Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Utah Jazz en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:41:29 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss The Clean Cut: Ellen DeGeneres gives money to Utah family of 5-year-old basketball star http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613290/The-Clean-Cut-Ellen-DeGeneres-gives-money-to-Utah-family-of-5-year-old-basketball-star.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613290/The-Clean-Cut-Ellen-DeGeneres-gives-money-to-Utah-family-of-5-year-old-basketball-star.html Last week, 5-year-old JP Gibson was welcomed as the newest member of the Utah Jazz, and on Thursday, JP and his family made... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:10:00 MDT Rookie Rodney Hood and Utah Jazz have plenty of reasons to smile in his big debut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613075/Rookie-Rodney-Hood-and-Utah-Jazz-have-plenty-of-reasons-to-smile-in-his-big-debut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613075/Rookie-Rodney-Hood-and-Utah-Jazz-have-plenty-of-reasons-to-smile-in-his-big-debut.html Playing in his first game, Hood scored 12 points and hit two 3-pointers in a blowout win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz waive Dee Bost and Kevin Murphy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612868/Utah-Jazz-waive-Dee-Bost-and-Kevin-Murphy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612868/Utah-Jazz-waive-Dee-Bost-and-Kevin-Murphy.html The Utah Jazz waived guards Dee Bost and Kevin Murphy, according to a team press release on Friday. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:36:30 MDT Singers of all ages try out to sing the national anthem at Jazz games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612858/Singers-of-all-ages-try-out-to-sing-the-national-anthem-at-Jazz-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612858/Singers-of-all-ages-try-out-to-sing-the-national-anthem-at-Jazz-games.html Individuals and small groups of up to eight people perform the national anthem during tryouts at EnergySolutions Arena in... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:34:12 MDT Jazz analysis: Snyder era tips off with convincing preseason victory over Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612660/Jazz-analysis-Snyder-era-tips-off-with-convincing-preseason-victory-over-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612660/Jazz-analysis-Snyder-era-tips-off-with-convincing-preseason-victory-over-Portland.html The Utah Jazz started off the Quin Snyder coaching era with a strong 92-73 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 MDT Jazz scrimmage includes fun look at new players, bad dancing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612589/Jazz-scrimmage-includes-fun-look-at-new-players-bad-dancing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612589/Jazz-scrimmage-includes-fun-look-at-new-players-bad-dancing.html A light-hearted controversy happened when new coach Quin Snyder spurned Gordon Hayward's request to participate in the rookie... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 23:25:00 MDT Questions aplenty as Utah Jazz begin training camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612047/Questions-aplenty-as-Utah-Jazz-begin-training-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612047/Questions-aplenty-as-Utah-Jazz-begin-training-camp.html Some verbal answers came Monday when the team participated in its annual media day circus to kick off training camp. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:00:00 MDT Jazz Media Day: Follow along as the new-look Utah Jazz start the 2014-15 season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660438/Jazz-Media-Day-Follow-along-as-the-new-look-Utah-Jazz-start-the-2014-15-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660438/Jazz-Media-Day-Follow-along-as-the-new-look-Utah-Jazz-start-the-2014-15-season.html Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:45:00 MDT Mehmet Okur named 'team ambassador' for Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611964/Mehmet-Okur-named-team-ambassador-for-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611964/Mehmet-Okur-named-team-ambassador-for-Utah-Jazz.html Jazz CEO Greg Miller complimented Okur because, he said in a statement released by the team's PR crew, the center "has always... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:15:00 MDT Quin Snyder hosts Utah Jazz Media Training Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611761/Quin-Snyder-hosts-Utah-Jazz-Media-Training-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611761/Quin-Snyder-hosts-Utah-Jazz-Media-Training-Day.html Sports media representatives from various TV and radio stations arrived at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz video: Jazz give Utah media NBA practice experience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611681/Utah-Jazz-video-Jazz-give-Utah-media-NBA-practice-experience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611681/Utah-Jazz-video-Jazz-give-Utah-media-NBA-practice-experience.html The Utah Jazz coaching staff flipped the script on Wednesday and worked out Utah's media members to give the media an idea... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz sign veteran guard/forward Dahntay Jones http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611524/Utah-Jazz-sign-veteran-guardforward-Dahntay-Jones.