Enes Kanter http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Enes Kanter en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:43:53 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke getting an 'A' for effort on defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613586/Utah-Jazz-point-guard-Trey-Burke-getting-an-A-for-effort-on-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613586/Utah-Jazz-point-guard-Trey-Burke-getting-an-A-for-effort-on-defense.html Snyder has noticed a clear improvement from Burke, who'll have his hands full Tuesday night when the Jazz face Russell... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz give key starters a break in 98-91 loss to Los Angeles Lakers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613514/Utah-Jazz-give-key-starters-a-break-in-98-91-loss-to-Los-Angeles-Lakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613514/Utah-Jazz-give-key-starters-a-break-in-98-91-loss-to-Los-Angeles-Lakers.html Utah struggled mightily after halftime when starters Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors joined Trey Burke on the sideline for... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz use the long ball in win over Los Angeles Clippers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613074/Utah-Jazz-use-the-long-ball-in-win-over-Los-Angeles-Clippers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613074/Utah-Jazz-use-the-long-ball-in-win-over-Los-Angeles-Clippers.html After shooting just 14 3-pointers in each of their first two preseason games, the Jazz shot 30 Monday night and made 14 in a... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:20:00 MDT Alec Burks to sit, Rodney Hood to make debut in tonight's Jazz-Clippers game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613061/Alec-Burks-to-sit-Rodney-Hood-to-make-debut-in-tonights-Jazz-Clippers-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613061/Alec-Burks-to-sit-Rodney-Hood-to-make-debut-in-tonights-Jazz-Clippers-game.html It’s uncertain how long Burks, the Jazz's starting shooting guard, will be out with a shoulder injury. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:30:00 MDT Derrick Favors is extending his shooting range for Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613030/Derrick-Favors-is-extending-his-shooting-range-for-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613030/Derrick-Favors-is-extending-his-shooting-range-for-Jazz.html Utah center Derrick Favors has worked on extending his shooting range during the offseason, but 3-pointers may be a couple of... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder doesn't think anyone in NBA is working harder than Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612943/Utah-Jazz-coach-Quin-Snyder-doesnt-think-anyone-in-NBA-is-working-harder-than-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612943/Utah-Jazz-coach-Quin-Snyder-doesnt-think-anyone-in-NBA-is-working-harder-than-Jazz.html The Utah Jazz have had a couple of days off already this month, but coach Quin Snyder says no team in the NBA has worked... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:44:57 MDT Big minutes, comeback win give Jazz starters great experience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612902/Big-minutes-comeback-win-give-Jazz-starters-great-experience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612902/Big-minutes-comeback-win-give-Jazz-starters-great-experience.html Utah used late-game situation as a teaching moment while Portland went to its bench. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz win preseason thriller over Portland Trail Blazers, 109-105 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612833/Utah-Jazz-win-preseason-thriller-over-Portland-Trail-Blazers-109-105.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612833/Utah-Jazz-win-preseason-thriller-over-Portland-Trail-Blazers-109-105.html Jazz point guard Trey Burke led Utah to its second straight win over Portland this preseason with a late, clutch 3-pointer... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz notes: Enes Kanter encouraged to shoot deep and from behind the line http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612827/Utah-Jazz-notes-Enes-Kanter-encouraged-to-shoot-deep-and-from-behind-the-line.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612827/Utah-Jazz-notes-Enes-Kanter-encouraged-to-shoot-deep-and-from-behind-the-line.html The Jazz big had only taken three 3-point shots in his career before getting the green light from the perimeter this season. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:50:00 MDT Rookie Rodney Hood cleared to play tonight for Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612774/Rookie-Rodney-Hood-cleared-to-play-tonight-for-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612774/Rookie-Rodney-Hood-cleared-to-play-tonight-for-Utah-Jazz.html Jazz coach Quin Snyder said he'll use the same starting group that helped Utah win in a blowout over Portland on Tuesday night. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:20:38 MDT United Utah Jazz squad hopes to avoid repeating history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612733/United-Utah-Jazz-squad-hopes-to-avoid-repeating-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612733/United-Utah-Jazz-squad-hopes-to-avoid-repeating-history.html Getting that first victory — yes, even if the 92-73 rout of Portland was just an exhibition game — meant a lot to... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz begin Snyder Era with blowout win over Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612664/Utah-Jazz-begin-Snyder-Era-with-blowout-win-over-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612664/Utah-Jazz-begin-Snyder-Era-with-blowout-win-over-Portland.html Offensively, the Jazz used a balanced attack while putting Snyder’s pass-focused system on display against an NBA... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:05:00 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 Trevor Booker adds a Paul Millsap-like toughness to Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612447/Trevor-Booker-adds-a-Paul-Millsap-like-toughness-to-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612447/Trevor-Booker-adds-a-Paul-Millsap-like-toughness-to-Utah-Jazz.html Trevor Booker might go on to accomplish terrific things for the Utah Jazz yet it’s possible the thing that will stick... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 23:22:45 MDT Alec Burks loving the KC Masterpiece moment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612204/Alec-Burks-loving-the-KC-Masterpiece-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612204/Alec-Burks-loving-the-KC-Masterpiece-moment.html Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder likes what he’s seen from his team so far in camp. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:35:47 MDT Bulked-up Gordon Hayward looks to play with an edge this season for Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612202/Bulked-up-Gordon-Hayward-looks-to-play-with-an-edge-this-season-for-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612202/Bulked-up-Gordon-Hayward-looks-to-play-with-an-edge-this-season-for-Utah-Jazz.html Adding to the growing amount of evidence that Hayward continues to mature and transform as a person and player, the Jazz... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:20:00 MDT Video: Jazz players discuss Snyder and his coaching strategies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612161/Video-Jazz-players-discuss-Snyder-and-his-coaching-strategies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612161/Video-Jazz-players-discuss-Snyder-and-his-coaching-strategies.html Another major milestone in the Quin Snyder era took place this week when the Utah Jazz opened practice for the 2014-15 season... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:30:00 MDT Some surprises, lots of defense, on first day of Utah Jazz practice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612120/Some-surprises-lots-of-defense-on-first-day-of-Utah-Jazz-practice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612120/Some-surprises-lots-of-defense-on-first-day-of-Utah-Jazz-practice.html Jazz set sights early on improving their transition defense, which was a glaring weakness in 2013-14. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:10:00 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 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 Utah Jazz officially sign power forward Trevor Booker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607297/Utah-Jazz-officially-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607297/Utah-Jazz-officially-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html Jazz management believes Booker will give the team some needed interior toughness and will work well within new coach Quin... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:35:00 MDT 'Play with a pass' is an emerging theme for the Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607241/Play-with-a-pass-is-an-emerging-theme-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607241/Play-with-a-pass-is-an-emerging-theme-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html The pass-heavy system was introduced in recent weeks for the summer squad and will be fully incorporated when the crew... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz to sign power forward Trevor Booker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656749/Utah-Jazz-to-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656749/Utah-Jazz-to-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html The 26-year-old's contract will be worth $10 million over two years, according to Yahoo Sports. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:55:00 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 Utah Jazz almost on the clock to match Gordon Hayward's contract http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606641/Utah-Jazz-almost-on-the-clock-to-match-Gordon-Haywards-contract.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606641/Utah-Jazz-almost-on-the-clock-to-match-Gordon-Haywards-contract.html Jazz intend to match the Hornets' max offer of $63 million to keep Hayward in Utah, according to sources. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:35:00 MDT Better fit for Hayward: Hornets or Jazz? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606599/Better-fit-for-Hayward-Hornets-or-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606599/Better-fit-for-Hayward-Hornets-or-Jazz.html Would it be better for Gordon Hayward to play more of a supporting role in Charlotte or lead a nucleus of young talent in Utah? Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:40:00 MDT Gordon Hayward agrees to terms with Charlotte, but Jazz set to match http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606572/Gordon-Hayward-agrees-to-terms-with-Charlotte-but-Jazz-set-to-match.