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With another NBA season just around the corner, rookies everywhere are looking over their shoulders in anticipation of potential acts of hazing from the veterans. Two young Utah Jazz players were the latest victims of team hazing, and they shared photos of the results on Instagram. Rudy Gobert and Ian Clark were forced to get their fingernails painted in different shades of pink. With glitter on top for good measure. Check it out in the photos below. Filed under: Headlines, NBA, NESN Staff
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Utah Jazz rookies Rudy Gobert and Ian Clark were "welcomed" to the NBA with some friendly hazing by their veteran teammates who made them paint their fingernails pink.
As you can see from the closeup of Gobert's nails below, the polish they used was very sparkly. So pretty.
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Utah Jazz rookies Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert currently have the best looking nails on the team after being forced to undergo some light-hearted rookie hazing on Thursday.
Clark shared this image via Instagram of the duo flashing their freshly manicured hands for all to see, complete with a stoic picture of what appears to be a mountain climber in the background.
In case you haven’t heard the news, Trey Burke broke his right index finger in a game against the Clippers on October 12th. Burke underwent surgery this week and will be in a cast for three weeks, after which he will be re-evaluated. This is devastating news for the Jazz. Burke is the newest addition ...The post What Should The Jazz Do After Trey Burke’s Injury? appeared first...
On Tuesday afternoon, Utah Jazz rookie point guard Trey Burke has successful surgery on his right index finger. His finger was put in a cast/splint and he’ll be re-evaluated in three weeks.
According to Steve Luhm of The Salt Lake Tribune, the Jazz have talked to veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley about returning to the team to fill the void with the loss of Burke.
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Derrick Favors has reached agreement on a four-year, $49 million-plus contract extension with theUtah Jazz,...
Derrick Favors has agreed to a four-year, $49 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz. The deal includes bonus incentives that could push the value for Favors well over $50 million. Favors was acquired by the Jazz in 2011 in a trade involving Deron Williams. In 23.2 minutes per game a season ago, Favors averaged 9.4 points and 7.1 rebounds.
The Utah Jazz rookies fell victim to some classic NBA rookie hazing earlier this week, which is usually pretty light in nature. Basketball hazing can include everything from wearing a children’s backpack to getting punked out over a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. For the Jazz, it involved taking a trip to the nail salon. […]
The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.
Free Agent Signings
-Agreed to a deal with John Lucas III
-Randy Foye Utah (UTH) traded Andre Iguodala and Kevin Murphy to Golden State (GSW); Golden State (GSW) traded 2018 2nd round pick, Andris Biedrins, Richard Jefferson...
Derrick Favors has reached agreement on a four-year $49 million-plus contract extension with the Utah Jazz league sources told Yahoo Sports.
The deal includes bonus incentives that could push the package well over $50 million sources said.
Favors 22 is a centerpiece of the Jazz's future and will take over a starting frontcourt position because of the off-season departures...
After letting both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap leave in free agency, it was clear that the Utah Jazz were putting the weight of the franchise on the backs of their young big men Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter. It became even more clear on Friday when the Jazz and Derrick Favors agreed on a 4 year, $49M contract extension.
This ultimately is a move that the Jazz...
Enes Kanter looked unstoppable to start.
The Utah Jazz center hit jump shots finished on the fast break and backed down defenders on the block as he hit his first eight shots Wednesday night.
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According to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune:
“How Dwight was in Orlando. … They come in, contest the shot, block the shot, get a rebound, start a fast break and...
Some NBA veterans will just refuse to go away.
Even if you think your favorite veteran point guards from NBA Live 2004 would be long gone, here they are ready to play once again. They are just sitting there waiting for an injury to open up a vacant roster spot and latch on for some consistent playing. Or veteran leadership. Or whatever else.
This is the chance Jamaal Tinsley...