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Check out former Jazz center Greg Ostertag’s new sport

Former Utah Jazz center Greg Ostertag has taken up a new sport nowadays. Ostertag, who once was slapped by Shaquille O’Neal to the floor, has decided to prove that he isn’t a wuss once by joining an adult hockey league. I’m kidding of course – on the wuss part. The 7’2 former NBA center played hockey as a kid and has since joined an adult league in which he plays two times...
Via Pass The Pill
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Jazz preview

The last time the Milwaukee Bucks won in Salt Lake City, former Utah Jazz center Greg Foster was on their roster. Foster is now an assistant for coach Jason Kidd's Bucks, who will be looking to end their 12-game road losing streak against the Jazz on Saturday night. Milwaukee (32-26) has dropped 22 of its last 25 games in Utah and is winless there since a 119-112 overtime victory...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-Jazz Preview

The last time the Milwaukee Bucks won in Salt Lake City, former Utah Jazz center Greg Foster was on their roster. Foster is now an assistant for coach Jason Kidd's Bucks, who will be looking to end their 12-game road losing streak against the Jazz on Saturday night. Milwaukee (32-26) has dropped 22 of its last 25 games in Utah and is winless there since a 119-112 overtime victory...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Favors plays Jazz past Nuggets

  Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Trey Burke came off the bench to score 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the struggling Denver Nuggets 104-82 on Friday night. Gordon Hayward added 15 points and Rudy Gobert had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz. Utah has won five of its last seven. Will Barton had 22 points for the Nuggets. They have lost nine...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Favors has 21 points, 10 rebounds for Jazz

DENVER (AP) Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Trey Burke came off the bench to score 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the struggling Denver Nuggets 104-82 on Friday night. Gordon Hayward added 15 points and Rudy Gobert had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz. Utah has won five of its last seven. Will Barton had 22 points for the Nuggets. They have...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Death of a Rivalry: BYU vs. Utah

The folowing was submitted by our good friend R TODD GRAHAM: It’s November 27, 2010, this is what the whole year had come down to.  BYU was having a down year.  They had just won their sixth game to become bowl eligible.  Beating hated rival Utah would have made the whole year worth it. For three Quarters the Cougars dominated.  Then the Utes scored 17 unanswered points in...
Via TornBySports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-Nuggets Preview

While Denver hasn't been kind to visitors in years past, the Nuggets haven't won at Pepsi Center in over six weeks. The Nuggets try to snap their longest home losing streak in 17 years Friday night against the Utah Jazz. Denver has gone an NBA-worst 2-17 since Jan. 16, including 0-8 at home while allowing an average of 110.9 points. The Nuggets, who haven't won on their own court...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jordan Clarkson Scores Career-High 22 Points Vs. Jazz

As the 2014-15 season begins to wind down, Jordan Clarkson continues to improve. On Wednesday night, the 22-year-old rookie scored a career-high 22 points versus the Utah Jazz. The most impressive part was that Clarkson scored his 22 points on an extremely efficient 10-for-16 shooting. The Missouri product also added 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 34 minutes of play. Oh,...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers rally in fourth quarter to steal road win against Jazz

  Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers erased a double-digit deficit for a 100-97 comeback win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. The Lakers used a 10-0 run late in the fourth quarter to take their first lead at 90-88. The Jazz failed to gets stops down the stretch and couldn't score on the offensive end. Utah jumped out to a 10-point, first...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Enter the Post-Enes Kanter Era

I think I saw somewhere that more players were traded on Thursday than anytime in Trade Deadline history. Wouldn’t surprise me. First I want to focus on the Utah Jazz and what this trade means for them, then look at everyone else. The Jazz traded away former #3 pick Enes Kanter as well as Steve Novak for 2013 2nd round pick PF Grant Jerrett, the rights to 2010 2nd round pick C...
Via TornBySports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Jazz Preview

Rudy Gobert has anchored the Utah Jazz's massive defensive turnaround, while Gordon Hayward and Trey Burke continue to spark the offense. They seek their first three-game winning streak Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, who are trying to end the longest road skid in franchise history. The Jazz (21-34) started 6-19, giving up 102.3 points per game on 48.3 percent shooting...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Officially Sign Kendrick Perkins

OFFICIAL RELEASE: #Cavs sign Kendrick Perkins. View [DETAILS]: http://t.co/T5upCeqJpj #AllForOne pic.twitter.com/GrzZvF1p94 — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) February 24, 2015 The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially added Kendrick Perkins to the roster.
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Kendrick Perkins Brings Championship DNA To Cavs

