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Last Updated Jul 1, 2015 04:44PM

Two of the biggest names in free agency this summer both broke out in Utah, but they’re going to continue banking somewhere else. Within hours of the NBA’s free agent market opening Tuesday at 10 p.m., Jazz fans’ dreams of …

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  • Utah Jazz hire Igor Kokoskov as assistant coach
    The coaches’ locker room in EnergySolutions Arena will be a little more crowded next season. The Jazz on Wednesday announced the hiring of Igor Kokosk...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Reggie Williams (55) and Danny Green (14) defend in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 90-81. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz should keep swinging in tightened free-agent market
    Skipping to the end of the story, we all know how NBA free agency will play out for the Jazz. No high-profile player with sign with them, and then th...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 02:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz in touch with familiar names as free agency opens
    Some NBA courtships are elaborate. Others are more practical affairs. And, so it appears anyway, the Utah Jazz prefer the latter. Consider the case of...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 12:35 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Reggie Williams (55) and Danny Green (14) defend in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 90-81. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz ‘in position to capitalize’ on free agency
    With free agency underway, the rumor mill is in overdrive around the NBA. Different teams are being linked on Twitter and other social media to star p...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 10:00 pm   |     |   Share

    Trey Lyles a longshot for Rookie of the Year
    Late lottery picks are hit and miss and, at present, it appears that 19-year-old forward Trey Lyles will be battling with Trevor Booker, Grant Jerrett...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 11:55 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz GM: 'Our best free agent ... is Alec Burks'
     The Utah Jazz could clear more than $16 million in cap space this summer, but that’s certainly no guarantee that they’ll make a major splash when the...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 02:02 am   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Gordon Hayward is defended by Celtics forward Jae Crowder in the first half of an NBA basketball game at EnergySolutions in Salt Lake City, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Kragthorpe: Rebuilding tracks of Jazz, Celtics will converge at ESA
    Geography undoubtedly played a part in Danny Ainge’s decision to bring the Boston Celtics to town for next week’s four-team Utah Jazz Summer League, c...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 12:02 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz to talk to Neto, see if there’s NBA interest
    A few days before free agency, the Utah Jazz continue to look for ways to improve their team. Raul Neto could factor into this. The Jazz will have ...
    Updated Jun 28 2015 08:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz draft pick Trey Lyles smiles after being introduced at a news conference Friday, June 26, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The NBA basketball team added Lyles to the roster during Thursday's draft, but general manager Dennis Lindsey’s work isn’t done yet. The Jazz could be active in free agency to make a push into the playoffs, but internal growth from a young roster is the key to taking the next step. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz: Playmaking and versatility highlight the case for Trey Lyles
    In the minds of many Utah Jazz fans, Thursday night’s biggest draft decision came down to two options with the 12th pick. Do you take the playmaking f...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 10:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder, right, makes a point to guard Gordon Hayward as they talk during a timeout against the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Kragthorpe: Jazz have more work to do in playoff push
    So the draft is over, and now the Jazz will move into the phase of the offseason when they traditionally work toward acquiring a future MVP of the NBA...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz rookies Trey Lyles and  Olivier Hanlan hold their jerseys after being introduced at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City, Friday, June 26, 2015. Utah Jazz: Lyles, Hanlan introduced in Salt Lake City (with video)
    Trey Lyles calmly answered questions Friday afternoon, making a smooth transition from the NBA draft to his new city in Utah. Olivier Hanlan broke out...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 10:17 am   |     |   Share
  • Kragthorpe: Jazz rookies converge from different basketball cultures
    By blending unselfishly into a talented team, Trey Lyles helped Kentucky win 38 straight games before the Wildcats were upset in the Final Four. Doin...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 09:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tall guy tricks people into believing he’s a Utah Jazz draft pick
    The Utah Jazz draft class included a pair of players in Kentucky’s Trey Lyles and Boston College’s Olivier Hanlan. Unbeknown to the team, they also “...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 05:22 pm   |     |   Share
    Notes: GM Dennis Lindsey breaks down the Trey Lyles pick
    It’s hard to imagine everything that goes into a front office’s decision on draft night, the exhaustive film sessions, background gathering, workouts,...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 01:15 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz: Why the Jazz picked Lyles over Booker
    Some loved it when the Utah Jazz picked Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Some didn’t love it so much. Indeed, fan reaction ...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boston College's Olivier Hanlan (21) plays in an NCAA college basketball game between Pittsburgh and Boston College on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Utah Jazz: Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan selected in second round (with video)
    After a first round that didn’t see as many trades as expected, the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft was full surprise picks and transactions all ov...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 12:32 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Stuart, Jakob, and Brenden Smith react as the Utah Jazz select Kentucky forward Trey Lyles with the 12th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Jazz fans were invited to EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Thursday June 25, 2015 to watch a broadcast of the draft. Utah Jazz: Reviews mixed on Lyles
    Utah Jazz fans held their annual NBA draft party at EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday as the Jazz drafted Trey Lyles as the overall 12th pick. Jazz b...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 12:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Kentucky's Trey Lyles, left, looks for an opening against Buffalo's Raheem Johnson (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) Monson: Jazz hope draft pick Trey Lyles really is ‘more action than talk’ (with video)
    It was Thomas Jefferson or Ben Franklin or Gary Player, or maybe all three, who uttered some version of the quote: “The harder I work, the luckier I g...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 12:31 am   |     |   Share
  • A young basketball fan shouts for an autograph from Trey Lyles after Lyles was selected 12th overall by the Utah Jazz during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Kragthorpe: If Jazz pick Trey Lyles is another Carlos Boozer, that’s good (with video)
    The Carlos Boozer comparison? That’s a compliment. Personally, I would have preferred Devin Booker over Kentucky teammate Trey Lyles, whose offensive...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 12:31 am   |     |   Share
  • Trey Lyles is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 12th overall by the Utah Jazz during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Utah Jazz: Kentucky forward Trey Lyles is picked No. 12 in NBA draft (with video)
    Kentucky coach John Calipari called Trey Lyles the X-factor last season for the Wildcats. And on Thursday night, still buzzing after hearing his name ...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 02:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell is shown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament round of 32 game against Arizona in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) NBA Draft: First-round analysis, grades
    1. Minnesota Timberwolves: KARL-ANTHONY TOWNS Center, Kentucky 7 feet, 248 pounds Analysis • Well, there’s no surprise at the top, as Minnesota st...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 12:32 am   |     |   Share
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Karl Malone grabs a loose ball as Mavericks Kurt Nimphius looks on, Feb 6,1986 How did Karl Malone fall to the Jazz in the 1985 draft?
    Late last week, after a group of NBA hopefuls had just finished working out for Jazz officials in Salt Lake City, general manager Dennis Lindsey sat o...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 01:04 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz promote Brian Zettler to head athletic trainer
    The Jazz have promoted Brian Zettler, the team’s longtime assistant trainer and equipment manager, to head athletic trainer, filling the job left vaca...
    Updated Jun 24 2015 05:18 pm   |     |   Share
    NBA Draft media day: Q&A with most projected lottery picks
    Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky   Q: How important is it to you to be the first guy drafted? Towns: For me it’s not that important. I just want to go and...
    Updated Jun 24 2015 05:24 pm   |     |   Share