Jazz will match Gordon Hayward's $63M sheet, but wouldn't be a surprise to see them take full 3 days to notify Hornets, sources tell Yahoo.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $63 million maximum contract offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. A player option for the fourth year of the deal and a 15 percent trade kicker are expected to be included in the offer sheet,..." July 09
Yahoo! Sports "After losing free agent Josh McRoberts to the Miami Heat, the Charlotte Hornets are pursuing free agent Marvin Williams to take over the power forward slot, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Hornets and Williams have discussed parameters of a deal, but no agreement is imminent, sources told..." July 08
No surprise, but Miami is no longer in the mix for Marvin Williams after using MLE on Josh McRoberts. Miami had met with Williams recently.
Hornets are also meeting today with Jazz RFA Gordon Hayward in Charlotte amid all this fun. Michael Jordan's Charlotte HORNETS
The Deseret News "Steve Novak was in line to get ice cream with his family Friday afternoon in Milwaukee, enjoying the Fourth of July like millions of other Americans, when he was stunned by some texts from a teammate. The crux of the surprising messages from Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry: "You just got traded..." July 06
Lakers free agent G Kent Bazemore is receiving interest from BOS (meeting), SA (meeting), ATL, HOU, UTAH, GS, LAL, PHX, DAL, a source said.
Toronto has traded Steve Novak to the Utah Jazz, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Charlotte Observer "Forward-guard Gordon Hayward, one of the top free agents in this class, has scheduled a visit with the Charlotte Hornets for early next week, the Observer has learned. Coming off his fourth NBA season with the Utah Jazz, the 6-foot-8 Hayward is a restricted free agent. The Cleveland..." July 04
Source says the talks between Kent Bazemore and the Utah Jazz have moved past the preliminary stage, but the sides are not close to a deal
Utah RFA Gordon Hayward is meeting with Cavaliers officials in Cleveland today, sources tell Yahoo. Offer sheet could be forthcoming.
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing a maximum offer sheet for swingman Gordon Hayward, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. He's meeting with the team on Tuesday, as reported by Yahoo Sports, and a contract that lucrative would put the Utah Jazz in a tough position. They'd obviously rather he..." July 02
Have been told that both Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens have contacted Utah’s Gordon Hayward. #Celtics
The Deseret News "The Utah Jazz aren't expected to be big players in the upcoming free agency market, which officially opens up Monday at 10 p.m. But they do have their sights set on two familiar faces. Gordon Hayward and Marvin Williams. And Hayward, who earned $11 million in his first four NBA seasons,..." June 30
Jazz are prepared to match any offers to restricted free agent Gordon Hayward, per sources. Phoenix, Boston and Charlotte all interested.
Some breaking news for Jazz fans: All-rookie point guard Trey Burke WILL play summer league, NBA league sources tell the Salt Lake Tribune
The Deseret News "He didn’t play college basketball. He has limited high-level hoops experience and highlight videos. And, yes mate, he speaks with an Australian accent for a good reason. It’s not surprising that Dante Exum was dubbed as “The International Man of Mystery” leading up to the NBA draft. Exum..." June 28
The Utah Jazz will select Dante Exum with the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
So sensible. Jazz officially tendered a qualifying offer to Gordon Hayward today.
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
Marcus Smart is emerging as serious consideration for Utah with fifth pick, league sources tell Yahoo. Smart didn't workout for Jazz.
Dante Exum says he didn't work out for the Utah Jazz since they just drafted a point guard and thought it wasn't a good situation
Jazz are offering up Derrick Favors, Alec Burks and No. 5 pick to Cavs for the No. 1 selection and Jarrett Jack, according to @1280Spence.
CBSSports.com "With news of Joel Embiid's injury and the subsequent surgery a few days ago, the 2014 NBA Draft has been shaken up significantly. It looks like Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins are clearly the two top picks, and several teams were targeting players who now might go higher than expected. The..." June 24
The Deseret News "Jazz center Enes Kanter will be out of action for about two weeks after getting medical treatment on his right knee, according to sources. Kanter's knee will receive an injection of platelet rich plasma to treat quadriceps tendonitis, a common overuse condition in athletes that causes soreness..." June 23
Hearing the Cavs and Jazz have discussed a swap of picks. Jazz would move up to take Parker and Cavs would likely get Favors and 5.
