Jazz Rumors & News

  • 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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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Executives say Utah has significant threshold for Enes Kanter deal - including young player, 1st rounder, etc - but several teams pursuing.

  • Utah Jazz plan to hang on to Kanter, barring an amazing offer

    Salt Lake Tribune "Enes Kanter and his agent very publicly asked the Jazz last week to trade the young center by Thursday's NBA trade deadline. However, the Jazz are unlikely to bend to Kanter's demand. The Salt Lake Tribune has learned, via NBA sources, that while the team will listen to offers, Kanter is..." February 17

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    Tony Jones @Tjonessltrib

    The Utah Jazz are starting to get healthy. Have been told Joe Ingles and Rodney Hood are both getting close to return

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics monitoring Enes Kanter situation w/Utah, but aren't expected to make a run at the disgruntled center now, source says. #Celticstalk

  • Mavs make it uncomfortably close; win 87-82 over Jazz

    Mavs Moneyball "The last game before the All-Star break is like the NBA's version of the last day of school and tonight's game was the perfect example of that. A drowsy Mavs team without Tyson Chandler beat out a Jazz team that was already on vacation, winning 87-82 in a game that really shouldn't have been as..." February 12

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Trey Burke on Enes Kanter saying he hopes to get traded from the Utah Jazz: "It’s a little surprising as a teammate."

  • Frustrated Enes Katner said he hopes to be traded before deadline

    Salt Lake Tribune "Frustrated by his role during his three-plus years in Utah, center Enes Kanter told The Salt Lake Tribune he hopes to be traded before this year's deadline. Kanter expressed his frustration after Wednesday's 87-82 loss to the Mavericks, a game in which Kanter left with an eye injury but never..." February 12

  • Did Karl Malone just challenge Kobe Bryant to a fight?

    Yahoo! Sports "Man, a lot of aging Basketball Hall of Famers sure seem to have some strong opinions about Kobe Bean Bryant. Karl Malone was a Laker for exactly one season, participating in an injury-plagued final campaign with Los Angeles in 2003-04 that saw the Lakers fall in the NBA Finals to the Detroit..." February 12

  • Hayward scores 32 to lift Jazz over Pelicans

    Salt Lake Tribune "The crowd at Smoothie King Center watched a star on the court Monday night — just not the one most there hoped to see. Gordon Hayward won't be at All-Star Weekend. But with Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sidelined by a shoulder sprain, the Utah Jazz swingman seized an opportunity to steal the..." February 10

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    INJURY UPDATE // @Joeingles7 is DOUBTFUL for tonight vs. @SacramentoKings due to lower back spasms #SACatUTA

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    The 10-day contract for @chrisjohnson12 has expired. Roster now stands at 14. Best of luck, Chris! pic.twitter.com/VdQoHAlDNG

  • Grizzlies Buckle Down, Drop Jazz 100-90

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizz continued their December revenge tour by out-muscling the Jazz, moving to 2-0 on their road trip and tying a franchise record 8 straight wins. Lineup Notes Vince Carter (ligament tear) is still out, but Jeff Green keeps his spirit alive with a revving tribute after every..." February 05

  • Robin Lopez returns, keys slim victory over Jazz

    Blazer's Edge "The Portland Trail Blazers' starting unit was back together for the first time since December, but that didn't stop the Utah Jazz from putting a scare into the Blazers and the home fans. Portland took care of business down the stretch to snap a three-game losing streak. The Portland Trail..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Trey Burke has welcomed learning opportunities despite losing starting spot

    The Deseret News "Before Trey Burke’s role was redefined almost two weeks ago, the Utah Jazz point guard had what he described as a “big conversation” with his coach. While informing Burke that he would be replaced in the starting lineup by Dante Exum, Jazz coach Quin Snyder brought up multiple points about what..." February 04

