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  • The Knicks Tried Trading For Donovan Mitchell In January

    Fadeaway World "It wasn’t long ago that the Knicks boldly traded their franchise star to Dallas. New York got Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, and future draft picks in exchange. The trade, for them, was more about preparing for the summer than anything, as it frees a good portion of..." March 22

  • Donovan Mitchell reminds Knicks of draft blunder as Ntilikina watches

    New York Daily News "The biggest Knicks draft mistake in recent years was wrecking their space Wednesday night, pummeling them into further embarrassment. Donovan Mitchell was passed over by New York in 2017 when it took Frank Ntilikina eighth overall. Now Mitchell’s a bonafide star leading the Jazz..." March 21

  • Jazz, Grizzlies Could Resume Mike Conley Trade Talks In June

    Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz could pick up their trade talks involving Mike Conley around the draft. The Grizzlies and Jazz held serious talks on Conley leading to the deadline, but no trade was ultimately executed. " March 18

  • Thabo Sefolosha ruled out vs. Nets with hamstring tightness

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz will be more shorthanded against the Brooklyn Nets than anticipated. The team announced on Saturday that reserve forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss tonight’s game in Salt Lake City while managing tightness in his hamstring. Sefolosha initially tweaked his hamstring..." March 16

  • Dante Exum out indefinitely with torn patellar tendon

    Sporting News "Things aren't going well for Dante Exum. The Jazz announced Friday, the guard underwent an MRI which revealed he has torn his patellar tendon. Exum will be out indefinitely while the team evaluates what's best for his recovery moving forward. He suffered the injury..." March 16

  • Jazz Issue Lifetime Ban to Fan for 2018 Incident with Russell Westbrook

    Bleacher Report "Two days after issuing a permanent ban to fan Shane Keisel for his interaction with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, the Utah Jazz banned another fan for a previous incident involving Westbrook. According to Eric Woodyard of..." March 15

  • Jazz owner Miller: 'We're not a racist community'

    ESPN "Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller addressed the crowd before Thursday's game to underscore the team's willingness to enforce the NBA's Code of Conduct following Monday's incident involving Russell Westbrook and a fan who crossed the line. Miller spoke for..." March 15

  • Jazz Fan Shane Keisel to File Lawsuit Against Russell Westbrook After Dispute

    Bleacher Report "Utah Jazz fan Shane Keisel said Tuesday he's planning to file a lawsuit against Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook following a verbal altercation during Monday night's game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. Keisel..." March 12

  • Jazz permanently ban fan who inappropriately interacted with Westbrook

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Group announced today a permanent ban of the fan who engaged in the inappropriate interaction with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook last night at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The ban is effective immediately and includes all arena..." March 12

  • Knicks, Hawks, Suns Carrying Most 2018/19 Dead Money

    Hoops Rumors "All but two of the NBA’s 30 teams are carrying some sort of “dead money” on their salary cap for 2018/19. This dead money is created as a result of having, at some point, waived a player who had guaranteed money left on his contract (or having 10-day contracts..." March 12

  • Jazz forward Thabo Sefolosha ‘100%’ supports Russell Westbrook in wake of verbal altercation with Utah fan

    Deseret News "Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook’s heated verbal interaction with a Utah Jazz fan has evoked a media firestorm following Monday night’s victory. Did Westbrook go too far? Are Jazz fans too rowdy? Numerous topics have flooded national sports..." March 12

  • Russell Westbrook reveals what Utah Jazz fan said to him

    Larry Brown Sports "There are always two sides to a story, and now we’re hearing both sides of what happened between Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan that led to a video that went viral on Monday night. A video of Westbrook threatening to f— up a Jazz fan and his..." March 12

  • Jazz fan claims Westbrook is 'classless' after altercation

    247 Sports "And the rivalry between the Utah Jazz and Russell Westbrook continues. The Oklahoma City Thunder swept the season series with the Jazz after they defeated them 98-89 on Monday night. However, that wasn't the story. The story of the game was the verbal altercation between..." March 12

