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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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NBA Draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy poised to become next Wildcat to make it in the NBA

After standing out at the NBA Draft Combine in May, the big man may become the next Wildcat to play in the NBA. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Ranking the top NBA free agents, with signing predictions

Last summer, PointAfter revealed a new metric called Free Agent Quotient (FAQ) in an attempt to measure the future value of free agents. The sports visualization site, part of the Graphiq... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Rock On: Wasteful expenditures of all kinds

Also, a BYU fan puts Big 12 expansion talk into perspective. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors aiming for more next season

Utah Jazz forwards reflect on last season, look for improvement in the 2016-2017 campaign. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Morning links: BYU's schedule ranked fourth-most difficult; Utes' Phillips projected as All-American

CBS Sports says BYU's schedule is fourth-toughest; Andy Phillips picked by ESPN to All-America first team; "Flu game" commemorated by Jordan brand in SLC. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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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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