Jazz Rumors & News

  • Trevor Booker takes shot at Enes Kanter with postgame comments

    Larry Brown Sports "Enes Kanter being traded from the Jazz to the Thunder was among the flurry of moves leading up to this year’s NBA trade deadline. Prior to the deadline, there was growing speculation Kanter would be moved after indicating he preferred to be traded away from Utah. The 22-year-old eventually got..." March 30

  • Kanter: 'Never liked playing' in Utah

    ESPN.com "Returning to play against his former team on Saturday, Thunder center Enes Kanter claimed to have more to say about his tumultuous tenure with the Utah Jazz, but didn't hold back all that much. "I love it," Kanter said of his change of scenery. "It's a team I've never experienced before and I..." March 29

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Derrick Favors (back spasms) is DOUBTFUL #OKCatUTA

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

  • Chris Johnson To Sign With Jazz For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Chris Johnson has agreed to sign with the Utah Jazz for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM." March 27

  • Wright’s leadership helps Blazers snap skid, beat Jazz

    CSN Northwest "The Utah Jazz had everything under control on Wednesday night. The Jazz had just finished another explosive quarter, took a 10-point lead into the final period, only 12 minutes away from sending Portland to its sixth straight loss. “We knew that we were in control at that point in time,”..." March 26

  • Jazz Sign Jack Cooley to a Multi-Year Deal

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that team has signed forward Jack Cooley to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Cooley signed his most recent 10-day contract with the Jazz on March 16 and has appeared in six Jazz games, averaging 1.7 points in 4.3 minutes per..." March 26

  • Jazz continue trend of playing up — or down — to the level of their competition

    The Deseret News "Throughout the history of sports, countless teams have often been cited for (and are usually guilty of) playing up or down to the level of their competition. And the Utah Jazz are certainly no exception. Going back to the glory days of Hall of Famers John Stockton and Karl Malone, the Jazz..." March 25

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Both Gordon Hayward and Rodney Hood are listed as doubtful for Wednesday game v. Portland

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Jazz announce they have purchased the Idaho Stampede. Team has signed a one-year extension to stay in Boise through 2015-16 at least.

  • Angry Flip Saunders after win: 'We're not tanking games'

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "In all the NBA’s history of tense, overtime games, there probably never has been a winning coach as livid as the Timberwolves’ Flip Saunders seemed after Monday’s 106-104 victory over Utah. He had just seen his team with only seven healthy players win in OT, at altitude, on the second night of..." March 24

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    With Hayward out, Jazz likely to start Exum, Hood, Ingles, Favors and Gobert.

  • Kirilenko: "That's my last season"

    EuroHoops.net "One month after his return to Moscow and CSKA, Andrei Kirilenko plans to retire from professional basketball this summer, as he said. The Russian superstar came back home after three months out of action in the NBA due to family reasons. He signed a short-term contract with CSKA in mid February..." March 23

  • Barbosa, Curry lead Warriors past stingy Jazz

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won their 12th consecutive game this season at Oracle Arena, throttling the persistent Utah Jazz 106-91 on Saturday night. The victory reduced their magic number to two to win the Pacific Division, while their magic number to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs..." March 22

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Byron Scott’s focus on Lakers’ 80-73 loss to Jazz, not NCAA tournament

    L.A. Daily News "The volume level rose amid all the chatter, cheers and laughter. Just like nearly everyone in this country, the Lakers spent their time on Thursday watching the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The significance of those games could provide more implications than just Lakers forward Ed Davis..." March 20

  • Wizards tune out Jazz to reach 40-win mark

    CSN Washington "This performance wasn't as anything to brag about for the Wizards, who had 22 turnovers and a series of botched plays down the stretch of their first game of a four-game trip vs. the Utah Jazz, but they extended their winning streak to five games and extinguished one of the league's hottest teams..." March 19

  • Jazz guard Elijah Millsap concussed, Utah recalls Ian Clark from NBA-DL

    SLC Dunk "Last night the Utah Jazz blew out the Charlotte Hornets, but it came at a cost The Utah Jazz exterminated the Charlotte Hornets 94-66, but at one point the game was 81-37. Quoting Moni on this, "EIGHTY-ONE TO THIRTY-SEVEN." Furthermore, the star blogger adds: But somewhat missed in the..." March 17

  • Utah Jazz unaffected by leadership shift; crush Hornets 94-66

    Salt Lake Tribune "By now, the Utah Jazz have become such a good defensive team they don't need to score a bushel of points in order to win a game. But, just for kicks, imagine this Jazz group with a little offense and a lot of shot-making. If you guessed they could be dominant with a two-way performance,..." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • Jazz Sign Bryce Cotton to a Multi-Year Deal

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that team has signed guard Bryce Cotton to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Cotton signed his first of two 10-day contracts with the Jazz on Feb. 24 and has appeared in three Jazz games, averaging 1.7 points in 4.0 minutes..." March 16

  • Jazz rookie Rodney Hood finds his footing, season back on track

    The Deseret News "When Rodney Hood was sidelined with two different foot injuries earlier this season, he often picked the brain of a Jazz assistant coach. The rookie couldn’t play or practice, but he didn’t want to fall too far behind his teammates during his first year in the NBA. “I was always talking to..." March 14

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Jazz center Rudy Gobert went through shootaround this morning. As such, the saluting Stifle Tower is expected to play tonight vs. Detroit.

