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Projected Starting 5 for the Utah Jazz and Off-Season Moves to this Point

The off-season has been a roller coaster ride for the Utah Jazz, to say the least. After the disappointment of last season and the departure of coach Tyrone Corbin, it seemed like forever with nothing happening. Then came the fast ride; It started with the hiring of coach Quinn Snyder. It was immediately followed by what could only be called an excellent draft for the Jazz as two...
Via TopSportsReport
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Karl Malone’s Top Ten best slam dunks of his Utah Jazz career

In case you didn’t know already, Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone is celebrating his 51st birthday today and we figured this would be a great time to post a top ten best plays video. The fine folks over at Trash Talk Productions produced this tribute to “The Mailman” which featured some of his greatest dunk in a Jazz uniform. So grab some popcorn and enjoy some vintage Mailman...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz help out Cavs in pursuit of Kevin Love

The Utah Jazz have traded G John Lucas III, F Malcolm Thomas, and F/C Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for G Carrick Felix, 2015 2nd round pick, and $1M. This trade is most beneficial to the Cavs because this gives Cleveland 3 non guaranteed contracts, which helps in their pursuit of All Star forward Kevin Love. NBA insider for Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski, (Woj), has said ...
Via KC Sports Ninja
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs & Jazz Trade

Photo Credit: Getty Images   The Cavs and Jazz have made completed a 4 player trade. Utah receive: Carrick Felix (33rd overall pick 2013), future 2nd round draft pick and $1 million in cash. Cleveland receive: John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy Why did the Cavs pull the trigger on this trade? All three contracts they received are non guaranteed deals. In Murphy, Lucas...
Via Pass The Pill
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Cavaliers trade Carrick Felix, other assets to Utah for non-guaranteed contracts

Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting Monday night that the Cavaliers have agreed to trade Carrick Felix, plus other assets to the Utah Jazz for three players with non-guaranteed contracts. Utah's trading John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, future 2nd and $1M, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 22,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Acquire Three Non-Guaranteed Contracts From Jazz

The Utah Jazz will trade John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Carrick Felix, a future second round pick and $1 million in cash. The Cavaliers have been searching for non-guaranteed contracts in order to flip them to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal involving Kevin Love. The Wolves are seeking cap relief along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart; Trey Burke Invited to Join USA Select Team

Celtics and Jazz point guards Marcus Smart and Trey Burke are among those that received invites to the USA Select team. Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014 The team is a compilation of some of the NBA’s biggest rising stars. They...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: free agents worth pursuing

Summer League The Utah Jazz have acquired plenty of young talent. Now it’s time to go after some veteran experience. There is still time in the free agent race to pick up a good player or two, salary cap willing. Not only is the ability there, but also the opportunity. There are some quality players still left on the wire. Among them: Eric Bledsoe, Ray Allen, Shawn Marion, Jameer...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Fan’s Sunburnt Dante Exum Jersey Looks Painful

This (presumed) Utah Jazz fan decided to let the good times roll despite the fact that his body is one step closer to skin cancer. Since Rodney Hood jerseys weren’t available yet, he went with the draw-on Dante Exum piece. A solid choice if I do say so myself. Hey I wanted @rodneymhood jersey they weren’t out […]
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

At first look, Dante Exum and Nerlens Noel have dazzled audiences

The unknown quantity in sports, especially when it comes to young basketball players, can be a very exciting thing. The idea of potential can often trump a tangible alternative. The situation with the Cleveland Cavaliers and their decision of whether or not to include Andrew Wiggins in a trade package to acquire Kevin Love is a great example of the struggle between the two ideologies...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz, Heat Interested In Toure' Murry

The Utah Jazz have expressed interest in signing Toure' Murry, according to a source. Murry is reportedly also waiting to see whether a deal will form with the Miami Heat. Murry played for the New York Knicks last season.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rush signs 2 year deal with Warriors

Brandon Rush is returning to the Warriors. Rush signed a two-year, $2.5 million deal with the Golden State Warriors that includes a player-option for the 2015-16 season. Rush was traded from the Warriors to the Utah Jazz last year, playing in just 36 games and averaging 2.1 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. Rush only played in 2 games in the 2012-13 season after getting injured....
Via Rock Chalk Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Jazz Match Offer Sheet on Hayward and He is Worth It.

