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Report: Utah Jazz Testing the Market For Derrick Favors

The NBA Trade Deadline is on Thursday and the Utah Jazz are reportedly gauging interest around the league in big man Derrick Favors. It’s decision time for the Utah Jazz. With the league’s deadline for making trades coming on Thursday afternoon, Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey can go one of two ways. He can stay with the […] Report: Utah Jazz Testing the Market For Derrick Favors ...
Via Purple and Blues
2 hours ago

Utah Jazz Trades: Ranking Two Decades of Deadline-Day Deals

With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline looming, I ranked the best and worst deadline deals completed by the Utah Jazz over the course of the last two decades-plus. Historically speaking, if there’s one thing the Utah Jazz brass aren’t, it’s probably a renegade group of hotshot, deadline-day wheeler-dealers. In fact, going back to the Jeff […] Utah Jazz Trades: Ranking Two Decades...
Via Purple and Blues
9 hours ago

Utah Jazz Week Eighteen Outlook, Predictions

The Utah Jazz will look to make their first surge after the All-Star break against two challenging Eastern Conference opponents in Week 18 of NBA action. The All-Star festivities have come and gone and while a few days remain between now and the end of the break (one of those of course being the highly-anticipated trade […] Utah Jazz Week Eighteen Outlook, Predictions - Purple...
Via Purple and Blues
12 hours ago

Utah Jazz midseason grades

All-Star Weekend in the NBA is underway, signaling the halfway mark of the season. And, as such, it’s time for midseason grades for the Utah Jazz. The Jazz have had a solid first half of the season, with a record of 35-22, fifth place in the conference, and a comfortable lead in the Northwest Division. Youngsters Trey Lyles and Dante Exum represented the Jazz well en route to the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Salt City Seven: Honest Quin, Jazz in NOLA and More

Brent Asay via utahjazz.com Since our last Salt City Seven, Utah played six really great quarters and 10 pretty awful ones. They were 1-3, but are still on a 50-win pace at the All-Star break. This week, we’ll get a report on the state of the team at the break, straight from the head coach, and we’ll preview a weekend of Big Easy festivities for four Jazz men who will be at...
Via Salt City Hoops
3 days ago

Gordon Hayward keeps busy schedule at all-star weekend

Gordon Hayward signed autographs and made a few public appearances Thursday. Hayward spoke to the media Friday morning and quickly was wisked away to paint houses and do community service. Yep. All-Star weekend has been a whirlwind for the Utah Jazz small forward. “They take you from place to place pretty quickly,” Hayward said. The first 24 hours has been much of what Hayward...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

Joel Bolomboy to play in D-League All-Star Game

The Jazz’s contingent for All-Star Weekend grew on Thursday. Jazz draft pick and Salt Lake City Stars mainstay Joel Bolomboy has been selected as a replacement player and will participate in the D-League All-Star Game in New Orleans on Saturday. He joins Gordon Hayward (NBA All-Star Game, Skills Challenge) and Dante Exum and Trey Lyles (Rising Stars Challenge) in the Crescent City...
Via Jazz Notes
4 days ago

The Utah Jazz have what it takes to be great

Just a few days away from the All-Star break, the Utah Jazz are looking pretty good. With a record of 34-22 the Jazz have a nice placing in the conference, fifth. But, is that good enough? This Jazz team has similar diversity to the team that took them to the finals two years in a row. So why aren’t we seeing that kind of dominance this time around? Utah has some great talent,...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayward scores 22 as Jazz beat Trail Blazers 111-88

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Gordon Hayward scored 22 points and George Hill added 19 as the Utah Jazz ended a three-game losing streak to the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-88 victory Wednesday night. The Jazz also ended a three-game overall losing streak heading into the All-Star break. Utah used a 20-4 third-quarter run to take a 15-point lead after Hayward warmed up following a...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz, Qualtrics partner on jersey sponsorship for charity

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz will add a corporate sponsorship patch to their jerseys next season and use it to raise money for cancer research. The team has partnered with Qualtrics to put a patch on the upper left-hand corner of the uniform that reads ''5 FOR THE FIGHT .'' The 5 For The Fight charity encourages people to donate $5 to cancer research through its website 5ForTheFight...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz announce which ad will appear on game jerseys

The Utah Jazz will join other NBA teams in adding a sponsored patch to their uniforms, but with a charitable twist. For their first-ever jersey patch, the Jazz are partnering with Qualtrics, a Provo research software company. The patch, however, will not feature the Utah company’s name, but rather the name of a cancer research charity called “5 For the Fight.” “We believe...
Via Jazz Notes
7 days ago

WATCH: Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 2.15.17

The Blazers are in town for a showdown with the Jazz!
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Just how far can the Utah Jazz go?

The Utah Jazz are feeling pretty good right now. They are the winners of three straight, four of their last five, and seven of their last ten games. It was announced recently that the Jazz ownership has been transferred into a Legacy Trust, essentially keeping the Jazz in Utah for generations to come. ESPN released the numbers this week, showing the Jazz have an 89% chance of winning...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trey Lyles - Jr. Jazz Clinic

Trey Lyles hosted a Jr. Jazz clinic for over 1,000 youth, parents and coaches
Via YouTube
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz have been stung by three losses in their last four games. What hurts worse is how these setbacks are unfolding. The Jazz feel like they took a step backward with defensive communication in their latest loss -- a 102-95 setback to Memphis on Saturday. It turned out to be an incredible game for the Grizzlies' top three players on offense. Zach Randolph...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Long Game: Money, politics, sports and power

Between the box scores, the highlights and the official team Twitter accounts joking around on social media, the business side of sports often falls into the background despite sharing a common thread: all sports and politics are local.As fans who want to stay engaged with every part of sports, we want you to be informed about the issues that not only shape your favorite teams, but...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown calls out NBA for snubbing TJ McConnell from Rising Stars Challenge

With T.J. McConnell starting at point guard, all the Philadelphia 76ers do is win, win, win, and head coach Brett Brown thinks that should have merited an inclusion in the Rising Stars Challenge on All-Star Weekend.After the Sixers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday for their 10th victory in 13 games, Brown called out the NBA for snubbing McConnell.“We are 9-2 with him as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miller Family Devotion to Utah and the Jazz

The Miller Family will transfer ownership of the Utah Jazz and Vivint Smart Home Arena to a Legacy Trust. "The Jazz belong to Utah and belong in Utah..." - Gail Miller
Via YouTube
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook laughs at question about having to contain Gobert

Russell Westbrook’s pettiness levels continue to be sky-high.Speaking with reporters at shootaround ahead of Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard laughed off a question suggesting that the team needed to contain Jazz center Rudy Gobert. In fairness, it’s a very legitimate question. Gobert is a frontrunner for Defensive Player of the Year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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