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    Jazz coach says Boston's Marcus Smart 'doesn’t play like a rookie'
    At some point tonight, rookies Dante Exum and Marcus Smart will likely go head to head on the court. Exum wearing No. 11 for the Utah Jazz and Smart ...
    Updated Jan 26 2015 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Exum remains in the starting lineup as Jazz look to push the tempo early
    Danté Exum will hear his name called tonight when the Utah Jazz’s starting lineup is announced at EnergySolutions Arena. The rookie point guard will s...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 05:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Updated Jan 22 2015 05:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Gordon Hayward: 'I think LeBron can pretty much bully anybody if he wants to'
    It was a vicious dunk, and Gordon Hayward never stood a chance against it. In the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Jazz game in Cleveland, LeBron Ja...
    Updated Jan 22 2015 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    Forbes: Utah Jazz valued at $830 million
    It cost Larry H. Miller about $22 million to buy the Utah Jazz in the mid-1980s — about $8 million to buy into the team in 1985, and then another $14...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 04:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Containing James a priority tonight for the Jazz
    Like all opponents of LeBron James, the Utah Jazz enter Wednesday’s matchup trying to figure out a way to stop one of the best basketball player’s on ...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 11:34 am   |     |   Share
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    With Burks and Hood down, Ingles takes on more importance
    Joe Ingles has been cut twice by the Golden State Warriors. He’s been let go by the Los Angeles Clippers. They say the ability to stick in the NBA r...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 06:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Flu could keep LeBron James out against the Utah Jazz
    With his team failing to meet the lofty expectations that come with having LeBron James on your team, Cavs coach David Blatt wanted to use his team’s ...
    Updated Jan 20 2015 02:43 pm   |     |   Share
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    San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) pursues the ball against Utah Jazz forwards Gordon Hayward (20) and Derrick Favors (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) Utah Jazz blog: Leonard returns for Spurs in win
    Kawhi Leonard made his return from a hand injury this week, which wasn’t great news for the Utah Jazz last night. In an 89-69 Spurs victory, Leonard h...
    Updated Jan 19 2015 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Gobert making it hard for Jazz to sit him
    In the moments following Utah’s 89-69 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Jazz coach Quin Snyder did his very best to diffuse potential controversy. “Th...
    Updated Jan 18 2015 09:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kobe Bryant, in need of rest, won't play against the Utah Jazz
    It wasn’t vintage Kobe. It was a revamped version of the superstar who played Thursday night in Los Angeles, setting aside that stone-cold gunner ment...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 04:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) shoots between Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams, left, and forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Oklahoma City won 99-94. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors finding groove in offense
    Houston • Derrick Favors spent more time on the Jazz’s bench last night than off it, playing 17 minutes and 35 seconds of his team’s 15-point defeat t...
    Updated Jan 11 2015 11:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Trevor Booker wins the internet with amazing shot
    Oklahoma City • The Jazz may have lost, but Trevor Booker won the Internet’s heart tonight. If you haven’t yet heard about his ridiculous, over-the-he...
    Updated Jan 10 2015 11:50 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz: Elliot Williams joins team on 10-day contract
    Chicago • The Utah Jazz filled their open roster spot by signing guard Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract Wednesday, a day after waiving the injured...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Elijah Millsap will try to bring his brother’s toughness to the Jazz
    Before signing Elijah Millsap to a 10-day contract, the Jazz reached out and shared the news with his all-star brother first. And big brother Paul cou...
    Updated Jan 05 2015 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Jazz cut Toure’ Murry to clear roster space
    Toure’ Murry finally got into the books Saturday night. A day later, he’s off of the roster. The Utah Jazz on Sunday waived the second-year combo guar...
    Updated Jan 04 2015 10:44 am   |     |   Share
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    Jazz to make shooting guard addition
    With Patrick Christopher out for an extended period, the Utah Jazz are making a move to call up another shooting guard from the NBA’s developmental le...
    Updated Jan 04 2015 01:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Shorthanded Utah Jazz recall Toure' Murry from the D-League
     Shorthanded after a trio of injuries to their shooting guards, the Utah Jazz have recalled Toure’ Murry from the D-League. He’ll be in uniform tonigh...
    Updated Jan 03 2015 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Patrick Christopher’s injury spoils a storybook moment
    Patrick Christopher is a sneaker fanatic. The other day in Los Angeles, I asked him about his previous experiences playing at Staples Center and he re...
    Updated Jan 03 2015 07:49 am   |     |   Share
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    Rodney Hood questionable to play vs. Atlanta Hawks
    Their starting shooting guard is done for the year. And tonight, the Utah Jazz could be left to replace his replacement. Rookie Rodney Hood has a sore...
    Updated Jan 02 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey discusses Alec Burks’ season-ending shoulder surgery
    On Dec. 1, Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks landed hard on the floor at EnergySolutions Arena after being fouled hard by Denver’s Arron Afflalo. The Nug...
    Updated Dec 31 2014 02:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    In loss to Clippers, Jazz missed Burks and too many free throws
    Los Angeles • A tight game. On the road. Against a Western Conference power. A week earlier, the Jazz were able to pull out a big win in that situatio...
    Updated Dec 30 2014 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Shoulder injury could keep Alec Burks out vs. Philly
    Alec Burks’ left shoulder could keep him out of the Utah Jazz’s starting lineup tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers. The shooting guard did not par...
    Updated Dec 27 2014 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) and Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem (40) fight for the ball. Utah Jazz trail the Miami Heat 47-65 at Energy Solutions Arena, Friday, December 12, 2014. Utah Jazz: Booker undergoes minor procedure, will miss game against Memphis
    Jazz forward Trevor Booker underwent a minor outpatient procedure on Sunday and stayed behind in Charlotte. Booker will miss Monday’s game against the...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 04:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Charlotte Hornets' Gerald Henderson, left, drives against Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Hornets won 104-86. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Hornets defense throws Jazz off kilter
    If you want a reason for the Jazz falling to Charlotte on Saturday night - a technical reason - look no further than the way the Hornets played pick-a...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 09:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Miami Heat's Chris Andersen (11) blocks out Utah Jazz’s Enes Kanter (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach) Utah Jazz: Kanter’s improvement stands out on road trip
    The Utah Jazz are still in the midst of a long road trip through the eastern conference, but if you ask Enes Kanter, he may tell you he wants to stay ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 01:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    Rudy Gobert on his World Cup performance and other stuff from the cutting room floor
     Whether it’s doing something like this …  <iframe class="vine-embed" src="https://vine.co/v/OgDan6VZTgF/embed/simple" width="480" height="480" fra...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Ute Bogut out indefinitely with knee injury
    Two days after watching their league-best winning streak come to an end in Memphis, the Golden State Warriors have been dealt a much bigger blow. Cent...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Reports: Bucks Jabari Parker out for year with ACL tear
    <a href=“http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/12040203/milwaukee-bucks-suspect-jabari-parker-lost-season-torn-acl”>Bucks forward Jabari Parker wil...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 09:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) battles San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) during second half action in the Jazz versus Spurs game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Jazz’s Derrick Favors participates in shootaround
    Derrick Favors sat courtside at Smooth King Center, a pair of scissors in hand, waiting to cut the thick roll of tape from the right ankle he sprained...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 03:30 pm   |     |   Share