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NBA Power Rankings: Edition 5

NBA POWER Rankings 30. New York Knicks (Previous Rank: 29) New York KnicksCredit: © NBA Two week record: 0-7 Overall record: 5-32 They finally made a trade to address their ridiculous salary situation. That’s about a decade too late.   29. Minnesota Timberwolves (Previous Rank: 27) Minnesota TimberwolvesCredit: © NBA Two week record: 0-6 Overall record: 5-28 They...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What’d We Learn From Games 31-35

The Utah Jazz are 12-23. You know what they were last year at this point? 11-24. We are overall seeing improvements, but injuries are going to make it tough, and the schedule’s about to get tougher. We’re about 44% through this season. What have we learned? W-L Last Five: 2-3 W-L Overall: 12-23 OffRtg: 13th DefRtg: 27th NetRtg: 23th The Injury Bug We’ve lost Alec Burks for...
Via TornBySports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Waive Guard/Forward Patrick Christopher

After being called up from the D-League on December Tenth, Guard/Forward Patrick Christopher appeared in four games for the Utah Jazz.  They had hope that he could fill part of the void left by Alec Burks’s season-ending injury.  Today, they have decided to cut Christopher, leaving the Jazz with a roster of 14 players.
Via TopSportsReport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 11

This week’s games: Monday, January 5 – Indiana Pacers. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT. Wednesday, January 7 – Chicago Bulls.  United Center.  6:00 PM MT. Friday, January 9 – Oklahoma City Thunder. Chesapeake Energy Arena.  6:00 PM MT. Saturday, January 10 – Houston Rockets. Toyota Center. 6:00 PM MT. Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Indiana Pacers Welcome to Week...
Via TornBySports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jedi Mindtricks – The Almighty Dollar

Jedi Mindtricks … Opinions from a certain point of view The almighty dollar – to pay or not to pay? Max contracts, in the NBA, are usually reserved for the exceptional or above average, the game changer and best player on the team. The Utah Jazz paid top dollar to keep one, Gordon Hayward in the off season. They followed that up with paying a moderate contract to keep Alec...
Via TornBySports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah's Alec Burks to miss rest of season

Utah Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks is going to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder injury on Wednesday. Burks had missed the previous two games with a shoulder ailment and after getting it checked out by the medical staff, they decided to shut him down for the season and opt for surgery. The possibility of injuring it again was too high and not worth the risk...
Via Crossover Chronicles
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alec Burks to miss the rest of the season

Utah Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks is going to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder injury on Wednesday. Burks had missed the previous two games with a shoulder ailment and after getting it checked out by the medical staff, they decided to shut him down for the season and opt for surgery. The possibility of injuring it again was too high and not worth the risk...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alec Burks Out For The Season After Shoulder Surgery

ESPN reports Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks is out for the season due to shoulder surgery. Burks will have left shoulder surgery on Wednesday morning and miss the remainder of the basketball season. The 23 year old was averaging 13.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. The Jazz sees Burks as a big part of their future as they recently gave him a four-year contract extension...
Via Basketball Bicker
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayward's strong finish helps Jazz rally to beat Timberwolves

  Gordon Hayward scored 11 of his 26 points in the final four minutes to help the Utah Jazz rally to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94 on Tuesday night. Trey Burke set a career-high with 26 points and Derrick Favors had 15 points. Before the game it was announced that starting guard Alec Burks would have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season. Shabazz Muhammad scored...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz rally, top visiting Timberwolves

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 11 of his 26 points in the final four minutes to help the Utah Jazz rally to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94 on Tuesday night. Trey Burke set a career-high with 26 points and Derrick Favors had 15 points. Before the game it was announced that starting guard Alec Burks would have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season....
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz G Burks undergoes shoulder surgery, out for season

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz say guard Alec Burks will miss the rest of the season after surgery on his injured left shoulder. Burks was averaging 13.9 points, a career-high 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season. He has missed the past two games because of the shoulder injury, which has bothered him at times this season. Burks had previously missed two games after...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz guard Alec Burks out for season

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz say guard Alec Burks will miss the rest of the season after surgery on his injured left shoulder. Burks was averaging 13.9 points, a career-high 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season. He has missed the past two games because of the shoulder injury, which has bothered him at times this season. Burks had previously missed two games after...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Alec Burks Out For Season With Shoulder Injury

Utah Jazz talented guard Alec Burks will miss the remainder of the season, after opting to have shoulder surgery. Burks has had shoulder issues going all the way back to his time at Colorado, and he aggravated the injury this season and, after missing the Jazz’s last two games with soreness, opted for surgery. Burks is expected to be ready in time for the team’s training camp...
Via Thacover2
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Alec Burks To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery On Shoulder