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Enes Kanter talks trash before, gloats after Utah’s win over Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Utah’s Enes Kanter isn’t exactly a household name among casual NBA fans, but he wasn’t afraid to dismiss the league’s best team — and a couple of its players, specifically — in advance of Friday night’s matchup. The Jazz are just 17-30 on the season, and are 10.5 games out of the final playoff..." January 31

  • Utah Jazz 110, Golden State Warriors 100, Even Boler Couldn't Stop a Victory

    SLC Dunk "Personally, I wanted to strangle Boler tonight. About three minutes left, he started talking like the Jazz had already won the game. I yelled. I screamed. I did a yell-scream. "This is the freaking Warriors! All they need is four straight 3's wrapped around three straight stops! How often do..." January 31

  • Clippers Win a Funky One, Beat Jazz 94-89

    Clips Nation "The Clippers turn it on in the 4th quarter and win ugly in Salt Lake City tonight, completing the series sweep of the Jazz. While watching the Clippers take on the Jazz tonight, the word that kept popping into my head to describe the play was "funky". Maybe it's in keeping with the Grammy road..." January 29

  • Jazz Sign Chris Johnson to a 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed forward Chris Johnson of the NBA Development League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers to a 10-day contract. Johnson becomes the NBA’s 24th overall NBA D-League Call-Up of the 2014-15 season and the 22nd different player to be called up. Per team..." January 28

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Q said he's not going to be reactionary after a bad night from Exum vs. Boston & said the rook's defense was better on film than he thought.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After Elliot Williams' second 10-day contract expires tonight, Jazz will not re-sign him for rest of the season, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Jazz Sign Elijah Millsap to a Multi-Year Deal

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard/forward Elijah Millsap to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Millsap signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Jazz on Jan. 5 and has appeared in 10 Jazz games since, averaging 5.7..." January 25

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Derrick Favors will play for the Jazz tonight.

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Derrick Favors will miss tonight's game at Milwaukee due to "personal reasons," Jazz PR says. Utah is 0-3 without him this season.

  • Cavaliers defeat Jazz, 106-92, extend winning streak to four games

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "There weren't any late-game heroics from Utah's Gordon Hayward this time. The Cleveland Cavaliers raced away from the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, 106-92, extending their winning streak to four. The rout started early as the Cavs stormed out to an 11-point advantage..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Rodney Hood out through all-star break and then will be reevaluated at that point

  • Spurs hold Jazz to five-year low, win 89-69

    Pounding The Rock "Can you imagine if all Spurs games were like this, if they actually played to their late 90's-early 00's stereotype? I'd probably take up a different hobby, to be honest. In a game that had all the offensive execution of the NFC Championship Game and all the drama of the AFC Championship Game, the..." January 19

  • Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood feels 'great' in return from 2nd foot injury

    The Deseret News "Getting his feet underneath him as a rookie in the NBA has been a frustrating and painful process for Utah Jazz swingman Rodney Hood. Earlier this season, the 22-year-old missed 10 games due to a bout of plantar fasciitis in his right foot that made him feel like he was walking on glass. On..." January 18

  • Gordon Hayward is becoming a franchise player

    SB Nation "Gordon Hayward's body ached. There was the smack of Carmelo Anthony's shoulder on the block, pump-faking him into the air for the and-one. There was the sting of getting popped in the eye by Pablo Prigioni on a drive. There were the elbows that swung at his gut when he darted into the..." January 16

  • Jazz getting defensive (finally) under Snyder

    Salt Lake Tribune "After all of the practicing, after all of the times Quin Snyder came close to losing his voice — it all may be paying off. Do you remember the days when the Utah Jazz were a horrible defensive team? It wasn’t that long ago. Take the first 10 games of the season: The Jazz surrendered 100 or more..." January 15

  • Curry, Warriors explode in third to beat Jazz

    CSN Bay Area "Playing on the road for the first time this month, the Warriors started slowly before finding their rhythm and blowing the Jazz off the floor at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. With Stephen Curry leading the way with 27 points and 11 assists, the Warriors posted a 116-105 victory that..." January 14