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Utah Jazz: Answers to 10 Big Questions at Midseason

Answers to 10 big questions facing Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz at midseason as posed by TornBySports’ Alan Zaugg. It’s hard to believe, but the midseason mark has come and gone for the Utah Jazz. Following Monday night’s game against Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns, Coach Quin Snyder and his team […] Utah Jazz: Answers to 10 Big Questions at Midseason...
Via Purple and Blues
52 minutes ago

Hayward honored as Western Conference Player of the Week

Phoenix • Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward could garner the first all-star selection of his career. next month. He was named the Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Hayward averaged 23.7 points a night, supplementing that with 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 in leading the Jazz to a 3-0 record last week,. He shot almost 74 percent from the field in the process. The Jazz...
Via Jazz Notes
2 hours ago

Jazz update: With Rodney Hood out, who starts in his place?

Phoenix • With Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood out of tonight’s game against the Suns, who are the candidates to start in his place as Hood rehabs from a bone contusion in his right knee? Here are the options that Jazz coach Quin Snyder will have. Joe Ingles • He’s the most obvious guy. Ingles has been a revelation this season defensively. He’s actually been in a few...
Via Jazz Notes
2 hours ago

Utah Jazz Week Thirteen Outlook, Predictions

After going undefeated last week, the Utah Jazz have an excellent opportunity to extend their winning streak even further with three winnable contests in Week 13. After a disappointing Week 11 in which the Utah Jazz went just 2-3 during a five-game road trip where they played without George Hill for the first three games […] Utah Jazz Week Thirteen Outlook, Predictions - Purple...
Via Purple and Blues
6 hours ago

Utah Jazz: Grading the First Half of the Season

We’ve just climbed over the halfway point of the NBA season. The Utah Jazz own a 26-16 record while wedged deep in a playoff race. I’ve asked contributors from four local Utah Jazz sites to join a Q&A. John English and Greg Foster of our own TornBySports are joined by Dan Clayton of Salt City Hoops, Ryan Aston of Purple and Blues and James Hansen of SLC Dunk to grade the...
Via TornBySports
7 hours ago

Has the Utah Jazz Bench Lived Up to Expectations?

Expectations were high for the Utah Jazz bench heading into the 2016-17 season, but have they lived up to the hype? Prior to the start of the 2016-17 NBA season, anticipation was sky high for Jazz fans given the moves that the team had made over the summer. After narrowly missing the playoffs by a […] Has the Utah Jazz Bench Lived Up to Expectations? - Purple and Blues - Purple...
Via Purple and Blues
20 hours ago

Rodney Hood has no structural damage after scary knee injury

The Utah Jazz can breathe a major sigh of relief. According to a report by Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday, Jazz swingman Rodney Hood has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee but no other structural damage after undergoing an MRI. Tribune sources: Rodney Hood underwent an MRI this morning and has been diagnosed with a bone bruise. No other structural...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Hood injured, Jazz beat Magic 114-107

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Gordon Hayward scored 23 points to help the Utah Jazz beat the Orlando Magic 114-107 on Saturday night, a victory tempered by the loss of Rodney Hood to what looked like a serious knee injury with 2:54 remaining. On a fast break after Rudy Gobert blocked Nikola Vucevic's shot, Hood was hurt when his right knee buckled as he went up for a layup. Hood screamed...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson goes off on Pistons’ poor defense

It’s fair to say the Detroit Pistons are not where they hoped to be at this point of the season, and the frustration is mounting. After a 110-77 loss to the Utah Jazz Friday night, Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson had harsh words for the team’s defensive effort, warning of serious consequences if things didn’t shape up. “It has to be fixed — or it’s going to be a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons hit a sour note in Utah; Jazz win 110-77

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has had a consistent message for Rodney Hood this season: Keep shooting, keep shooting, keep shooting.Hood did exactly that Friday night and scored a season-high 27 points as the Jazz rolled over the Detroit Pistons, 110-77."He just shoots better when he's decisive," Snyder said. "I think he understands what we want and the message...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Salt City Seven: The Suddenly Indispensable Joe Ingles, and More

Melissa Majchrzak via utahjazz.com It was a packed week for the Jazz, one with plenty of heroes, both of the likely and unlikely variety. This week we’re going to dig deep on someone who has quietly become a very important Jazz man, and then we’ll look at plays, game balls, key quotes, All-Star chances and more. Welcome to the madness. Not that long ago, Joe Ingles was considered...
Via Salt City Hoops
3 days ago

WATCH: Jazz // Cavs // TUESDAY

The Cavs are back in town - Gordon Hayward will be ready - will you?
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: BTS - Utah Jazz Dancer Photo Shoot 16-17

Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah Jazz Dancers - A Day in the life (Morgan)

Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

George Hill unable to eat solid food after taking elbow to mouth

Injury luck certainly has not been on George Hill’s side this season. After missing eight games in November with a sprained thumb and 13 games in December with a toe injury, the Utah Jazz point guard took an elbow to the mouth from Alex Len in Saturday’s victory over the Phoenix Suns that rendered him unable to eat solid food, per Jazz broadcaster David Locke. George Hill...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s behind the Utah Jazz’s recent rough patch?

The Utah Jazz entered this season as the favorite dark horse to come out of the Western Conference by many writers, including myself. Their prowess on the defensive end with the combination of youth and veteran leadership on their roster had many excited to see what the Jazz could do. Unfortunately, injuries have derailed a good portion of the season for the Jazz. According to NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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