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611524/Utah-Jazz-sign-veteran-guardforward-Dahntay-Jones.html Sports agency Priority Sports announced Monday that the Utah Jazz have signed veteran guard/forward Dahntay Jones. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz release upcoming season's broadcasting schedule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611007/Utah-Jazz-release-upcoming-seasons-broadcasting-schedule.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611007/Utah-Jazz-release-upcoming-seasons-broadcasting-schedule.html It's business as usual for the the Utah Jazz as the team announced its broadcasting schedule for the 2014-15 season Monday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Expedition takes Greg Miller over all seven continents http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610566/Utah-Jazz-Expedition-takes-Greg-Miller-over-all-seven-continents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610566/Utah-Jazz-Expedition-takes-Greg-Miller-over-all-seven-continents.html Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller recently completed a 58,196-mile journey that spanned three years and covered all seven continents. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:10:00 MDT 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 Photos: Jazz Bear and Bees' Bumble welcome kids back to school http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609534/Photos-Jazz-Bear-and-Bees-Bumble-welcome-kids-back-to-school.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609534/Photos-Jazz-Bear-and-Bees-Bumble-welcome-kids-back-to-school.html The Utah Jazz Bear and Salt Lake Bees' Bumble welcomed students back to school Monday. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:35:00 MDT Ranking the best draft picks in Utah Jazz history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607468/Ranking-the-best-draft-picks-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607468/Ranking-the-best-draft-picks-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html A look at the best picks the Jazz have made in the NBA draft since they moved to Utah. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:07:57 MDT Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert earns summer league honor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607265/Utah-Jazz-center-Rudy-Gobert-earns-summer-league-honor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607265/Utah-Jazz-center-Rudy-Gobert-earns-summer-league-honor.html The French big man is the only Jazz player to earn All-NBA Summer League recognition after almost averaging a double-double. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz 'ecstatic' for Charlotte-bound Marvin Williams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606829/Utah-Jazz-ecstatic-for-Charlotte-bound-Marvin-Williams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606829/Utah-Jazz-ecstatic-for-Charlotte-bound-Marvin-Williams.html The former Jazz forward agreed to terms with Charlotte — two years for $14 million, per Yahoo Sports. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:35:00 MDT AP Source: Charlotte Hornets agree to deal with former Jazzman Marvin Williams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656601/AP-Source-Charlotte-Hornets-agree-to-deal-with-former-Jazzman-Marvin-Williams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656601/AP-Source-Charlotte-Hornets-agree-to-deal-with-former-Jazzman-Marvin-Williams.html A person familiar with the contract says free-agent forward Marvin Williams has agreed to a $14 million, two-year deal with... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:55:00 MDT Ranking the best free-agent signings in Utah Jazz history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606814/Ranking-the-best-free-agent-signings-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606814/Ranking-the-best-free-agent-signings-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html A look at the best free-agent aquisitions that the Jazz have made from their time in Utah. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz have until Sunday night to match Gordon Hayward offer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606710/Utah-Jazz-have-until-Sunday-night-to-match-Gordon-Hayward-offer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606710/Utah-Jazz-have-until-Sunday-night-to-match-Gordon-Hayward-offer.html Team also officially announces that it has obtained Steve Novak and a 2017 second-round pick from Toronto in a trade. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:15:00 MDT Big turnout of fans buoys Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606708/Big-turnout-of-fans-buoys-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606708/Big-turnout-of-fans-buoys-Jazz.html The eyes of Jazz players, coaches and employees about popped out of their heads when they entered EnergySolutions Arena and... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:55:00 MDT Options the Jazz should consider before matching the deal for Gordon Hayward http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606605/Options-the-Jazz-should-consider-before-matching-the-deal-for-Gordon-Hayward.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606605/Options-the-Jazz-should-consider-before-matching-the-deal-for-Gordon-Hayward.html A look at some of the options the Utah Jazz brass should consider before paying Gordon Hayward a max deal. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz to host open practice to public before summer league http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606346/Utah-Jazz-to-host-open-practice-to-public-before-summer-league.