  • Utah Jazz dominate Houston Rockets, 109-91

    Salt Lake Tribune "The only thing that was going to stop Rudy Gobert was himself. Specifically, a part of himself. More specifically, his right ankle, which hurt as he sat on the sideline between the third and fourth quarters, working the joint in circles, trying to rid himself of the pain. On second..." March 13

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Rudy Gobert (ankle) is receiving treatment today. Coach Q isn't sure but is hopeful he'll play Saturday.

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Gordon Hayward's status (low back strain) for tonight has been upgraded to PROBABLE. #HOUatUTA

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • Gordon Hayward's back could sideline him against Houston

    Salt Lake Tribune "They survived the Knicks without him. But can the Utah Jazz get by without their leading scorer, Gordon Hayward, against a Western Conference contender like the Houston Rockets? Will they even have to find out? Stay tuned. The toll of a long season finally caught up with Hayward this..." March 12

  • Utah Jazz hold off New York Knicks 87-82

    Salt Lake Tribune "Losing to the Boston Celtics a week ago qualified as a major disappointment. The defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers before a festive home crowd was infuriating for all involved. Now imagine if the Utah Jazz had let the lowly New York Knicks beat them on Tuesday night. That would've..." March 11

  • Utah Jazz score 95-88 road win over Brooklyn Nets

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward wasn't about to watch another one slip away. Forget the wins in Memphis and Philly, the memory of a last-second defeat in Boston earlier in the road trip was still fresh enough in the Utah Jazz leader's mind as the Brooklyn Nets started to make a late push Sunday night at..." March 09

  • Rudy Gobert about Nerlens Noel: 'He was talking too much'

    The Deseret News "By the time Friday’s game ended, Jazz center Rudy Gobert had heard enough from Sixers big Nerlens Noel. More than enough, truth be told. His wallet will be a bit lighter because of it, too. Gobert and Noel each got slapped with a technical foul late in the fourth quarter for a brief,..." March 08

  • Utah Jazz defeat Philadelphia 76ers 89-83, match last season’s win total

    Salt Lake Tribune "For all the behind-the-scenes work, the big-picture talk, the incremental growth, often imperceptible at first, that takes place over the course of an NBA season, sometimes a team's progress can be measured in simple and wonderfully obvious ways. Like, for example, winning. It took multiple..." March 07

  • Jazz Sign Bryce Cotton To 2nd 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz have signed guard Bryce Cotton to a second 10-day contract. Cotton signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Feb. 24 and has appeared in one Jazz game, posting three points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in seven minutes in a win at Denver on Feb. 27." March 07

  • Tyler Zeller beats the buzzer, Boston Celtics defeat Utah Jazz 85-84

    Celtics Blog "It was a defensive struggle, but a clutch shot at the end gave Boston the win. The first quarter was a pretty sluggish affair for both teams. Neither team could break 40% shooting, and the Jazz even went a stretch of five minutes without a point. Jae Crowder was a bright spot though. His eight..." March 05

  • Jerrelle Benimon To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz will sign Jerrelle Benimon to a 10-day contract. Benimon was with the Denver Nuggets in the preseason." March 04

  • Jazz stay on the defensive in Memphis, beat Grizzlies

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Grizzlies pride themselves on toughness and unrelenting defense, on grit 'n' grind. All those hallmarks were on display Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz, prompting Memphis coach Dave Joerger to offer praise for his team after the game. "I thought that was the hardest we've played," he..." March 04

  • Utah Jazz earn 82-75 win over the Milwaukee Bucks

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward missed 18 of 22 attempts from the field. The Utah Jazz scored 11 points in the third quarter, turned the ball over 22 times and had a general lack of execution at times offensively. Earlier in the season, that kind of circumstance would have proved all but insurmountable for..." March 01

  • Lakers able to take win over Utah Jazz, 100-97, in stride

    Los Angeles Times "Nick Young understood why so many people were annoyed with the behavior of the Lakers. It's just that Young preferred to take the middle ground regarding Sunday night's celebration after the victory over Boston that so disgusted Lakers Coach Byron Scott and Kobe Bryant. Young didn't play..." February 26

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Guard Ian Clark has been assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

  • San Antonio coach Popovich praises Jazz after 90-81 defeat

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gregg Popovich heaped praise on Utah and its first-year coach, Quin Snyder, after the Jazz rolled to a 90-81 victory over the Spurs on Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Utah limited San Antonio to 40 percent shooting. The Jazz handed the Spurs their third straight loss. "They were..." February 24

  • Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

    Real GM Basketball "Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA." February 24

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Cavs hopeful Kendrick Perkins' contract/paperwork complete for Pistons tonight. If not, Cavs debut will be Thursday vs Warriors.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Utah Jazz are signing the Idaho Stampede's Jack Cooley to a 10-day contract, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Bryce Cotton fans are bound to like this news ... hearing Utah Jazz lining up 10-day callup of Cotton from Austin Toros out of @nbadleague

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Kendrick Perkins has completed contract buyout with the Jazz, and plans to sign with the Cavaliers, agent Arn Tellem tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    As part of three-way deal with Detroit, OKC will send Kendrick Perkins to the Jazz, source tells Yahoo Sports.

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  • Utah Jazz ship Enes Kanter to Thunder in multi-team deal

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz have traded a disgruntled Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a multi-team deal, according to multiple reports. As part of the agreement, the Jazz will receive Kendrick Perkins from Oklahoma City with the intention of buying out the veteran big man's contract,..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City is engaged with Utah and Indiana in trade scenarios, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Pacers have long coveted Jackson too.

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    The Thunder are "pushing hard to get Enes," according to a source.

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