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Jazz center Rudy Gobert made Suns pay for fouling strategy

Gobert shot more free throws in the final three-plus minutes than he did in the first three-plus quarters vs. the Suns.

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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How to watch Jazz-Kings: Utah, Sacramento are fighting for final playoff spots

The Utah Jazz seek to gain more separation for the final playoff spot with a win against the Sacramento Kings. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Morning links: BYU, Utah fans react to NCAA vote on conference title games; Ute RB Joe Williams featured by ESPN

Cougar faithful express sadness while Ute fans make jokes about decision that will likely end BYU's chances of joining Big 12; Devontae Booker's heir apparent took interesting road to Utah; Vine of... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Damian Lillard leads Portland past sluggish Jazz, 99-85

Former Weber State star flirts with a triple-double in the Blazers' 99-85 win over the Jazz. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Jazz notes: Raja Bell takes shots at Utah, suggests Hayward should be traded

Three-plus years after calling Tyrone Corbin “unprofessional,” the disgruntled ex-Jazzman publicly took the organization to task yet again this week. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Dick Harmon: 'Jimmer for three': Fredette keeps dreaming, delivering big shots in NBA's D-League

After four years of bouncing around the NBA with disappointing experiences, Jimmer Fredette hasn't lost his dream of playing at that level. Today he's humble and working hard as he can to display... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Utah Jazz preview: Are Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum the best backcourt in the NBA?

The Jazz are coming off back to back wins and looking to extend their winning streak to three as they head to Portland Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Jazz notebook: Next two games could prove pivotal in Utah's playoff push

It's too soon to start scoreboard watching, but the eighth-place Jazz play at Portland (No. 10 in the Western Conference) Wednesday, then host Sacramento (No. 9 in the West) on Thursday in a pair... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Gobert's return has been a boost to team's fortunes

After missing 18 games with a sprained MCL, Utah starting center Rudy Gobert is back on the court and his defensive presence has already helped the Jazz's fortunes take a decided upward tick. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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The 2016 NBA draft tracker: The players that Utah Jazz fans should get to know

A look at some of the best college and European prospects heading into the 2016 NBA draft. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Jazz look ahead after coming out of brutal stretch with 5-4 record

The Utah Jazz have played their most consolidated stretch of the season over the last two weeks and to come out with a 5-4 record amid all the injuries they've had is remarkable. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Behind Hayward and Hood, tired Jazz able to defeat lousy Lakers

Gordon Hayward scored 25 points and Rodney Hood added 14 as the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 86-74 Sunday night at the Staples Center. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Kobe Bryant misses Jazz game with a strained Achilles

Kobe Bryant, who has missed seven games already this year with various ailments, missed Sunday night's game against the Jazz due to a strained Achilles he suffered in Friday night's game against... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Reasons to watch Jazz-Lakers: Utah looks to snap 7-game road losing streak

The Utah Jazz look to snap a seven-game road losing streak when they head to Staples Center to face off against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Utah Jazz analysis: Why the Jazz beat the Heat

Riding an impressively dominant fourth quarter, the depleted Utah Jazz enjoyed what eventually became a comfortable 98-83 win over the formidable Miami Heat. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Brad Rock: Jazz on the gurney, but still on schedule

Rash of injuries this season haven't kept them from staying in playoff picture. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Jazz notes: Rudy Gobert comes up big for Utah in return

Gobert, who'd missed 18 games with his knee injury, played an instrumental role in the Jazz’s 98-83 defeat of the Miami Heat. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Alec Burks 'getting better' two weeks after breaking his leg

There's still no timetable for his return, but the Jazz guard is maintaining a good attitude while out with an injury. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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Jazz knock off Heat in perhaps most satisfying victory of the season

Behind Gordon Hayward's season-high 34 points, the Utah Jazz took a satisfying 98-83 victory over the Miami Heat Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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How to watch Jazz-Heat: Utah looks to end 3-game losing streak against experienced Miami

The Jazz could be essentially without five of their top six players and will need their second unit to being their "A" game. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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Chris Johnson is the latest Jazz reserve getting a chance to play

The spate of injuries to Utah Jazz players has allowed several bench players to get a chance to play significant minutes, the latest being 6-6 wing Chris Johnson. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Utah Jazz have an open roster spot, here's what they could do with it

With the Jazz ailing with an assortment of injuries, there may be more of a degree of urgency to add another player. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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