Utah Jazz injury update: Derrick Favors out vs. Atlanta

The Utah Jazz will be without starting power forward Derrick Favors, who is dealing with a knee injury, in tonight’s contest against the Atlanta Hawks. With Dante Exum back in action and after Ricky Rubio dodged an apparent right knee...
Via The J-Notes
4 hours ago

Utah Jazz vs. Atlanta Hawks Key Matchup: Joe Ingles vs. Taurean Prince

The Utah Jazz are hunting for their 10th straight win against the Atlanta Hawks led by Jazz-draftee Taurean Prince, who is fresh off an outstanding 38-point performance. Taurean Prince’s NBA career began as Adam Silver announced his...
Via The J-Notes
6 hours ago

Utah Jazz Twitter: Mitchell rang, but Jerebko wasn’t home

Donovan Mitchell and Jonas Jerebko are the latest Utah Jazz players to joust with one another via Twitter. Although the Utah Jazz are set to take on the Atlanta Hawks with the chance to extend their current win streak to 10 games, Monday...
Via The J-Notes
16 hours ago

The Jazz Sneak Out the Victory Over the Kings

All-NBA center Rudy Gobert was the driving force in the fourth quarter for the Utah Jazz. ( Rick Bowmer, AP) The streak lives to see another day. It was the epitome of a take-whatever-you-can-get victory for the Utah Jazz, but they escaped with the 103-97 W over a young, aggressive and gradually improving Sacramento Kings squad. It was not pretty, but Utah probably does not care...
Via Salt City Hoops
1 day ago

Rudy Gobert is Glad the Jazz Didn’t Tank

Sometimes, tanking helps. But in the case of the Utah Jazz, they would decide against it despite losing Gordon Hayward to the Celtics. And big man Rudy Gobert couldn’t be happier with their decision.“Just try to teach players how to make winning plays, not only good basketball plays but winning plays. Teach every single one to help the team win games.“A lot of teams are very good...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Utah Jazz Set to Debut Sensory Room for Young Fans with Autism at Vivint Arena

On March 30, the Utah Jazz, Vivint Gives Back and Vivint Smart Home Arena will make their brand new Sensory Room available to those attending events at the venue. Located on the fifth floor on the southeast corner of the building, the Sensory Room was created for children with autism, Down Syndrome and other sensory-processing disabilities in mind. There are iPads, lights, bubble...
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Northwest Notes: Gobert crucial to Jazz streak, Stockton's 10-day, Nurkic and Brewer make instant impacts

Rudy Gobert missed 26 games due to two knee injuries but he has been a focal point in the Jazz‘s recent nine-game winning streak. Gobert has always been praised for his defense and the Utah center said he deserves to be rewarded for it, Eric Woodyard of Desert News writes.“To me, there’s no question right now,” Gobert said about whether or not he should be Defensive Player of the...
Via Hoops Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RAW: Rudy Gobert visits children at Vivint Arena sensory room

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert meets with children and their families during a tour of Vivint Arena's new sensory room.
Via DeseretNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz GM ‘disappointed’ over lack of protection from refs

Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey was none too pleased about the lack of calls by the referees on Jared Dudley and Marquese Chriss on Thursday.Tempers flared during third quarter of the game between the Jazz and Phoenix Suns. After Utah inbounded the ball following a missed dunk by Chriss, Ricky Rubio was shoved by Dudley. He was then pushed to the floor by Chriss. Here’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Q&A: Dante Answers Twitter Questions Before His First Game Back

Dante Exum—who's been sidelined due to a shoulder injury sustained back in October—joined Utah Jazz social to answer some of our fans' most burning questions from Twitter.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz reportedly sign John Stockton's son to 10-day contract

This is a really cool story to get your weekend started. Clearly in the mix for a Western Conference Playoff spot, the Utah Jazz are turning to a familiar name for a reinforcement.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Jazz are signing G-League guard David Stockton to a 10-day contract.“Stockton, 25, is expected to join the Jazz today, sources said. The Jazz were seeking another...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquese Chriss flattens Ricky Rubio, skirmish erupts

