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Jazz sign Cooley, Johnson to multiyear deals, waive Clark

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz have signed forwards Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson to multiyear deals. Details of the contracts announced Thursday were not made available. Cooley, a 6-foot-9, 246-pound Notre Dame product, signed his deal after back-to-back 10-day contracts. He's played in six games and averaged 1.7 points. He was first signed from the D-League's Idaho Stampede...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ian Clark Waived By Jazz

The Utah Jazz have waived guard Ian Clark. Following the move, the Jazz roster now stands at 14 players. Clark (6-3, 180, Belmont) appeared in 23 games as a reserve this season for the Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in 7.0 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (six starts) while on assignment with the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, the...
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jack Cooley Signs Multi-Year Contract With Jazz

The Utah Jazz have signed forward Jack Cooley to a multi-year contract. Cooley signed his most recent 10-day contract with the Jazz on March 16 and has appeared in six Jazz games, averaging 1.7 points in 4.3 minutes per contest.
Via RealGM
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trey Burke Forced To Call Timeout After Oddest Injury

Trey Burke was forced a call a timeout during crunch-time of Wednesday’s Jazz- Trail Blazers game after he apparently strained his neck. It almost appears as though Burke gets strung by a bee. The former Michigan Wolverine finished with 22 points on the night. [Ben Golliver] The post Trey Burke Forced To Call Timeout After Oddest Injury appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert throws down wicked right-handed dunk against Blazers

Who can stop the Stifle Tower? Rudy Gobert gets the offensive board and throws down this SUPER STRONG right-handed jam. Poor Dorell Wright getting shoved out of the way: Gobert can only get more frightening from here on out. *** Rudy Gobert pic from Getty Images. Vine by Mike Gallagher.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Emergence of Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz jumps for a rebound against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers on March 19, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) March Madness generates a level of fan excitement that few other sporting events can rival. For NBA fans, the month of March marks perhaps the most uneventful stretch of the...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Without Hayward, Utah Jazz Fall to Pesky T-Wolves

The Utah Jazz managed to survive without Gordon Hayward when they played the New York Knicks, and if there was another game where you figured Hayward could take a rest and the Jazz would still win, it would be this game. However, that didn’t happen. Without Hayward on the court, the Jazz still remain one of the worst teams in the NBA. That’s not to say there hasn’t been progress...
Via TornBySports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Purchase Idaho Stampede

The Utah Jazz have acquired the Idaho Stampede, becoming the eighth NBA team to fully own and operate its own NBA D-League team. The Stampede has also signed a one-year contract extension with the downtown arena and will continue to play in Boise, Idaho, for the 2015-16 NBA D-League season. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. “Our purchase of an NBA D-League team...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders rips Jazz TV crew for T'Wolves tanking talk

The Minnesota Timberwolves have not won many games this season. Their win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night was just their third in their last 14 tries. Despite the exciting overtime victory, T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders was in no mood to celebrate after the game. Instead, Saunders was annoyed by about 25 text messages...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Hit A Falling Shot Because Stephen Curry Shot It

Stephen Curry hit a falling shot against the Utah Jazz that would otherwise look impossible if another NBA player tried to do it.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry makes acrobatic floater over Derrick Favors

There are few players in today’s game of basketball like Warriors guard Stephen Curry and during tonight’s Warriors-Jazz game, he made an incredible shot. In the second quarter of play, Curry was being guarded by Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors and watch as Curry makes an incredible floater: Stephen Curry, you are amazing! *** Curry floater over Favors [ShyneIV] Curry image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Emergence of Rodney Hood

There are a few phrases you’ll constantly hear in Utah nowadays regarding the Jazz: “Gordon Hayward is a year away from being a consistent all-star selection, not many players can do what he does. “ “Two months ago I didn’t think I would ever say this but the Jazz will be a playoff team next year.” Yesterday I heard former Jazzman and current Utah Jazz TV Analyst, Thurl...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nene doesn’t care for Gobert and his defense

Yeah this is going to sting a bit for Utah’s Rudy Gobert. Against the Wizards, Gobert was on the wrong end of a powerful, ego-crushing dunk courtesy of Nene. Check out Nene making Gobert look silly and the Wizards’ bench jumping out of their seats The post Nene doesn’t care for Gobert and his defense appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look at the Utah Jazz and their Second-Half Leap

Part of the fun of the second half of the NBA season is seeing which young team will make the leap from potentially good to legitimate threat. This year, that team is the Utah Jazz. The Jazz have posted an 11-3 record since the All-Star break and trade deadline, including victories over Portland, San Antonio and Houston. What’s really impressive, though, is how they’re winning...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Staples Center security stops Jazz coach Snyder, demands ID

Security must be tight at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and that’s not a bad thing. But it does mean that anybody and everybody should be prepared to show some ID — even head coaches of NBA teams.SI reporter Chris Mannix said Thursday that Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder was stopped by security ahead of his team’s game against the LA Lakers at Staples Center.Hey, I’m not...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz Episode 15: Aaron Falk

Jedi & Jerms Episode 15: Aaron Falk. Alan and John welcome their first guest, Salt Lake Tribune Utah Jazz beat writer, Aaron Falk. A jam-packed episode where Aaron, Alan, and John talk about the growth and maturity of Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and more. They discuss the recent news of Greg Miller stepping down as CEO of the LHM Group. We welcome your thoughts...
Via TornBySports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors; All-Star?

  (Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Utah Jazz would be a half game from the Eastern Conference Playoffs today; did you know that? Well they would be. They are 10-2 since the All-Star Break and are playing excellent basketball, but they are in the Western Conference, with no chance at the playoffs. Regardless...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz Episode 14: Awards and All That Jazz

Jedi & Jerms Episode 13: Awards and All That Jazz. This week Alan and John graciously accept their #2015Chappy Award. They tackle the Utah Jazz defensive numbers, preview the remaining schedule, and talk Rodney Hood. They also discuss some of the great TV series that have hit the airwaves. We welcome your thoughts and comments: @jediandjerms, @jedizaugg and @jermsguy. *...
Via TornBySports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz playing much better since All-Star break

Since the All-Star break, the Utah Jazz have posted a 5-2 record. The Jazz also secured their first three game winning streak for the franchise this season and had a chance to extend the streak considerably before losing to Boston. Utah will have a chance to start another three game win streak as they continue their road trip against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets before...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs are favorites to sign Kendrick Perkins

In a land where 270-pound bruisers don’t exactly grow on trees, the Cleveland Cavaliers may soon have two of them on their roster. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojarowski reports that the Wine and Gold have suddenly become “strong frontrunners” in landing Kendrick Perkins, the 30-year-old center who helped the Boston Celtics win a title in 2008, following an ongoing buyout with...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter wants out of Utah

Enes Kanter and the Utah Jazz were pretty chummy for a long time, but things started deteriorating this off season when Kanter and the Jazz decided not extend his contract. The team already gave Derrick Favors an extension so they decided to see how Kanter panned out as a full-time starter. Well, it seems we have that answer now. Kanter said after a recent loss to the Mavericks that...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Booker makes amazing backwards shot

Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker tried something a bit different in Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Jazz were faced with a tough situation at the time—having to inbound the ball with just 0.2 seconds remaining on the shot clock. Gordon Hayward then threw a bounce pass to Booker. But instead of catching the ball, he did a two-handed volleyball set shot...
Via The Sports Daily
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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