Utah Jazz - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Jazz Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz: Newest Jazzman Booker making inroads in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58417493-87/booker-jazz-cereal-trevor.html.csp Cinnamon Toast Crunch. That’s Trevor Booker’s favorite cereal. Like many NBA players — or people in general — Booker developed eating habits growing up, a taste for something unique. For the new Utah Jazz power forward, it was cereal of all kinds, around 20 bowls a week. With that in mind, as a way of introducing himself to the community, what better way to do so than holding a cereal drive called “Booker’s breakfast assist”? That’s exactly what he did this past Saturday. “It’s something that I’... Cinnamon Toast Crunch. That’s Trevor Booker’s favorite cereal. Like many NBA players — or people in general — Booker developed eating habits growing up, a taste for something unique. For the new Utah Jazz power forward, it was cereal of all kinds, around 20 bowls a week. With that in mind, as a way of introducing himself to the community, what better way to do so than holding a cereal drive called “Booker’s breakfast assist”? That’s exactly what he did this past Saturday. “It’s something that I’... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58417493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:40:05 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors is a grounded guy — and a Utahn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58392006-77/favors-jazz-derrick-season.html.csp Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp — is about as calm as it gets for an NBA player. But there’s more to it than that. For the first time in his professional ... Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp — is about as calm as it gets for an NBA player. But there’s more to it than that. For the first time in his professional ... 58392006@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:39:35 MDT Utah Jazz: Lindsey values World Cup experience for his players http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385524-77/jazz-lindsey-cup-players.html.csp For Dennis Lindsey, the talk with his prized rookie was an enlightening one. The general manager — the man who makes personnel decisions for the Utah Jazz — recently returned from Spain, where he and his assistant GM Justin Zanik watched FIBA World Cup play and the multiple guys the Jazz have participating. There, Lindsey sat down with lottery pick Dante Exum, the 6-foot-6 point guard who is playing for the Australian National Team. They spoke about diet, and his role off the bench. They spoke ... For Dennis Lindsey, the talk with his prized rookie was an enlightening one. The general manager — the man who makes personnel decisions for the Utah Jazz — recently returned from Spain, where he and his assistant GM Justin Zanik watched FIBA World Cup play and the multiple guys the Jazz have participating. There, Lindsey sat down with lottery pick Dante Exum, the 6-foot-6 point guard who is playing for the Australian National Team. They spoke about diet, and his role off the bench. They spoke ... 58385524@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:37:43 MDT Utah Jazz sign free agent guard Kevin Murphy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58344459-87/jazz-murphy-guard-utah.html.csp A year after being traded away by the Jazz, guard Kevin Murphy has come full circle, signing a deal with Utah on Wednesday. Murphy was the Jazz’s offering to Golden State in the salary dump trade that brought Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush to Utah last season. The former second-round draft pick was soon waived and spent last in the D-League. There, he put together an All-Star season for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 25.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals. He s... A year after being traded away by the Jazz, guard Kevin Murphy has come full circle, signing a deal with Utah on Wednesday. Murphy was the Jazz’s offering to Golden State in the salary dump trade that brought Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush to Utah last season. The former second-round draft pick was soon waived and spent last in the D-League. There, he put together an All-Star season for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 25.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals. He s... 58344459@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:01 MDT Utah Jazz sign Brock Motum, Toure Murry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58339531-87/jazz-motum-murry-guard.html.csp Add two more names to the Utah Jazz roster. The team on Tuesday announced the signing of Australian forward Brock Motum and, according to league sources, the team has also reached a deal with free agent guard Touré Murry. Murry and the Jazz have been in talks throughout the summer. The second-year guard out of Wichita State spent last season with the New York Knicks, appearing in 51 games in all. Motum spent last season in Europe, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds for the Italian club Grana... Add two more names to the Utah Jazz roster. The team on Tuesday announced the signing of Australian forward Brock Motum and, according to league sources, the team has also reached a deal with free agent guard Touré Murry. Murry and the Jazz have been in talks throughout the summer. The second-year guard out of Wichita State spent last season with the New York Knicks, appearing in 51 games in all. Motum spent last season in Europe, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds for the Italian club Grana... 58339531@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT Jazz hopeful Bost looks to avoid return to Boise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58325636-77/bost-jazz-guard-roster.html.csp There is a steep road near Dee Bost’s home in North Carolina, where he has spent his summer working out at his old high school, and he runs up it every day. “It goes straight up,” says Bost, the 24-year-old point guard. “It’s tough. I’m just trying to get my mind and body ready for Utah.” Here, he knows, another uphill battle awaits. With a month still to go before training camp begins, the Jazz have already started filling their fall roster, inking Bost and former Notre Dame standout Jack Coole... There is a steep road near Dee Bost’s home in North Carolina, where he has spent his summer working out at his old high school, and he runs up it every day. “It goes straight up,” says Bost, the 24-year-old point guard. “It’s tough. I’m just trying to get my mind and body ready for Utah.” Here, he knows, another uphill battle awaits. With a month still to go before training camp begins, the Jazz have already started filling their fall roster, inking Bost and former Notre Dame standout Jack Coole... 58325636@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:42:10 MDT