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  • Jazz's Mitchell on 35-shot, 0-assist night: 'That can't happen'

    The Score "Donovan Mitchell shouldered too much off the offensive load on Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, which didn't work out well for the Utah Jazz. "I took 35 shots. That can't happen. Zero assists," Mitchell said following his team's 113-107 loss at the..." November 17

  • Jazz confident they could have signed Kyle Lowry last year, but waited for Gordon Hayward instead

    Pro Basketball Talk "Entering 2017 free agency, rumors swirled Kyle Lowry would leave the Raptors. He ultimately re-signed with Toronto, but maybe that was only due to the timing of Gordon Hayward‘s decision to leave the Jazz for the Celtics. Andy Larsen and Eric Walden of The Salt Lake..." November 15

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver previews technological advances coming to help fans enjoy games

    CBS Sports "The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world, but even with the talent and interest in the league at an all-time high, it's always looking at ways to improve the experience. Especially for fans. One way that could be possible is through the use of augmented and virtual..." November 15

  • Is Derrick Favors Still A Part Of Utah’s Future?

    Uproxx "Derrick Favors came to Utah back in 2011 as the centerpiece of the Deron Williams trade alongside Devin Harris and the draft picks that ultimately became Enes Kanter and Trey Burke. That was seven years ago, and as the Jazz have undergone numerous roster reconstructions — from the Paul..." November 15

  • Alec Burks’ arrival may finally be here, is this déjà vu?

    SLC Dunk "This is Alec Burks’ eighth season with the Utah Jazz. By the end of this campaign, he should be top 25 on the Jazz leaderboard in games. He’s already 23rd in points. And if he plays the way he is right now for a few more months,..." November 09

  • FAs Signed Now Can’t Be Traded Before Deadline

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement prevents a team from signing a player and then turning around and trading him shortly thereafter. If a club signs a free agent, without having reached an agreement on a sign-and-trade deal, then that club isn’t permitted to trade that player..." November 08

  • NBA To Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA and the players’ union have reached an agreement to televise the draft for this season’s All-Star Game, according to a report from Marc Stein and Kevin Draper of The New York Times. Sources tell Stein and Draper that a date for that draft has yet to be scheduled, but..." November 07

  • Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert feels team defense is still adapting to NBA rule changes

    Deseret News "Defense has been the staple of the Utah Jazz’s success during the Quin Snyder era. Especially during last season’s second-round playoff run, where the Jazz held the league’s top defensive rating (102.9), en route to Rudy Gobert taking home the Defensive Player..." November 06

  • Donovan Mitchell will not play Monday vs. Raptors with ankle sprain

    The Score "Donovan Mitchell will miss the Utah Jazz's matchup against the Toronto Raptors on Monday due to a left ankle sprain.

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  • Donovan Mitchell leaves game after landing on ankle

    Larry Brown Sports "Donovan Mitchell had to be helped off the court after hurting his ankle late in the Utah Jazz’s game against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. Mitchell came down awkwardly on his ankle and was taken into the locker room in the fourth quarter. November 04

  • Can the Jazz win without Donovan Mitchell?

    SLC Dunk "As if losing a close game on the road and giving up 50 points to Derrick Rose wasn’t bad enough, Donovan Mitchell left the game during the fourth quarter with an apparent hamstring injury He was immediately attended to on the bench, and had his leg wrapped..." November 01

  • How NBA sparked the American sports gambling gold rush

    ESPN "On a Saturday afternoon in October, the race and sportsbook at the Borgata Hotel Casino is packed with horse racing enthusiasts cheering on the ponies. No one is paying attention to what's hanging on the wall, but it's a big deal, a sign of a monumental shift in the American..." November 01

  • '107 is the new 100.' How scoring trends in the NBA are setting a new bar for what a good defense is.

    Los Angeles Times "Washington coach Scott Brooks stood outside the visiting locker room at Staples Center on Monday night, a tinge of defeatism in his voice — and this was before his team allowed the Clippers to score 136 points. The scoring this season is completely rewriting the rules of what a..." October 30

  • Report: NBA to Push Back Opening Night 1 Week for 2019-2020 Season

    Bleacher Report "The 2019-20 NBA season will tip off Oct. 22, 2019, The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor reported Monday. By comparison, the 2018-19 campaign began Oct. 16, when the Boston Celtics hosted the Philadelphia 76ers and the Oklahoma City Thunder hit the road against the..." October 30

  • James Harden Left The Rockets Loss To The Jazz With Hamstring Tightness

    Dime Magazine "James Harden isn’t having quite the start to this season he was hoping for. The Rockets lost to the Jazz 100-89 on Wednesday night pushing Houston to 1-3 on the season. The bigger story though was with Harden. The reigning MVP winner left the floor for the locker room five minutes early..." October 25

  • NBA Execs Looking Ahead To 2019 Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Front office executives around the NBA, even on probable playoff teams, are already looking ahead to 2019’s free agent period, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, who notes that next summer’s group of star free-agents-to-be is generating plenty of early..." October 24