LeBron James seems to be a fan of Kendrick Perkins. The Cavs are set to announce the signing of Perkins any minute now — with Perkins himself confirming reports with this tweet. I'm on my way! @KingJames @KyrieIrving @RealTristan13 @kevinlove @MikeMiller_13 @TheRealJRSmith @I_Am_Iman! #Cavs James, who has faced Perkins in numerous Playoff wars over the years, says the veteran...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twin Towers Rising in Utah

The Utah Jazz traded Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NBA Trade Deadline, which paved the way for Rudy Gobert to take over the C position, full time.  Gobert's play forced Kanter's camp to demand a trade and Utha's FO was happy to oblige.  Now it's time for Gobert and Derrick Favors to help lead Gordon Hayward's Utah Jazz back to NBA greatness.Favors was sent...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins Will Sign Contract Today, Possibly Be Available Tonight

Kendrick Perkins was bought out by the Utah Jazz yesterday after being traded to them on the NBA Deadline. Perkins, who is expected to sign with Cleveland today, could possibly play against the Detroit Pistons tonight. Kendrick Perkins should sign #Cavs contract today. Still questionable if he is available to play tonight — Jason Lloyd […] The post Kendrick Perkins Will Sign...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs commit 22 turnovers in loss to Jazz

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is trying to keep the Rudy Gobert love-fest under control. The 7-foot-1 Frenchman was already a fan favorite as a shot-swatting reserve, but the attention has increased since the organization traded away Enes Kanter and inserted Gobert into the starting lineup. Gobert sparked another victory over a top team in his second consecutive start and the Jazz...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs commit 22 turnovers in loss to Jazz

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is trying to keep the Rudy Gobert love-fest under control. The 7-foot-1 Frenchman was already a fan favorite as a shot-swatting reserve, but the attention has increased since the organization traded away Enes Kanter and inserted Gobert into the starting lineup. Gobert sparked another victory over a top team in his second consecutive start and the Jazz...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs commit season-worst 22 turnovers in loss to Jazz

  Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is trying to keep the Rudy Gobert love-fest under control. The 7-foot-1 Frenchman was already a fan favorite as a shot-swatting reserve, but the attention has increased since the organization traded away Enes Kanter and inserted Gobert into the starting lineup. Gobert sparked another victory over a top team in his second consecutive start and the Jazz...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

About A Loss: Spurs 81, Jazz 90

“I thought for the whole 48 (minutes), they were aggressive and they were focused.” Those were the words of San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Monday evening, after his team fell to the (21-34) Utah Jazz 90-81, in a game where Utah took a 15-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, and Popovich was […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Burke, defense leads Jazz to 90-81 win over Spurs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Trey Burke scored 23 points and the Utah Jazz beat San Antonio 90-81 on Monday night, extending the Spurs' losing streak to three since returning from the All-Star break. The Jazz used an energetic defensive effort to turn a season-high 22 Spurs turnovers into 17 points. Forward Gordon Hayward scored 18 despite a poor-shooting night, while Derrick Favors added...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz To Sign Jack Cooley To 10-Day Contract

The Utah Jazz will sign Jack Cooley to a 10-day contract. Cooley was most recently with the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Cotton To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

Bryce Cotton will sign with the Utah Jazz on a 10-day contract. Cotton was playing in the D-League for the Austin Toros.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 18

This week’s games: Monday, February 23 – San Antonio Spurs. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT Wednesday, February 25 – Los Angeles Lakers. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT Friday, February 27 – Denver Nuggets. Pepsi Center. 7:00 PM MT. Saturday, February 28 – Milwaukee Bucks. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM. Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Milwaukee Bucks The Utah...
Via TornBySports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins to Join the Cavaliers

Center Kendrick Perkins goes from contender to a lottery-bound team, and now to another contender. It is not as complicated as it sounds. Perkins, formerly of the Oklahoma City Thunder will reportedly sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers after he clears waivers, according to Yahoo Sports. He will back up center Timofy Mozgov. He will surely […]
Via Outside Analysis
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins finalizes buyout with Jazz, will sign with Cleveland

Old friend Kendrick Perkins will be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers after being bought out by the Utah Jazz Saturday. Yahoo Sports: Kendrick Perkins reaches buyout agreement, signing with Cleveland Cavaliers. http://t.co/yt94AAU7hS— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 21, 2015The big man will add frontcourt depth the Cavaliers desperately needed heading into the second half...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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