  • Report: NBA ticket sales down slightly this season

    Larry Brown Sports "The landscape of the NBA changed quite dramatically last offseason when LeBron James decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. While it may be a coincidence, that has not resulted in an increased level of interest in the league. In a recent conversation with Bill Simmons of The..." March 08

  • Adam Silver Admitted Shorter Contracts Have Given Star Players Too Much Power

    Dime Magazine "Adam Silver sat down with The Ringer’s Bill Simmons for a wide-ranging chat about the state of the NBA at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and was surprisingly candid about the biggest challenges his league faces in 2019. Right off the bat, Silver made a somewhat..." March 07

  • Adam Silver Says ‘A Lot’ Of NBA Players Are ‘Generally Unhappy’

    NESN "Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Friday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver gave a sobering answer about the mental health of players in the league. As part of an hour-long panel with The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Silver said that a lot of the players he interacts..." March 05

  • NBA Hasn't Received Demand To Increase Jersey Sponsorship Patch Size

    Sports Business Daily "The NBA’s jersey patch program is more than halfway through its three-season test and the results are clear: It’s a slam dunk. As the league continues to search for new revenue, the patch program has delivered, generating more than $150 million. And 20 of the 29 team patch..." February 27

  • NBA jersey patch program has generated $150 million

    Mass Live "Some fans weren’t particularly thrilled when the Boston Celtics, along with the rest of the NBA, decided to add an advertiser patch to their jerseys. The traditional jerseys, it was said, were sullied by a cash grab, and tradition had been sold out for a few bucks. Well, it..." February 25

  • Can contenders still find contributors for playoff runs?

    Sporting News "The time for trades has ended, but contenders searching for slight upgrades still have the ability to scour the buyout market. As long as they are waived by March 1, buyout candidates are eligible to compete in the postseason. These kinds of players typically only fill small..." February 25

  • NBA Denies ESPN's Report That Tim Donaghy Fixed Games

    Bleacher Report "The NBA is denying a report from ESPN that Tim Donaghy fixed games while working as a referee for the league. NBA.com published the league's official statement, which read in part: "The Tim Donaghy matter concluded over a decade ago with a..." February 22

  • Dante Exum was a partial participant in Utah Jazz practice as team returns from NBA All-Star break

    Deseret News "A sun-kissed Rudy Gobert returned to practice on Wednesday, following a weeklong break. While some of his peers were in Charlotte, North Carolina for NBA All-Star Weekend festivities, the Utah Jazz center enjoyed fresh coconut water on the beach in an undisclosed..." February 22

  • Donovan Mitchell argues for NCAA change after Zion Williamson injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Donovan Mitchell used social media to speak out in favor of change within the NCAA in the wake of Zion Williamson’s fluke injury. Less than a minute into Wednesday’s highly-anticipated game between North Carolina and Duke, superstar Zion Williamson suffered an injury..." February 21

  • Examining the NBA's easiest and most difficult remaining schedules

    USA Today "Finally, we've arrived. The stretch run of the 2018-19 NBA season is here, and with it come the games that will define the campaign and change the landscape of the upcoming postseason. The final 20-plus games of the year are going to be thrilling to watch unfold, as..." February 20

  • NBA Estimates 37-40 Percent Of Players Will Be Free Agents In 2019 Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA is anticipating between 37 percent and 40 percent of current players will be free agents this offseason, according to sources close to Adam Silver. Silver talked about how shorter contract lengths have changed the equation on player movement. "People have lost..." February 19

  • In wake of Rudy Gobert snub, Jazz propose changing All-Star-selection process

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jazz center Rudy Gobert and many in Utah were upset about him getting snubbed from the All-Star game. Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey is doing something about it. Lindsey on The Zone Sports Network: This examination of the..." February 15

  • The Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert and his MVP-like season

