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The NBA awards are finally here. Well, almost. Russell Westbrook will probably win his first Most Valuable Player trophy on Monday night, when the awards are announced on TNT. The Utah Jazz will be represented by Rudy Gobert, who is …

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio, of Spain, celebrates one of his three-point shots during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 111-105 in overtime. Rubio had six three-pointers and scored 22 points. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Five point guards — other than George Hill — the Jazz would want
    On Thursday night after the NBA draft, Dennis Lindsey did one of the most abnormal things of his tenure as Utah Jazz general manager: He confirmed rum...
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) shrugs as the the Warriors build a big lead late in game 4 of the NBA playoffs at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City Monday May 8, 2017. Monson: Drafting of Donovan Mitchell a warning shot across Dante Exum’s bow
    The Utah Jazz’s moving up in the draft to select Donovan Mitchell shouted out loud messages, beyond just that they believe the athletic, explosive, co...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 05:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jazz player Gordon Hayward contemplates an answer on the season in exit interview in front of the sports media in Salt Lake City Tuesday May 9.  The team cleaned out their lockers after their loss to the Golden State Warriors last night. Kragthorpe: Jazz have a good story to tell free agents ... if Gordon Hayward is in it
    Gordon Hayward helped make Utah attractive to veteran Joe Johnson in free agency last summer. He’s a symbol of the Jazz’s ability to develop players. ...
    Updated Jun 24 2017 04:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Louisville Cardinals guard Donovan Mitchell (45) reacts as he leaves the court after defeating Georgia Tech 75-71 in an NCAA college basketball game  Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)   Gallery: Utah Jazz first-round pick Donovan Mitchell
    Images of Utah Jazz first-round pick Donovan Mitchell, a guard from Louisville....
    Updated Jun 23 2017 03:03 pm   |     |   Share



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  • North Carolina forward Tony Bradley spins a basketball during a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, March 31, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Gallery: Utah Jazz first-round pick Tony Bradley
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  • Houston Rockets’ Patrick Beverley (2) keeps the ball from Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (7) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Jazz still searching for point guard — who, they don’t know for sure yet
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  • Donovan Mitchell reacts after being selected by the Denver Nuggets as the 13th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Utah Jazz: No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell matched Dennis Lindsey’s profile perfectly
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  • Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss (5) reacts during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against South Carolina, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Jazz select Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss with the 55th pick of the NBA draft
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Jazz forward Joe Johnson (6) and Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) high-five as the Jazz pull away from the Clippers late in the fourth quarter of their NBA playoff game at Viviint Smart Home arena in Salt Lake City Sunday April 23, 2017. Derrick Favors puts house on market, says he’s just downsizing
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  • Jessica Hill  |  AP Photo   Houston’s Damyean Dotson guards Connecticut’s Daniel Hamilton in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Storrs, Conn. Houston won 75-68. Jazz: For Damyean Dotson, an NBA future means confronting the past
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