UTAH JAZZ NEWS

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
6 hours 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...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs advance to Summer League Quarter-Finals with victory over Jazz

Despite the fact that only one or two players at best could actually crack the San Antonio Spurs’ regular season roster, their Summer League squad continued to play like the model of the team, after earning an 86-77 victory over the Utah Jazz Thursday. Behind Austin Daye’s 20 points, the Spurs used a balanced effort, […]
Via Project Spurs
4 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
6 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...
Via Champs Nation
6 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
6 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...
Via TopSportsReport
6 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
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Booker to the Jazz

Forward Trevor Booker has agreed to a 2 year deal with the Utah Jazz. The deal was 2 years $10 million. Booker has spent the last 4 years wearing a Washington Wizards jersey. Though a little undersized, Booker is a very physical and tough frontcourt player. Booker’s career averages: 6.4 points along with 5.1 rebounds. should provide a tough and physical presence that the Jazz were...
Via KC Sports Ninja
7 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
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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
8 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 Bloguin Best
8 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
8 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...
Via HoopStuff
8 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Richard Jefferson

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Richard Jefferson to the vet minimum just moments after acquiring Chandler Parsons. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Jefferson and the Mavs have agreed to a one-year deal. Jefferson averaged 10.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game for the Utah Jazz last season. The 34-year-old veteran has... The post Mavericks Sign Richard Jefferson appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Sign Richard Jefferson

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Mavs have signed Veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal. Free agent Richard Jefferson is finalizing a one-year agreement with Dallas, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 Jefferson averaged 10.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 27 minutes per game for the Utah Jazz last season.
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Williams agrees to deal with Hornets

After the Jazz matched the Hornets offer sheet for free-agent forward Gordon Hayward, the Hornets focus moved to another Jazz player…Marvin Williams. The former UNC star reached an agreement on a fully guaranteed two-year, $14 million contract with the Hornets. Last season Williams was able to average 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds with Jazz, but it seems Hornets fans are less than...
Via Overtime
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hornets Sign Marvin Williams

The Hornets have reportedly signed forward Marvin Williams to a 2-year, $14 million deal. Williams averaged 9.1 PPG and 5.1 RPG last season with the Utah Jazz. This signing occurred after the Jazz matched the Hornets’ max offer sheet for Gordon Hayward. Williams could potentially start at the PF spot and take the spot Josh McRoberts had last season, start at the SF position to...
Via KC Sports Ninja
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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