NBA Draft http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ NBA Draft en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:44:53 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss The 1996 NBA Draft redone: How did the Jazz do in one of the best drafts in league history? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633578/The-1996-NBA-Draft-redone-How-did-the-Jazz-do-in-one-of-the-best-drafts-in-league-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633578/The-1996-NBA-Draft-redone-How-did-the-Jazz-do-in-one-of-the-best-drafts-in-league-history.html A look at how the 1996 NBA Draft would have gone based on how each player performed during their careers. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:00:00 MDT AP Source: 76ers' Joel Embiid to have second surgery on foot http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677243/AP-Source-76ers-Joel-Embiid-to-have-second-surgery-on-foot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677243/AP-Source-76ers-Joel-Embiid-to-have-second-surgery-on-foot.html A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers have determined... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:50:40 MDT The 1995 NBA draft redone: Was Greg Ostertag the right pick for the Utah Jazz? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632014/The-1995-NBA-draft-redone-Was-Greg-Ostertag-the-right-pick-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632014/The-1995-NBA-draft-redone-Was-Greg-Ostertag-the-right-pick-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html A look at how the 1995 NBA draft would have gone based on how each player performed during their career. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:45:00 MDT Rock On: Don't bite the Mailman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631632/Rock-On-Dont-bite-the-Mailman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631632/Rock-On-Dont-bite-the-Mailman.html Also, while Jazz draft pick Trey Lyles has a small town view of Salt Lake, he might want to check the census. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:55:00 MDT Former Utah Utes guard Delon Wright introduced in Toronto http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631510/Former-Utah-Utes-guard-Delon-Wright-introduced-in-Toronto.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631510/Former-Utah-Utes-guard-Delon-Wright-introduced-in-Toronto.html The Toronto Raptors introduced the former Utah guard Friday afternoon after selecting him with the No. 20 overall pick during... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:55:00 MDT Morning links: Grading the Jazz's lottery pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631485/Morning-links-Grading-the-Jazzs-lottery-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631485/Morning-links-Grading-the-Jazzs-lottery-pick.html It’s hard to judge a draft night the moment it ends, but that didn't stop pretty much everyone from trying. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 MDT NBA draft: Jazz take Hanlan, Diez with 2nd-round picks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631474/NBA-draft-Jazz-take-Hanlan-Diez-with-2nd-round-picks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631474/NBA-draft-Jazz-take-Hanlan-Diez-with-2nd-round-picks.html Olivier Hanlan and Daniel Diez. For the record, those are the two players who were picked by the Utah Jazz in the second... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:50:00 MDT NBA draft: Jazz fans' reaction to pick is 'meh' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631483/NBA-draft-Jazz-fans-reaction-to-pick-is-meh.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631483/NBA-draft-Jazz-fans-reaction-to-pick-is-meh.html Just a year removed from a highly anticipated top-five pick, the EnergySolutions Arena had a different feel to it during... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:05:00 MDT NBA draft: Utah Jazz select Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631460/NBA-draft-Utah-Jazz-select-Trey-Lyles-with-the-No-12-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631460/NBA-draft-Utah-Jazz-select-Trey-Lyles-with-the-No-12-pick.html The Jazz selected Kentucky forward Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:55:00 MDT NBA draft: Utes' Delon Wright selected by Toronto Raptors with 20th overall pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631465/NBA-draft-Utes-Delon-Wright-selected-by-Toronto-Raptors-with-20th-overall-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631465/NBA-draft-Utes-Delon-Wright-selected-by-Toronto-Raptors-with-20th-overall-pick.html Utah guard is taken 20th overall by the Raptors in Thursday night's NBA draft. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:25:00 MDT Live coverage: 2015 NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631462/Live-coverage-2015-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631462/Live-coverage-2015-NBA-draft.html NBA draft night is upon us. Follow along live with the action. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz fan draft kit: All you need to know about tonight's NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631405/Utah-Jazz-fan-draft-kit-All-you-need-to-know-about-tonights-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631405/Utah-Jazz-fan-draft-kit-All-you-need-to-know-about-tonights-NBA-draft.html The Jazz have the 12th, 42nd and 54th picks in the two-round draft. ESPN will broadcast the draft live from Barclays Center... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:20:00 MDT Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford plays GM; draft-and-stash updates; what the Jazz would have to give up to get Cousins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631321/Morning-links-ESPNs-Chad-Ford-plays-GM-draft-and-stash-updates-what-the-Jazz-would-have-to-give.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631321/Morning-links-ESPNs-Chad-Ford-plays-GM-draft-and-stash-updates-what-the-Jazz-would-have-to-give.html ESPN's Chad Ford reveals who he thinks each team should pick, and CBS explains how the Jazz could go about landing DeMarcus... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:06 MDT The 1994 NBA draft redone: Did the Jazz miss out on any second-round steals? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631201/The-1994-NBA-draft-redone-Did-the-Jazz-miss-out-on-any-second-round-steals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631201/The-1994-NBA-draft-redone-Did-the-Jazz-miss-out-on-any-second-round-steals.html A look at how the 1994 NBA draft would have gone, based on how the players actually performed during their NBA career. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:06:33 MDT The 1993 NBA draft redone: Two Utes, a Cougar and a second-round steal for the Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630999/The-1993-NBA-draft-redone-Two-Utes-a-Cougar-and-a-second-round-steal-for-the-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630999/The-1993-NBA-draft-redone-Two-Utes-a-Cougar-and-a-second-round-steal-for-the-Jazz.html A look at how the 1993 NBA draft would have gone based on how each of the players performed during their NBA careers. