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New head coach set to lead Jazz

Here’s the Deseret News reporting on the Utah Jazz, who in the 2014-15 season will be led by new head coach Quin Snyder: Not only did Snyder replace Tyrone Corbin, who was contract-not-renewed the week after the season ended following his 3 1/2-year stint. But a couple of guys got promotions and multiple new faces were also added [...]

Jazz grab Dahntay Jones

Well, the Utah Jazz didn’t literally grab him, as far as we know. They may have. And as time goes on, perhaps if Jones sticks around and hits a big shot, Jazz teammates will do just that. But what we do know is the team has signed him. Here’s more info on the news: http://www.insidehoops.com/jazz-sign-dahntay-jones-092514.shtml 

Utah Jazz Finalize Idaho Stampede Basketball Staff

The Utah Jazz today announced that Andrae Patterson and Travis Walton have been named assistant coaches on Idaho Stampede Head Coach Dean Cooper’s staff. In addition, the Jazz announced that Brady Howe will serve as the head athletic trainer and strength-and-conditioning coach and Hans Steinbrenner as the director of basketball operations for the Stampede, [...]

Derrick Favors, Not Gordon Hayward, Is Real Utah Jazz Franchise Building Block

By all accounts, the Utah Jazz are Gordon Hayward's team. The fifth-year forward enters the 2014-15 season with the heaviest contract on the franchise's books ($14.7 million). Last time around, the former Butler University star led the...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Dante Exum's Rookie Season with Utah Jazz

If you are a Utah Jazz fan and panicking about Dante Exum, then please stop now. It's way too early to abort the mission. There's no doubt about it— Exum is playing at a low level. He's a young kid who was selected with the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft, but doesn't look anything like a top-level draft pick. Show More Summary

Andrei Kirilenko's Utah Home Burglarized: Latest Details and More

Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home was robbed over the weekend, although nothing too valuable was taken. Kirilenko, who played with the Utah Jazz from 2001 to 2011, spends much of his time in New York with his wife, Masha...Show More Summary

Utah Jazz sign guard Toure` Murry

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Toure’ Murry. Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) played his rookie season with the New York Knicks, averaging 2.7 points and 1.0 assists in 7.3 minutes in 51 games during the 2013-14 campaign. He shot 43.4 percent from the field (56-of-129), including 41.7 percent [...]

The Utah Jazz offense under Quin Snyder, explained

Coach Nick breaks down the different sets the Jazz ran in the Summer League under the watchful eye of Quin Snyder. How will Gordon Hayward, Dante Exum, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, and Derrick Favors mesh?

Utah Jazz sign guard Kevin Murphy

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Kevin Murphy. Murphy (6-6, 185, Tennessee Tech) finished the 2013-14 season with the Idaho Stampede, where he ranked second in the league in scoring and was named to the 2014 All-D-League First Team. He appeared in 34 games (24 starts) for the [...]

Utah Jazz sign forward Brock Motum

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Brock Motum. Motum (6-10, 245, Washington State) spent the 2013-14 season with Granarolo Bologna of the Italian SerieA League, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 50.6 percent from the field. He also participated in the 2014 NBA Summer League with the [...]

Utah Jazz announce staff additions

The Utah Jazz today announced that the team has hired Patrick Beilein and Lamar Skeeter as player development/video analysts, and named Taylor Snarr as coordinator of analytics. For the past two seasons, Beilein served as the head coach at West Virginia Wesleyan, a Division II school location in Buckhannon, W.V. He took the team to [...]

Jazz sign free agent Cooley

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Per team policy, financial terms were not released.

Jazz sign forward Jack Cooley

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Cooley (6-9, 246, Notre Dame) played for Trabzonspor in the Turkish Basketball League during the 2013-14 season, averaging 12.6 points and 6.9 rebounds in 22.9 minutes in 28 games (19 starts). The 23-year-old forward played four years at Notre Dame (2009-13), averaging 13.1 [...]

Can Carlos Boozer Redeem Himself with Los Angeles Lakers?

Carlos Boozer has lost some of his luster. Once an established star for the Utah Jazz, the 32-year-old may now be better known for a C-list rap album replete with an appearance by auto-tune pioneer T-Pain. USA Today's Micah Peters reports,...Show More Summary

Grizzlies sign second round pick Jarnell Stokes

The Memphis Grizzlies signed 2014 second round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract, the team announced today. Stokes (6-9, 263) was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round (35th overall) of the 2014 NBA Draft and traded to Memphis on draft night for a 2016 second round draft pick. Before entering the NBA [...]

Jazz Teammate Tweets Picture of Rookie Dante Exum Sleeping with Stuffed Animal

Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum is 19 years old, but it looks like he still enjoys the comfort of sleeping with a stuffed animal. Jazz teammate Rodney Hood was wise enough to snap a picture of Exum sleeping with his giant teddy bear and kind enough to share it with the world. Show More Summary

Utah Jazz sign guard Dee Bost

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Dee Bost. According to the Deseret News via Twitter, “Bost’s deal with Jazz/Stampede is worth $65,000, per sources. He’ll attend Jazz camp but will likely play in D-League for Idaho.” Bost (6-2, 176, Mississippi State) played for the Idaho Stampede last season, averaging 15.2 points, [...]

Will Gordon Hayward Have His Bounce-Back Year Under New Jazz Coach Quin Snyder?

Gordon Hayward's new four-year, $63 million contract—offered first by the Charlotte Hornets and matched days later by the Utah Jazz—could very well be a harbinger of the versatile forward's future worth. It absolutely wasn't, however,...Show More Summary

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Utah Jazz Next Season

The Utah Jazz are looking to finally turn the corner and have a better win-loss record during the 2014-15 season after looking both awful and boring for the majority of last year. Being one of the NBA's worst teams was a result of having a young squad with a lack of a solid foundation. Show More Summary

Jazz 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Utah Jazz's rebuilding project, though it began in earnest last season, should truly kick into high gear in 2014-15. Gone is Tyrone Corbin, who was perhaps the NBA's worst coach. In his place is Quin Snyder, the once-disgraced Missouri head coach who revived his career in professional basketball. Show More Summary

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