  • The Blockbuster NBA Trades We Want to See This Season

    Bleacher Report "The NBA season is underway. Teams are fighting for initial positioning, stars are asserting themselves as celestial presences and youngsters are trying to carve out larger roles in their rotations. The entertainment level is off the charts. We still want..." October 23

  • After stellar rookie season, Donovan Mitchell ready to up the ante: 'The goal is a championship'

    Yahoo! Sports "The Utah Jazz were one of the NBA’s most remarkable storylines last season. Securing the fifth seed in the Western Conference and advancing to the second round of the playoffs were outcomes no one saw coming after the franchise lost its best player in Gordon..." October 18

  • Jazz Waive Isaac Haas

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have made a minor roster move, announcing today in a press release that center Isaac Haas has been waived. The transactions leaves Utah with 19 players on its roster, so more cuts will be necessary before Monday. Haas, an undrafted rookie out of Purdue, joined the Jazz for..." October 13

  • Jazz Release Branch, Cousins, Lyles

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz got down to the NBA’s roster limit by waiving three players, the team announced on its website. The final cuts were guards Stephaun Branch, Isaiah Cousins and Jairus Lyles, who may all be ticketed for Utah’s G League affiliate in Salt Lake City if they clear..." October 13

  • Jazz exercise team options for Donovan Mitchell and Tony Bradley for 2019-20 season

    Deseret News "Not surprisingly, the Utah Jazz announced Wednesday that they have exercised their third-year team options on both guard Donovan Mitchell and center Tony Bradley for the 2019-20 season, meaning both players will be back with the team next season. Per team policy, financial terms were not..." October 11

  • You either play defense or you won’t play for the Utah Jazz

    SLC Dunk "When asked about what Grayson Allen needs to adjust at this point in his young career, Quin Snyder didn’t mince words. Allen has shown a surprising amount of skill in his time on the floor during preseason. His shooting stroke has been excellent. According..." October 10

  • Is Grayson Allen ready to contribute right away?

    SLC Dunk "Look, I’ll be honest. I did not want the Utah Jazz to draft Grayson Allen in the draft over the summer. I was pretty disappointed on draft night and was honestly confused. It just didn’t feel like a typical Dennis Lindsey draft pick to..." October 09

  • Jazz Release Trey Lewis

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have made their first roster cut of the preseason, announcing today in a press release that they’ve waived guard Trey Lewis. Lewis will clear waivers on Friday, assuming he goes unclaimed. Lewis, who went undrafted out of Louisville in 2016, has played in Germany and..." October 03

  • Report: NBA won't allow Kanye's Yeezy court shoe with reflective panel

    The Score "Adidas' Yeezy basketball shoes will hit the hardwood at some point this season - just not with one design shown in a recent post by creator Kanye West. An industry source told ESPN's Nick DePaula that the sneakers wouldn't be approved as currently presented,..." October 02

  • Jazz coach Snyder: Rumors he holds daily 3-hour practices are ‘urban legend’

    Deseret News "They’ve become somewhat mythical around the NBA. Even Quin Snyder couldn’t resist smiling when describing his fabled three-hour practices as “urban legend.” Before Day 2 of training camp in Salt Lake City, an interview of former Utah Jazz star Gordon..." September 28

  • Fans can purchase 4th quarter of NBA games on League Pass

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print The NBA announced on Thursday that fans can, for the first time, purchase a portion of an in-progress game to watch. Fans will be able to purchase the remainder of any..." September 27

  • Can Ricky Rubio repeat his 2017 season?

    SLC Dunk "Ricky Rubio endeared himself in the hearts of all Utah Jazz fans last season for many reasons, but one was certainly the fact that he improved in a lot of ways from his Minnesota days. The Spaniard set career-highs in 3-point percentage, 3-point attempts, field goal..." September 24

  • New lottery rules change tanking incentives, starting this season

    Pro Basketball Talk "To paraphrase Jerry Tarkanian, the NBA is so mad at the 76ers, it’ll keep the Hawks losing another couple years. The NBA finally enacted lottery reform that will take effect this season. The measures appeared designed to curb Sam Hinkie’s ambitious..." September 23

  • NBA announces three rule changes for 2018-19 season

    247 Sports "Some changes will be coming to the NBA for the 2018-19 season.  According to a press release from the league office, the NBA's Board of Governors unanimously voted to pass three rule changes for the 2018-19 season. The tweaks include a change to the shot clock..." September 21

  • Report: Silver memo encourages teams to put more women in leadership roles

    The Score "NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo "strongly" encouraging all 30 teams to increase the number of women in their organizations in general, including in leadership roles, and improve reporting processes for sexual harassment, sources told The Athletic's Shams..." September 21

  • Jazz 'was in the mix' to acquire Fred VanVleet

    Yardbarker "The Jazz were fairly quiet in free agency over the summer, reaching new deals with their own free agents like Derrick Favors, Dante Exum and Raul Neto, but not bringing in any outside targets. However, according to Blake Murphy of The Athletic, Utah was in the mix for at least..." September 19

  • Deron Williams finally make amends with Jerry Sloan

    NBA.com "There are two calls that define Deron Williams’ relationship with the Utah Jazz. The first was a “Twenty-Two,” a play designed to feed the center on the left block. Back in February of 2011, the brash, young All-Star point guard says he knew his big man preferred the..." September 18

