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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.

Utah Jazz: Wichita State's Ron Baker discusses friendship with Runnin' Ute Jakob Poeltl at workout (+video)

Senior guard has gotten to know Utah sophomore over the past few weeks as the two have trained together in preparation for the June 23 NBA draft Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Warriors whip Cavaliers 110-77 to take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

The repeat championship Golden State has spoken of since the very start more than eight months ago is suddenly two wins from becoming reality. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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USU's Chris Smith enjoyed 'great experience' with Utah Jazz (+video)

Smith, an excellent outside shooter, was thrilled to get a chance to show off his skills for an NBA team. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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NBA hopeful Kyle Wiltjer enjoys workout in John Stockton's old home

The Gonzaga forward recalled playing against the Hall of Fame point guard on Sundays in Spokane. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Muhammad Ali 'as kind as he was tough in the ring,' Sen. Hatch recalls

Sen. Orrin Hatch, the day after the passing of three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer Muhammad Ali, said Saturday that his longtime friend was deeply religious, a devoted friend and “as... Read more »

June 4, 2016

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New coach Jeff Hornacek eager to make Knicks a winner

Jeff Hornacek competed against Phil Jackson for years, and he remembers only a couple of short, painful conversations. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Jay Yeomans: Why the NBA draft is so important in having success

A look at one of the key ways that small-market teams can compete in the NBA today. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Warriors' supporting cast leads Game 1 NBA Finals win

Stephen Curry's "Strength In Numbers" supporting cast made all the timely shots and all the difference for the defending champions in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Holding Splash Brothers down not enough for Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers kept the Splash Brothers at bay during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Michigan State guard Forbes impresses in latest Utah Jazz player workout

Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes was impressive to Jazz brass in his workout with five other players Wednesday at the Zion's Bank Basketball Center. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Jeff Hornacek hired as Knicks coach after 32-50 season

The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson's surprising coaching choice. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Quick hit: Shaquille O'Neal goes undercover as Lyft driver

Passengers didn't expect one-on-one time with one of basketball's greatest players and personalities. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl works out with future team? ESPN opens up old wound for Jazz fans

Jakob Poeltl may have visited his future home; Jazz fans may not want to watch ESPN's throwback video; Utah projected to go dancing again. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Morning links: 2015-16 success puts Utes in elite company; Tanner Mangum's not transferring, he's getting married

Accomplishments in sports put the Utes in exclusive company; BYU punter pitches Utah to Kevin Durant; Tanner Mangum's tweet causes concern. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Cavs' challenge in rematch: How to slow, not stop, Curry

LeBron James has already felt the stinging spray from the Splash Brothers in the NBA Finals. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah PG Lorenzo Bonam named to Pac-12 All-Star team, could face Andrew Bogut, Dante Exum, Joe Ingles

Bonam was named 1 of 12 players to squad that will go to Australia in July and face the men's national team as it prepares for the Olympics. That squad could include former Ute and two Utah Jazz... Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Six more pro hopefuls strut their stuff for the Jazz

The Utah Jazz brain trust brought six more former college basketball stars to town Tuesday in hopes of finding potential players who might fit well with either the Jazz or the Salt Lake City Stars... Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Jazz assistant GM Justin Zanik hired by the Bucks

Dennis Lindsey's right-hand man will eventually become the Bucks' general manager. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won't be easy

After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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20 years ago: Jazz rally, fall to Sonics in 7 games, but Malone says ‘We’ll be back’

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. Despite guarantees that the Utah Jazz would lose in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals with the... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Hopefully, Hornacek will turn out to be a good fit as Knicks' coach

Jeff Hornacek, the popular former Utah Jazz shooting guard and assistant coach who was fired as the Phoenix Suns' coach in February, will soon be named the new N.Y. Knicks' head coach. Is he a good... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Report: Bucks hire assistant Jazz GM Justin Zanik as general manager in waiting

Zanik is expected to eventually take over the general manager position at Milwaukee, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers secured their second straight trip to the NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Morning links: West's Keisha White's dazzling catch; Damian Lillard to cash in from All-NBA honor

