WIZARDS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WIZARDS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp">Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and tony jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.002-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his first three seasons in the NBA, Trevor Booker dealt with the frustration and disappointment of defeat in Washington, where the Wizards couldn’t break the 30-win mark. Last season, however, things clicked for a young and talented Washington squad that picked up 44 wins and ended a five-year playoff drought. Now Booker wants his new team to taste that success too. “I want to try to help this organization get to the same level,” the forward said. On Monday, Booker put pen to paper, making hi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207409@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT NBA notes: Wizards get Humphries in trade with Celtics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202586-77/humphries-wizards-celtics-clippers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202586-77/humphries-wizards-celtics-clippers.html.csp">NBA notes: Wizards get Humphries in trade with Celtics</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington Wizards have acquired forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick. Humphries appeared in 69 games, averaging 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds, last season with Boston. In 10 seasons with the Jazz, Raptors, Mavericks, Nets and Celtics, he is averaging 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. Humphries had his best season in 2011-12 when he averaged 13.8 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Nets. He was selected with the 14th pick in the 2004 draft by the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582025862014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202586@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT Utah Jazz sign Trevor Booker to two-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186747-87/booker-forward-jazz-trevor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186747-87/booker-forward-jazz-trevor.html.csp">Utah Jazz sign Trevor Booker to two-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and wire reports</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.061-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The Utah Jazz already added a power forward who can shoot when they traded for Steve Novak earlier this summer. Now, they have added one who brings strength and toughness in the paint. A league source confirmed to The Tribune that the Jazz signed Trevor Booker to a two-year, $10 million deal. Yahoo! Sports first reported the signing. Booker started just 105 of 235 games played in four seasons with the Washington Wizards, and projects to be one of the first big men off the bench for t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186747@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT AP Source: Pierce coming to Wizards on 2-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179519-77/wizards-pierce-deal-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179519-77/wizards-pierce-deal-million.html.csp">AP Source: Pierce coming to Wizards on 2-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:31.814-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paul Pierce turns 37 in October and isn’t quite the offensive force he was when he was leading the Boston Celtics to the championship seven years ago. The old man showed last year in Brooklyn that he still knows how to knock down a clutch shot and grind out a playoff series victory, which made the up-and-coming Washington Wizards eager to add the man known as “The Truth.” Pierce and the Wizards agreed to terms on a two-year deal on Saturday night, a person with knowledge of the agreement told Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581795192014-07-15T17:06:31.814-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:31.814-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179519@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:31 MDT Utah Jazz reach out to Hayward, Ariza as free agency opens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58138289-87/jazz-free-hayward-agent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58138289-87/jazz-free-hayward-agent.html.csp">Utah Jazz reach out to Hayward, Ariza as free agency opens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:40:32.883-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the clock ticked 10:01 p.m. Monday night in Salt Lake City, Dennis Lindsey, Justin Zanik and the Utah Jazz front office went to work. The Jazz reached out to Washington forward Trevor Ariza as free agency opened, according to a source. Utah also made contact with Wizards unrestricted free agent Trevor Booker, according to reports. But Gordon Hayward was the team’s top priority — and the first call Jazz brass made late Monday. According to a source, the Jazz and Hayward’s camp were to continue...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138289@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:40:32 MDT