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Utah Jazz: What is the Jazz’s biggest weakness?

Utah Jazz: What is the Jazz’s biggest weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Utah Jazz aren’t going to make the playoffs next season, you fans realize it and it is the same with all NBA fans. However, they have an incredible talented young roster that could become an excellent playoff team in a few seasons. Their biggest weakness is easy, they are just...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Rumors: Utah nearing deal with Toure' Murry

Despite drafting Trey Burke and Dante Exum in consecutive drafts, the Utah Jazz may be looking to add another point guard to their roster.  According to rumor, Toure' Murry, the 24 year old guard out of Wichita State is close to signing with the Jazz.Photo by Verse Photography via Wikimedia CommonsMarc Stein of ESPN reports that despite the New York Knicks' efforts to retain...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz’s Dante Exum Sleeps With A Teddy Bear (Photo)

The bear isn’t as pink as Lotso but it’s close enough in size.  The bear is incredibly adorable but this may be a rookie hazing if you ask me. Take a look at the photo below.   He looks like he’s in the deepest sleep of his life. [NIS] The post Utah Jazz’s Dante Exum Sleeps With A Teddy Bear (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Exum snuggles with giant teddy bear in Instagram photo

As we near the start of the FIBA World Cup, one notable NBA rookie will be playing with the Australian team in Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum. While Exum is only 19 years old, he’ll be a big contributor for the squad and it seems that one of his teammates decided to show an intimate moment on Instagram. Joe Inglis posted this Instagram photo of Exum earlier today as he snuggled up...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Exum Sleeps With A Giant Teddy Bear

19-year-old Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum was caught by fellow rookie Rodney Hood sleeping with a giant stuffed animal. Exum, who was the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft, was taking a rest in Barcelona as he prepares to participate with Australia in the FIBA World Cup.    The post Dante Exum Sleeps With A Giant Teddy Bear appeared first on Diehardsport.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

After finishing at the bottom of the Western Conference, are the Jazz in a strong position going forward? The 2015 offseason was likely a tense one for the Jazz, with Charlotte offering restricted free agent Gordon Hayward a massive three-year, $45 million deal. Utah ultimately matched Charlotte’s offer, deciding it couldn’t let its best player leave for nothing. Have the Jazz...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Signs Free Agent Dee Bost

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Dee Bost. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Bost (6-2, 176, Mississippi State) played for the Idaho Stampede last season, averaging 15.2 points, a team-high 8.4 assists, 6.1 rebounds and team-leading 2.1 steals in 40.5 minutes in 50 games (all starts). He ranked second in the D-League in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dean Cooper Named Head Coach Of D-League's Stampede

The Utah Jazz Jazz have named Dean Cooper as Head Coach of the Idaho Stampede. Cooper spent the past 2 seasons as an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets. “We are pleased to welcome Dean to our organization," Dennis Lindsey said in a statement. "The D-League is a critical component in building teams and it begins with each affiliate’s head coach." The Jazz hired...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz’s Silent Star

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports All the talk in and around this young core of the Utah Jazz seems to focus around but a few players; Trey Burke, Derrick Favors, new Jazz man Dante Exum, and the majority of this off-seasons talk has been on the newly resigned Gordon Hayward. The truth is, the silent guy, who no one is talking about is the key to the this rebuild happening in Utah...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Exum nice no-look assist during Australia-Ukraine friendly

We here at this fine website love pretty assists and over the weekend, Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum provided us with a nice no-look dime during an international friendly. Exum’s Australia team faced off against Ukraine and during play, Exum drove baseline but was blocked off by a Ukraine defender. Watch as Exum tosses the nice no-look assist to teammate Aron Baynes for the easy...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Analysis On All 5 Offseason Additions

Utah Jazz: Analysis On All 5 Offseason Additions By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Jazz had an excellent offseason, one of the best in the NBA, they have resigned their best player, potential All Star Gordon Hayward, they had an elite draft, drafting potentially their next franchise player in Dante Exum and a shooter and scorer in Hood who should become a starter...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert Our Center of the Future?

One thing you should know about me: I’m a francophile.  (No that’s not what you think… don’t go there!)  Simply put a francophile is someone who is shall we say enamored with anything and everything French, the language, the food, the culture, etc.  It’s not limited to France because there are many French speaking countries but for me it is especially true when France...
Via TornBySports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Utah Jazz: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Drafted Dante Exum and Rodney Hood Resigned Gordon Hayward Signed Trevor Booker Traded For Carrick Felix and Steve Novak Strongest: Resigning Gordon Hayward - Is Gordon Hayward valued at 15.75 million per season (4 seasons, 63 million)? No, but he is their best player...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Evans posterizes kid with slam dunk in Instagram video

There are few things that I enjoy more than posterizing slam dunks and recently, Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans decided to lay down the poster on teenager. Evans was hanging out after the Jr. Jazz Camp and played a quick game of two-on-one with a couple of the campers who stayed after. Watch as Jeremy gets past the girl guarding him with a nasty crossover and elevate to throw down...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jazz’ Jeremy Evans Posterizes Random Kid

For future reference, unless you’re a 7-foot tall athletic shot blocker, DO NOT try and block a Jeremy Evans dunk attempt. The Utah Jazz forward and former Slam Dunk Champion was playing around with two innocent kids in the gym, but the game got ugly when Evans baptized the post defender by dunking right on his head. This was an unfair matchup from the start, but Evans showed...
Via Standing O Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq & Waka Flocka Flame -- Sued For Mocking Fan with Physical Disorder

Shaquille O'Neal & Waka Flocka Flame have been sued for mocking the man with a rare genetic disorder whose selfie was publicly ridiculed by former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and two others. Michigan resident Jahmel Binion has sued O’Neal, Utah Jazz player Trey Burke and rapper Waka Flocka, claiming his privacy was invaded when their “offensive communications” about...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward: 'I don’t think I have to live up to anything'

The Utah Jazz matched a maximum offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets to keep Gordon Hayward in town, and usually there is a lot of pressure on a young player after receiving a contract like that. Hayward’s new contract with pay him nearly $63 million over the next four seasons, and is completely guaranteed. Despite all of the pressure that he is facing, Hayward doesn’t believe...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Should Be Their Starting Unit?

Utah Jazz: What Should Be Their Starting Unit? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Utah Jazz had no intention of winning this season, and weren’t shy about their effort to tank. They didn’t publicly state it, of course, but there plan was blatantly obvious to the world. They finished with a 27-55 record, 15th in the Western Conference, and it ended up helping them...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz want wins

Enes Kanter Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune reported that the Utah Jazz want to be “faster, more efficient on offense.” So far so good—one would wager and hope that all NBA teams have a similar goal. Really, the headline is unfitting. It should have read, “Utah Jazz change offensive mindset” or “Utah Jazz aim to improve scoring by 15 percent”. Both of those headlines...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Ways the Utah Jazz Have Improved

That 25-57 season is behind the Utah Jazz. It was a season of frustration, disappointment, tanking-not-tanking, a yeoman season to do what needed to be done to set up the franchise for the future. And so far, one thing they’ve done is get even younger. Lest we forget, Richard Jefferson was 3rd on the team in total minutes played last year. No one over 30 is going to crack the top...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz See Dante Exum Playing In World Cup As Development Opportunity

Dante Exum should get a lot of minutes for Australia in the World Cup of Basketball next month. The Utah Jazz see the tournament as a great opportunity for their first round pick. "We’ve had a lot of players ... that have used the national team to help develop their game as young players," Dennis Lindsey said. "We think this is ideal for Dante, who hasn’t had a...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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
26 days 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
29 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
July 22, 2014  |  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...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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