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    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
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    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
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    (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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    (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
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    (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
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    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
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    (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
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    (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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    (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
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    (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
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    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
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    (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
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    Hayward wins Utah sports award
    Gordon Hayward managed to edge out an NFL defensive lineman, a PGA golfer and a two-time gold medalist for the honor of being named the state’s male a...
    Updated May 10 2016 08:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) celebrates with teammate guard Russell Westbrook (0) after scoring during the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Enes Kanter praises OKC for embracing him and his faith
    For the better part of four years, Enes Kanter delighted Jazz fans with his fun-loving personality and sweet touch around the basket. And for the bett...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 02:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Celtics, Spurs, Sixers will be back for Jazz summer league starting July 4
    The Utah Jazz will kick off summer league basketball on July 4. For a second straight year, the Jazz will be joined by the San Antonio Spurs, Boston C...
    Updated Apr 21 2016 03:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Jazz assistant coach Scott Layden watches during the second quarter of the game at EnergySolutions Arena Thursday April 26, 2012. . Ex-Jazz general manager Scott Layden becomes Wolves’ GM
    Former Jazz assistant and executive Scott Layden is engaged in “serious talks” to become the next general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Yahoo...
    Updated Apr 20 2016 06:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson directs his team against the Denver Nuggets in the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Suns name former Jazzman Earl Watson as their new head coach
    The Phoenix Suns have named Earl Watson their next head coach, removing the interim tag Watson has had since taking over the job in February.  "Earl d...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Charlotte Hornets’ Cody Zeller (40) gets his dunk attempt and head blocked by Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone) Rudy Gobert finishes seventh in Defensive Player of the Year voting
    The long arms and super-sized hands of Kawhi Leonard will be clutching a second straight Defensive Player of the Year award. The Spurs' suffocating st...
    Updated Apr 18 2016 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kobe's storybook ending comes at Jazz's expense
    Los Angeles • Last week, Lakers coach Byron Scott laid out his dream scenario for Kobe Bryant’s final game: play a lot, score 50, hit the game winner....
    Updated Apr 14 2016 01:07 am   |     |   Share
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    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, right, goes to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 9, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Shootaround: Kings to rest Cousins, Rondo in game that will help decide Jazz's playoff fate
    Los Angeles • Rudy Gobert won’t be in the arena for the Jazz’s biggest game of the year. Neither will any of his teammates, for that matter. Tonight J...
    Updated Apr 13 2016 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson, right, guards Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Shootaround: Favors 'questionable' for showdown with Dallas
    Will one of the Jazz’s biggest performers be in the lineup for the biggest game of the year? That’s to be determined. Jazz power forward Derrick Favor...
    Updated Apr 11 2016 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks (10) goes up for a dunk, with New York Knicks forward Kyle O’Quinn (9) defending, as the Utah Jazz host the New York Knicks, NBA basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Wednesday December 9, 2015. Jazz shootaround: Alec Burks still listed as 'out' on latest injury report
    Alec Burks’ return will apparenlty have to wait. The shooting guard, who has been out since Dec. 26 with a fractured ankle, is listed on the team’s la...
    Updated Apr 05 2016 03:42 pm   |     |   Share