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606572/Gordon-Hayward-agrees-to-terms-with-Charlotte-but-Jazz-set-to-match.html The max deal is expected to be worth about $63 million over four seasons Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: NBA free agency is entirely predictable — and all wrong http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606555/NBA-free-agency-is-entirely-predictable-2-and-all-wrong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606555/NBA-free-agency-is-entirely-predictable-2-and-all-wrong.html Bosh and Anthony are overrated (so is Hayward) in free agency, largely because the NBA still places too much value on scoring... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:45:00 MDT Why the Steve Novak trade makes sense for the Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606368/Why-the-Steve-Novak-trade-makes-sense-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606368/Why-the-Steve-Novak-trade-makes-sense-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html A look at why aquiring little-used shooter Steve Novak from the Raptors is a good move for the Jazz in the rebuilding process. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:00 MDT Fourth of July surprise! Steve Novak stunned but excited to play for Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606405/Fourth-of-July-surprise-Steve-Novak-stunned-but-excited-to-play-for-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606405/Fourth-of-July-surprise-Steve-Novak-stunned-but-excited-to-play-for-Utah-Jazz.html Sharpshooter looks forward to playing in Jazz's up-tempo system and provide an outside spark with his seventh NBA team. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz plan to make offer to Gordon Hayward as free agency frenzy begins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606114/Utah-Jazz-plan-to-make-offer-to-Gordon-Hayward-as-free-agency-frenzy-begins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606114/Utah-Jazz-plan-to-make-offer-to-Gordon-Hayward-as-free-agency-frenzy-begins.html The NBA's free agency period officially began Monday night. The Utah Jazz are expected to make restricted free agent Gordon... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz set to match significant offers for Gordon Hayward, per sources http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606030/Utah-Jazz-set-to-match-significant-offers-for-Gordon-Hayward-per-sources.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606030/Utah-Jazz-set-to-match-significant-offers-for-Gordon-Hayward-per-sources.html Utah isn't expected to be very active in free agency, but the Jazz hope to bring back restricted free agent Gordon Hayward... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:35:00 MDT Brad Rock: Jazz get a Kobe ... or a chance at one http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605914/Brad-Rock-Jazz-get-a-Kobe--or-a-chance-at-one.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605914/Brad-Rock-Jazz-get-a-Kobe--or-a-chance-at-one.html Australian guard was expected to be gone, but slipped to No. 5. "International Man of Mystery" won't be a mystery for long. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:36:42 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 Brad Rock: Don't touch that dial! Jazz still in deal mode http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605782/Dont-touch-that-dial-Jazz-still-in-deal-mode.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605782/Dont-touch-that-dial-Jazz-still-in-deal-mode.html General manager Dennis Lindsey has shown he's willing to entertain big offers for big rewards, in hopes of landing the No. 1... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz believe 23rd and 35th picks could yield solid players in deep NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605751/Utah-Jazz-believe-23rd-and-35th-picks-could-yield-solid-players-in-deep-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605751/Utah-Jazz-believe-23rd-and-35th-picks-could-yield-solid-players-in-deep-NBA-draft.html The Utah Jazz believe they can use the 23rd and 35th picks in this week's NBA draft to improve their roster. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:47:18 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Go ahead Jazz, go get your palace http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605699/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Go-ahead-Jazz-go-get-your-palace.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605699/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Go-ahead-Jazz-go-get-your-palace.html If any current market would appear unlikely to yield a powerhouse title-contending NBA franchise, it’s probably Utah.... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:50:00 MDT Jazz center Enes Kanter to have treatment on right knee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605625/Jazz-center-Enes-Kanter-to-have-treatment-on-right-knee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605625/Jazz-center-Enes-Kanter-to-have-treatment-on-right-knee.html Kanter's sore knee will receive an injection of platelet rich plasma to treat quadriceps tendonitis. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:48:44 MDT Brad Rock: Skip the Mormon marketing — just get the guy who can score http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605495/Skip-the-Mormon-marketing-2-just-get-the-guy-who-can-score.