The Suns are continuing to lose games by large margins, and it appears to be taking a toll on the team’s players.Thursday’s game against the Jazz was no different, as the Suns lost the game, 116-88. Not only that, things got chippy in the third quarter, which resulted in a few players getting ejected.The incident in question took place after Ricky Rubio ruffled some feathers by stepping...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury notes: Kawhi Leonard still not practicing with team; Dante Exum returns

The Kawhi Leonard situation in San Antonio continues to be a baffling one. Asked today if Leonard has increased his three-on-three work or been upgraded to five-on-five play, Spurs point guard Tony Parker replied, “I have no idea. He isn’t practicing with us,” per Tom Orsborn of The San Antonio Express-News. Parker also wondered aloud if Leonard might be nearing a point of no return...
Via Hoops Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Beilein’s son drawing coaching interest from multiple schools

Patrick Beilein, the son of Michigan head coach John Beilein, is a hot commodity in the coaching world.Patrick coaches Le Moyne College and has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Coach of the Year in consecutive years. According to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish, multiple programs have approached Beilein about moving from Division II to Division I. Beilein, 34, had a memorable playing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves add Derrick Rose

As soon as the Utah Jazz released Derrick Rose, the Minnesota Timberwolves emerged as the most likely suitor. Though it took longer than expected, the point guard is headed for a reunion.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Wolves are signing Rose for the remainder of the season.Utah waived Rose immediately after acquiring him in the blockbuster trade that sent Rodney Hood...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Donovan Mitchell's Whirlwind All-Star Weekend

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell flew into LA during All-Star weekend and took the event by storm. He threw lobs in the Rising Stars game, yucked it up behind the scenes with his fellow rooks and took home the trophy in the Slam Dunk contest.
Via YouTube
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler breaks longtime Twitter silence to rip Jazz

The Timberwolves’ most recent game against the Jazz was chippy throughout the contest — so much so that Jimmy Butler felt compelled to weigh in about it on social media.Butler — who last posted a tweet back in 2016, didn’t play in the game — as he’s been recovering from a meniscus injury. He did, however, support his teammates on Twitter, and also took a shot at the Jazz in the process...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Rose has received very little interest

Derrick Rose has received very little interest from teams as a free agent, according to a report.Rose was traded to the Utah Jazz as part of a 3-way deal on the day of the NBA trade deadline. He was then released by Utah and is now a free agent. Three weeks later, he remains unsigned.According to Bleacher Report’s Ken Berger, Rose is receiving very little interest from NBA teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Rose only received 10-day offers

Is your favorite basketball team interested in Derrick Rose? Well then they’re in luck! Because the former league MVP is reportedly only receiving 10-day contract offers at the moment. The report goes on to state:“With Thursday’s deadline for free agents to be playoff eligible, the phone has yet to ring with anything approaching a significant offer, multiple league sources told Bleacher...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Karl Malone pranks Anthony Davis in the best possible way

New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis was all but 11 years old when Karl Malone made his final NBA appearance with the Los Angeles Lakers back in 2004. Heck, Davis was about eight years from being born when The Mailman made his NBA debut.Despite this, we’re pretty darn sure Davis knows who Malone is and how he looks. Though, that most definitely was not the case in this one...
Via SNIPdaily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan Mitchell's limiting nostalgia

First, that’s not Vince Carter’s jersey. When he won the dunk contest eighteen years ago and heat-blasted Michael Keaton’s face into a dazed gawp, he wasn’t sporting the quintessentially mid-nineties Raptors getup with chunky pinstripes and a cartoon dinosaur. Vince wore an unremarkable purple and black number with TORONTO on the front in a then-aggressively modern font. The Jurassic...
Via RealGM - NBA
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan Mitchell leapt over Kevin Hart to win Dunk Contest

Donovan Mitchell won the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, as he mixed it up throughout the event and threw down a number of creative slams.Fans were brought to the edge of their seats when Mitchell brought out his sister, Jordan, as well as Kevin Hart and his son. Mitchell lined them all up, and then prepared to start his dunk from the baseline.The Jazz star then had a guy throw the ball...
Via The Sports Daily
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss

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