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Throughout the summer, Most Utah Jazz fans have harbored the same thought when it comes to the Jazz frontcourt. And that’s the thought that Utah may have something blossoming on its hands in Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward. …

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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz forward J.J. Obrien (82) tries to get past Boston Celtic guard Marcus Smart (36) in Summer League action, Utah Jazz vs. The Boston Celtics, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, July 6, 2015. Utah Jazz: Team adds free agent forward J.J. O’Brien
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    Updated Aug 28 2015 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Feb. 27, 2014, file photo shows Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko during an NBA game against the Denver Nuggets, in Denver. Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko has been elected president of the troubled Russian Basketball Federation. The ex-Utah Jazz and Brooklyn Nets small forward, who spent 13 seasons in the NBA, was elected unopposed at a conference Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Moscow _ hours after his only rival, Russian national team general manager Dmitry Domani, withdrew from the contest.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) Former Jazzman Andrei Kirilenko elected head of Russian basketball
    Moscow • Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko was elected president of the troubled Russian Basketball Federation on Tuesday. The ex-Utah Jazz and Brook...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 05:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • New Orleans Pelicans center Jeff Withey, right, shoots against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, top, and forward Derrick Favors, bottom left, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The Jazz won 100-96. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Utah Jazz keep getting bigger, sign 7-footer Withey
    Small-ball is en vogue, but the Utah Jazz keep getting bigger. The team on Monday signed 7-foot free agent center Jeff Withey to a two-year, partially...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 01:16 am   |     |   Share
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    Jazz sign free agent center Jeff Withey
    Small-ball is en vogue, but the Utah Jazz keep getting bigger. The team on Monday signed 7-foot free agent center Jeff Withey to a two-year, partially...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 04:11 pm   |     |   Share


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