The Utah Jazz matched the offer sheet on restricted free agent Gordon Hayward this past weekend. In doing so they agree to a 4 year $63M. Hayward was the 9th overall draft pick by the Jazz in 2010. Since then he has proven himself as a well rounded all around player. Before the ’13-’14 season the […] The post The Jazz Match Offer Sheet on Hayward and He is Worth It. appeared...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rush Agrees To Deal With Warriors

Brandon Rush has agreed upon a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors. Rush will hold a player option for the second season of the deal. Rush was previously with the Warriors before his trade last offseason to the Utah Jazz. RealGM's Shams Charania reports that Rush's deal is worth $2.5 million over two seasons.
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A tale of two games for the Utah Jazz

NBA summer league is now in full swing in Las Vegas. So far the top picks in this draft have all looked impressive. Most notable would be Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker. For the Utah Jazz who played their second game last night against Jabari Parker, it’s been a tale of two games. Game one aginst Philadelphia the jazz looked disorganized. Trey Burke took a lot of shots, held...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Summer League: Utah Jazz

The Jazz (2-1) have had periods of dominance through three games at Las Vegas Summer League. The Jazz are one of the stronger summer league teams with a roster full of high draft picks who will see starter or rotation minutes this season. Aside from a close loss to the 76ers, the Jazz have been dominant, thanks in large part to the following players: Dante Exum Stats vs. Philadelphia...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker Contract Grade

Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 10 million This is a really nice signing. Trevor Booker fits in their young locker room, is a very hard worker and is an solid 3rd big man for them. With a frontcourt of Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter, Trevor booker and Rudy Gobert, they have 4 young and very talented big...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz News: Utah signs Trevor Booker

The Utah Jazz have agreed to terms with forward Trevor Booker on a two-year deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The former Clemson Tiger has spent his entire four seasons in the NBA with the Washington Wizards.Trevor Booker's deal with Utah will be two years, $10 million, league source tells Yahoo.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 15, 2014Booker, a...
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Utah Jazz Sign Trevor Booker

The Utah Jazz have signed Trevor Booker to a two-year, $10 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. The Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves and many other teams were interested in the forward. Booker, 26, averaged 6.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in 21.6 minutes per game last season. He shot an impressive... The post Utah Jazz Sign Trevor Booker appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Puts Rudy Gobert On A Poster (Video)

Watch Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo put Utah’s Rudy Gobert on a poster during Milwaukee’s summer league game against the Jazz Monday night. The post Giannis Antetokounmpo Puts Rudy Gobert On A Poster (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah’s Exum debut at Vegas Summer League was quite awesome

Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum made his pro debut at the Vegas Summer League and needless to say, Jazz fans have something to look forward to next season from the rook. From his ability to run the floor, great quickness, impressive hops, solid basketball IQ, and much more, Dante looks good and will only get better once the real season starts. Don’t let his final stat line fool you...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah’s Exum debut at Vegas Summer League was quite awesome

Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum made his pro debut at the Vegas Summer League and needless to say, Jazz fans have something to look forward to next season from the rook. From his ability to run the floor, great quickness, impressive hops, solid basketball IQ, and much more, Dante looks good and will only get better once the real season starts. Don’t let his final stat line fool you...
Via Crossover Chronicles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent Brandon Rush will work out for teams in Vegas this week

After a disappointing and frustrating season in Utah, Brandon Rush knew he'd have to prove himself again. He'll get a chance to do that Tuesday, when he free agent guard will work out for multiple teams on Tuesday in Las Vegas, his agent says. Rush was coming off a devastating knee injury when he was traded to the Jazz from Golden State last summer. Rush made his season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Richard Jefferson Signing Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Richard Jefferson Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… The only reason that Richard Jefferson was a member of the Utah Jazz this season was his status as a player with an expiring contract. Thus, it was no surprise that the Jazz made no effort to retain Jefferson in the offseason. After playing for 13 years in the NBA and being a far lesser...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets News: Marvin Williams, Brian Roberts agree to deals

After the Utah Jazz decided to match the four-year, $63 million dollar contract the Hornets offered Gordon Hayward, Charlotte decided to go in another direction. On Saturday, Charlotte agreed to terms with Marvin Williams on a two-year, $14 million deal, and today they reached an agreement with guard Brian Roberts, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.Photo by Keith...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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