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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.

Randy Hollis: Can LeBron and the Cavs finally end the 'Cleveland Curse'?

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance to do something that's never been done in NBA history: rally from a 3-1 deficit in the Finals and win a championship. History and a very... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Brad Rock: Jazz have no chance short term, but long term maybe, former team president says

Former Jazz president Dave Checketts was around when Jazz drafted Malone and Stockton. Something similar would have to happen again for team to be a title contender. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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It's decision-making time for Jazz as pre-draft workouts wrap up

Since the beginning of May, the Jazz have worked out about 100 NBA hopefuls in their practice facility. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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No 2016 Olympics for rehabbing Jazz guard Dante Exum

Dante Exum continues to progress at a steady, encouraging rate since suffering an ACL tear in his left knee last summer with Team Australia. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Jazz tryouts leave good impression, former roommate praises Hood

On Friday morning, the latest group to work out left a good impression on Jazz management, which has evaluated about 100 NBA hopefuls in the past month and a half. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Morning links: Whittingham among best at developing NFL talent; Kanter moment remembered

Whittingham gets high marks for talent development; Steph Curry's mouthpiece toss brings brings back memory of Enes Kanter; A meeting Down Under between Salt Lake City basketball players Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6 of NBA Finals

Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Her husband was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Going back to Cali: LeBron, Cavs down Warriors, force Game 7

LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday night to... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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2016 Deseret News NBA mock draft: Who goes to the Jazz? How high does Poeltl go?

Twelve Deseret News writers and contributors did their best to simulate how the draft will go down. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Michigan's Harbaugh pays homage to Stockton at All Poly football camp (+photos)

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh wears a retro Utah Jazz jersey honoring Hall of Famer John Stockton during a visit to the All Poly football camp. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Brad Rock: Arena tax break is a break for Utahns who value pro basketball

Some cities can afford to lose their big-league teams. Salt Lake isn't one of them. There's no reason to take a chance. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Andrew Bogut says playing for Australia in Rio 'very unlikely'

Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Morning links: Steve Smith explains NFL return in Bees hat; Dante Exum rehabs with former BYU stars

Steve Smith wears Bees gear and talks about the decision to keep playing; Dante Exum hoops it up with Tyler Haws and Brandon Davies; Jabari Parker is over the O.J. Simpson case. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Jazz get up close and personal look at possible No. 12 pick Deyonta Davis

The former Michigan State player, a likely stretch four in the NBA, impressed the Jazz with his shooting touch. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Guest commentary: I have 21 questions about the NBA Finals

I find myself surrounded by NBA fans cheering on the Golden State Warriors, talking about history, talking about greatness, but I just can't, and I'm not sure why. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Jazz hopefuls Josh Gray, Brannen Greene have some crazy stories to tell

Josh Gray turned things around after some troubled teen years, while Brannen Greene escaped a harrowing experience with an exploding car last month. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz: 3 reasons to consider trading down in the NBA Draft

A look at why it would benefit for the Utah Jazz to explore moving down in the 2016 NBA Draft. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Andrew Bogut out for remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the remainder of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Morning links: Jimmer Fredette reportedly set to work out for Timberwolves; Kalani Purcell makes FIBA highlight

Jimmer Fredette to take his latest NBA shot; Kalani Purcell gets two points in creative fashion; Kyle Collinsworth and Trey Lyles post photos with notable basketball figure. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Warriors still confident of winning second straight title

Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Salt Lake City approves tax break for $125M Jazz arena renovation

The Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency Tuesday approved $22.7 million in tax increment financing in support of a planned $125 million renovation effort for Vivint Smart Home Arena. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Utah Jazz: 3 reasons to consider trading up in the NBA Draft

A look at why it would be of benefit for the Utah Jazz to explore moving up in the 2016 NBA Draft. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Morning links: BYU coaches sing 'Utah Man'; Andrew Bogut sustains ugly injury in NBA Finals Game 5

Charity golf event results in BYU coaches singing Utah fight song; knee injury could mark Andrew Bogut's last play in the 2016 NBA Finals; Jerry Sloan's influence on Jeff Hornacek examined. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Laughable, lovable Layden wanted basketball to be fun

Former Jazz coach and executive Frank Layden will be honored for his contribution to the city and state in Tuesday ceremony. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Jazz get a look at possible draftee in Gonzaga big man Domantas Sabonis

The Utah Jazz worked out five more players Monday, including Gonzaga's Domantas Sabonis, who could be in their range for next week's NBA draft. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Rock On: Jazz take a page from 'Dumb and Dumber'

Also, bad blood in Utah-BYU basketball rivalry is done. Seriously. Kind of. Maybe not. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Jared Dudley says he could see himself with the Jazz; here's why he would be a good fit

