Utah Jazz Notes

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    Hayward undergoes minor procedure
    The Utah Jazz are not immune to the off-season injury bug. Star small forward Gordon Hayward underwent a minor procedure to resolve inflammation in h...
    Updated May 22 2015 08:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Hood, Exum, Ingles don't make All-Rookie team cut
    Utah’s youngsters didn’t quite make the cut. The NBA on Monday announced the voting results for the league’s All-Rookie teams, and while three receive...
    Updated May 18 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
    NBA: Who is to blame for the Clippers defeat?
    So, we’ve witnessed one of the biggest collapses in NBA playoff history on Sunday. Not shockingly - considering their history as a franchise - it was ...
    Updated May 17 2015 11:57 pm   |     |   Share
    Johnson meets with Jazz at combine
    Rough and rugged, but big and skilled at the same time. With some seasoning, some tutelage, this could describe Arizona forward Stanley Johnson almos...
    Updated May 15 2015 11:58 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz, Lakers to play preseason games in Hawaii
    The Utah Jazz’s preseason plans include leis in addition to layups.  The Los Angeles Lakers released their preseason slate Friday afternoon, revealing...
    Updated May 15 2015 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
    UNLV forward Wood meets with Utah Jazz at combine
    One of the things the Utah Jazz want to do this offseason is improve the overall shooting through the roster. Versatility helps as well. UNLV forw...
    Updated May 15 2015 02:56 pm   |     |   Share
    NBA: Warriors, Hawks answer questions with big wins
    Guess those number one seeds have a little substance to go with those gaudy regular season records. Heading into Monday night, the NBA playoff narrat...
    Updated May 11 2015 11:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Memphis Grizzlies forward Tony Allen (9) celebrates in the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 99-89 and lead the series 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) NBA: Warriors in serious trouble heading into Game 4 against Grizzlies
    My, how perception can change in the playoffs. Remember when the Golden State Warriors won 67 games during the regular season? Remember when most of t...
    Updated May 10 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah guard Delon Wright speaks during a news conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Portland, Ore., Friday, March 20, 2015.  Utah takes on Georgetown in the Round of 32 on Saturday. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) NBA: Utah’s Delon Wright to attend NBA pre-draft combine
    The NBA’s pre-draft combine will commence this week, where many first-round prospects will be on hand to get measured, take physicals, and in some cas...
    Updated May 08 2015 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz beat the bushes, looking for talent
    The vacation is over for the Utah Jazz. Which is to say the offseason has officially begun. On Wednesday morning, the Jazz held their first NBA pre...
    Updated May 06 2015 01:31 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz need to find a back-up big man
    For a good chunk of the last two months of the season, it was well known that the Utah Jazz were thinking of making a play for Ante Tomic, the big man...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:10 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz point guard Bryce Cotton earns D-League honors
    Bryce Cotton just received an honor he’d probably prefer to never get again. The Utah Jazz point guard on Wednesday was named to the All-NBA D-League ...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Quin Snyder finishes eighth in Coach of the Year voting
    Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder finished eighth in Coach of the Year voting after his team’s second-half surged helped garner him a handful of third-place...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 10:18 am   |     |   Share
    Trevor Booker makes Shaqtin’ blooper reel
    Their season is done, but the Utah Jazz still found a way on to national television (something that didn’t happen much at all this past season). In t...
    Updated Apr 21 2015 01:19 am   |     |   Share
    Rodney Hood, his award and his offseason plans
    Two weeks. That’s the rest that Rodney Hood will allow for himself this offseason. One day after lockerroom cleanout, the Utah Jazz shooting guard w...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 11:48 pm   |     |   Share
    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Jazz first-year coach Quin Snyder, right, answersa  reporter's question during the last media availability of the season at the team's practice facility in Salt Lake City Thursday April 16, 2015. General Manager Dennis Lindsey, left, listens. Players cleaned out their lockers Thursday after Wednesday night's loss to the Houston Rockets to finish with a 38-44 record for the season. Blog: Utah Jazz locker cleanout and exit interviews (with video)
    Rudy's summertime plans Rudy Gobert thinks he should win this year’s Most Improved Player, he’d love to win a Defensive Player of the Year award and...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 07:40 pm   |     |   Share
    Trevor Booker fires back at Enes Kanter on Twitter
     After spending his homecoming lightly <a href=“http://www.sltrib.com/home/2342163-155/enes-kanter-rips-jazz-organization-after”>blasting his ol...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 12:47 am   |     |   Share
    NBA playoff scenarios on the season's final day
    Eighty-one games wasn’t enough to figure all of this out? No, apparently not. We’re gonna need all 82. On this, the last day of the NBA’s regular seas...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 09:12 am   |     |   Share
    ESPN: Paul Pierce says pressure of national spotlight got to D-Will
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce is apparently living up to his nickname, and in a new interview with ESPN, the Truth had some things to say abo...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 04:21 pm   |     |   Share
    The Trib's NBA awards: And the MVP goes to ...
    This year’s Most Valuable Player race could go any number of ways. (Think of the Cavs without LeBron James, the Pelicans without Anthony Davis or the ...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz brace for depleted Mavs
    There will be no Dirk Nowitzki tonight to play against the Utah Jazz. There will be no Monta Ellis. There will be Tyson Chandler. Those three - the co...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
    So far, Rodney Hood passing his tests
    Portland, Ore. • That yellow mop bucket filled with ice and sitting in front of Rodney Hood’s locker contains the only cold water the Utah Jazz want t...
    Updated Apr 12 2015 10:24 am   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz: Trey Burke stays home to rest sore back
    Portland, Ore. • Jazz point guard Trey Burke didn’t make the trip to the Pacific Northwest, the team announced this afternoon, as the second-year play...
    Updated Apr 11 2015 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Report: Foul against Memphis' Marc Gasol was the wrong call
    All that pressure Gordon Hayward felt as he stepped to the free throw line Friday night needing to sink three straight free throws to force overtime w...
    Updated Apr 11 2015 03:22 pm   |     |   Share
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives, as the Utah Jazz host the Sacramento Kings at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday April 8, 2015. Jazz blog: Burke’s back will keep him out against Memphis
    A sore lower back will keep Jazz point guard Trey Burke on the bench Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, the team announced about 75 minutes ...
    Updated Apr 10 2015 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz find themselves in everyone else's playoff push
    Here’s what the Jazz have ahead of them. Four games, starting tonight with the Memphis Grizzlies. After those four games, the season is finished and U...
    Updated Apr 10 2015 11:33 am   |     |   Share
    Video: Alec Burks now practicing jump shots as his shoulder rehab progresses
    The season is winding down, but things look like they’re just starting to ramp up for Alec Burks. The guard, whose season was ended with shoulder surg...
    Updated Apr 08 2015 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Cotton making the most of his chance
    When you stand next to Bryce Cotton, it’s evident that he’s not nearly as tall as his listed height, 6-foot-1. He’s about 5-10, MAYBE 5-11, which make...
    Updated Apr 07 2015 11:36 pm   |     |   Share
    Sacramento's Carl Landry suspended for leaving bench during Jazz-Kings altercation
    Sacramento forward Carl Landry has been suspended without pay for one game for leaving the bench during a brief altercation during Sunday night’s Jazz...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz recall Grant Jerrett from D-League Idaho Stampede
    Basketball season is over in Boise, so forward Grant Jerrett is headed back to Salt Lake. The Jazz on Monday recalled the rookie big man from the D-Le...
    Updated Apr 06 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share