UTAH JAZZ NEWS

Jazz Rumors: Veterans could be left out of rebuilding

The Utah Jazz are looking to get back to their winning ways. The future looks bright with having five lottery picks on the roster all under the age of 24. Where do veterans fit into this equation? Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams, John Lucas, and Brandon Rush are all wondering this same question. The four veterans on the Jazz do not have guaranteed contracts next season, leaving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz – Celebrating 40

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… The year was 1974.  Earth’s population reached the 4 billion mark. UPC (Universal Product Code) or barcode technology was first used in the retail environment. The famous Rubik’s Cube, invented by Erno Rubik made its debut, and the Heimlich maneuver was first introduced. The year saw such notable births as Tonight Show host Jimmy...
Via TornBySports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz off season improvements

The Utah Jazz ended their lackluster 2013-14 NBA campaign Wednesday, finishing with a thrilling 136-130 double-overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The victory, paired with a Boston Celtics loss, put each team at 25-57, leaving them tied for the fourth worst record in the league. Some fans were disappointed with the win, hoping instead to finish the season on a six game...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics lose out to Jazz in draft tiebreaker

The Jazz came away with the 4th spot in the draft lottery, after the Celtics lost out on the tiebreaker. And yes, the Celtics are underdogs in the draft. Honestly, the draft could workout for the Celtics regardless of the percentages. ESPN BostonThe Celtics and Jazz finished with matching 25-57 records, tied for the fourth-worst mark in the NBA. Ties in the lottery are broken by...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Deny Reported Firing Of Ty Corbin

The Utah Jazz denied a New York Daily News report Friday that Ty Corbin has been fired as head coach. "Not accurate," Jazz president Randy Rigby said. Corbin's agent, Steve Kauffman, also said he has not heard of any decision as of yet. The Jazz went 25-57 this season.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Does 4th Mean in the Lottery?

Today the Utah Jazz won the coin flip!  What does that mean?  We now in the 4th lottery position.  So let’s take a look at what our odds are of winning the lottery. Interestingly enough the 4th pick is the least likely pick, besides the 7th, that the Utah Jazz could land.  The Jazz now have a 33.35% at a top 3 pick.  Those are great odds right?  The 5th pick however, is...
Via TornBySports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jazz To Fire Tyrone Corbin

It looks like the a coaching vacancy is about to open up.  Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Utah Jazz are set to fire head coach Tyrone Corbin. #Utah Jazz ready to pull the plug on Tyrone Corbin and go for a new coach, according to #Jazz exec. — Mitch Lawrence (@Mitch_Lawrence) April 18, 2014 Steve Luhm of The Salt Lake Tribune, reports that it’s...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jazz To Fire Tyrone Corbin

It looks like the a coaching vacancy is about to open up.  Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Utah Jazz are set to fire head coach Tyrone Corbin. #Utah Jazz ready to pull the plug on Tyrone Corbin and go for a new coach, according to #Jazz exec. — Mitch Lawrence (@Mitch_Lawrence) April 18, 2014 Steve Luhm of The Salt Lake Tribune, reports that it’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics lose draft lottery tiebreaker coin flip to Jazz, Nets move up one place

 A short while ago, the virtual coin flip occurred for teams that were tied in the standings in order to determine draft positioning. The Boston Celtics, who were tied with the Utah Jazz for the 4th worst record, unfortunately lost the coin flip, decreasing their chance at a higher draft position.So what does that mean for the Celtics? At the May Draft Lottery, the C's will...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Season in Review

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Jazz’s season can really be summed up in one word. Unfortunately that word is not really appropriate for this site or any others for that matter. It has been the longest, most frustrating season in all of my years as a Jazz fan. The beginning of the season started out with rookie Trey Burke breaking a finger and sitting out several games, 12 I...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’

Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime "soon" after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout day Thursday, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey stopped short of promising...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kanter, Burks eligible for extensions this summer

As always, Enes Kanter was borderline hilarious with the media on Thursday afternoon, cracking jokes, smiling and generally being comfortable in front of a crowd. But locker room clean-out day for the Jazz yielded a more serious side to Utah’s third-year center. He was clearly miffed at not receiving more playing time this season. He stated that the five younger guys on the roster...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’

Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime "soon" after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout day Thursday, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey stopped short of promising...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz beat Timberwolves in double OT to finish season