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606346/Utah-Jazz-to-host-open-practice-to-public-before-summer-league.html Free event takes place next Thursday at EnergySolutions Arena and will include a Q&A session with new coach Quin Snyder. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:02:19 MDT Fans of the U.S. soccer team flocked to downtown Salt Lake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606127/Fans-of-the-US-soccer-team-flocked-to-downtown-Salt-Lake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606127/Fans-of-the-US-soccer-team-flocked-to-downtown-Salt-Lake.html Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 MDT Dante Exum, Rodney Hood have special Utah Jazz uniform debut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605998/Dante-Exum-Rodney-Hood-have-special-Utah-Jazz-uniform-debut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605998/Dante-Exum-Rodney-Hood-have-special-Utah-Jazz-uniform-debut.html New Jazz rookies spend Saturday morning helping about 30 Special Olympics athletes improve their basketball skills and have a... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:57:39 MDT Utah Jazz fan experiences a dream come true Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606003/Utah-Jazz-fan-experiences-a-dream-come-true-Saturday-at-EnergySolutions-Arena.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606003/Utah-Jazz-fan-experiences-a-dream-come-true-Saturday-at-EnergySolutions-Arena.html Basketball fan Brian Clayden attended the Utah Jazz Open House at EnergySolutions Arena. He shot hoops on the floor,... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:15:43 MDT Utah Jazz extend qualifying offer to Gordon Hayward http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605823/Utah-Jazz-extend-qualifying-offer-to-Gordon-Hayward.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605823/Utah-Jazz-extend-qualifying-offer-to-Gordon-Hayward.html Utah will have the first right of refusal on any offer that might come the small forward's way next month. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:33:47 MDT Utah Jazz summer-league schedule released http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605102/Utah-Jazz-summer-league-schedule-released.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605102/Utah-Jazz-summer-league-schedule-released.html Jazz will play three games before tournament action begins in Las Vegas during the July 11-21 event. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:50:17 MDT Utah Jazz host 27 free agents in search of diamonds in the rough http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605003/Utah-Jazz-host-27-free-agents-in-search-of-diamonds-in-the-rough.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605003/Utah-Jazz-host-27-free-agents-in-search-of-diamonds-in-the-rough.html The Jazz are looking for diamond-in-the-rough players who could fill their summer league and fall camp rosters, for... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:10:00 MDT The Utah Jazz all-time 'Dream Team' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604860/The-Utah-Jazz-all-time-Dream-Team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604860/The-Utah-Jazz-all-time-Dream-Team.html A look at the 12-man roster if the Jazz could build their best all-time team since arriving in Utah. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:13:26 MDT Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert undergoes appendectomy in Santa Barbara http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604872/Utah-Jazz-center-Rudy-Gobert-undergoes-appendectomy-in-Santa-Barbara.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604872/Utah-Jazz-center-Rudy-Gobert-undergoes-appendectomy-in-Santa-Barbara.html Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert suffered appendicitis on Monday after working out with teammates at the P3 training facility in... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz quiz: How well do you know Quin Snyder? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604717/Utah-Jazz-quiz-How-well-do-you-know-Quin-Snyder.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604717/Utah-Jazz-quiz-How-well-do-you-know-Quin-Snyder.html News broke Friday afternoon that Quin Snyder, previously an assistant with the Atlanta Hawks, will be the next Utah Jazz head... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:00:00 MDT Scotty Robertson to Quin Snyder: A complete list of New Orleans/Utah Jazz head coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652349/Scotty-Robertson-to-Quin-Snyder-A-complete-list-of-New-OrleansUtah-Jazz-head-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652349/Scotty-Robertson-to-Quin-Snyder-A-complete-list-of-New-OrleansUtah-Jazz-head-coaches.html Here's a quick look at the previous seven coaches in Jazz history. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:26:02 MDT Utah Jazz Bear teaches students about being healthy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602727/Utah-Jazz-Bear-teaches-students-about-being-healthy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602727/Utah-Jazz-Bear-teaches-students-about-being-healthy.html Thu, 08 May 2014 16:40:00 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 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 Utah Jazz: Trey Burke named Western Conference rookie of the month http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601382/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-named-Western-Conference-rookie-of-the-month.