    SLC Dunk "There are still far too many NBA fans who base the vast majority of their opinions and analysis of the game on the almighty “points per game.” With the help of Rudy Gobert, I’m on a mission to educate those fans on the fact that there’s more to..." February 13

  • Warriors’ Steve Kerr says Rudy Gobert is ‘All-Star-caliber,’ argues for rosters to be bumped to 13 players

    Salt Lake Tribune "Steve Kerr feels bad about Jazz center Rudy Gobert not going to Charlotte this weekend to participate in the NBA All-Star Game. Just, perhaps, not bad enough to have voted for him as a reserve for the game. Before Tuesday’s game between the Jazz and Warriors at..." February 13

  • Jazz need to put the trade deadline as far behind them as possible

    SLC Dunk "Dennis Lindsey took one of the biggest metaphorical swings of his tenure with the Utah Jazz at this season’s trade deadline. Unfortunately, it was a mighty whiff and he is now stuck with the players he seemed so intent on getting rid of for weeks. With the deadline now..." February 08

  • Jazz still pursuing Grizzlies’ Mike Conley despite preference of landing in Eastern Conference

    Clutch Points "NBA Jazz still pursuing Grizzlies’ Mike Conley despite preference of landing in Eastern Conference by  Bruno Manrique February 7, 2019 The Utah Jazz have been relentless in their pursuit of Memphis Grizzlies point..." February 07

  • Report: Jazz focused on Mike Conley, no traction on a potential Kyle Lowry trade

    Clutch Points "Per Tony Jones of the Athletic, the Utah Jazz have “no traction” on a potential deal for Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry. However, they are still focused on acquiring Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies. February 06

  • Grizzlies guard Mike Conley reportedly does not want to get traded to Utah Jazz

    Deseret News "It's been widely reported that the Utah Jazz have been working on a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies to acquire point guard Mike Conley, but those negotiations may have hit a snag. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and the New York Times' Marc Stein, Conley has indicated..." February 06

  • Report: Raptors, Jazz attempting to trade for Mike Conley

    247 Sports "The Eastern Conference is absolutely loaded at the top with several teams looking to make a Finals run this season. With that in mind, it appears that the Toronto Raptors are looking to alter their roster in a big way in advance of Thursday's trade deadline. According to Jake..." February 06

  • NBA Team Values 2019: Knicks On Top At $4 Billion

    Forbes.com "oaring local media deals, new arenas and basketball’s international popularity continue to push the value of NBA franchises higher. The average NBA team is worth $1.9 billion, up 13% over last year and three times the level of five years ago. The New York Knicks lead..." February 06

  • Jazz Offering Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors, FRP To Grizzlies For Mike Conley

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz are attempting to acquire Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies. The Jazz are offering Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors and one first round pick. " February 06

  • NBA Rumors: Donovan Mitchell, De'Aaron Fox Targeted by NY in Porzingis Trade

    Bleacher Report "Even though Kristaps Porzingis is saying all the right things now, the Dallas Mavericks reportedly weren't high on his list of preferred destinations.  Per Marc Stein of the New York Times, Porzingis and his agent/brother, Janis..." February 05

  • Jazz would have interest in signing Clippers’ Tobias Harris if they have enough cap space

    Clutch Points "With the NBA’s trade deadline approaching fast (Feb 7), several teams around the league are still searching for ways to bolster their rosters. One such team is the Utah Jazz, who are said to be interested in Clippers forward Tobias Harris. Zach Lowe explained the..." February 04

  • Shaquille O'Neal 'Man Up' Rudy Gobert ...No Crying In Basketball'

    TMZ "Rudy Gobert, wipe away the tears and "man up" ... 'cause there's no crying in basketball -- so says Shaquille O'Neal, who knows a thing or 15 about being an All-Star. TMZ Sports saw Shaq at his Fun House Super Bowl bash in ATL -- and asked him about Utah..." February 02

