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    The Utah Jazz wrapped up their preseason with a 3-3 record, but now it starts to count. Tribune reporters Tony Jones and Aaron Falk take a look at t...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 02:23 pm   |     |   Share
    Dallas Mavericks guard Deron Williams, right, guards Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) during the first quarter in an NBA basketball game Monday, April 11, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Jazz shootaround: Rodney Hood back in action after missing time with finger injury
    The biggest threat to the Utah Jazz? There’s a case to be made that it’s the uniforms they wear. Leading-scorer Gordon Hayward broke the ring finger o...
    Updated Oct 19 2016 01:10 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward (20) stretches before the team’s NBA preseason basketball game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, in Salt Lake City. Hayward did not play in the game.  (AP Photo/Kim Raff) TribJazz Podcast: Who steps up for the Utah Jazz with Gordon Hayward sidelined?
    Gordon Hayward’s broken finger has thrown a wrench in the Utah Jazz’s preseason preparations and early season aspirations. How does the team regroup w...
    Updated Oct 14 2016 12:34 pm   |     |   Share
    Phoenix Suns’ Tyler Ulis (8) tries to shoot between Utah Jazz’s Marcus Paige (16) and Quincy Ford (17) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Suns won 111-110. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) Utah Jazz blog: Paige, Ford and Dawson waived in first round of cuts
    The Utah Jazz waived point guard Marcus Paige, forward Quincy Ford and center Eric Dawson on Thursday, as the team’s front office made the first cuts ...
    Updated Oct 13 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward plays FIFA ’16 at the Microsoft Store at City Creek Center Tuesday September 20, 2016. Jazz blog: Injury holdouts precautionary, Snyder says
    Here are three things you need to know as the Jazz prepare to play the Phoenix Suns tonight at Vivint Smart Home Arena; 1. Some good news for the...
    Updated Oct 12 2016 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks (10) during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena Friday April 8, 2016. Jazz shootaround: Starters will be in short supply tonight vs. Suns
    The injuries keep mounting for the Jazz. We know about Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks. Neither of those two are close to returning from a broken finger...
    Updated Oct 12 2016 04:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless, from left, Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors and Portland guard C.J. McCollum chase down a loose ball during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Injury report: Favors, Burks, Hayward all out for preseason game against Clippers
    The Utah Jazz begin life without Gordon Hayward tonight, as they face off with the Los Angeles Clippers in Quin Snyder and company’s first game since ...
    Updated Oct 10 2016 11:05 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz blog: Dante Exum gets assignment to guard Suns’ Devin Booker
    One of the things the Jazz like so much about Dante Exum is his ability to defend both guard positions. It’s the skill that got him on the floor as a ...
    Updated Oct 05 2016 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz center, former Playmate of the Year break off their engagement over 'social media' issues
    Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey’s romance with a former Playboy model Kennedy Summers has apparently gone from twitterpated to Twitter jaded with the pla...
    Updated Oct 05 2016 02:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, left, spins around Portland Trail Blazers guard Allen Crabbe during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder looking for improvement tonight in Phoenix
    As the Utah Jazz gear up to face the Phoenix Suns tonight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, coach Quin Snyder is simply looking for progress. It doesn’t ...
    Updated Oct 05 2016 02:42 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz shuffle staff
    A week before training camp starts for the Utah Jazz, head coach Quin Snyder is making changes to his coaching staff. In a move announced by the Jazz ...
    Updated Sep 19 2016 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) drives around Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (12) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 8, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz: All five projected starters make SI’s ‘Top 100 NBA players’
    The month of September. In NBA circles, those are the weeks preceding training camp where the prognostications begin churning. Different media outlet...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jazz hopeful Aaron Craft, Ohio State guard is interviewed by the local media after working out at the Jazz practice facility in Salt Lake City Monday June 2. Utah Jazz: Stars acquire returning player rights for PG Aaron Craft
    The Utah Jazz D-League affiliate Salt Lake City Stars has acquired the returning player rights for Jazz summer league participant Aaron Craft in a tra...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz sign Ford to partially guaranteed deal
    The Utah Jazz have signed rookie small forward Quincy Ford, the team formally announced on Wednesday morning. In a deal that comes with a partial guar...
    Updated Sep 07 2016 11:06 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz coach Johnnie Bryant traveling to Angola for Basketball Without Borders camp
    Jazz assistant coach Johnnie Bryant will participate in a Basketball Without Borders camp in Angola, Africa, next week. Bryant, who is entering his fi...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz unveil preseason schedule, tip off Oct. 3 at Portland
    There are only 60 days and counting until the Utah Jazz are back on the basketball court. The team will tip off its preseason schedule, which was unve...
