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 [...]
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Per team policy, financial terms were not released.
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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
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, [...]
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
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
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
After a year of struggles while the team goes through a rebuilding process, the Boston Celtics are hoping for more success during the 2014-15 NBA season. The squad finished 25-57 last year, tied with the Utah Jazz for the fourth-worst record in the NBA. Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has named Dean Cooper as head coach of the Idaho Stampede, the team’s D-League affiliate, pending league approval. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Cooper becomes the 10th head coach in Stampede history and the sixth since the organization became a member of [...]
Free agent guard Toure’ Murry will reportedly ink a two-year, $2 million deal with the Utah Jazz. Murry, 24, played for the New York Knicks last season. Per ESPN and […] The post Report: Utah Jazz to Sign Toure’ Murry to 2-Year Deal appeared first on SLAMonline.
Mental illness is real. In the spring of 2012, during his last stint in the NBA as a member of the Dallas Mavericks, Delonte West gave Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward a wet-willie. Well, it wasn’t all that wet. More
When Gordon Hayward signed a max contract with the Charlotte Hornets, and the Utah Jazz matched, he became subject to max expectations. To meet them, he may have to do little more than continue to develop the point forward skills he showed last season and improve on career-low shooting percentages. Hayward himself isn't worried about the pressure. Show More Summary
Enjoy these video highlights of Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum from 2014 summer league, which ended on July 21:
Playing two-on-one basketball usually isn't fair, but when it's Jeremy Evans against two kids, it's no contest. At the Jr. Jazz clinic, the Utah Jazz forward put the moves on the first defender and posterized the second one with a huge dunk. Show More Summary
That'll knock that kid down a few pegs. This is Utah Jazz forward and former Slam Dunk Contest champion Jeremy Evans teaching a kid a valuable life lesson also indoctrinated by Homer Simpson. "You tried and you failed miserably. TheShow More Summary
Utah Jazz forward and former NBA Slam Dunk champ Jeremy Evans squared off against a pair of very young fans at the Jr. Jazz clinic on Thursday. Things did not […] The post Jeremy Evans Posterizes Some Kid (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Jahmel Binion suffers from ectodermal dysplasia, a rare condition condition characterized by a reduced ability to sweat, missing teeth and abnormal hair growth. In April, Binion’s condition became a laughing matter for former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal. O’Neal posted a side-by-side photo of Binion and his own face to his popular Instagram account and captioned it “smile today”.