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Jeremy Evans posterizes kid with slam dunk in Instagram video

There are few things that I enjoy more than posterizing slam dunks and recently, Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans decided to lay down the poster on teenager. Evans was hanging out after the Jr. Jazz Camp and played a quick game of two-on-one with a couple of the campers who stayed after. Watch as Jeremy gets past the girl guarding him with a nasty crossover and elevate to throw down...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jazz’ Jeremy Evans Posterizes Random Kid

For future reference, unless you’re a 7-foot tall athletic shot blocker, DO NOT try and block a Jeremy Evans dunk attempt. The Utah Jazz forward and former Slam Dunk Champion was playing around with two innocent kids in the gym, but the game got ugly when Evans baptized the post defender by dunking right on his head. This was an unfair matchup from the start, but Evans showed...
Via Standing O Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward: 'I don’t think I have to live up to anything'

The Utah Jazz matched a maximum offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets to keep Gordon Hayward in town, and usually there is a lot of pressure on a young player after receiving a contract like that. Hayward’s new contract with pay him nearly $63 million over the next four seasons, and is completely guaranteed. Despite all of the pressure that he is facing, Hayward doesn’t believe...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Should Be Their Starting Unit?

Utah Jazz: What Should Be Their Starting Unit? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Utah Jazz had no intention of winning this season, and weren’t shy about their effort to tank. They didn’t publicly state it, of course, but there plan was blatantly obvious to the world. They finished with a 27-55 record, 15th in the Western Conference, and it ended up helping them...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz want wins

Enes Kanter Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune reported that the Utah Jazz want to be “faster, more efficient on offense.” So far so good—one would wager and hope that all NBA teams have a similar goal. Really, the headline is unfitting. It should have read, “Utah Jazz change offensive mindset” or “Utah Jazz aim to improve scoring by 15 percent”. Both of those headlines...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Ways the Utah Jazz Have Improved

That 25-57 season is behind the Utah Jazz. It was a season of frustration, disappointment, tanking-not-tanking, a yeoman season to do what needed to be done to set up the franchise for the future. And so far, one thing they’ve done is get even younger. Lest we forget, Richard Jefferson was 3rd on the team in total minutes played last year. No one over 30 is going to crack the top...
Via TornBySports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz See Dante Exum Playing In World Cup As Development Opportunity

Dante Exum should get a lot of minutes for Australia in the World Cup of Basketball next month. The Utah Jazz see the tournament as a great opportunity for their first round pick. "We’ve had a lot of players ... that have used the national team to help develop their game as young players," Dennis Lindsey said. "We think this is ideal for Dante, who hasn’t had a...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Starting 5 for the Utah Jazz and Off-Season Moves to this Point

The off-season has been a roller coaster ride for the Utah Jazz, to say the least. After the disappointment of last season and the departure of coach Tyrone Corbin, it seemed like forever with nothing happening. Then came the fast ride; It started with the hiring of coach Quinn Snyder. It was immediately followed by what could only be called an excellent draft for the Jazz as two...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Malone’s Top Ten best slam dunks of his Utah Jazz career

In case you didn’t know already, Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone is celebrating his 51st birthday today and we figured this would be a great time to post a top ten best plays video. The fine folks over at Trash Talk Productions produced this tribute to “The Mailman” which featured some of his greatest dunk in a Jazz uniform. So grab some popcorn and enjoy some vintage Mailman...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz help out Cavs in pursuit of Kevin Love

The Utah Jazz have traded G John Lucas III, F Malcolm Thomas, and F/C Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for G Carrick Felix, 2015 2nd round pick, and $1M. This trade is most beneficial to the Cavs because this gives Cleveland 3 non guaranteed contracts, which helps in their pursuit of All Star forward Kevin Love. NBA insider for Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski, (Woj), has said ...
Via KC Sports Ninja
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs & Jazz Trade

Photo Credit: Getty Images   The Cavs and Jazz have made completed a 4 player trade. Utah receive: Carrick Felix (33rd overall pick 2013), future 2nd round draft pick and $1 million in cash. Cleveland receive: John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy Why did the Cavs pull the trigger on this trade? All three contracts they received are non guaranteed deals. In Murphy, Lucas...
Via Pass The Pill
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: free agents worth pursuing

Summer League The Utah Jazz have acquired plenty of young talent. Now it’s time to go after some veteran experience. There is still time in the free agent race to pick up a good player or two, salary cap willing. Not only is the ability there, but also the opportunity. There are some quality players still left on the wire. Among them: Eric Bledsoe, Ray Allen, Shawn Marion, Jameer...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker Contract Grade

Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 10 million This is a really nice signing. Trevor Booker fits in their young locker room, is a very hard worker and is an solid 3rd big man for them. With a frontcourt of Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter, Trevor booker and Rudy Gobert, they have 4 young and very talented big...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward, Hornets agree to offer sheet

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports According to Rick Bonnell of CharlotteObserver.com, Gordon Hayward has agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 This is believed to be a max contract, projected to be around $14 million per...
Via The Sideline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart refusing to work out for Utah Jazz

TweetOklahoma State guard Marcus Smart is one of best — if not the top — point guard prospect in the 2014 NBA draft and will most likely be selected within the first seven picks in the draft. Apparently, there’s one team with a high pick Smart isn’t interested in playing for; the Utah Jazz. Per CBS Sports: Utah Jazz Vice President of Player Personnel Walt Perrin spoke with...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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