NBA Draft http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ NBA Draft en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:39:04 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Jazz sign Kevin Murphy to free agent contract http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609692/Jazz-sign-Kevin-Murphy-to-free-agent-contract.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609692/Jazz-sign-Kevin-Murphy-to-free-agent-contract.html Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:00 MDT Ranking the best free agents in the NBA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606022/Ranking-the-best-free-agents-in-the-NBA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606022/Ranking-the-best-free-agents-in-the-NBA.html Ranking the best players available with the 2014 free-agency period just about to get underway. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:55:00 MDT Jazz receive an A for their draft efforts from ESPN Insider Chad Ford http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605932/Jazz-receive-an-A-for-their-draft-efforts-from-ESPN-Insider-Chad-Ford.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605932/Jazz-receive-an-A-for-their-draft-efforts-from-ESPN-Insider-Chad-Ford.html Chad Ford is a fan of what the Utah Jazz did on draft night. The ESPN NBA Insider gave the Jazz an A grade in his post-NBA... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:40:00 MDT NBA Draft: Utah Jazz get lucky with Dante Exum, Rodney Hood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605853/NBA-Draft-Utah-Jazz-get-lucky-with-Dante-Exum-Rodney-Hood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605853/NBA-Draft-Utah-Jazz-get-lucky-with-Dante-Exum-Rodney-Hood.html The 18-year-old Australian phenom is coming to Utah. The Jazz selected guard Dante Exum in Thursday's NBA draft, adding a... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:11:42 MDT Bucks take Jabari Parker with 2nd pick in NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655834/Bucks-take-Jabari-Parker-with-2nd-pick-in-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655834/Bucks-take-Jabari-Parker-with-2nd-pick-in-NBA-draft.html The Milwaukee Bucks selected Duke forward Jabari Parker with the second overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, a... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:10:00 MDT A complete list of all eight NBA draft day trades http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605917/A-complete-list-of-all-eight-NBA-draft-day-trades.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605917/A-complete-list-of-all-eight-NBA-draft-day-trades.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:00:00 MDT Jazz fans at EnergySolutions Arena excited as Utah selects Dante Exum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605904/Jazz-fans-at-EnergySolutions-Arena-excited-as-Utah-selects-Dante-Exum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605904/Jazz-fans-at-EnergySolutions-Arena-excited-as-Utah-selects-Dante-Exum.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:50:00 MDT 2014 NBA Draft Central: Up-to-the-minute coverage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655788/2014-NBA-Draft-Central-Up-to-the-minute-coverage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655788/2014-NBA-Draft-Central-Up-to-the-minute-coverage.html Everything you need to follow the draft: Live analysis from Deseret News writers, contributors and editors along with mock... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:45:00 MDT Jabari Parker, Mormon athletes and missions discussed in New York Times article http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605839/Jabari-Parker-Mormon-athletes-and-missions-discussed-in-New-York-Times-article.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605839/Jabari-Parker-Mormon-athletes-and-missions-discussed-in-New-York-Times-article.html With the spotlight squarely on Jabari Parker on the day of the NBA draft, Alex Thompson explores the topic of Mormon athletes... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:25:00 MDT Sports on the air for Thursday, June 26, 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655785/Sports-on-the-air-for-Thursday-June-26-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655785/Sports-on-the-air-for-Thursday-June-26-2014.html TELEVISION Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:07 MDT What will Utah Jazz do on NBA draft night? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605822/What-will-Utah-Jazz-do-on-NBA-draft-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605822/What-will-Utah-Jazz-do-on-NBA-draft-night.html Heading down the stretch, Utah’s front office continues to be without a firm grasp on exactly what it should do and,... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:00:00 MDT 2014 NBA Mock Draft 2.0: How far does Embiid drop? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604771/2014-NBA-Mock-Draft-20-How-far-does-Embiid-drop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604771/2014-NBA-Mock-Draft-20-How-far-does-Embiid-drop.html With the 2014 NBA draft just weeks away, six Deseret News writers and contributors did their best in trying to simulate how... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:25:00 MDT Jazz workout roundup: Who Utah has brought in for a closer look http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605762/Jazz-workout-roundup-Who-Utah-has-brought-in-for-a-closer-look.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605762/Jazz-workout-roundup-Who-Utah-has-brought-in-for-a-closer-look.html Over the past month and half, the Utah Jazz have held several player workout sessions to get a look at some of the prospects... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:55:00 MDT Cleveland Cavaliers mull over options with No. 1 draft pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655733/Cleveland-Cavaliers-mull-over-options-with-No--1-draft-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655733/Cleveland-Cavaliers-mull-over-options-with-No--1-draft-pick.html The Cavaliers have had plenty of practice picking first in the NBA draft. That doesn't mean they've gotten better at it. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:08:31 MDT The top 25 second-round picks in the NBA draft since 1989 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605615/The-top-25-second-round-picks-in-the-NBA-draft-since-1989.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605615/The-top-25-second-round-picks-in-the-NBA-draft-since-1989.html A look at the best NBA players to be drafted in the second round since the draft shifted to two rounds in 1989. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:19:21 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: projecting the Utah Jazz big board http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605603/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-projecting-the-Utah-Jazz-big-board.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605603/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-projecting-the-Utah-Jazz-big-board.html A look at the best players in the upcoming NBA draft and ranking them according to their fit with the Jazz. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 23:50:00 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: the Jazz work out a handful of shooters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605028/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-the-Jazz-work-out-a-handful-of-shooters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605028/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-the-Jazz-work-out-a-handful-of-shooters.html A look how each of the six players the Jazz had in for workouts on Thursday performed during their time in college. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:00:00 MDT NBA draft tracker: Pleasant Grove's C.J. Wilcox, other options with the 23rd pick, work out for the Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604769/NBA-draft-tracker-Pleasant-Groves-CJ-Wilcox-other-options-with-the-23rd-pick-work-out-for-the.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604769/NBA-draft-tracker-Pleasant-Groves-CJ-Wilcox-other-options-with-the-23rd-pick-work-out-for-the.html A look at how each of the six players who worked out for the Utah Jazz on Sunday performed with their most recent teams,... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:40:00 MDT 2014 NBA draft tracker: Jazz bring in some of the best college big men for workouts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604726/2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Jazz-bring-in-some-of-the-best-college-big-men-for-workouts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604726/2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Jazz-bring-in-some-of-the-best-college-big-men-for-workouts.html A look at how each of the nine players the Jazz had in for pre-draft workouts performed during their college careers. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 15:03:45 MDT NBA draft tracker: Utah Jazz pull double duty with two sets of workouts on Friday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604635/NBA-draft-tracker-Utah-Jazz-pull-double-duty-with-two-sets-of-workouts-on-Friday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604635/NBA-draft-tracker-Utah-Jazz-pull-double-duty-with-two-sets-of-workouts-on-Friday.html A look at how each of the 12 players the Jazz brought in Friday for pre-draft workouts fared on their most recent team. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:30:00 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: Jazz have a look at six more draft hopefuls including a big man from Russia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604545/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Jazz-have-a-look-at-six-more-draft-hopefuls-including-a-big-man-from.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604545/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Jazz-have-a-look-at-six-more-draft-hopefuls-including-a-big-man-from.html A look at how each of the six players who were in town to workout for the Jazz on Thursday performed for their previous teams. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:10:46 MDT The 1989 NBA draft redone: Who was still left on the board when the Jazz selected Blue Edwards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604292/The-1989-NBA-draft-redone-Who-was-still-left-on-the-board-when-the-Jazz-selected-Blue-Edwards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604292/The-1989-NBA-draft-redone-Who-was-still-left-on-the-board-when-the-Jazz-selected-Blue-Edwards.html A look at how the 1989 NBA draft would have gone if we knew then what we know now about each of the players selected. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:40:00 MDT NBA Draft Tracker: 2 Ohio State standouts among the 6 college stars working out with the Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604331/NBA-Draft-Tracker-2-Ohio-State-standouts-among-the-6-college-stars-working-out-with-the-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604331/NBA-Draft-Tracker-2-Ohio-State-standouts-among-the-6-college-stars-working-out-with-the-Jazz.html A look at how each of the six college players who worked out for the Utah Jazz on Monday performed during their time in school. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:20:00 MDT The 2014 NBA Draft Tracker: Jazz have a look at five transfers and an underclassman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604185/The-2014-NBA-Draft-Tracker-Jazz-have-a-look-at-five-transfers-and-an-underclassman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604185/The-2014-NBA-Draft-Tracker-Jazz-have-a-look-at-five-transfers-and-an-underclassman.html A look at the college careers of the six players the Utah Jazz brought in to workout Friday. Fri, 30 May 2014 11:15:00 MDT The 1988 NBA draft redone: Who did the Jazz miss out on when they took Eric Leckner in the first round? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604021/The-1988-NBA-draft-redone-Who-did-the-Jazz-miss-out-on-when-they-took-Eric-Leckner-in-the-first.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604021/The-1988-NBA-draft-redone-Who-did-the-Jazz-miss-out-on-when-they-took-Eric-Leckner-in-the-first.html A look at how the 1988 NBA draft may have gone if teams knew what they did about the players back then. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:50:00 MDT NBA draft tracker: A look at the 6 players who worked out for the Utah Jazz on Thursday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602692/NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-6-players-who-worked-out-for-the-Utah-Jazz-on-Thursday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602692/NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-6-players-who-worked-out-for-the-Utah-Jazz-on-Thursday.html Breaking down each of the players who worked out for the Utah Jazz on Thursday in preparation for the 2014 NBA Draft. Thu, 08 May 2014 15:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz begin up-close-and-personal player evaluation process http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602650/Utah-Jazz-begin-up-close-and-personal-player-evaluation-process.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602650/Utah-Jazz-begin-up-close-and-personal-player-evaluation-process.html Like the team’s front office and scouting staff did last year, the Jazz simply want to gather as much information as... Wed, 07 May 2014 22:45:00 MDT Utah Jazz executive Bob Hyde to retire http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602657/Utah-Jazz-executive-Bob-Hyde-to-retire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602657/Utah-Jazz-executive-Bob-Hyde-to-retire.html The Jazz CFO has worked for the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies in various capacities for the past 30 years. Wed, 07 May 2014 20:30:00 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: A look at the players the Jazz brought in for their first set of pre-draft workouts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602606/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-players-the-Jazz-brought-in-for-their-first-set-of.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602606/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-players-the-Jazz-brought-in-for-their-first-set-of.html A look at the six players the Jazz brought in for their first of many pre-draft workouts and how each player performed at the... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:35:00 MDT The 1985 NBA draft redone: Where does 'The Mailman' land? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602160/The-1985-NBA-draft-redone-Where-does-The-Mailman-land.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602160/The-1985-NBA-draft-redone-Where-does-The-Mailman-land.html A look at how the 1985 NBA draft would go if it happened today. Fri, 02 May 2014 00:20:00 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601936/The-1984-NBA-draft--redone.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601936/The-1984-NBA-draft--redone.html Breaking down how the 1984 NBA draft would have turned out if the draft took place today. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:50:00 MDT NBA draft tracker: Breaking down the players the Jazz may take at No. 23 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601867/NBA-draft-tracker-Breaking-down-the-players-the-Jazz-may-take-at-No-23.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601867/NBA-draft-tracker-Breaking-down-the-players-the-Jazz-may-take-at-No-23.html A look at some of the best underclassmen who declared for the NBA draft who didn't appear on our draft tracker during the... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:35:00 MDT Mitch McGary tests positive for marijuana, heads to NBA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652562/Mitch-McGary-tests-positive-for-marijuana-heads-to-NBA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652562/Mitch-McGary-tests-positive-for-marijuana-heads-to-NBA.html Michigan sophomore Mitch McGary is entering the NBA draft, saying he had little choice after testing positive for marijuana... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:36:54 MDT Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652416/Kentucky-freshman-Julius-Randle-to-enter-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652416/Kentucky-freshman-Julius-Randle-to-enter-NBA-draft.html Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:03:45 MDT Raising the NBA age limit for a better league http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601522/Raising-the-NBA-age-limit-for-a-better-league.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601522/Raising-the-NBA-age-limit-for-a-better-league.html The National Basketball Association recently changed commissioners to Adam Silver. At the recent Sloan Conference, Silver was... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Jabari to the Jazz? Fans react to Parker's announcement to enter NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601218/Jabari-to-the-Jazz-Fans-react-to-Parkers-announcement-to-enter-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601218/Jabari-to-the-Jazz-Fans-react-to-Parkers-announcement-to-enter-NBA-draft.html Now that Jabari Parker has declared his intent to enter the 2014 NBA draft, the speculation begins: Could he end up with the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:55:00 MDT Season-ending victory hurts Utah Jazz's lottery odds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601202/Season-ending-victory-hurts-Utah-Jazzs-lottery-odds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601202/Season-ending-victory-hurts-Utah-Jazzs-lottery-odds.html By virtue of the Utah's win and Boston's season-ending loss to Washington, the Jazz and Celtics finished tied for the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:20:00 MDT ESPN report: Jabari Parker rules out going on Mormon mission, still undecided on declaring for NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600833/ESPN-report-Jabari-Parker-rules-out-going-on-Mormon-mission-still-undecided-on-declaring-for-NBA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600833/ESPN-report-Jabari-Parker-rules-out-going-on-Mormon-mission-still-undecided-on-declaring-for-NBA.html ESPN reported Friday that Duke freshman Jabari Parker is still undecided on whether to declare for the NBA draft or stay at... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:05:00 MDT Dispatches from the Tank: Final week of the season provides key matchup for Jazz, Lakers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600754/Dispatches-from-the-Tank-Final-week-of-the-season-provides-key-matchup-for-Jazz-Lakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600754/Dispatches-from-the-Tank-Final-week-of-the-season-provides-key-matchup-for-Jazz-Lakers.html The light at the end of the tunnel is finally visible, the last week of the NBA regular season is here, and with it comes the... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:50:00 MDT 2014 NBA draft tracker: college basketball season review http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600661/2014-NBA-draft-tracker-college-basketball-season-review.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600661/2014-NBA-draft-tracker-college-basketball-season-review.html A look at some of the best college prospects who may end up in a Utah Jazz Uniform for the 2014-15 season Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:05:00 MDT 10 players for Utah Jazz fans to watch during the Final Four http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600113/10-players-for-Utah-Jazz-fans-to-watch-during-the-Final-Four.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600113/10-players-for-Utah-Jazz-fans-to-watch-during-the-Final-Four.html Here's 10 players from the Final Four who may end up in a Jazz uniform next season. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:35:00 MDT Dispatches from the Tank: Familiar foes Jazz, Lakers battle in unfamiliar territory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598659/Dispatches-from-the-Tank-Familiar-foes-Jazz-Lakers-battle-in-unfamiliar-territory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598659/Dispatches-from-the-Tank-Familiar-foes-Jazz-Lakers-battle-in-unfamiliar-territory.html With one of the most promising groups of college basketball players in recent memory preparing to enter the upcoming 2014... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:10:00 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: Wiggins and Parker end the regular season with a bang http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598356/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Wiggins-and-Parker-end-the-regular-season-with-a-bang.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598356/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-Wiggins-and-Parker-end-the-regular-season-with-a-bang.html A look at how some of the most highly sought after college players have fared as of late. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:45:00 MDT 2014 NBA Draft Tracker: Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins are the real deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590342/2014-NBA-Draft-Tracker-Jabari-Parker-and-Andrew-Wiggins-are-the-real-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590342/2014-NBA-Draft-Tracker-Jabari-Parker-and-Andrew-Wiggins-are-the-real-deal.html With the slow start of the season for the Utah Jazz, we have a look at the best players in college basketball for those who... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:00:31 MST Utah Jazz: Kings of the NBA Draft's second round http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583340/Utah-Jazz-Kings-of-the-NBA-Drafts-second-round.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583340/Utah-Jazz-Kings-of-the-NBA-Drafts-second-round.html How the Utah Jazz managed to round up a roster each year with great second-round picks. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:54:03 MDT Utah Jazz to host first pre-draft workout with four guards, two bigs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579794/Utah-Jazz-to-host-first-pre-draft-workout-with-four-guards-two-bigs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579794/Utah-Jazz-to-host-first-pre-draft-workout-with-four-guards-two-bigs.html The NBA Draft isn't for another seven weeks, but the Utah Jazz are in full prep mode for that June 27 event. Sat, 11 May 2013 08:05:31 MDT BYU basketball: Brandon Davies receives invite to NBA draft combine in Chicago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579764/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-receives-invite-to-NBA-draft-combine-in-Chicago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579764/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-receives-invite-to-NBA-draft-combine-in-Chicago.html Former BYU forward Brandon Davies has received an invitation to the NBA draft combine in Chicago next week. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:43:05 MDT BYU basketball: Brandon Davies' NBA draft stock is rising http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579495/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-NBA-draft-stock-is-rising.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579495/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-NBA-draft-stock-is-rising.html As Brandon Davies concluded his BYU career, there wasn't a lot of buzz surrounding his National Basketball Association... Sun, 05 May 2013 09:40:00 MDT Former Weber State guard Damian Lillard unanimously wins NBA Rookie of the Year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579311/Former-Weber-State-guard-Damian-Lillard-unanimously-wins-NBA-Rookie-of-the-Year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579311/Former-Weber-State-guard-Damian-Lillard-unanimously-wins-NBA-Rookie-of-the-Year.html The NBA announced former Weber State guard Damian Lillard as the official Kia NBA Rookie of the Year at a press conference... Wed, 01 May 2013 17:50:00 MDT Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller, President Randy Rigby refute report that Kevin O'Connor is out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579259/Utah-Jazz-CEO-Greg-Miller-President-Randy-Rigby-refute-report-that-Kevin-OConnor-is-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579259/Utah-Jazz-CEO-Greg-Miller-President-Randy-Rigby-refute-report-that-Kevin-OConnor-is-out.html KUTV News had reported that O'Connor is stepping down from his position as the Jazz's executive vice president of basketball... Wed, 01 May 2013 10:15:00 MDT