  • Jazz’s Justin Zanik, Rockets’ Gersson Rosas get second interview for 76ers’ GM job

    Pro Basketball Talk "The 76ers effectively completed their offseason without a general manager. But they’re still trudging toward a hire. Zanik and Rosas are two of the more-renowned executives who haven’t already run a front office. " September 17

  • Dwyane Wade has high praise for Donovan Mitchell

    Larry Brown Sports "The player to whom Donovan Mitchell is most often compared is Dwyane Wade. And apparently Wade likes that comparison. HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy promoted a story on his Twitter account Saturday that asked whether Mitchell was ready to make a leap to superstar status in the..." September 16

  • Utah State invites Donovan Mitchell to be honorary captain

    Sportsnaut "Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell recently attended a Utah football game, but Utah State isn’t going down without a fight for his fandom. Zach Nyborg, the Director of Player Personnel at the Mountain West program, laid out the school’s pitch for Mitchell to attend a game. In..." September 15

  • Advance scouts think Quin Snyder’s play signals are the toughest to crack

    Clutch Points "As it is in the NFL, several NBA head coaches use various hand signals and gesture to call out plays. Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder is no different, but it seems his are more elaborate than others. If you watch Snyder in action, you’ll see his hand gestures in full..." September 14

  • At least 18 NBA players will play for home country in FIBA World Cup qualifiers this month

    Pro Basketball Talk "We’ve focused mostly on the big names not taking part — Giannis Antetokounmpo, Danilo Gallinari, Marco Belinelli, any notable player for Team USA — in the September qualifying window for FIBA’s World Cup next season. If you..." September 10

  • Boris Diaw reportedly close to retirement

    EuroHoops.net "It’s the first time in years (ten, to be exact) that Boris Diaw is not included in the French NT squad for the FIBA World Cup qualifiers and the rumors of his retirement have circled the press. As reported by L’Equipe, Diaw hasn’t played or been to practice..." September 06

  • Gobert calls out shoe burners protesting Nike's Kaepernick campaign

    The Score "Some weren't overly thrilled by Nike's decision to prominently feature former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its latest ad campaign. Some chose to demonstrate their displeasure by setting their Nike sneakers on fire. That didn't sit well with Utah Jazz..." September 05

  • Alleged NBA love triangle turns into ugly string of accusations

    New York Post "Jae Crowder spent much of his Labor Day weekend squaring off with the mother of his daughter on social media. The Jazz forward alleged Dana Lambert had cheated with 76ers forward Robert Covington, tagging the two on his Instagram story and writing, “Lil..." September 05

  • Jazz poised to have next big 3?

    Yardbarker "The Jazz already have one of the better rosters in the Western Conference, but Jordan Hicks of Basketball Insiders believes that they can get even better if and when Dante Exum can become the team’s third star behind Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Per Hicks, Exum has elite..." August 30

  • NBA's No. 1 Options Who Would Be Better Off as Sidekicks

    Bleacher Report "In the perfect-world NBA, all player roles fit like skinny jeans and prove ideal vehicles for their abilities. In the actual Association, roster construction and team dynamics often force players into roles that either mask their full range of skills or ask too much of..." August 29

  • The NBA Will Remove Restrictions On What Color Sneakers Players Can Wear Next Season

    Dime Magazine "For quite some time, the NBA has led the way when it comes to player expression and individualism, especially when compared to other major American sports. Players are generally entertaining on social media, fashion before and after games has been a point of popular monitoring, and the..." August 29

  • Jazz sign guard Trey Lewis

    NBA.com "The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Trey Lewis. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.  Lewis (6-2, 185, Louisville) competed for the Jazz entry squads at the 2018 Utah Jazz Summer League and 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In Las..." August 28

  • Hawks, Nets Carrying Most 2018/19 Dead Money

    Hoops Rumors "Nearly two-thirds 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. In some cases, teams are..." August 23

  • Shorter reset of shot clock after offensive rebound among likely NBA rules changes, report says

    CBS Sports "The NBA is expected to pass three different rule changes next month during the Board of Governors meeting, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  Most notable among the changes, is that after an offensive rebound, the shot clock will only reset to 14, instead of giving the..." August 23

  • Some NBA Owners Want Access To Mental Health Records Of Players

    Real GM Basketball "The public announcements from Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan on their struggles with mental health have prompted action from Adam Silver and Michele Roberts. The National Basketball Players Association to hire Dr. William Parham as its first director of mental health and..." August 20

  • Jazz Sign Isaac Haas

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have signed center Isaac Haas, according to the team’s website. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, though it will likely be a minimum salary arrangement. Haas played for the Jazz in Summer League this past July. During his four Las Vegas games, he had a..." August 16

  • Jazz Waive Guard David Stockton

    Hoops Rumors "The Jazz have waived guard David Stockton, the son of their Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports tweets. This comes as no surprise since the younger Stockton had already signed to play in Germany with Medi Bayreuth. Stockton had a non-guaranteed..." August 14