Greg Ostertag http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Greg Ostertag en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:20:37 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Brad Rock: Mailman says Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors have star potential http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587396/Brad-Rock-Mailman-says-Enes-Kanter-and-Derrick-Favors-have-star-potential.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587396/Brad-Rock-Mailman-says-Enes-Kanter-and-Derrick-Favors-have-star-potential.html After working with young Jazz big men this summer, Hall of Fame forward says they have enviable potential. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:28:36 MDT Commentary: The worst first-round picks in Utah Jazz franchise history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583188/Commentary-The-worst-first-round-picks-in-Utah-Jazz-franchise-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583188/Commentary-The-worst-first-round-picks-in-Utah-Jazz-franchise-history.html The Orlando Summer League came to an end with more questions than answers regarding new Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke. One... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:19:59 MDT Utah Jazz: Time for a 15-year flashback on the Jazz's last trip to the NBA Finals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631145/Utah-Jazz-Time-for-a-15-year-flashback-on-the-Jazzs-last-trip-to-the-NBA-Finals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631145/Utah-Jazz-Time-for-a-15-year-flashback-on-the-Jazzs-last-trip-to-the-NBA-Finals.html Recent headlines with Utah Jazz legends' names in big font might have fans a bit nostalgic for a Beehive State basketball era... Sat, 01 Jun 2013 21:10:00 MDT Rock on: Sharing Majerus' biggest vice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616948/Rock-on-Sharing-Majerus-biggest-vice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616948/Rock-on-Sharing-Majerus-biggest-vice.html Former Utah coach — and longtime Rock On staple — Rick Majerus passed away, Saturday, leaving the sports world... Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:34:07 MST 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 Brad Rock: Spurs' Tony Parker reminds Utah Jazz of what might have been http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572637/Spurs-Tony-Parker-reminds-Utah-Jazz-of-what-might-have-been.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572637/Spurs-Tony-Parker-reminds-Utah-Jazz-of-what-might-have-been.html The Jazz's biggest worry is a small guy: 6-foot-2 point guard Tony Parker. And he could've belonged to Utah. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:16:51 MDT Brad Rock: Rock On: John Stockton is one of Isiah's big shocks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567658/Rock-On-John-Stockton-is-one-of-Isiahs-big-shocks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567658/Rock-On-John-Stockton-is-one-of-Isiahs-big-shocks.html A San Antonio school district superintendent apologized, then reprimanded students for chanting "USA! USA!" at a basketball... Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:22:19 MDT Brad Rock: Jazz win the battle of the unknown players http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567342/Jazz-win-the-battle-of-the-unknown-players.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567342/Jazz-win-the-battle-of-the-unknown-players.html The Jazz added Developmental League guard Blake Ahearn on Monday and said they hoped to get him to Salt Lake later that night. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:46:58 MDT Jazz edge Spurs subs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567355/Jazz-edge-Spurs-subs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567355/Jazz-edge-Spurs-subs.html The Jazz rallied down the stretch to slip past the Spurs — who were without their "Big Three" of Tim Duncan, Tony... Mon, 09 Apr 2012 23:49:28 MDT Harris leads Jazz past starless Spurs, 91-84 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553754/Harris-leads-Jazz-past-starless-Spurs-91-84.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553754/Harris-leads-Jazz-past-starless-Spurs-91-84.html Devin Harris led a comeback in the fourth quarter as the Jazz overcame an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the... Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:36:06 MDT Brad Rock: What Greg Miller may have said to the Mailman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552900/What-Greg-Miller-may-have-said-to-the-Mailman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552900/What-Greg-Miller-may-have-said-to-the-Mailman.html Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:56:23 MST Brad Rock: Maybe Y. will drop its nickname, too http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218257/Maybe-Y-will-drop-its-nickname-too.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218257/Maybe-Y-will-drop-its-nickname-too.html Ex-Jazz center Greg Ostertag's comeback in the developmental league ended after 10 games. Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:20:41 MST Knee pain ends Ostertag's comeback bid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217481/Knee-pain-ends-Ostertags-comeback-bid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217481/Knee-pain-ends-Ostertags-comeback-bid.html Like his knees, Greg Ostertag's professional basketball comeback is shot. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:40:48 MST Former Jazz player Greg Ostertag: 'Tagged for a comeback http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212467/Former-Jazz-player-Greg-Ostertag-Tagged-for-a-comeback.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212467/Former-Jazz-player-Greg-Ostertag-Tagged-for-a-comeback.html Greg Ostertag admits he was fed up with basketball. That was why in 2006, after his 11th season in the NBA, including 10 in... Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:06:36 MST Brad Rock: Rock On: Big Al, Big 'Tag, and Jerry-rigged http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212084/Rock-On-Big-Al-Big-Tag-and-Jerry-rigged.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212084/Rock-On-Big-Al-Big-Tag-and-Jerry-rigged.html Jazz center Al Jefferson had a record-setting start on the season — and not in a good way. Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:28:47 MST Utah Jazz Extra: It's tough being a rookie in the NBA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211807/Utah-Jazz-Extra-Its-tough-being-a-rookie-in-the-NBA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211807/Utah-Jazz-Extra-Its-tough-being-a-rookie-in-the-NBA.html Depending on who's being interviewed, NBA initiation traditions elicit grins or grimaces. Expect laughs from veterans, sighs... Sun, 01 Jan 2012 21:14:31 MST Utah Jazz team members react to Greg Ostertag's comeback attempt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210909/Utah-Jazz-team-members-react-to-Greg-Ostertags-comeback-attempt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210909/Utah-Jazz-team-members-react-to-Greg-Ostertags-comeback-attempt.html Greg Ostertag's return to professional basketball received mixed reviews from his old team. Thu, 29 Dec 2011 10:55:07 MST Utah Jazz roundup: Ostertag, Laker fun at Corbin & Co. expense, Lob City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396494/Utah-Jazz-roundup-Ostertag-Laker-fun-at-Corbin--Co-expense-Lob-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396494/Utah-Jazz-roundup-Ostertag-Laker-fun-at-Corbin--Co-expense-Lob-City.html Utah Jazz roundup Wed, 28 Dec 2011 19:24:31 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Don't expect any players to learn Turkish http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209763/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Dont-expect-any-players-to-learn-Turkish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209763/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Dont-expect-any-players-to-learn-Turkish.html Al Jefferson has a memo for the Jazz's only remaining Turkish player. Fri, 23 Dec 2011 23:44:07 MST Utah Jazz: Muscle or fat, Jazz mostly heavier http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208843/Utah-Jazz-Muscle-or-fat-Jazz-mostly-heavier.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208843/Utah-Jazz-Muscle-or-fat-Jazz-mostly-heavier.html The Jazz have talked about how hard they hit the weight room this offseason. The team scale noticed. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 22:06:00 MST Brad Rock: Former Utah Jazz's Andrei Kirilenko era ends with thud http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208573/Former-Utah-Jazzs-Andrei-Kirilenko-era-ends-with-thud.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208573/Former-Utah-Jazzs-Andrei-Kirilenko-era-ends-with-thud.html Andrei Kirilenko never got into a great rhythm after that one All-Star season with the Jazz. But a lack of rhythm wasn't his... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:21:13 MST 'Dumbfounded' Shawn Bradley wonders why anyone would steal custom-made bike http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394039/Dumbfounded-Shawn-Bradley-wonders-why-anyone-would-steal-custom-made-bike.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394039/Dumbfounded-Shawn-Bradley-wonders-why-anyone-would-steal-custom-made-bike.html Wed, 09 Nov 2011 22:00:00 MST Utah Jazz: Jody and the Jazz? It's just a fantasy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192464/Utah-Jazz-Jody-and-the-Jazz-Its-just-a-fantasy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192464/Utah-Jazz-Jody-and-the-Jazz-Its-just-a-fantasy.html Imagine Greg Ostertag. Now picture a court full of guys who were much shorter, remarkably slower and worse outside shooters... Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:28:23 MDT NBA labor: Latest lockout not nearly as much fun as Mailman's rants from 1998 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189046/NBA-labor-Latest-lockout-not-nearly-as-much-fun-as-Mailmans-rants-from-1998.