Alec Burks will undergo season-ending surgery on his left shoulder. Burks signed an extension with the Utah Jazz worth $42 million over four seasons in October. Burks first suffered the injury in early December and initially tried to play through it.
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Alec Burks Out for Season

The Utah Jazz will be without guard Alec Burks for the remainder of the NBa season. Burks will undergo season ending surgery on his left shoulder.
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers-Jazz Preview

It didn't take long for the Philadelphia 76ers to fall back into the loss column, and their upcoming schedule could have them again piling up defeats. The 76ers will try to bounce back from another tough loss by beating the Utah Jazz on the road for the first time in almost 10 years Saturday night. While it owns the worst record in the NBA, Philadelphia (4-24) showed signs of life...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies suddenly on losing streak after falling short vs. Jazz

  The Memphis Grizzlies limped into the Christmas break on a three-game losing streak and tired legs. After losing to Eastern Conference foes Chicago and Cleveland over the weekend, Memphis showed signs of fatigue in not being able to counter Utah's youth, allowing the Jazz to beat the Grizzlies 97-91 on Monday night. "We just didn't have the effort we were supposed to have to win...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Burks, Hayward lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 97-91

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Alec Burks scored 23 points, Gordon Hayward added 21 and the Utah Jazz handed the Memphis Grizzlies their third straight loss with a 97-91 victory Monday night. The Jazz withstood a late push by hitting eight of 10 free throws down the stretch for their third win in the last four. Derrick Favors finished with 15 points, while Enes Kanter added 13 points and nine...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz – Episode 4: Patience

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz On this week’s episode – Patience?! Are we in Jedi training? John and Alan go over the roller coaster Jazz Nation has been riding – losses that shouldn’t be, fourth quarter slip-ups, and impressive wins. Gordon Hayward is playing at an All-Star level, and we continue to wonder about Alec Burks. Join us, share us, and be a part of future podcasts...
Via TornBySports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade scores 42 points, rest of Heat only 45 in loss to Jazz

  Gordon Hayward scored 29 points, Enes Kanter added 18 and the Utah Jazz overcame 42 points from Dwyane Wade to beat the Miami Heat 105-87 on Wednesday night. Alec Burks scored 12, Derrick Favors added 11 and Dante Exum had 10 for Utah, which won for just the second time in its last 14 games. Those two wins have come against last year's NBA finalists, San Antonio and now the Heat...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz add to Heat woes, top Miami 105-87

MIAMI (AP) Gordon Hayward scored 29 points, Enes Kanter added 18 and the Utah Jazz overcame 42 points from Dwyane Wade to beat the Miami Heat 105-87 on Wednesday night. Alec Burks scored 12, Derrick Favors added 11 and Dante Exum had 10 for Utah, which won for just the second time in its last 14 games. Those two wins have come against last year's NBA finalists, San Antonio and now...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Have We Learned from Games 21-25

The Utah Jazz are 6-19. You know what they were last year at this point? 6-19. One year ago, the Jazz beat the Nuggets to get up to that record. Gordon Hayward had 30 points and 13 rebounds in that game. Trey Burke had 10 points, 10 assists and only 1 turnover. The other double-double belonged to Jeremy Evans with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Enes Kanter went 0-5 in 11 minutes of play...
Via TornBySports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz – Episode 3: Jazz, Vines and Teasers Oh My!

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz On this week’s of Jedi & Jerms on the Jazz – Eight game losing streak?! It’s mass hysteria. We talk about the current state of the Utah Jazz, look ahead at the schedule, discuss Alec Burks and Jody vines! We also talk about Star Wars Episode VII teaser trailer and John’s movie of the week! Join us, share us, and be a part of future podcasts...
Via TornBySports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What’d We Learn from Games 16-20

Oh, my dear, lovely Utah Jazz team, what is happening? What’s going on with you? Can we talk? This is a safe place. Just share with us what’s going on. We’re now twenty games into the season, almost a quarter through. What have we learned? W-L Last Five: 0-5 W-L Overall: 5-15 OffRtg: 17th DefRtg: 28th NetRtg: 25th Last year, the Jazz finished with 100.6 OffRtg and a 109.1 DefRtg...
Via TornBySports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Burks Won't Need Shoulder Surgery

Alec Burks will not need surgery on his injured left shoulder after meeting with specialists. Burks has been dealing with an inflamed left shoulder since the preseason, but the consensus of four specialists is that an aggressive rehabilitation program can restore the strength in his shoulder for him to return to the lineup in December. The Utah Jazz have termed Burks as "out indefinitely...
Via RealGM
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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