West High School freshman Keisha White takes away a home run; Damian Lillard is named to the All-NBA second team; SUU-bound Neema Namdar hits 3-pointers in running man challenge video. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Stephen Curry scored 31 points, raising his arms in the early moments to awaken Golden State's raucous crowd, and the defending champion Warriors staved off elimination with a 120-111 victory over... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Quick hit: Kyle Lowry is stunned by the stat sheet after Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals

Kyle Lowry was apparently unprepared for what the postgame stats told him as he sat down with media. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jazz: Intriguing prospect Thon Maker out to show he's more than just an Internet sensation

The 19-year-old has come a long way since being introduced to the game of basketball not too long ago. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Take heart, Jazz fans, there's hope

If Oklahoma City can produce a team that contends for top talent and an NBA title, why not Salt Lake City in the post-Malone and Stockton era? Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Examining the 10 oldest arenas in the NBA

Vivint Arena, the home of the Utah Jazz, was the seventh-oldest arena in the league during the 2015-2016 season. Last week, news surfaced that it will undergo a $100 million-dollar renovation. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout includes Thon Maker

Thon Maker and projected first-round pick Demetrius Jackson of Notre Dame highlight this group. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Rock On: Bronco is being Bronco in Virginia; Hornacek Plan C in New York

Also, Utes go with a familiar name on the recruiting trail. Why go for the and-1? Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Kincade Upstill: Injuries hid Jazz’s true potential

The Utah Jazz ended the season on a low note after missing the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. But Dennis Lindsey and Co. shouldn't panic due to the amount of injuries to key players. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Ad nauseam — Is $1 billion for King James worth it?

Nike is betting heavily that LeBron James will cause you to want to wear the Swoosh, but does that old formula still work? Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Ranking the best shooters in the NBA today

A look at the players who were lights-out shooting the ball in the NBA over the last season. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz continue process of finding hidden gems — like Rudy Gobert

NBA hopefuls and prospects get a terrific opportunity to wow the Jazz — as the Stifle Tower did — or to fall off of Utah's radar. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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20 years ago: Utah Jazz drop heartbreaker to Seattle SuperSonics

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. After winning Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Seattle SuperSonics by 20 points, the... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz workouts: Villanova star Ryan Arcidiacono relishes his championship-winning assist

Ryan Arcidiacono, who helped the Wildcats win the 2016 NCAA title, was among six players to work out for the Jazz on Saturday. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah Jazz preparing to give Vivint Arena a massive renovation

The arena, home of the Jazz since it was constructed as the Delta Center in 1991, will soon undergo updates from the plaza to its interior. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Morning links: Tanner Mangum an underclassman Heisman hopeful? Trevor Booker's blackout worries

Tanner Mangum mentioned among underclassmen with Heisman potential; Trevor Booker worries about bad milk; Gordon Hayward blogs about future prospects with the Jazz Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Perfect 10: Cavs stay unbeaten in postseason, down Raptors

LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in Game 2 of the Eastern... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Utah Jazz continue pre-draft process of looking for hidden gems

The Jazz are confident they can get a good player at No. 12 in the June 23 NBA draft. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall and his family live in an RV; Hornacek hiring brings questions

Bronco Mendenhall opted to wait in an RV for his home to be renovated; Jeff Hornacek's hiring has stumped national media; Daniel Sorensen gives advice to Mitch Mathews, other undrafted free agents Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Stephen Curry’s flurry leads Warriors over Thunder in Game 2; series tied

Stephen Curry had an ugly-looking knot form on his right elbow after a fall into the stands. He already wasn’t 100 percent healthy after having suffered recent injuries. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Report: Jeff Hornacek to be hired as New York Knicks head coach

Former Utah Jazz guard, assistant coach will be brought on by Phil Jackson, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah forward Jordan Loveridge to work out for Sacramento Kings

West Jordan High School, University of Utah alum will participate Thursday in his second NBA predraft workout. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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