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Aaron Falk and Steve Luhm cover the Utah Jazz and the NBA for The Salt Lake Tribune. The Tribune on Twitter - Aaron Falk: @tribjazz, Steve Luhm: @sluhm
Updated on Apr 18, 2014 02:08PM

The Utah Jazz won a drawing Friday and will enter the NBA Draft lottery with a 10.4 percent chance to get the No. 1 pick.

Utah and Boston tied for...

Updated on Apr 17, 2014 05:46PM

<freeform>Karl Malone is many things: an outdoorsman, an entrepreneur, a wrestler, a mailman and, oh yeah, a Utah Jazz legend and two-time NBA MVP.

Updated on Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM

At this point, I think most writers make their postseason award votes known publicly anyway. But this year, in the name of transparency, ballots will be released. Here's mine. After last night's se...

Updated on Apr 18, 2014 05:36PM
<a href="http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/10781725/damian-lillard-new-adidas-deal-worth-100m">Damian Lillard's new Adidas deal could be worth up to $100 million.</a><...

Updated on Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM

For sale: Andris' sneakers, hardly worn.
Too dramatic?

Either way, the Andris Biedrins basketball experience is over — at least in Utah, maybe everywhere. The Latvian center was waived b...

Updated on Apr 5, 2014 05:26PM
Good morning.
The Jazz won, which is something we haven't been able to say much this season. Although, now that we're at this point, I know it's something increasingly few...

Updated on Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM

We've seen Jeremy Evans' art on display before. Two years ago, the high-flying forward dunked over a painting of himself dunking — a criminally underrated dunk contest moment, if I may say so. (I m...

Updated on Mar 25, 2014 04:19PM


In the locker room after last night's loss to Detroit, we heard a lot of the things that we've heard after losses this year — in particular, this late-season variation on a ...

Updated on Apr 1, 2014 04:49PM


The odds of you winning Warren Buffett's $1 billion bracket challenge were never very good — 1 in 7,419,071,319, according to Nate Silver and his people over at FiveThi...

Updated on Mar 18, 2014 05:08PM


1. Let's start at the end.

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Updated on Mar 18, 2014 05:06PM
San Antonio • Marvin Williams said his lower back felt fine after going through shootaround this morning, but even if the Jazz forward is ready to play tonight against the Spurs, coac...

Updated on Mar 19, 2014 05:21PM


<a href="http://grantland.com/the-triangle/qa-gordon-hayward-on-getting-love-in-utah-and-the-chase-down-block/"> Gordon Hayward may not know anything about Zion Nation...

Updated on Mar 15, 2014 05:14PM


Karl Malone sees some of himself in Blake Griffin.
A month ago, at All-Star Weekend, I was standing at Malone's media day table when someone asked him sort of generally ...

Updated on Mar 15, 2014 05:14PM

Marvin Williams missed practice this morning with a lower back strain. The veteran forward was scheduled to undergo an MRI today to determine his status going forward.
Those results have yet...

Updated on Mar 15, 2014 05:14PM
Gordon Hayward sat near the end of the Jazz bench, his shooting shirt over his jersey and a towel hanging around his neck. It was a strange sight, given the circumstances.
From the outset of the s...

Updated on Mar 12, 2014 04:42PM


Monta Ellis' move to Dallas wasn't exactly celebrated around the league.
The former Golden State and Milwaukee guard was supposed to be too selfish too willing to shoot ...

Updated on Mar 21, 2014 12:46PM

Paul Millsap walked into EnergySolutions Arena on Monday for the first time as a member of a team other than the Utah Jazz. He found himself walking toward the home loc...

Updated on Mar 12, 2014 04:42PM

Updated on Mar 1, 2014 04:58PM

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM
The Jazz stood pat at the trade deadline, but ESPN's Chad Ford is reporting that the team had a chance to pick up a first-round draft pick in exchange for Marvin Williams.
In his latest
Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

• Alec Burks' slam dunk with 32.6 seconds left in tonight's game cut the Brooklyn lead to four. But on the ensuing possession, Jazz coach Ty Corbin hesitated in whether to call for an intentional f...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

Jeff Griffin of the Utah Wheelin’ Jazz was named the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Wheelchair All-Star Game over the weekend in New Orleans.


Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM
New Orleans • Kobe Bryant spent part of his All-Star Saturday watching the Olympics on television.
"My mission actually yesterday was trying to figure out the rules of curling as I watch the sport...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM
New Orleans • If given the choice, Damian Lillard would prefer a sleeveless jersey to the one he'll wear in tonight's All-Star Game.
But Lillard is a professional athlete in the p...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM
New Orleans • So, yeah, about last night.
The BBVA Compass (you're welcome for the plug, BBVA Compass) Rising Stars Challenge meant nothing.
But Trey Burke was still a little bugged by his gam...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM
LeBron James scored just 13 points Saturday night, matching his low for the season, but nobody in the Jazz locker room was about to take credit for it.
Not Ty Corbin.
"I don't know," the Jazz ...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM

Tweet with caution.
Malcolm Thomas got a quick lesson in that Friday, when the newest member of the Utah Jazz's posted a vague message on Twitter, causing a few curious fans to wonder if he had...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM
The Jazz won't have an All-Star in New Orleans next weekend.
But they will have a Hall of Famer.
Karl Malone will team up with the Thunder's Kevin Durant and the WNBA's Skylar Diggins for the ...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

Wolverines stick together, apparently.
Former NBA star and TNT analyst Chris Webber couldn't pass on the opportunity to pick fellow Michigan alums Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. during Thursda...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

Trey Burke has been named the West's top rookie for a second straight month.
While the point guard's production was down some in January, Burke still topped Sacramento's Ben McLemore, Oklahoma ...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM
Down 3 with less than 30 seconds left in Friday night's game against the Warriors, Ty Corbin put the ball in Gordon Hayward's hands. It had been a rough night for the Jazz's young leader up to that po...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM
When Gregg Popovich took over as coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 1996, there was a name that kept coming up when he talked to his players.
"He said if we were going to be a championship team eve...

Updated on Jan 28, 2014 05:44PM
Monday was the third time in four games Trey Burke has failed to reach double figures in scoring and the rookie point guard acknowledged afterward he's "struggling a little bit" finding his rhythm.
Updated on Jan 28, 2014 05:44PM
In Atlanta, Marvin Williams was asked at times to play out of position, moving from his natural small forward position to play shooting guard.
Williams has again been asked this year to play a new...

Updated on Jan 28, 2014 05:44PM
The Jazz's youngsters were finally cut loose Saturday night.
Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter each logged more than 30 minutes against the Wizards — the first...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 10:41PM
Trey Burke came up limping after the Nuggets' first trip down the floor Monday. But the Jazz rookie toughed it out, and after getting his right ankle re-taped, put on a pretty good show.
Burke fin...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM
The Miami Heat and the Brooklyn Nets will be sporting their nicknames on the back of their jerseys when they meet up later this month.
LeBron James' will be "King James." Chris Andersen will be "B...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM
Last year, Warriors coach (and former Jazz guard) Mark Jackson made the claim that Steph Curry and Klay Thompson made up the "best-shooting backcourt tandem in the history of the game. And it's not ev...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert, on assignment with the Bakersfield Jam, had a nice Sunday during the D-League Showcase in Reno.
Gobert put up 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Jam beat up on th...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM
Los Angeles • Rudy Gobert and Ian Clark took care of some rookie obligations after Friday night's loss to the Lakers by helping carry veterans' bags out of Staples Center.
The fir...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

Los Angeles • Kendall Marshall might not be a superstar in the making, but the Jazz certainly helped him look like one tonight.

In his first start with the Lakers, Marshall scored 20 points,...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM
Los Angeles • Trey Burke's first month as an NBA rookie couldn't have gone much worse. The first-round pick out of Michigan watched from the bench with a fractured finger as his teamm...

Updated on Jan 1, 2014 04:48PM
Los Angeles • Trey Burke didn't talk to Chris Paul about it. Didn't get a chance to bring up that Oct. 12 preseason play that would have been meaningless except, of course, that it wa...

Updated on Jan 1, 2014 04:48PM
He scored 14 points and assisted his teammates seven times in Friday night's win over the Los Angeles Lakers, but Trey Burke is looking for a bounce-back game tonight against the Clippers.
"I have...

Updated on Dec 27, 2013 09:14PM

Charlotte, N.C. • Al Jefferson walked through the hallway near th...

Updated on Dec 27, 2013 09:14PM
Charlotte, N.C. • Utah Jazz rookies Rudy Gobert and Ian Clark are expected to be back with the team Saturday night and available to play against the Bobcats after a three-game stint i...

Updated on Dec 21, 2013 05:15PM
Atlanta • DeMarre Carroll knew what was coming last summer, knew the Utah Jazz were about to push reset and take the franchise in a new direction after.
He just figured he'd be go...


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