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189046/NBA-labor-Latest-lockout-not-nearly-as-much-fun-as-Mailmans-rants-from-1998.html Tired of reading and hearing about this NBA lockout, which has now mired on for 110 days — or about as long as one of... Mon, 17 Oct 2011 23:17:59 MDT Former Ute Andre Miller happy to be making return to Denver http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147845/Former-Ute-Andre-Miller-happy-to-be-making-return-to-Denver.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147845/Former-Ute-Andre-Miller-happy-to-be-making-return-to-Denver.html Andre Miller left Denver with hard feelings. He's back now, and with a renewed sense of optimism. Tue, 28 Jun 2011 19:30:36 MDT Brad Rock: Rock On http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147626/Rock-On.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147626/Rock-On.html Jazz draftee Enes Kanter will be wearing uniform No. 0 this season. Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:41:01 MDT Brad Rock: Enes Kanter could be center the Utah Jazz have awaited http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700146914/Enes-Kanter-could-be-center-the-Utah-Jazz-have-awaited.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700146914/Enes-Kanter-could-be-center-the-Utah-Jazz-have-awaited.html Out of the Old World and into the Valley came a smiling Enes Kanter, Friday, a kid in the place of his dreams. Or at least... Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:23:42 MDT Randy Hollis: NBA Draft may hold key to Jazz's future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145345/NBA-Draft-may-hold-key-to-Jazzs-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145345/NBA-Draft-may-hold-key-to-Jazzs-future.html What should the Jazz do? At the risk of sounding like that lame LeBron James commercial, that's the burning question that... Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:29:01 MDT Brad Rock: Having to choose the lesser of two evils in the NBA Finals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143475/Having-to-choose-the-lesser-of-two-evils-in-the-NBA-Finals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143475/Having-to-choose-the-lesser-of-two-evils-in-the-NBA-Finals.html With the Dallas Mavericks up 3-2 in the NBA Finals, an upset is in the making, and a lot of people couldn't be happier. Sat, 11 Jun 2011 20:39:07 MDT Commentary: Utah Jazz history has been littered with 'shocking' moments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369711/Utah-Jazz-history-has-been-littered-with-shocking-moments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369711/Utah-Jazz-history-has-been-littered-with-shocking-moments.html Jazz fans have been shocked by two recent event, Jerry Sloan leaving and Deron Williams being traded. But the Jazz have been... Mon, 04 Apr 2011 10:53:22 MDT Brad Rock: Jerry Sloan, Phil Johnson's best year wasn't one you'd expect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700111779/Jerry-Sloan-Phil-Johnsons-best-year-wasnt-one-youd-expect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700111779/Jerry-Sloan-Phil-Johnsons-best-year-wasnt-one-youd-expect.html After 23 years, 20 playoff appearances, two NBA Finals and nine division championships, it could be argued that Jerry Sloan... Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:50:09 MST From Larry Miller's book: Sloan gave Jazz stability http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700108899/From-Larry-Millers-book-Sloan-gave-Jazz-stability.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700108899/From-Larry-Millers-book-Sloan-gave-Jazz-stability.html An excerpt from Larry Miller's book, Driven: An Autobiography — Thu, 10 Feb 2011 18:33:17 MST Brad Rock: Not all memories are meant as keepers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700098435/Not-all-memories-are-meant-as-keepers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700098435/Not-all-memories-are-meant-as-keepers.html I see where actress Marilu Henner is one of six people on Earth with a condition called superior autobiographical memory,... Thu, 06 Jan 2011 23:27:38 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Rookies are rockin' some pink http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700076902/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Rookies-are-rockin-some-pink.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700076902/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Rookies-are-rockin-some-pink.html George Karl doesn't hide the fact that he's a big fan of Deron Williams. Thu, 28 Oct 2010 01:18:03 MDT Utah Jazz games of note http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700075885/Utah-Jazz-games-of-note.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700075885/Utah-Jazz-games-of-note.html Oct. 27 at Denver: Jazz tip off 2010-11 season at Pepsi Center, just like last year. They only hope the result isn't a repeat... Sat, 23 Oct 2010 21:18:57 MDT