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    Gordon Hayward keeps busy schedule at all-star weekend
    Gordon Hayward signed autographs and made a few public appearances Thursday. Hayward spoke to the media Friday morning and quickly was wisked away to ...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Salt Lake Stars Joel Bolomboy (4), and Sundiata Gaines (15) double-team Eric Moreland (25) Canton Charge, in NBA D League action, at Salt Lake Community College, Saturday, January 7, 2017. Joel Bolomboy to play in D-League All-Star Game
    The Jazz’s contingent for All-Star Weekend grew on Thursday. Jazz draft pick and Salt Lake City Stars mainstay Joel Bolomboy has been selected as a re...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz announce which ad will appear on game jerseys
    The Utah Jazz will join other NBA teams next season in adding a sponsored patch to their uniforms, but with a charitable twist. For their first-ever j...
    Updated Feb 13 2017 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson, left, dunks as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) defends during the first half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Jazz shootaround: Focus squarely on defense entering matchup with Clippers
    When the Utah Jazz face the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night, the goal within the game for the Jazz will be clear: Defense has to be a team thing....
    Updated Feb 13 2017 12:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris, right, during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Utah Jazz blog: Slowing down Celtics’ Thomas in fourth quarter a priority
    The mission for the Utah Jazz on Saturday night is to figure out a way to slow Isaiah Thomas down in the fourth quarter. It seems like an easier task...
    Updated Feb 11 2017 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder, left, talks with guard Shelvin Mack (8) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Jazz shootaround: Shelvin Mack returns to team after quick stop to see high school jersey retired
    New Orleans • This three-game road trip included an extra stop for Jazz point guard Shelvin Mack. Mack returned home Tuesday to Lexington, Ky., where ...

    Updated Feb 13 2017 12:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks the ball as Milwaukee Bucks’ Michael Beasley (9), Thon Maker, second from right, and Malcolm Brogdon, right, look on in the second half during an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 104-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Rudy Gobert gives Atlanta native Derrick Favors the Crying Jordan treatment after Falcons' Super Bowl collapse
    Atlanta • Derrick Favors was one of the thousands in the city who spent Sunday night dealing with elation followed too quickly by despair. Favors, an ...
    Updated Feb 06 2017 11:26 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) and Utah Jazz guard Elijah Millsap (13) go for a loose ball, in NBA action Utah Jazz vs. The Charolette Hornets, in Salt Lake CIty, Monday, March 16, 2015 Jazz shootaround: Kemba Walker’s health an interesting subplot to Saturday’s game
    The Utah Jazz are attempting to build momentum ahead of what is shaping up as a difficult road trip, but that won’t be easy on Saturday night. The Jaz...
    Updated Feb 04 2017 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Derrick Favors complains to an official about a missed call in a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. Jazz shootaround: Derrick Favors won’t play against the Milwaukee Bucks
    Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors has been ruled out for Wednesday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks as he continues to deal with the lingering ...
    Updated Feb 01 2017 11:51 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) and forward Joe Johnson (6) celebrate a three-pointer by Johnson as the Utah Jazz host the Sacramento Kings at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday December 21, 2016. Jazz shootaround: Joe Johnson says Gordon Hayward’s all-star experience can take his game ‘to a whole other level’
    Joe Johnson happily congratulated Gordon Hayward this week on his first all-star selection — and the veteran forward believes more could be on the way...
    Updated Jan 28 2017 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s Rodney Hood (5) lies on the ground with an injury during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 114-107. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) Rodney Hood listed as questionable vs. Lakers
    Rodney Hood thought the worst at the first moment of impact. That explains the smile on his face at Thursday’s shootaround as the Utah Jazz made fina...

    Updated Jan 26 2017 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, left, of Germany, loses control of the ball as he goes up for a shot against Miami Heat guard Rodney McGruder (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Jazz shootaround: Dirk is back, so Jazz expect Mavs to be a handful
    Dallas • Just like they were going into games last week against the Pistons, Magic and Suns, the Jazz are wary of the Dallas Mavericks. Those Jazz o...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 11:36 am   |     |   Share
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    How the Utah Jazz fared in this year's all-star voting
    The NBA all-star starters are set and, unsurprisingly, Jazzmen Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert will have to wait until the reserves are announced next ...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Stars' D-League Showcase games to be shown on ESPNU, NBA TV
    Fans will be able to catch the Salt Lake City Stars on television this week as they participate in the D-League Showcase near Toronto. The Stars will ...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward (20) dribbles past Orlando Magic’s Elfrid Payton (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 114-107. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) Gordon Hayward honored as Western Conference Player of the Week
    Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward could garner the first all-star selection of his career next month....

