Kevin O'Connor http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Kevin O'Connor en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:09:35 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 Doug Robinson: Utah Jazz know how to keep a secret http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583418/Utah-Jazz-know-how-to-keep-a-secret.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583418/Utah-Jazz-know-how-to-keep-a-secret.html The NBA is a media circus filled with rumors, leaks and soap-opera drama, but they don’t come via the Jazz. Whether... Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:20:00 MDT Magic look for more good luck in NBA lottery tonight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630120/Magic-look-for-more-good-luck-in-NBA-lottery-tonight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630120/Magic-look-for-more-good-luck-in-NBA-lottery-tonight.html Pat Williams is pretty good at being lucky, and he's got a hunch. Mon, 20 May 2013 20:21:29 MDT Utah Jazz: Franchise's future rests squarely on the shoulders of its young Core Four http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629016/Utah-Jazz-Franchises-future-rests-squarely-on-the-shoulders-of-its-young-Core-Four.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629016/Utah-Jazz-Franchises-future-rests-squarely-on-the-shoulders-of-its-young-Core-Four.html General manager Dennis Lindsey believes there are a number of NBA teams who'd want to "trade spots" with the Utah Jazz this... Tue, 07 May 2013 20:50:00 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 About Utah: Basketball has been good to Phil Johnson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621224/Basketball-has-been-good-to-Phil-Johnson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621224/Basketball-has-been-good-to-Phil-Johnson.html For 48 seasons, from the day he put a whistle around his neck to help with the freshman team at Utah State University to the... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 23:19:06 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Spurs' Popovich holds court in S.L. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617775/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Spurs-Popovich-holds-court-in-SL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617775/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Spurs-Popovich-holds-court-in-SL.html Gregg Popovich is a name that evokes many emotions from Utah Jazz fans. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 09:43:50 MST Utah Jazz: Scott Layden appreciates time with Jazz, excited to be with Spurs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566024/Utah-Jazz-Scott-Layden-appreciates-time-with-Jazz-excited-to-be-with-Spurs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566024/Utah-Jazz-Scott-Layden-appreciates-time-with-Jazz-excited-to-be-with-Spurs.html For about 10 minutes before Saturday's Jazz-Spurs game, Scott Layden and Dennis Lindsey sat next to each other in courtside... Sat, 03 Nov 2012 22:18:47 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Jazz fail to play complete game in loss to Spurs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566022/Utah-Jazz-report-card-Jazz-fail-to-play-complete-game-in-loss-to-Spurs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566022/Utah-Jazz-report-card-Jazz-fail-to-play-complete-game-in-loss-to-Spurs.html The third-quarter rally was fun, but the Jazz Saturday sure proved the mantra that you must play a complete game. Sat, 03 Nov 2012 21:33:44 MDT Utah Jazz notebook: Mo Williams, Big Al host military members http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565978/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Mo-Williams-Big-Al-host-military-members.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565978/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Mo-Williams-Big-Al-host-military-members.html Mo Williams teamed with fellow Magnolia State product Al Jefferson to host 40-plus members of the Mississippi National Guard... Fri, 02 Nov 2012 23:19:17 MDT Utah Jazz: Kevin O'Connor addresses a variety of topics in interview before Dallas game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565777/Utah-Jazz-Kevin-OConnor-addresses-a-variety-of-topics-in-interview-before-Dallas-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565777/Utah-Jazz-Kevin-OConnor-addresses-a-variety-of-topics-in-interview-before-Dallas-game.html While talking with reporters before Wednesday's season-opener, Kevin O'Connor joked that his next interview session won't... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:13:40 MDT Doug Robinson: Utah Jazz have held their own with a steady approach in the past 33 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614273/Utah-Jazz-have-held-their-own-with-a-steady-approach-in-the-past-33-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614273/Utah-Jazz-have-held-their-own-with-a-steady-approach-in-the-past-33-years.html As the Utah Jazz open the 2012-13 season tonight, consider what they've accomplished in the 33 years since they arrived in... Tue, 30 Oct 2012 23:33:41 MDT Utah Jazz basketball: Time to start the 'real thing' as Jazz open up regular season play http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565691/Utah-Jazz-basketball-Time-to-start-the-real-thing-as-Jazz-open-up-regular-season-play.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565691/Utah-Jazz-basketball-Time-to-start-the-real-thing-as-Jazz-open-up-regular-season-play.html It's opening day for the Utah Jazz, which for players and basketball-starved fans must feel like a combination of Christmas... Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:23:40 MDT Utah Jazz notebook: Coach Corbin's contract extended through 2013-14 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565694/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Coach-Corbins-contract-extended-through-2013-14.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565694/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Coach-Corbins-contract-extended-through-2013-14.html A day before the 2012-13 season tipoff, the Jazz exercised its option on the final year of Tyrone Corbin's deal. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:40:21 MDT Utah Jazz: Coach Tyrone Corbin signed through 2013-14 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565614/Utah-Jazz-Coach-Tyrone-Corbin-signed-through-2013-14.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565614/Utah-Jazz-Coach-Tyrone-Corbin-signed-through-2013-14.html The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday that the team has elected to exercise its option on head coach Tyrone Corbin’s contract... Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:46:39 MDT Utah Jazz: Inside players hope addition of 3-point shooters will open up the offense down low http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611010/Utah-Jazz-Inside-players-hope-addition-of-3-point-shooters-will-open-up-the-offense-down-low.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611010/Utah-Jazz-Inside-players-hope-addition-of-3-point-shooters-will-open-up-the-offense-down-low.html If he wasn't before, Kevin O'Connor might have ended up on Al Jefferson's Christmas card list this past summer. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:41:19 MDT Brad Rock: New-look Jazz have more depth now, but still need more sizzle http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609755/New-look-Jazz-have-more-depth-now-but-still-need-more-sizzle.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609755/New-look-Jazz-have-more-depth-now-but-still-need-more-sizzle.html The Jazz are deeper but not necessarily better than before. Sorry to access the "s" word, but it's true. They have zero... Sat, 06 Oct 2012 22:00:53 MDT Brad Rock: Utah Jazz bosses don't think fan firings are a good idea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608490/Utah-Jazz-bosses-dont-think-fan-firings-are-a-good-idea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608490/Utah-Jazz-bosses-dont-think-fan-firings-are-a-good-idea.html The Utah Jazz opened camp on Monday with a new general manager and a platoon of new players, too. It seems that during the... Mon, 01 Oct 2012 23:02:17 MDT Utah Jazz: Mo or Marvin? Well, at least nobody sent those game DVDs to Deron http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608492/Utah-Jazz-Mo-or-Marvin-Well-at-least-nobody-sent-those-game-DVDs-to-Deron.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608492/Utah-Jazz-Mo-or-Marvin-Well-at-least-nobody-sent-those-game-DVDs-to-Deron.html It didn't take long for Utah Jazz newcomers Mo Williams and Marvin Williams to get mixed up by the Jazz staff. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 22:58:32 MDT Utah Jazz: Player-by-player look at current team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563482/Utah-Jazz-Player-by-player-look-at-current-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563482/Utah-Jazz-Player-by-player-look-at-current-team.html Sun, 30 Sep 2012 21:12:11 MDT Utah Jazz: Looking back at the busy offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607991/Utah-Jazz-Looking-back-at-the-busy-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607991/Utah-Jazz-Looking-back-at-the-busy-offseason.html Just because it's called the offseason doesn't mean the Utah Jazz took the summer off. Sat, 29 Sep 2012 19:53:17 MDT Dennis Lindsey well prepared to replace Kevin O'Connor as Jazz GM http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561865/Dennis-Lindsey-well-prepared-to-replace-Kevin-OConnor-as-Jazz-GM.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561865/Dennis-Lindsey-well-prepared-to-replace-Kevin-OConnor-as-Jazz-GM.html Dennis Lindsey is the new general manager of the Utah Jazz. He's replacing Kevin O'Connor. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 10:55:23 MDT New Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey knows his stuff when it comes to evaluating players http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601086/New-Jazz-GM-Dennis-Lindsey-knows-his-stuff-when-it-comes-to-evaluating-players.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601086/New-Jazz-GM-Dennis-Lindsey-knows-his-stuff-when-it-comes-to-evaluating-players.html Sat, 01 Sep 2012 22:24:23 MDT Report: Jazz assistant Scott Layden hired by San Antonio http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601060/Report-Jazz-assistant-Scott-Layden-hired-by-San-Antonio.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601060/Report-Jazz-assistant-Scott-Layden-hired-by-San-Antonio.html Utah Jazz assistant coach Scott Layden is headed to San Antonio to take a gig as the Spurs' assistant general manager Sat, 01 Sep 2012 17:44:45 MDT Utah Jazz: Scott Layden to interview for Spurs' assistant GM position http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599682/Utah-Jazz-Scott-Layden-to-interview-for-Spurs-assistant-GM-position.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599682/Utah-Jazz-Scott-Layden-to-interview-for-Spurs-assistant-GM-position.html The Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs could pull off an unconventional swap of sorts. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:37:25 MDT Utah Jazz: Dennis Lindsey, Kevin O'Connor to team in expanded Jazz brain trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595313/Utah-Jazz-Dennis-Lindsey-Kevin-OConnor-to-team-in-expanded-Jazz-brain-trust.