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Trey Burke ran in to a pair of basketball legends during Saturday’s first-ever NBA exhibition game in Africa: Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo....

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  • Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan, left, holds the Most Valuable Player trophy as coach Phil Jackson holds the NBA Championship trophy after the Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz 87-86 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Sunday, June 14, 1998. (AP Photo/Jack Smith) Delta Center basket that saw Jordan’s 1998 NBA Finals game-winner sold for $41k
    A heartbreaking piece of Utah Jazz history could have been yours for the low, low price of $41,825. That’s how much someone paid at auction this week ...
    Updated Aug 01 2015 05:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Trey Burke (3)runs the offense for the Jazz in NBA action, Utah vs. The Chicago Bulls, Monday, November 24, 2014 Utah Jazz: Roster moves ‘motivation’ for Trey Burke
    Doubt is a central theme in Jazz point guard Trey Burke’s narrative, a thread that weaves together his childhood, a snub by the coaches at his hometow...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
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Paul Millsap, and his brother, Elijah, teamed up to play in a tournament in Atlanta. Millsap brothers team up in Atlanta tournament
    What do you do at your family reunions? The Millsap brothers ball. Utah Jazz wingman Elijah Millsap teamed up with his three brothers — Paul, a...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 09:54 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz's Dante Exum plays first international game
    So these are the official stats for Dante Exum in Australia’s first international friendly against Lithuania this morning. The Utah Jazz point guard...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 03:58 pm   |     |   Share

    NBA notes: Wisconsin lawmakers pass $250-million arena deal
    The Milwaukee Bucks are now just a signature away from $250 million in public money to help fund a new arena in the city’s downtown after Wisconsin la...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Los Angeles Lakers' Carlos Boozer, right, and Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors fight for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Jazz 80-73. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Utah Jazz to open preseason play in Honolulu vs. Lakers
    The preseason schedule is finally out. Say aloha, Jazz fans. Instead of opening their exhibition schedule with a week in Los Angeles, as has become tr...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 07:22 pm   |     |   Share
    No logo change for Jazz this season
    The Utah Jazz might soon make changes to their logos, but it won’t happen this season. New Miller Sports and Entertainment president Steve Starks made...
    Updated Jul 26 2015 03:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Jazz fans cheer on their team, in Utah Jazz Summer League action, Utah Jazz vs. The Boston Celtics, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, July 6, 2015. Utah Jazz: LHM officials looking to extend aging arena’s life
    When Larry and Gail Miller broke ground on a new basketball arena in late May 1990, Gordon Hayward was an infant — and the rest of Utah’s starting fiv...
    Updated Jul 24 2015 11:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) looks to pass, as Portland Trail Blazers guard Steve Blake (5) defends, in NBA action, Utah Jazz vs. The Portland TrailBlazers, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Utah Jazz: Trey Burke to play in first-ever NBA game in Africa
    Jazz point guard Trey Burke has been selected to participate in an NBA exhibition in Africa next week. The third-year player will join Chris Paul, Mar...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) celebrates after dunking the ball during the game at EnergySolutions Arena Friday April 10, 2015. Memphis Grizzlies won the game 89-88. Monson: Utah Jazz are now — Meine Gute! Zut alors! Caramba! Crikey! — Salt Lake International
    With the recent signings of Brazilian Raul Neto and German Tibor Pleiss, the Jazz are continuing a trend that has spread around the NBA, but that, in ...
    Updated Jul 23 2015 10:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announces Karl-Anthony Towns as the overall first pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NBA: Lockout talk already building
    Some things come up out of the blue. They surprise you, shock you, even. You have no time to prepare. Other things, you can see on the horizon. In th...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 09:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz: Price no object when it comes to players’ sneaker collections
    There was a time when Utah Jazz swingman Rodney Hood couldn’t afford a pair of new name-brand sneakers to play in pickup games in his crime-ridden hom...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 06:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) goes one-on-one with Boston Celtics guard C.J. Fair (49), in Utah Jazz Summer League action, Utah Jazz vs. The Boston Celtics, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, July 6, 2015. Hood led the scoring for the Jazz with 23 points. Utah Jazz bucking NBA’s small-ball trend
    In the NBA, where front offices are filled with copycats and the best ideas are shamelessly stolen, small ball is all the rage. For some, the Golden S...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz’s Bryce Cotton drives into Washington Wizards' Traevon Jackson during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Utah Jazz beat Lakers in summer league finale
    This summer's iteration of the Utah Jazz will leave Las Vegas on a high note. In their summer league finale, the Jazz beat No. 2 overall pick D'Angelo...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 08:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz's Chris Johnson, right, drives the ball past Phoenix Suns' Jerel McNeal during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. Phoenix suns won 91-82. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Utah Jazz: Chris Johnson fine tuning shooting form
    Las Vegas • Chris Johnson knows his shot at making the Utah Jazz’s opening night roster might very well hinge on his ability to make shots on the cour...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 09:41 pm   |     |   Share
    NBA: League expected to change playoff seeding format
    Those who want to see the NBA playoff format changed will soon get their wish. That’s if the rules committee does the expected and approves the latest...
    Updated Jul 16 2015 11:29 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz fall to Washington Wizards in summer league play
    Rookie Trey Lyles' summer shooting slump continued as the Utah Jazz lost for the third time in four games in this week's Las Vegas tournament. Lyles, ...
    Updated Jul 15 2015 11:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Germany's Tibor Pleiss, left, challenges for the ball with Israel's Yogev Ohayon during their EuroBasket European Basketball Championship Group A match in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) Utah Jazz: German center Tibor Pleiss signs three-year deal
    Las Vegas • For all those Jazz fans who had anxiously hoped the team would sign a big free agent this summer, meet the 7-foot-3 Tibor Pleiss. The Germ...
    Updated Jul 14 2015 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • NBA: Suns beat Jazz in Las Vegas Summer League
    The Utah Jazz dropped to 1-2 in Las Vegas summer league play after falling to the Phoenix Suns 91-82 on Tuesday evening at the Thomas and Mack Center....
    Updated Jul 14 2015 08:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jazz summer league: Utah beats Minnesota 91-82 in summer league play
    Las Vegas • Point guard Jared Cunningham scored 12 of his 17 points in the first half to help lead the Utah Jazz summer league squad to a 91-82 win ov...
    Updated Jul 13 2015 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz's Bryce Cotton, left, drives the ball around Miami Heat's Shabazz Napier during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas. The Heat won 82-79. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Jazz notes: Jack Cooley makes case for Bryce Cotton staying on roster
    Las Vegas • He’s fighting for his own job with the Utah Jazz roster next year, but forward Jack Cooley thinks point guard Bryce Cotton has made his ca...
    Updated Jul 13 2015 10:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz: Jack Cooley trying to mix finesse and physicality
    Las Vegas • Before summer league play tipped off last week, Utah Jazz big man Jack Cooley circled two dates on his schedule. The first was last Thursd...
    Updated Jul 13 2015 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz: Timing was right to bring Neto to NBA
    Las Vegas • After two years of allowing Raul Neto’s game to develop in Europe, the time was finally right this summer to bring the Brazilian point gua...
    Updated Jul 12 2015 08:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz's Trey Lyles, center, grabs a rebound past Miami Heat's Gabriel Olaseni (34) and Shabazz Napier during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Utah Jazz: Rookie Trey Lyles a work in progress
    Las Vegas • Trey Lyles wasn’t smiling after a rough Saturday night in Sin City. The Utah Jazz had just lost their first game of the summer and the roo...
    Updated Jul 23 2015 08:41 pm   |     |   Share