    Updated Jan 17 2017 12:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s Rodney Hood (5) dribbles past Orlando Magic’s Jodie Meeks (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 114-107. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) Jazz update: With Rodney Hood out, who starts in his place?
    Phoenix • With Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood out of tonight’s game against the Suns, who are the candidates to start in his place as Hood rehabs fro...
    Updated Jan 16 2017 04:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s Rodney Hood (5) dribbles past Orlando Magic’s Jodie Meeks (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 114-107. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) Utah Jazz: Rodney Hood diagnosed with bone bruise, avoids serious injury
    The Utah Jazz got some good news on Sunday morning. Following an initial diagnosis of a hyperextended knee, Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood underwent...
    Updated Jan 15 2017 06:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Alec Burks and Raul Neto get game time with D-League Stars
    The Salt Lake City Stars had some added star power Wednesday night. Utah Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks had 13 points and five rebounds, and point gua...
    Updated Jan 12 2017 01:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, right, passes the ball as he is pressured by Utah Jazz guards Rodney Hood, center, and Raul Neto (25), of Brazil, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Thomas had 29 points and 15 assists as the Celtics defeated the Jazz 115-104. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) That was quick — Jazz send Exum, Burks, Neto to D-League before recalling all three later in the day
    One of their biggest reasons the Utah Jazz brought their D-League affiliate to Salt Lake City was it allowed for quick travel between the two clubs. ...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 05:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s George Hill, left, drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Nemanja Bjelica of Serbia in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Utah Jazz shootaround: George Hill cleared to return against Timberwolves
    Minneapolis • Jazz point guard George Hill has been cleared to play tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves after he passed the league’s concussion...
    Updated Jan 07 2017 01:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz guard George Hill, right, brings the ball up court in the second half during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 100-83. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Jazz shootaround: George Hill still out as he undergoes concussion protocol
    George Hill will miss tonight’s game against the Toronto Raptors, as he continues to go through the NBA’s concussion protocol. The Jazz point guard to...
    Updated Jan 05 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) drives as Utah Jazz guard George Hill (3) pursues in the first half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Jazz point guard George Hill to miss another game
    Barring a last-minute change, the Jazz will be without starting point guard George Hill for a second consecutive game — tonight’s date with the Boston...
    Updated Jan 03 2017 03:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah guard Alec Burks drives past Memphis center Brandan Wright in the first half of a game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Utah Jazz: Alec Burks to play in first game of season against Brooklyn
    The Salt Lake Tribune, on Sunday night, reported that shooting guard Alec Burks was expected to make his season debut on Monday night against the Broo...
    Updated Jan 02 2017 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz’s George Hill, left, drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Nemanja Bjelica of Serbia in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Utah Jazz: George Hill could make his return against Philadelphia
    For Jazz fans, Christmas may be coming a little late. After a month long absence, starting point guard George Hill could finally make his return to th...
    Updated Dec 29 2016 01:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Jazz shootaround: healthy D’Angelo Russell, Nick Young to test Jazz tonight
    The first game was close. The second game looked like it would end up as a rout, but became close. Now, the Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers meet at ...
    Updated Dec 27 2016 04:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) warms up during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena Friday December 16, 2016.  Utah Jazz shootaround: Danté Exum out at least a week with tendinitis
    The Jazz may get one guard back tonight, but another will be out for at least a week. Shooting guard Rodney Hood will be a game-time decision tonight ...
    Updated Dec 23 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) keeps Utah Jazz guard George Hill (3) away with his arm during the Utah Jazz versus Houston Rockets NBA game at Vivint Smarthome Arena in Salt Lake City Tuesday November 29, 2016. Jazz shootaround: George Hill closing in on his return to the lineup
    George Hill won’t play tonight against the Golden State Warriors, or tomorrow night vs. the Sacramento Kings. And he probably won’t play on Friday wh...
    Updated Dec 20 2016 03:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Quin Snyder feels George Hill has 'turned a corner' in his recovery from toe sprain
    Jazz coach Quin Snyder believes point guard George Hill has “turned a corner” in his recovery from a sprained toe. But, even as Hill missed his eighth...
    Updated Dec 16 2016 07:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    Danté Exum picks up tech, but will Rodney Hood pick up the check?
    The bad blood between the Utah Jazz and the Enes Kanter continued to boil Wednesday night. And while Rodney Hood helped write the most heated moment i...
    Updated Dec 14 2016 10:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons (25) guards Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors, left, in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Jazz shootaround: Derrick Favors expects Enes Kanter to 'do a little too much' as Thunder visit Utah
    Enes Kanter hasn’t been shy about expressing himself whenever he has come back to Salt Lake City. And with the Jazz hosting Kanter and the Oklahoma Ci...
    Updated Dec 14 2016 12:39 pm   |     |   Share