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605495/Skip-the-Mormon-marketing-2-just-get-the-guy-who-can-score.html Jabari Parker would be a great pick if the Jazz move up in next week's draft. But his LDS tie-in shouldn't be the reason. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:50:00 MDT Joel Embiid's broken foot may open the door for Jabari Parker as the No. 1 pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655430/Joel-Embiids-broken-foot-may-open-the-door-for-Jabari-Parker-as-the-No-1-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655430/Joel-Embiids-broken-foot-may-open-the-door-for-Jabari-Parker-as-the-No-1-pick.html Embiid was widely considered to be the favorite for the No. 1 overall draft pick held by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:30:00 MDT Mike Sorensen: Utah Jazz need to find a top shooter in upcoming NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604766/Utah-Jazz-need-to-find-a-top-shooter-in-upcoming-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604766/Utah-Jazz-need-to-find-a-top-shooter-in-upcoming-NBA-draft.html After ranking just 24th in the NBA in field goal shooting this year and 25th in 3-point shooting, the Utah Jazz need to find... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 15:55:00 MDT Jazz poised for a turnaround, but it may not come immediately http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601739/Jazz-poised-for-a-turnaround-but-it-may-not-come-immediately.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601739/Jazz-poised-for-a-turnaround-but-it-may-not-come-immediately.html With a high draft pick and money to spend on a free agent, the Utah Jazz should be improved next year, but it may not be a... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Alec Burks, one of Jazz bright spots, looks to the future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601624/Alec-Burks-one-of-Jazz-bright-spots-looks-to-the-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601624/Alec-Burks-one-of-Jazz-bright-spots-looks-to-the-future.html Third-year pro Alec Burks was one of the bright spots for the Utah Jazz this year and feels he can take his game to the next... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Utah Jazz have come full circle — in a very bad way http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601590/Utah-Jazz-have-come-full-circle-2-in-a-very-bad-way.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601590/Utah-Jazz-have-come-full-circle-2-in-a-very-bad-way.html The Jazz have thrown their hopes for the future on a core of young players who haven't shown yet that they can pull it off Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:40:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Grading the Jazz's rebuild so far http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601555/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Grading-the-Jazzs-rebuild-so-far.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601555/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Grading-the-Jazzs-rebuild-so-far.html Now that we know the Jazz are moving on without Tyrone Corbin as head coach, it’s time to look back and see where the... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:21:44 MDT Mike Sorensen: To keep or not to keep Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin, that is the question http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601450/Mike-Sorensen-To-keep-or-not-to-keep-Utah-Jazz-coach-Tyrone-Corbin-that-is-the-question.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601450/Mike-Sorensen-To-keep-or-not-to-keep-Utah-Jazz-coach-Tyrone-Corbin-that-is-the-question.html The Utah Jazz are likely to make a decision on the future of head coach Tyrone Corbin the week, and there are arguments on... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Plan's playing out, but plenty of questions heading into offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601432/Utah-Jazz-Plans-playing-out-but-plenty-of-questions-heading-into-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601432/Utah-Jazz-Plans-playing-out-but-plenty-of-questions-heading-into-offseason.html General manager Dennis Lindsey willingly admits the Utah Jazz, days removed from the conclusion of a 25-57 season, have taken... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: Young core shows improvement in season finale http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601207/Utah-Jazz-Instant-Analysis-Young-core-shows-improvement-in-season-finale.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601207/Utah-Jazz-Instant-Analysis-Young-core-shows-improvement-in-season-finale.html In a season full of struggles and growth, the Utah Jazz finished up the season in dramatic fashion. After holding the lead... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:01:37 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: Corbin, players have one last game before questions must be answered http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601107/Utah-Jazz-Corbin-players-have-one-last-game-before-questions-must-be-answered.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601107/Utah-Jazz-Corbin-players-have-one-last-game-before-questions-must-be-answered.html Before the most intense pondering takes place, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin and his team have two final matters of business to... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:19:46 MDT