  • Rudy Gobert 'responds' after Draymond Green trolled him for crying

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Rudy Gobert wasn't going to just let Draymond Green speak his mind without some sort of response. Shortly after the Jazz center got emotional with reporters when discussing not making the All-Star Game, Draymond Green took to Twitter. A bunch of people on Twitter began..." February 02

  • Draymond Green Fires Back at Fan on IG After Talking Smack to Rudy Gobert

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green responded to a fan Friday on Instagram who took exception to Green poking fun at Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. As seen in the following screenshot of the conversation, the fan supported Gobert and said Green benefited from the presence of..." February 02

  • Rudy Gobert: All-Star snub 'disrespectful' toward me, the game

    Yardbarker "Jazz center Rudy Gobert and members of the organization are furious over his All-Star snub. Gobert told Aaron Falk of the team’s website and other media members that he can’t understand how coaches can preach defense and then leave him off their ballots. “It’s..." February 02

  • Sixers, Jazz Express Interest In Nikola Mirotic

    Hoops Rumors "Behind the Anthony Davis drama, the Pelicans are ready to start taking their current apart in exchange for future assets, according to Sean Deveney of The Sporting News. He adds that their most enticing trade piece is stretch forward Nikola Mirotic, who is drawing interest..." February 01

  • Draymond, Iguodala take shot at Gobert's emotional reaction to All-Star snub

    The Score "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert got emotional on Friday as he addressed his All-Star snub. The 7-foot-1 Frenchman said his mom called him crying and that he wrote and deleted several messages on social media. After approximately a minute into his discussion with reporters,..." February 01

  • Jazz center Rudy Gobert breaks down in tears over All-Star Game snub

    ESPN "Rudy Gobert is still waiting to make his first All-Star team, and this year's snub reduced the Utah Jazz center to tears. Addressing media for the first time since it was revealed he wasn't named an All-Star, Gobert ended his availability abruptly by covering..." February 01

  • Report: Grizzlies, Jazz Discussing Conley-for-Rubio Trade

    SLAM Online "The Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz have held exploratory discussions surrounding a Mike Conley for Ricky Rubio swap, reports the New York Times’ Marc Stein.

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  • Rudy Gobert loses $1 million after missing out on All-Star Game selection

    Sportsnaut "For a lot of fans around the NBA, there’s a legitimate reason to be upset that your favorite player missed out on being selected to the All-Star Game. It’s a time for debate with some turning relatively heated. As fans sit back and play Monday morning quarterback, a..." January 31

  • Anthony Davis And Russell Westbrook Are Among The 2019 NBA All-Star Game Reserves

    Dime Magazine "On Thursday, the NBA announced the pool of 14 players that will be reserves in the 2019 All-Star Game. 2019 All-Star Reserves Western Conference Eastern Conference Russell Westbrook Victor Oladipo Anthony Davis Kyle Lowry Nikola Jokic Blake..." January 31

  • Why NBA All-Star Game rosters should be more than only 12 players

    NBC Sports Bay Area "No fewer than 20 NBA players, including Klay Thompson and Draymond Green of the Warriors, have spent the past seven days wondering where they will be on Valentine’s Day. They’ll have a much better idea in a few hours. Will it be Charlotte, N.C. for the..." January 31

  • Luka Doncic, Trae Young Headline USA vs. World NBA Rising Stars 2019 Rosters

    Bleacher Report "The NBA continues to fill out rosters for All-Star Weekend, with Tuesday seeing the release of the 2019 Rising Stars Challenge. Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic leads the way for the World squad, and Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young carries the torch for Team..." January 30

  • The NBA Supermax Contract is an Utterly Failed Concept

    12 Up "In 2017, the NBA created a new type of contract called the Designated Veteran Contract, widely regarded as the 'Supermax' contract. It essentially allows a team to offer a player, coming off his rookie extension, a contract that equates to up to 35 percent of the team's..." January 29