Fredette: Utah is ‘always fun’
Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette embraces the cheers — and the boos — when he returns to Utah: "It’s always fun. I have a great time seeing friends and family and familiar faces with the BYU crowd — the people I learned to love the four years I was in college. … It’s always special when I come back. [Utah] will always be special in my heart."
Millsap expected to draw lots of interest
This summer, Paul Millsap will generate considerable interest around the league as a free agent. Said Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin: "He does so many different things. On defense he does a good job of getting his hands on the ball, playing his man. Offensively, he scores in different ways — running the floor, on the block, popping out."
Korver sees ‘bright future’ for Jazz youth
Atlanta’s Kyle Korver likes the Jazz’s young core of players. "They are really making a mark in the NBA," he said. "People know they are good kids who work hard and play the game the right way. They’re obviously well-coached. They’ve learned how to be pros, which a lot of these kids don’t get to do. … They have a bright future."
Hayward’s got ‘a lot of game’
Asked specifically about Utah’s Gordon Hayward, Korver said, "He’s got a really high ceiling, for sure. Coming in, people labeled him as just a shooter, probably because he’s white. But he’s got a lot of game. He can put the ball on the floor. He defends well. Just a solid all-around player. … A really tough guy to guard."
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