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601382/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-named-Western-Conference-rookie-of-the-month.html Trey Burke won the rookie of the month award for the third time this season after averaging 15.6 points and topping all NBA... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:42:25 MDT Jazz roster rundown: See the contract status, summer plans for players http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601292/Jazz-roster-rundown-See-the-contract-status-summer-plans-for-players.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601292/Jazz-roster-rundown-See-the-contract-status-summer-plans-for-players.html A glance at contract status and summer plans for the 15 players on the Utah Jazz roster at the end of the 2013-14 season. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:45:00 MDT The ups and downs: Highlights, lowlights of the 2013-14 Utah Jazz season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601227/The-ups-and-downs-Highlights-lowlights-of-the-2013-14-Utah-Jazz-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601227/The-ups-and-downs-Highlights-lowlights-of-the-2013-14-Utah-Jazz-season.html What are some of the high and low moments from a season that Jazz fans and team management are surely anxious to see in the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:44:47 MDT Utah Jazz: Trey Burke scores career high in Jazz's season-ending victory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601187/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-scores-career-high-in-Jazzs-season-ending-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601187/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-scores-career-high-in-Jazzs-season-ending-victory.html Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as Utah (25-57) ended a five-game losing streak with... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:45:00 MDT Ranking the best rookie seasons in Utah Jazz history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601130/Ranking-the-best-rookie-seasons-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601130/Ranking-the-best-rookie-seasons-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html A look at the top rookie campaigns by Jazz players since the organization moved to Utah. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz suffer weird loss (win?) in home finale against the Lakers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601023/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-suffer-weird-loss-win-in-home-finale-against-the-Lakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601023/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-suffer-weird-loss-win-in-home-finale-against-the-Lakers.html On a night the blood moon was on the world’s mind, maybe Jazz fans consider it one small step back for the 2013-14... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Slumping Jazz stumble late in road loss to Denver Nuggets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600910/Utah-Jazz-Slumping-Jazz-stumble-late-in-road-loss-to-Denver-Nuggets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600910/Utah-Jazz-Slumping-Jazz-stumble-late-in-road-loss-to-Denver-Nuggets.html Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz guard Gordon Hayward gets invited to the Philippines http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600889/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-guard-Gordon-Hayward-gets-invited-to-the-Philippines.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600889/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-guard-Gordon-Hayward-gets-invited-to-the-Philippines.html Jazz guard Gordon Hayward happily accepted the invitation to help run a clinic for youth basketball players in the Philippines. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:58:20 MDT Utah Jazz: Foundation Five gives Jazz a fresh start, but Lillard leads Blazers past Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600838/Utah-Jazz-Foundation-Five-gives-Jazz-a-fresh-start-but-Lillard-leads-Blazers-past-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600838/Utah-Jazz-Foundation-Five-gives-Jazz-a-fresh-start-but-Lillard-leads-Blazers-past-Jazz.html While the starting ensemble of Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter added some intrigue to... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz still trying to get better with late-season practice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600741/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-still-trying-to-get-better-with-late-season-practice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600741/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-still-trying-to-get-better-with-late-season-practice.html Six days and four meaningless games remain in this 24-54 campaign, which brings up a question: What are the Jazz focusing on... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:04:56 MDT Brad Rock: Jazz should give Tyrone Corbin another try — in another position http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600602/Jazz-should-give-Tyrone-Corbin-another-try-2-in-another-position.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600602/Jazz-should-give-Tyrone-Corbin-another-try-2-in-another-position.html When selling the future, "same" can be a drawback. But Tyrone Corbin has handled the circumstances with grace. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:25:00 MDT