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595313/Utah-Jazz-Dennis-Lindsey-Kevin-OConnor-to-team-in-expanded-Jazz-brain-trust.html Kevin O'Connor isn't going anywhere, but the Utah Jazz have a new general manager. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 21:59:10 MDT Utah Jazz: Media reports state Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor taking new position with organization http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595117/Utah-Jazz-Media-reports-state-Jazz-general-manager-Kevin-OConnor-taking-new-position-with.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765595117/Utah-Jazz-Media-reports-state-Jazz-general-manager-Kevin-OConnor-taking-new-position-with.html Longtime Utah Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor will relinquish his duties as GM and move to a top executive position... Mon, 06 Aug 2012 21:24:35 MDT Utah Jazz: Inquiring minds want to know — who's going to start for Jazz? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765593001/Utah-Jazz-Inquiring-minds-want-to-know-2-whos-going-to-start-for-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765593001/Utah-Jazz-Inquiring-minds-want-to-know-2-whos-going-to-start-for-Jazz.html Now that we know the Utah Jazz will begin their 2012-13 season on Halloween, an obvious question has been raised. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 21:28:53 MDT Utah Jazz schedule, 2012-13 season begins with a trick-or-treat special http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592509/Utah-Jazz-schedule-2012-13-season-begins-with-a-trick-or-treat-special.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592509/Utah-Jazz-schedule-2012-13-season-begins-with-a-trick-or-treat-special.html Utah Jazz fans will have to get their trick-or-treating done early this fall if they want to see their team's 2012-13 NBA... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:10:58 MDT Randy Foye joins the Utah Jazz: Finally a player 'not named Williams' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592485/Randy-Foye-joins-the-Utah-Jazz-Finally-a-player-not-named-Williams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592485/Randy-Foye-joins-the-Utah-Jazz-Finally-a-player-not-named-Williams.html In a dry delivery, the Jazz's general manager joked, "We finally got somebody not named Williams." True enough. This Jazz... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:38:54 MDT Utah Jazz: New acquisition Randy Foye speaks on why he chose Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592283/Utah-Jazz-New-acquisition-Randy-Foye-speaks-on-why-he-chose-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592283/Utah-Jazz-New-acquisition-Randy-Foye-speaks-on-why-he-chose-Utah.html Randy Foye had options this offseason but ultimately chose the Utah Jazz. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:03:57 MDT ESPN: Utah Jazz to sign G Randy Foye to 1-year contract http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591791/ESPN-Utah-Jazz-to-sign-G-Randy-Foye-to-1-year-contract.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591791/ESPN-Utah-Jazz-to-sign-G-Randy-Foye-to-1-year-contract.html It appears Mo Williams will have one more familiar face around him when he returns to play for the Utah Jazz this season. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:50:30 MDT Jazz GM Kevin O'Connor officially announces Marvin Williams for Devin Harris trade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765589249/Jazz-GM-Kevin-OConnor-officially-announces-Marvin-Williams-for-Devin-Harris-trade.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765589249/Jazz-GM-Kevin-OConnor-officially-announces-Marvin-Williams-for-Devin-Harris-trade.html Although news about both deals broke several days ago, the Utah Jazz made it official on Wednesday. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 23:28:45 MDT Utah Jazz, Raja Bell ready to part ways; guard could play for Heat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588860/Utah-Jazz-Raja-Bell-ready-to-part-ways-guard-could-play-for-Heat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588860/Utah-Jazz-Raja-Bell-ready-to-part-ways-guard-could-play-for-Heat.html It looks like Raja Bell is going to get his wish — he will no longer be a member of the Utah Jazz. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:24:30 MDT 5 questions with Utah Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588519/5-questions-with-Utah-Jazz-general-manager-Kevin-OConnor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588519/5-questions-with-Utah-Jazz-general-manager-Kevin-OConnor.html The Utah Jazz have been unusually active during the 2012 draft and free agency period. They swapped a trade exception to get... Sat, 07 Jul 2012 21:59:25 MDT Utah Jazz fanalysis: Taking inventory of recent moves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558508/Utah-Jazz-fanalysis-Taking-inventory-of-recent-moves.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558508/Utah-Jazz-fanalysis-Taking-inventory-of-recent-moves.html Word has been getting around more this week that Kevin O'Connor has often considered letting Mo Williams leave after his... Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:52:57 MDT Utah Jazz: Burks, Carroll, Kanter will headline squad for Orlando summer league http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587793/Utah-Jazz-Burks-Carroll-Kanter-will-headline-squad-for-Orlando-summer-league.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587793/Utah-Jazz-Burks-Carroll-Kanter-will-headline-squad-for-Orlando-summer-league.html deseret news Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:48:37 MDT Brad Rock: Brad Rock: Utah Jazz add Mo Williams to the smorgasbord http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587762/Brad-Rock-Utah-Jazz-add-Mo-Williams-to-the-smorgasbord.