lineup, saying "there’s been steady progress and he’ll be back... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2016

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How to watch the Jazz-Pistsons: Jazz open six-game homestand

The Utah Jazz return home from a three-game road trip on the East Coast to take on the Detroit Pistons Monday night. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2016

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Jazz notes: No word on Jazz-Wizards makeup game yet

The Utah Jazz and the Washington Wizards' Saturday game was postponed due to an East Coast blizzard. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2016

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Jazz, Trevor Booker will have rebounding challenge Monday against Pistons

The Utah Jazz will be facing the top offensive rebounding team in the NBA Monday night when they take on the Detroit Pistons at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2016

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Warriors put 38-game home win streak on line against Spurs

Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can't shake the San Antonio Spurs. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Blatt's firing shows that simply winning is not enough

Pro sports certainly can be a dirty business sometimes. Just ask David Blatt, the former Cavaliers' head coach who was fired Friday despite a 30-11 record that leads the Eastern Conference. Blatt... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Trey Burke thriving in reserve role

Trey Burke was hoping to find success as a starter in Dante Exum's absence, but he's made the most out of a different course. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016

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See the New York blizzard live with Utah Jazz beat writer @DJJazzyJody's Periscope

Little did Deseret News Jazz beat writer Jody Genessy know that what started with him covering the Utah Jazz victory Friday night would end with him being stuck in the Big Apple during a blizzard... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016

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Jazz storm to much-needed win in Brooklyn, escape from New York for home

The Jazz pounded the Nets to wrap up a shortened road trip at Barclays Center after consecutive overtime losses. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016

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Impending wild weather postpones Utah Jazz game Saturday at Washington

NEW YORK — The Utah Jazz will avoid what could be one of the worst storms in the history of the Washington, D.C., area. Because of an impending blizzard that's forecast to hammer the... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Morning links: 'Houk Hug' remembered on National Hug Day; Gordon Hayward featured by GQ Magazine

On "National Hug Day," Sporting News recalls BYU receiver's embrace of referee; Gordon Hayward featured by GQ Magazine; video from Pac-12 Networks shows good and bad from Utah basketball. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Is it desperation time for Jazz after latest loss drops them out of postseason picture?

While there’s plenty of time left in the season — 40 games, to be exact — Utah has slipped out of the top eight in the Western Conference and for one of the few times this season... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Jazz notes: Rudy Gobert makes some noise on Twitter again

Quickly becoming a Twitter All-Star, Gobert had another humorous interaction this week. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Jazz lose another tough one in OT, 118-111 to the Knicks

NEW YORK — During his pregame interview, Derek Fisher told reporters he had a hard time watching the replay of the Knicks’ game in Utah last month. It’s no wonder. The Jazz... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Upstill: Has Dennis Lindsey been good for Jazz?

Since Dennis Lindsey took over as the general manager of the Utah Jazz, he has completely reshaped the team from trades and draft picks to coaching staff. Have these moves benefited the Jazz? Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Utah Jazz preview: Can Jazz bounce back against Knicks following double-OT loss?

The Utah Jazz hope to bounce back after the heart-wrenching loss to the Charlotte Hornets Monday as they square off with the New York Knicks Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Jazz notes: Gordon Hayward eyes a spot on the U.S. Olympics team

Gordon Hayward is one of 30 American players who has been selected by USA Basketball to try out for the team. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Jazz midseason review: Despite adversity, injuries, playoffs still a real possibility

Remember when Dante Exum, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks were all healthy? The injury bug has bitten Utah more than most teams this season and yet halfway through the season the plucky... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Brad Rock: In an ocean of injuries, Exum's still hurts most

Jazz treading water at midway point, but can't make biggest strides without their best point guard. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Utah Jazz honor Martin Luther King Jr. with socks, shoes, T-shirts and respectful quotes

Players are wearing MLK gear and have their minds on what the reverend did to help establish equality in this country. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Video: Former Weber State standout Damian Lillard releases passionate first music video

Weber State graduate and two-time NBA all-star Damian Lillard released an emotional first music video under the musical alias of Dame D.O.L.L.A. Monday night for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Kemba Walker, Hornets just too much for Jazz in 124-119 double-OT thriller

Optimists and pessimists can each take something away from the Utah Jazz’s MLK Day matinee against the Charlotte Hornets. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Brother of NBA star enlists help of Polynesian Cultural Center dancers in marriage proposal

Christian Parker, brother of NBA superstar Jabari Parker, proposed to girlfriend Terina Oto on New Year’s Eve with the help of friends at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Jazz players reflect on Rudy Gobert's 'monstrous' game

Rudy Gobert said he’s feeling good since returning a week and a half ago from an injury-caused absence. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Utah Jazz start 4-game road trip in Charlotte

The Jazz look to start off their road trip with a win against the reeling Charlotte Hornets. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Jazz notes: Ute J.J. O'Brien brings reliability, versatility

O'Brien played well enough in Idaho after being cut by the Jazz to earn a call-up to the NBA. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Randy Hollis: With injury-plagued lineup, Jazz have actually over-achieved this season

Some folks might feel like Utah's record, as it nears the midseason, is disappointing. But with so many injuries to key guys like Dante' Exum, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks, the Jazz... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Kobe Bryant Tour stops in Utah

The Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour stopped Saturday night at Vivint Arena, where scores of yellow or purple Lakers’ jerseys dotted the arena, most featuring the numbers 8 and 24 — the two... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz fans get last cheer over Kobe, Lakers in 109-82 Utah blowout

Though Kobe Bryant played against Utah for the first time in three years, neither the superstar nor his Lakers were a match for an amped-up Jazz squad. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Jazz sign former Ute player JJ O'Brien to 10-day contract

O'Brien has been a regular contributor to the Jazz-owned, Boise-based club. He's averaging 9.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 33.4 minutes. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Trey Lyles looks to continue his strong play with his hero, Kobe, in town

With Derrick Favors and Trevor Booker out, the Jazz will rely on the rookie power forward to have another solid outing. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Utah Jazz analysis & highlights: Slow start, more than Gay's jumper dooms Jazz in loss to the Kings

Thanks to a heartbreaking Rudy Gay jumper, the struggling Utah Jazz fell to the Sacramento Kings 103-101. It was a game full of runs, highlight plays and heroics, with the Kings coming out on top. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Jazz can't climb out of 'disastrous' first-quarter hole, conquered by Kings in heartbreaking home loss

The Utah Jazz didn't play well on offense or defense in a 12-point first quarter and that was the difference in a 103-101 loss to Sacramento Thursday night at Vivint Arena. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Jazz lose heartbreaker to Kings, 103-101

Utah rallies out of an 18-point deficit and ties game with four seconds remaining before Rudy Gay wins it in the last second. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Lillard catches fire; Carlino, Bachynski join the D-League

A look at how the players with local ties have performed recently in the NBA and in the D-League. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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