Salt Lake Tribune "The Jazz center underwent surgery after doctors diagnosed him with appendicitis yesterday in Santa Barbara, Calif., where Gobert and some of his Jazz teammates have been working out at P3. Gobert is headed back to Salt Lake City tonight from some rest and recovery." June 10
The Deseret News "General manager Dennis Lindsey and team president Randy Rigby will travel to Boise on Tuesday morning to make what a press release forwarded from the Utah Jazz described as a "major announcement" regarding the future of basketball in Treasure Valley. In other words, the Jazz and Idaho Stampede..." June 10
P.J. Hairston had back spasms and didn't work out for Jazz.
The Jazz are quite interested in Payne, a 6-foot-10 power forward out of Michigan State. True stretch power forward, fits the system
Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon was asked what new Jazz coach Quin Snyder's role was in this workout. "Watching."
PJ Hairston has workouts with Utah tomorrow and Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz have recently made a potentially significant decision, with VP of player Personnel Walt Perrin telling The Tribune on Thursday that the organization sees Derrick Favors as more of a center than power forward. That is perhaps the strongest indicator yet that Enes Kanter could be on..." June 07
ESPN.com "Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder is soon to be named as the new coach of the Utah Jazz, according to sources close to the process. Sources on Friday confirmed a Sportando.com report that Snyder is poised to receive a three-year deal from the Jazz to replace Tyrone Corbin. Snyder has..." June 07
The Deseret News "Drafting got a whole lot easier for the Jazz on Thursday, if you ask me. They should pick Wiggins and A.K. How hard is that? The Jazz checked out six players in their pre-draft workout and it couldn’t have gone better. Everyone showed up. Some struggled with the altitude, a few shot..." June 06
CBSSports.com "Utah Jazz assistant coach Brad Jones has emerged as a candidate in their search for a head coach, according to Jody Genessy of the Deseret News. Jones has a long history with the franchise: During the past two years, Jones, the nephew of Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan and his late wife, Bobbye,..." June 05
The Deseret News "Beehive State basketball fans who've fretted about former University of Utah coach Jim Boylen being hired as the Jazz's next head coach can take a deep breath. Boylen, a friend of Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, is no longer in the running to replace Tyrone Corbin as Utah's bench boss,..." June 05
NBA.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team. Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team pick while LeBron James of the..." June 04
ESPN.com "While workouts are only a small part of a much bigger draft picture, they offered an up close and personal look at 14 of our top 17 players. That, combined with additional feedback from NBA GMs and scouts, means it's time for Big Board 11.0 of the 2014 NBA draft. 1 Andrew Wiggins COLLEGE:..." June 04
Word is Clippers associate HC Alvin Gentry will have a second interview with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. He's also interviewed with Cle&LAL
The Deseret News "As has been the case with the Utah Jazz’s first four pre-draft workouts, none of the six players who participated in Monday’s tryout session will be picked by the team in the first round of the NBA draft on June 26. And certainly not with the fifth pick the Jazz own. Jazz vice president of..." June 03
James Nunnally will leave Puerto Rican team for pre-free agency workouts for Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz, sources tell RealGM.
Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz coaching search could be nearing the home stretch, with at least a few candidates separating themselves from the pack, The Salt Lake Tribune has learned. Multiple sources tell The Tribune that Chicago Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin will interview a second time for Utah’s head..." May 31
I'm told ex-Jazz coach Ty Corbin is in "very early stages" of interview process to be an assistant at Sacramento. Kings are interested.
The Deseret News "Over the years, Quin Snyder has played for and worked with Mike Krzyzewski. The 47-year-old became a national coaching star while guiding the Missouri Tigers from 1999-2006. He's been an NBA assistant on multiple occasions, including with the Atlanta Hawks most recently. By the way, he's also..." May 31
The Deseret News "Over the years, Quin Snyder has played for and worked with Mike Krzyzewski. The 47-year-old became a national coaching star while guiding the Missouri Tigers from 1999-2006. He's been an NBA assistant on multiple occasions, including with the Atlanta Hawks most recently. By the way, he's also..." May 30
Purple & Blues "My co-editor here at Purple & Blues, Josh Haslam, has been doing some great pieces on different draft day trade scenarios that could help the Utah Jazz in their efforts to move up in the draft. If you haven’t gotten a chance to read them, you need to do so. His latest piece can be found..." May 28
Salt Lake Tribune "One has orchestrated fast-pace offenses that have run through opponents in the West. The other has helped organize one of the league’s stingiest defenses. Both have caught the eye of the Utah Jazz. Los Angeles Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry and Chicago Bulls assistant coach..." May 25
Yahoo! Sports "Los Angeles Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry is expected to soon interview for the Utah Jazz's head-coaching vacancy, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday to see predraft workouts. The Jazz have already interviewed..." May 21