Found February 06, 2013 on
The word on the street has been that the Utah Jazz definitely will trade either Al Jefferson or Paul Millsap before the trade deadline.
Both players are in the final year of their deals, and neither may return at the end of the season. Pro Basketball Talk via Chris Sheridan is reporting that San Antonio Spurs, hell-bent on making a championship run, are the frontrunners to land Jefferson.
The San Antonio Spurs are the front-runners to land Al Jefferson in a trade with the Utah Jazz – and they are frontrunners like Secretariat was in the 1973 Belmont Stakes….
“Those teams are practically incestuous, they are on such good terms internally,” one NBA source told me Wednesday.
With young bigs like Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors on the roster the Jazz can afford the move.
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Al Jefferson will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason and the Jazz are unlikely to re-sign them.
The Utah Jazz's trade situation with Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap remains fluid.
A few months ago, ESPN's Chad Ford speculated that the Jazz were more likely to trade Jefferson than Millsap. Then ESPN's Marc Stein reported that Millsap could be the one to go.
And now comes today's report from Chris Sheridan: "The San Antonio Spurs are the front-runners...
In case you missed it yesterday, Chris Sheridan did something that usually isn't done in the middle of the season. He reported a rumor about the San Antonio Spurs. That trade involved the Utah Jazz and center Al Jefferson. Sheridan didn't have anything concrete, but he did say any trade would likely involve both Stephen Jackson and Tiago Splitter. Here's a couple...
With the trade deadline just 2 weeks away, the Utah Jazz are expected to trade one of their two big men, and soon-to-be unrestricted free agents, Al Jefferson (17.1 ppg, 9.5 rpg) and Paul Millsap (14.9 ppg, 7.4 rpg). If they don’t make a move before the deadline, they’ll risk losing both for nothing come free agency. Well – there shouldn’t be a lack of interest in the two...
Utah shooting guard Gordon Hayward will again be inactive tonight when the Jazz host the Milwaukee Bucks at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. The 6-foot-8, 210 pound Hayward, who the Jazz (27-22) took out of Butler University with … Continue reading →
Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson each scored 19 points, Enes Kanter had 17 and a career-high five blocks, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 100-86 on Wednesday night.
Kanter went 5 of 5 with five rebounds and a block during the second quarter when the Jazz took control after trailing by 12 in the first.
Utah dominated inside as the Bucks were without the NBA's leading...
The Utah Jazz have been getting some good results with a shortened bench.
They haven't had a bad result when the Milwaukee Bucks have visited Salt Lake City since 2001.
Utah goes for a 10th win in 11 home games and its 11th consecutive victory with the Bucks in town on Wednesday night.
Mo Williams (thumb) hasn't played since Dec. 22 and isn't expected back for two weeks...
The Chicago Bulls' six-game road trip hasn't gone as well as they'd hoped, and ending it on a positive note won't come easy against a Utah Jazz team playing extremely well at home.
Utah seeks an 11th victory in its last 12 tries at EnergySolutions Arena while trying to send Chicago to a season worst-tying third straight defeat Friday night.
The Jazz (28-22) haven...
We all know DeMarcus Cousins has a short fuse. Last night in Salt Lake City against the Utah Jazz, watch as once again DeMarcus gets into a verbal spat with a ref and ultimately is ejected.