Tibor Pleiss could be an X-factor for the Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz rookie Tibor Pleiss drew some attention this week when he threw down an alley-oop dunk over Pau Gasol in this year’s EuroBasket tournament. While the big man certainly still has some improvements to make, he has shown incredible glimpses of his potential in EuroBasket play including a 15 point, 7 rebound game against Serbia. Following the departure of Enes Kanter, the...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz 2015 Offseason Grade

A couple of intriguing international prospects highlighted a fairly quiet offseason for the Jazz. In: Raul Neto – Free Agent, 3-years, $2.8 million Tibor Pleiss – Free Agent, 3-years, $10 million J.J. O’Brien – Free Agent, non guaranteed Out: Jeremy Evans – signed for Dallas Draft: Trey Lyles – 12th overall Olivier Hanlan – 42nd overall Overview: The Utah...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What Raul Neto and Tibor Pleiss mean for the Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz have had a quiet offseason.  A year in which $1.4 billion was handed out to players on the very first day of free agency and DeAndre Jordan was flip flopping back and forth between playing for the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers, it is rather surprising to see that the Jazz really haven’t done too much.  However, just because the Jazz have been under...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Five stashed international NBA picks coming stateside

By Miles Wray Keeping track of an international draft pick—one who is playing in a league elsewhere in the world—is really hard to do as an NBA fan, but absolutely essential to teams looking to find a competitive edge. After the energy of the draft has died down, it’s hard to remember who all the many different names are. And then, boom, suddenly Omer Asik, or Tiago Splitter...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz Sign Tibor Pleiss To Multi-Year Contract

The Utah Jazz have signed center Tibor Pleiss to a multi-year contract. Pleiss (7-3, 262, Germany) most recently played for FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB in Spain, averaging 5.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game last season. He also shot 62.3 percent from the floor (134-of-215) and was 71-of-82 from the free throw line (86.6 percent). The Jazz acquired the rights to...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz sign center Tibor Pleiss

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz have signed German center Tibor Pleiss to a multiyear deal. The Jazz announced the signing Tuesday afternoon. Terms were not disclosed, per team policy. The 25-year-old Pleiss was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in 2010 with the No. 31 pick. The 7-foot-3, 262-pounder was traded to the Atlanta Hawks and Oklahoma City Thunder, but played for FC Barcelona...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tibor Pleiss joins Jazz, leaves FC Barcelona

German center Tibor Pleiss will sign with the Utah Jazz after terminating his contract with FC Barcelona, reports Jose Ignacio Huguet. Tibor Pleiss rompe su contrato con e @FCBbasket para firmar por los Utah Jazz http://t.co/MfX6NrOVzN pic.twitter.com/sqh7XDuFDc  — Jose Ignacio Huguet (@josehuguet) July 9, 2015 Pleiss was drafted by the Nets in the second round of the 2010...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz in talks with German center Pleiss

Slowly and quietly, the Utah Jazz have gotten better. That's why fans shouldn't fret over the lack of splashy action in this July's free agency period.Rest assured, the team is making more subtle shifts behind the scenes. One of which could come in the piece of Tibor Pleiss, a German center who the Jazz have been negotiating with in recent days.Pleiss, a 7'2" 25-year-old who the...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tibor Pleiss To Sign With Barcelona, Likely To Join Thunder In 2015

Tibor Pleiss will sign with Barcelona after attempts to get a deal done with the Oklahoma City Thunder were unsuccessful due to his buyout. Pleiss had played for Laboral Kutxa since 2012 and was the 31st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft when he was with Brose Baskets. The German-born center won't turn 25 until November and the plan is still for Pleiss to come to the NBA for the 15-16 season.
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder Unlikely To Sign Tibor Pleiss In Offseason

Despite an international report that the Oklahoma City Thunder have entered buyout negotiations to bring Tibor Pleiss from his overseas team, the team has not and the 2010 second round pick is not expected to join the organization next season. Pleiss, a 7-foot-1 center, will likely remain overseas for one more season. He was the No. 32 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. The Thunder...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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