    Updated Aug 03 2016 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz to face Trail Blazers twice in preseason
    The Jazz will get two looks at Damian Lillard’s Portland Trail Blazers this preseason. The Blazers, who released their exhibition schedule on Monday, ...
    Updated Aug 01 2016 01:33 pm   |     |   Share
    Ex-Jazz coach Ty Corbin goes to Phoenix in assistant’s role
    Tyrone Corbin is back in the NBA coaching ranks. After head coaching stints with the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings, Corbin’s hiring by the Phoeni...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Shelvin Mack guards Zaza Pachulia during the home season closer against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, April 11, 2016, at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Shelvin Mack talks staying with the Jazz
    Las Vegas • Utah Jazz point guard Shelvin Mack has worn the same smile for the past few days down in Las Vegas. The good mood is for good reason. He d...
    Updated Jul 13 2016 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    l-r Phil Johnson, Jerry Sloan show their emotions during their resignation speeches.  Jerry Sloan resigned as coach of the Jazz on Thursday, February 10, 2011, in Salt Lake City, bringing to a stunning end a long career in Utah that included most of his 1,221 career coaching victories and induction into the basketball hall of fame.Longtime assistant coach Phil Johnson also resigned.  Assistant coach Tyrone Corbin will be named interim head coach. The announcement was given at  a press conference at 3 p.m. at the team’s practice facility.  Longtime Jazz assistant coach Phil Johnson wins first Tex Winter award
    Las Vegas • Through all his years as Jerry Sloan’s right hand guy, Phil Johnson never sought validation for the job he’s done as an assistant coach. ...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 04:24 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, right, blocks the shot of Gary Harris, of the Denver Nuggets, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Sunday, April 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Grassmick) Jazz, Gobert, table extension talks until after Rio
    Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz will put contract extension talks on hold until after the Olympics, reports indicated on Monday night. Gobert’s camp and...
    Updated Jul 13 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Rudy Gobert talks about the Jazz season, during a press conference at the Jazz practice facility, Thursday, April 14, 2016. Rudy Gobert says he'll play in Olympic games
    Rudy Gobert isn’t waiting until training camp to team up with new Jazzman Boris Diaw. After sitting out France’s Olympic qualifying games this past we...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 10:28 am   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles (41) spins around Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena Friday April 1, 2016. Utah Jazz defeated Minnesota Timberwolves 98-85. Utah Jazz summer roster includes Trey Lyles, Aaron Craft and Dionte Christmas
    Summer league basketball tips of Monday in Salt Lake City and the Summer Jazz begin their practices Friday morning. The team has now released its full...
    Updated Jul 01 2016 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Sources: Jazz add O'Brien, Fofana to summer league roster
    The summer league roster for the Utah Jazz is filling up and beginning to take shape. League sources, on Sunday, confirmed to the Salt Lake Tribune th...
    Updated Jun 26 2016 04:54 pm   |     |   Share
    Jazz sign Ford to three-year deal as summer league roster fills up
    A day after the NBA draft, the Utah Jazz are taking on the task of filling out their summer league roster, which will be together from around July 1-1...
    Updated Jun 24 2016 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
    No. 1 pick Ben Simmons is ‘definitely going at’ Dante Exum when they meet on the court
    Brooklyn, N.Y. • The Philadelphia 76ers made <b>Ben Simmons</b> the first overall pick on Thursday. Then the 6-10 Aussie star made Utah’s...
    Updated Jun 24 2016 09:48 am   |     |   Share
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) complains to an official as the Utah Jazz host the Golden State Warriors in Salt Lake City, Wednesday March 30, 2016. Utah Jazz GM refutes Gordon Hayward trade report
    As the NBA draft grows closer — we are almost at the 24-hour mark — rumors get spread around the league, as teams try and jockey, make trades and make...
    Updated Jun 22 2016 12:22 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 summer league tickets on sale beginning Wednesday
    Tickets for the 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League featuring four teams over six games in July go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. Lower bowl tickets will be av...
    Updated May 16 2016 11:33 am   |     |   Share
    Jazz assistant GM to interview for Bucks job
    Jazz assistant general manager Justin Zanik will interview this week for a front office position with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to multiple repor...
    Updated May 15 2016 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Rodney Hood is guarded by Kobe Bryant as the clock runs out in the first half of a game between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Monday, March 28, 2016. Utah Jazz: Hood picked to play for USA Select Team
    The development of Rodney Hood continues. The Utah Jazz shooting guard has been picked to play for the USA Select Team this summer. As a part of the a...
    Updated May 13 2016 04:13 pm   |     |   Share