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587762/Brad-Rock-Utah-Jazz-add-Mo-Williams-to-the-smorgasbord.html People love versatility, and the Utah Jazz aren't about to be left out. They too have had to diversify. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:23:02 MDT Utah Jazz: Mo Williams excited about return to Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587717/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-excited-about-return-to-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587717/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-excited-about-return-to-Jazz.html Mo Williams has nine years of professional playing experience, a big family that includes four children and another on the... Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:01:43 MDT AP Source: Hawks agree to deal Joe Johnson to Nets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587597/AP-Source-Hawks-agree-to-deal-Joe-Johnson-to-Nets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587597/AP-Source-Hawks-agree-to-deal-Joe-Johnson-to-Nets.html ks have agreed to deal All-Star guard Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets for five players and a draft pick, and Atlanta will... Mon, 02 Jul 2012 22:12:12 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz to trade Devin Harris to the Hawks for Marvin Williams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587563/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-to-trade-Devin-Harris-to-the-Hawks-for-Marvin-Williams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587563/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-to-trade-Devin-Harris-to-the-Hawks-for-Marvin-Williams.html Devin Harris will be sent to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for small forward Marvin Williams, according to multiple national... Mon, 02 Jul 2012 21:51:20 MDT Losing it: Another reunion could give Jazz the right touch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587207/Another-reunion-could-give-Jazz-the-right-touch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587207/Another-reunion-could-give-Jazz-the-right-touch.html The point guard is a former All-Star who has a good outside shot and playmaking skills, knows what is expected in a Jazz... Sat, 30 Jun 2012 22:36:24 MDT Utah Jazz: Mo Williams returning to where he started http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586955/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-returning-to-where-he-started.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586955/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-returning-to-where-he-started.html The agent for Mo Williams confirmed Friday that his client will be reunited with the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team deal... Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:48:55 MDT Brad Rock: Utah Jazz working to get Mo from L.A. deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586788/Utah-Jazz-working-to-get-Mo-from-LA-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586788/Utah-Jazz-working-to-get-Mo-from-LA-deal.html Let me get this out of the way right up front, before I get eMo-tional: The Jazz need some Mo-mentum at point guard. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:54:59 MDT Utah Jazz: Reported trade has Mo Williams back in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586787/Utah-Jazz-Reported-trade-has-Mo-Williams-back-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586787/Utah-Jazz-Reported-trade-has-Mo-Williams-back-in-Utah.html For a team that only had the No. 47 pick Thursday, the Utah Jazz found themselves front and center in the Draft Day spotlight. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:50:38 MDT Utah Jazz hope Kevin Murphy can keep lucky No. 47 rolling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586756/Utah-Jazz-hope-Kevin-Murphy-can-keep-lucky-No-47-rolling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586756/Utah-Jazz-hope-Kevin-Murphy-can-keep-lucky-No-47-rolling.html Jazz select Kevin Murphy in the NBA Draft. Murphy is from Tennessee Tech. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:47:47 MDT AP source: Odom going from Mavs to LAC, Mo to Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586699/AP-source-Odom-going-from-Mavs-to-LAC-Mo-to-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586699/AP-source-Odom-going-from-Mavs-to-LAC-Mo-to-Jazz.html An agreement is in place that would send Lamar Odom back to Los Angeles for a second chance with the Clippers and reunite Mo... Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:43:57 MDT Utah Jazz: Mo Williams mentioned in possible trade to Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586662/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-mentioned-in-possible-trade-to-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586662/Utah-Jazz-Mo-Williams-mentioned-in-possible-trade-to-Jazz.html They only have the No. 47 pick tonight, but the Utah Jazz find themselves front and center in Draft Day rumors. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:25:50 MDT Utah Jazz, Kevin O'Connor relying on an old standby as guide for NBA draft pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586495/Utah-Jazz-Kevin-OConnor-relying-on-an-old-standby-as-guide-for-NBA-draft-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586495/Utah-Jazz-Kevin-OConnor-relying-on-an-old-standby-as-guide-for-NBA-draft-pick.html When it comes to what the Utah Jazz are looking to pick up with their only selection in the 2012 NBA Draft, general manager... Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:58:29 MDT