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:05:00 MDT 2015 Deseret News NBA Mock Draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630926/2015-Deseret-News-NBA-Mock-Draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630926/2015-Deseret-News-NBA-Mock-Draft.html Twelve Deseret News writers and contributors got together over email and simulated next week's 2015 NBA draft. Who do the... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:10:00 MDT The 1992 NBA draft: Redoing a draft of superstars and solid contributors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630733/The-1992-NBA-draft-Redoing-a-draft-of-superstars-and-solid-contributors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630733/The-1992-NBA-draft-Redoing-a-draft-of-superstars-and-solid-contributors.html A look at how the 1992 NBA draft would have gone if we knew then what we know now. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:45:00 MDT Stockton and Malone among the biggest steals in NBA draft history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630589/Stockton-and-Malone-among-the-biggest-steals-in-NBA-draft-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630589/Stockton-and-Malone-among-the-biggest-steals-in-NBA-draft-history.html A look at the careers of the best NBA players who were selected outside of the top 10 picks in the NBA draft. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:00:00 MDT From Enes Kanter to Luther Wright: The biggest draft busts in Utah Jazz history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630385/From-Enes-Kanter-to-Luther-Wright-The-biggest-draft-busts-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630385/From-Enes-Kanter-to-Luther-Wright-The-biggest-draft-busts-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html A look at the worst first-round picks that the Utah Jazz have ever made. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:52:09 MDT Utah Jazz to host NBA Draft party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675339/Utah-Jazz-to-host-NBA-Draft-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675339/Utah-Jazz-to-host-NBA-Draft-party.html The Jazz will host a viewing party for the NBA Draft on June 25 at EnergySolutions Arena. Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:10:00 MDT The 1991 NBA draft redone: Did the Jazz make the right pick? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630259/The-1991-NBA-draft-redone-Did-the-Jazz-make-the-right-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630259/The-1991-NBA-draft-redone-Did-the-Jazz-make-the-right-pick.html A look at how the 1991 NBA draft would have gone if we knew then what we know now. Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:05:16 MDT Ranking the best first-round NBA picks from Utah schools http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630224/Ranking-the-best-first-round-NBA-picks-from-Utah-schools.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630224/Ranking-the-best-first-round-NBA-picks-from-Utah-schools.html Who are the best players from Utah schools to ever get taken in the first round of the NBA draft? Sat, 06 Jun 2015 16:35:00 MDT ESPN experts break down former Ute Delon Wright's draft stock http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628100/ESPN-experts-break-down-former-Ute-Delon-Wrights-draft-stock.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628100/ESPN-experts-break-down-former-Ute-Delon-Wrights-draft-stock.html ESPN NBA experts Chad Ford, Fran Fraschilla and Kevin Pelton break down the NBA draft prospects for the University of Utah... Wed, 06 May 2015 18:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz to host first pre-draft workout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628051/Utah-Jazz-to-host-first-pre-draft-workout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628051/Utah-Jazz-to-host-first-pre-draft-workout.html The Utah Jazz will host six players on Wednesday for their first pre-draft workout, leading up to the June 27 NBA draft. Wed, 06 May 2015 00:26:27 MDT Jazz fans: Play the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery simulator http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626663/Jazz-fans-Play-the-2015-NBA-Draft-Lottery-simulator.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626663/Jazz-fans-Play-the-2015-NBA-Draft-Lottery-simulator.html While the Jazz and 13 other teams wait for May 19 to arrive, you don’t have to wait to enjoy the fun of playing the... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:50:00 MDT Record 7 Kentucky players intend to enter NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671558/Record-7-Kentucky-players-intend-to-enter-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671558/Record-7-Kentucky-players-intend-to-enter-NBA-draft.html Kentucky has a lot of spots to fill now that a record seven players have announced they will enter the NBA draft. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:15:58 MDT Video: DraftExpress reviews Utah’s Poeltl in NCAA matchup with Duke’s Okafor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625622/Video-DraftExpress-reviews-Utah7s-Poeltl-in-NCAA-matchup-with-Duke7s-Okafor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625622/Video-DraftExpress-reviews-Utah7s-Poeltl-in-NCAA-matchup-with-Duke7s-Okafor.html Draftexpress.com has already broken down the film from the game to show how Utah's Jakob Poeltl and Duke's Jahlil Okafor... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:21:15 MDT How the Jazz discovered the shot-block artist known as Rudy Gobert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623789/How-the-Jazz-discovered-the-shot-block-artist-known-as--Rudy-Gobert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623789/How-the-Jazz-discovered-the-shot-block-artist-known-as--Rudy-Gobert.html Move over Napoleon; someone else wants to rule the world. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:00:00 MDT Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford draft rankings retroactively updated; scientists vs. Belichick; Weddle's beard speaks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620394/Morning-links-ESPNs-Chad-Ford-draft-rankings-retroactively-updated-scientists-vs-Belichick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620394/Morning-links-ESPNs-Chad-Ford-draft-rankings-retroactively-updated-scientists-vs-Belichick.html ESPN NBA draft guru Chad Ford's draft rankings have been retroactively updated, Bill Nye takes a shot at Bill Belichick and... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:05:33 MST 76ers acquire Kirilenko, draft pick from Brooklyn for Brandon Davies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617576/76ers-acquire-Kirilenko-draft-pick-from-Brooklyn-for-Brandon-Davies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617576/76ers-acquire-Kirilenko-draft-pick-from-Brooklyn-for-Brandon-Davies.html Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:40:00 MST 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