Utah Jazz Notes

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  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    (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
    Anthony Davis is back and will play against the Jazz
    The last time Anthony Davis saw the Utah Jazz, he scored a career-high 43 points and made it look uncomfortably easy in doing so. And as recently as a...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
    Ty Corbin takes charge in Sacramento — for now
    Just about the time the Jazz and Pelicans are finishing things up in New Orleans tonight, we’ll be flipping the channel over to catch the Thunder and ...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 08:57 am   |     |   Share
    As losses pile up, Jazz players remaining positive
    Alec Burks stepped out of the shower, got dressed and enjoyed a good-natured joke with Enes Kanter along the way. Trey Burke, Jeremy Evans and Derrick...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
    Sacramento Kings Tyrone Corbin reacts to a shot in the first half of an NBA basketball game against New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.  Corbin took over as coach after Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone was ejected for a second technical foul. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Report: After surprise firing, Ty Corbin named Kings’ interim head coach
    A sudden departure has once again put Ty Corbin in the head coach’s seat. The Sacramento Kings surprised the basketball world late Sunday night by fir...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 10:22 am   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Jeremy Evans and Gordon Hayward laugh as they try and settle down to get their picture taken during Jazz Media Day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City, Monday, September 29, 2014. Evans gets his opportunity in the Jazz rotation
    Jeremy Evans doesn’t know when he’s going to play. This is how he lives his life in the NBA. He prepares the same each game. He realizes that he may n...
    Updated Dec 14 2014 04:09 pm   |     |   Share
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) loses control of the ball between Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) and forward Matt Barnes (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Young Jazz get to see process of contending Wizards up close
    The Washington Wizards are 16-6 on the season, near the top of the southeast division and one of the elite teams in the eastern conference. But up unt...
    Updated Dec 14 2014 04:10 pm   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) battles San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) and San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph (5) during first half action in the Jazz versus Spurs game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors out against the Wizards
    Like Friday night in the second half against the Miami Heat, the Utah Jazz will be shorthanded, and missing one of their most important players. Derri...
    Updated Dec 14 2014 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
    NBA: Examining the Golden State Warriors’ success
    The Golden State Warriors are one of the most intriguing stories of the NBA season so far. We knew they would be good, heading into the year. They ...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
    Derrick Favors makes trip to D.C. despite ankle injury
    Derrick Favors traveled with the Jazz to Washington, D.C., Saturday a day after spraining his right ankle against the Miami Heat. Favors jumped to blo...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 03:42 pm   |     |   Share
    Four things after a 100-95 loss to the Miami Heat
    When he’s looking to make an inbounds pass, Joe Ingles counts in his head. Or at least he tries to. “Obviously there’s a lot going on,” the Jazz forw...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 09:15 am   |     |   Share
    Booker prepares to face old team
    On Sunday, Trevor Booker will face his old team, the Washington Wizards. It will be a homecoming of sorts for the Jazz power forward. He and his best...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 11:18 pm   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks (10) passes to the wing during first half action in the Jazz versus Spurs game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, December 9, 2014. For struggling Jazz, win over San Antonio lifted spirits
    Quin Snyder gets peppered with questions after every loss — even after he leaves the arena. “My 2-year-old still likes me,” the Jazz coach quipped at ...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 08:10 pm   |     |   Share
    Gregg Popovich thinks the Jazz are going to be OK
    The San Antonio Spurs are basketball’s reigning champs and coach Gregg Popovich is almost universally considered the best in the game. He’s a smart gu...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 09:39 am   |     |   Share
    A frustrated Enes Kanter throws his mouthpiece into the crowd
    Sacramento, Calif. • The Jazz were on their way to losing their ninth game in a row, something they never did last year, something they haven’t done ...
    Updated Dec 09 2014 01:15 am   |     |   Share
    Alec Burks back in the starting lineup vs. Kings
    Sacramento, Calif. • Alec Burks is back. After a two-game absence — and a handful of physicians’ opinions on his left shoulder — the Jazz shooting gua...
    Updated Dec 08 2014 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Kyle Korver off to a blistering start
    Atlanta • Kyle Korver is on fire. The Hawks guard (who spent three seasons seasons with the Utah Jazz from 2007-10) has opened the new season by shoot...
    Updated Nov 12 2014 05:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Ex-Jazz man DeMarre Carroll won’t play tonight in Atlanta
    Atlanta • DeMarre Carroll was looking forward to a chance to square off against his old team and his old assistant coach tonight, but a groin injury w...
    Updated Nov 12 2014 11:03 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz look to take advantage of wounded Pacers
    Indianapolis — The Pacers’ misfortunes of late have been such that there might be an inclination to check for new injuries even on off days. A run of ...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 10:02 am   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks (10) guards Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11), in NBA action, The Utah Jazz vs. The Los Angeles Clippers, at EnergySolutions Arena, Saturday, November 29, 2014 Injury update: Alec Burks out, Magic center Nikola Vucevic questionable
    Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks’ left shoulder injury will keep him out of Friday night’s game against the Orlando Magic. At the team’s morning shootar...
    Updated Dec 05 2014 03:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Can Favors and Gobert provide more defensive ‘disruption’?
    Looking for a way — any way really — to slow down the Clippers last night, Jazz coach Quin Snyder went with a combination we’ve only seen once before ...
    Updated Nov 30 2014 09:40 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz look to do little things that lead to winning
    Of course, the Utah Jazz want to win tonight and break a four game losing streak. Of course, the Jazz want to walk into EnergySolutions Arena, defeat ...
    Updated Nov 29 2014 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
    Forward Jeremy Evans sprains ankle in practice
    Jeremy Evans sprained his left ankle during practice Friday, so the seldom-used substitute’s availability is questionable for Saturday night’s game ag...
    Updated Nov 29 2014 12:44 am   |     |   Share