A breakdown of what the nine-year small forward would bring to the Jazz after he expressed on Twitter Sunday night his interest in signing as a free agent in July. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall's staff finds work-life balance; Rudy Gobert trolls Raul Neto

Bronco Mendenhall talks about "sharpening the saw" and his decision to leave BYU; Rudy Gobert pours salt on Raul Neto's wound; Paul Lasike looks to make in impact with the Bears Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Mathias Lessort among the many French players hoping to make it to NBA

This 6-foot-9 big man from Martinique hopes to follow role model Ronny Turiaf's path into the world's best basketball league. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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Utah Jazz's free-agent mini-camp gives NBA hopefuls another chance

The Jazz worked out 30 different under-the-radar free agents this past week, including some familiar faces. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Even Utah Jazz fans can't hate Michael Jordan forever

Michael Jordan "pop-up store" in Salt Lake draws enthusiastic crowd that shows up to see memorabilia and remember the "Flu Game" that made the Jazz ill. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Hollis column: It looks like Cleveland's championship curse will continue

New York City has long been called "The City That Never Sleeps." And for the last 50-plus years, Cleveland could be called "The City That Always Weeps." The Cavs trail in the NBA Finals 3-1 in a... Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Splish, splash: Curry, Thompson lead Warriors to Game 4 win

Stephen Curry found his long-range touch and scored 38 points, Klay Thompson added 25 and the Golden State Warriors moved within one win of defending their title by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Utah Jazz seek city's approval for percentage of $125 million arena renovation funding

The organization is proposing some public funding assistance, but the Millers will pay for the majority of the two-summer project. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Collinsworth 'staying in the moment' as he seeks to impress NBA teams (+video and photos)

Kyle Collinsworth most likely won't get picked in this year's NBA draft, but the former BYU basketball star isn't letting those so-called experts' projections deter him. Instead, he's positive and... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Frank Layden continues to pile up honors, respect as legendary Utah figure

The BYU Management Society will bestow its legacy honor on former Utah Jazz coach Frank Layden during ceremonies Tuesday in front of dignitaries from throughout the sports world. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Former Jazzman Richard Jefferson playing well in NBA Finals

With Kevin Love unable to play in Game 3, 35-year-old veteran Richard Jefferson made his first start of this postseason, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers dominate the Golden State Warriors 120-90. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah Jazz Friday workout to include BYU's Collinsworth, 2 more locals and a projected first-round pick

BYU star and Provo native Kyle Collinsworth will be joined by five other players, including Utah's Dakarai Tucker and former SLCC guard Gary Payton II as well as Michigan State's Denzel Valentine,... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Upstill: Shooters the Utah Jazz should target this offseason

This offseason the Jazz need to add shooting depth to their roster to help them return to the postseason. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Jerry Sloan honored with prestigious NBA Lifetime Achievement Award

As part of the NBA Finals Game 3 festivities in Cleveland on Wednesday, Sloan was honored as a co-recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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LeBron scores 32, Cavs wallop Warriors 120-90 in Game 3

CLEVELAND — Crawling on the floor after a loose ball, LeBron James gathered himself and got to his feet. The Cavaliers stood with him. James had 32 points and 11 rebounds, Kyrie Irving... Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah's Brandon Taylor, BYU's Chase Fischer show respect after Jazz workout

The BYU-Utah rivalry could use more moments like what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Utah Jazz’s practice facility. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Video: BYU's Fischer, Utah's Taylor talk about participating in Jazz predraft workout together

The Utah Jazz's latest predraft workout Wednesday at the Zions Bank Basketball Center was full of interesting storylines. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Sports quiz: Can you identify these former Utah Jazz players?

The Utah Jazz are carefully considering who will be the latest men to wear join the team as the NBA Draft approaches. What better time is there to test your knowledge of former Jazz players? Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Jazz guard Alec Burks undergoes successful knee surgery

Burks is expected to be ready in time for training camp ahead of the 2016-17 season. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout Wednesday to feature former Cougar and Ute, 2 other intriguing prospects

Former BYU guard Chase Fischer and former Utah guard Brandon Taylor will be joined by likely lottery selection Dejounte Murray of Washington and 3-point specialist Max Hooper of Oakland. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Warriors, Cavs both know The Finals can turn quickly

Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, both of those wins coming by double figures and with a few dominant stretches of basketball in there. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz notebook: Hood selected to train with USA Men's Select Team

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood has been selected to participate with the 2016 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 18-21 at Las Vegas with the 2016 USA... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Brad Rock: Bogut puts it in gear for the playoffs

Ex-Ute has been an inside force for an outside team as Golden State closes in on a second consecutive championship. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Bathroom laws may lead to inequities in sports

If male-to-female transgenders can use women’s bathrooms without restriction, then what’s to prevent them from moving into women’s sports? Read more »

June 7, 2016

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