Ty Corbin promised his team would fight to the end. And on Wednesday night in Minnesota, they finally did. The Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak, capping a difficult season of rebuilding with a victory — a feat that hasn’t come easy or often this year — as they downed the Timberwolves 136-130 in double-overtime. Rookie point guard Trey Burke led the way with a team-high...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz center Enes Kanter out in win over TImberwolves

The Utah Jazz finished the season with a 136-130 win in double overtime over the Minnesota Timberwovles on Wednesday night, snapping a five-game losing streak. The Jazz ended the season with a record of 25-57, last place in the Northwest Division and tied for the fourth worst record in the NBA with the Boston Celtics. The Jazz played their finale without center Enes Kanter...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward only player in Jazz history other than "Pistol" Pete to average 16-5-5. Is he a viable option for Boston this off season?

Tonight Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz became the first player other than "Pistol" Pete Maravich to average at least 16 points, five assists and five rebounds for the organization in a season. Yes, these are rather pedestrian numbers to be considered historic, but anytime you're mentioned in the same breath as "The Pistol" it's noteworthy.Even better...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' season ends on sour note, in double-overtime loss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since moving to Utah 35 years ago with a 136-130 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in the season finale Wednesday night. Gordon Hayward had 23 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, and Derrick Favors added 21 points and...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Rumors: Gordon Hayward hoping to stay in Utah

Though they're only a couple of years removed from a playoff appearance, it's been quite some time since the Utah Jazz were legitimate championship contenders.They do have the makings of a nice, young core already in place, with a high lottery pick likely to join the mix next season. However, Gordon Hayward, one of those core players, is headed for restricted free agency...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Season Grade And Analysis

Utah Jazz: Season Grade And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Record: 24-57- 15th in West Analysis: It was well known that the Jazz weren’t going to be winning much this season, as they were set on developing their young talent and although they were pathetic until Trey Burke was able to play a third into the season, for a rebuilding team, their season...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles

The Lakers visited Energy Solutions Arena Monday night for the Jazz’s last home game of the regular season.  As far as draft pick position goes, it actually would have done the losing team better, but both teams fought hard despite the media talk of tanking for position.  The young Jazz squad looked to give their fans a victory as the regular season comes to a close, but instead...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles with Filthy Crossover

On Monday night, during a meaningless game between the Lakers and Jazz, Jordan Farmar broke Trey Burke’s ankles on a filthy crossover behind half court. Burke is a pretty good on-ball defender, so this probably won’t ever happen to the former Michigan star again. [YouTube] The post Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles with Filthy Crossover appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ 119-104 win over Utah snaps seven-game losing streak

Through the acrobatic shots and colorful celebrations, Nick Young’s high-volume shooting still made the Lakers occasionally cringe. Sometimes it came at the expense of a balanced offense. But in this case, Young’s prolific scoring also may have cost the Lakers a top draft pick. The Lakers’ 119-104 victory Monday over the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena snapped a season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Farmar Laid Trey Burke Out With a Nasty Crossover

The Lakers season may not have had many highlights, but Jordan Farmar provided a very nice one in Utah on Monday night. Check out the nasty behind the back-to crossover which landed Jazz rookie Trey Burke directly on his rear end. [NBA] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jordan Farmar breaks Trey Burke’s ankles, Nick Young reaches 41 points

Lottery implications aside, this was a nice play. In a game between the Western Conference’s bottom dwellers, Nick Young put on a show as he scored a season-high 41 points against the Utah Jazz on Monday night. And Nick’s final three points couldn’t have come on a flashier play. Jordan Farmar, who has known Young since his high school days, broke Trey Burke’s ankles as he...
Via Lakerholicz.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: The NBA Draft Lottery Odds

Right now the Jazz are in fourth place in the NBA Draft order.  Jazz will recall the 2004-2005 season where the Jazz also landed in fourth, and they had a 17.2% chance of sliding to sixth or worse, and they did. Fortunately they were able to con Portland into trading down so they could get Deron Williams. In fourth place, they have a 37.8% shot at moving up, and an additional 9...
Via TornBySports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Signs your MLB fantasy season is already doomed

Redrafting the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft

The greatest moments from non-playoff NBA teams

Five-round NFL mock draft

Gallery: Instagrams of the week

10 jaw-dropping stats from the NBA season

The longest homers of the week

Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

Gallery: The best of Barbie Blank

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

BARKER BEAUTIES
WANT MORE?
FOLLOW YARDBARKER:
Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.