The 2015-16 Utah Jazz learned two critical lessons on March 30. First, never leave Klay Thompson unattended. The All-Star sniper buried a game-tying triple with 15 seconds remaining, forcing an overtime period that allowed the Golden...Show More Summary
After five seasons with the Indiana Pacers, guard George Hill was traded to the Utah Jazz in July and he’s already making an impact on the community. Few days ago, George Hill was on a walk in the Salt Lake City community one day when he spotted a group of homeless men, women and children. He […]
Newly acquired Utah Jazz point guard George Hill was on a walk one day when he saw a group of homeless men, women and children. Moved by the sight, he walked to a local Wendy’s and purchased bags of burgers and fries and bottled water and walked back to the location, where he handed them […]
Two editors from SB Nation’s Jazz blog discuss a team that’s loaded on paper, but short on results. Will that finally change this year? The Utah Jazz are loaded. They’re two-deep at every position, with a young core featuring multiple players with All-Star potential. Show More Summary
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The Philadelphia Sixers, in a salary dump, sent Kendall Marshall to the Utah Jazz in exchange for a couple of second-round draft picks and center Tibor Pleissto, it was announced The post Sixers Trade Kendall Marshall to Utah appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.
Former UNC center Joel James has found a new home to play basketball this year As training camps will open up next month for NBA teams, the rosters are being finalized. We’ve seen Marcus Paige (Utah Jazz), Brice Johnson (Los Angeles Clippers) and J.P. Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz didn't quite match what many expected them to do in 2015-16, but the team is well positioned to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2012. The NBA released the Jazz's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday. It's...Show More Summary
The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, announced today that Dean Cooper will return as head coach for the team’s inaugural 2016-17 season in Salt Lake City. Cooper enters his third season as the head coach for the Jazz’s D-League affiliate. Before joining the organization in 2014, Cooper spent [...]
The University of Utah, BYU, Utah State and Weber State will play in a December basketball tournament called the Beehive Classic starting this season and running through 2019. The event will be held at the home of the Utah Jazz.
At least he didn’t do it via text message. That’s about the only kind thing you can say about the method Indiana Pacers boss Larry Bird used to inform point guard George Hill he was traded to the Utah Jazz. “We had to trade you to Utah,” Bird said in a voicemail (a voicemail!), according […]
George Hill learned of his trade to the Utah Jazz via a voicemail from Larry Bird.
Naturally, the best performing players in the 2016 summer league are the NBA sophomores, since they have already adjusted to the pace and the physicality of NBA basketball.
The Atlanta Hawks have signed rookie forwards Taurean Prince and DeAndre’ Bembry. Prince, the 12th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz, was traded to the Hawks in a three-team deal that involved the Pacers. The four-year letterman at Baylor, averaged 15.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 34 [...]
Former Utah Jazz assistant coach Phil Johnson, one of the most impactful and successful assistant coaches in NBA history, is the recipient of the inaugural Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Isaiah Whitehead to a multi-year contract. Selected with the 42nd pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Whitehead’s rights were acquired by Brooklyn in a draft-night trade with the Utah Jazz in exchange for the draft rights to guard Marcus Paige, the 55th overall selection, and cash considerations. Whitehead (6’4”, 210) [...]
The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent guard/forward Joe Johnson. Johnson’s deal is reportedly a $22 million dollar contract over two years. Johnson (6-7, 240, Arkansas) is a 15-year veteran and seven-time NBA All-Star who owns career averages of 16.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists while shooting.372 from three-point range in 36.0 minutes over 1,143 career [...]
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has acquired forward Boris Diaw, a 2022 second-round pick and cash considerations from San Antonio in exchange for the player rights to Olivier Hanlan. Diaw (6-8, 250, France) is a 13-year NBA veteran who holds career averages of 8.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 27.7 minutes [...]
SALT LAKE CITY — Ben Simmons has officially arrived in the NBA. His Philadelphia 76ers joined Trey Lyles and the Utah Jazz, Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics, plus Kyle Anderson and the San Antonio Spurs at the second annual Utah Jazz Summer League. Simmons, the No. Show More Summary