Former Utah Jazz F/C Enes Kanter arrives in NYC a man without a country

Oklahoma City Thunder big man and Utah Jazz draftee Enes Kanter has returned to the United States following his detainment in Romania. Former Jazzman and current Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is back in the United States. Kanter’s arrival in New York City comes after the 25-year-old had his Turkish passport revoked, after which he was detained […] Former Utah Jazz...
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Should the Utah Jazz pursue a 2010 reunion in free agency?

With former Utah Jazz players Deron Williams, Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap all set to be unrestricted free agents this offseason, would it make sense for the Jazz to pursue any or all of them? Ask any Utah Jazz fan when the glory days of the franchise were and they’ll almost undoubtedly bring up the […] Should the Utah Jazz pursue a 2010 reunion in free agency? - Purple and Blues...
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Utah Jazz outlook toward free agency, trade period, contending in the West

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4 hours ago

WATCH: Joe Johnson - Season Highlights

Joe Johnson​ came up BIG for the Jazz all season - averaging 9.2 pts, 3.1 rebs & 1.8 asts while shooting 41% from downtown!
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Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists

Given the incredible season that Quin Snyder orchestrated for the Utah Jazz amidst a constant onslaught of injuries, he was absolutely snubbed by not being named a Coach of the Year finalist. Last week I was quick to commend Rudy Gobert for having been selected as a finalist for both the Defensive Player of the […] Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists...
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Utah Jazz miss chance at massive Gordon Hayward extension

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How the All-NBA teams will affect many of the league’s stars

Thursday’s unveiling of the All-NBA teams will have a major financial impact on the league and could affect teams’ abilities to retain players.As part of the new CBA, the owners and players agreed to some terms that give teams an opportunity to pay more to keep their veteran star players. The new rule allows a “Designated Player Veteran Exception” for a player entering their...
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Blake Griffin says he tore tendons, ligaments in his foot

The injury that knocked Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin out for the postseason was apparently much more severe than a simple toe bruise.In an appearance on the “Pardon My Take” podcast on Tuesday, Griffin opened up about the season-ending injury he suffered in Game 3 of the Clippers’ first-round series with the Utah Jazz.“That was, like, an adding insult to injury...
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Barkley admits preferring NHL playoffs over 2017 NBA playoffs

TNT analyst Charles Barkley has regularly bashed the state of today’s NBA, saying it’s “full of awful basketball” last March and “the worst it’s ever been” in December. His latest rant on the subject came Monday night following the Golden State Warriors completing their sweep of the Utah Jazz, and involved him bringing up hockey. It started with the TNT cast doing their...
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George Hill: Gordon Hayward’s free agent decision will factor into his

A crucial summer awaits the Utah Jazz after their Round 2 sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, and the stakes very well may be all or nothing.Speaking with reporters at his exit interview on Tuesday, Jazz point guard George Hill said that teammate Gordon Hayward’s free agent decision this offseason will factor into his as well, per Jody Genessy of the Deseret News....
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Boris Diaw trolls Warriors, will pitch ‘great nightlife’ to free agents

Utah Jazz forward Boris Diaw isn’t just one of the people who knows how to get a good espresso in Salt Lake City, he also knows the club scene in Utah like the back of his hand.When asked what he’d tell free agents about Utah, Diaw replied “I’d say great nightlife,” in response to the Golden State Warriors complaining about the lack of said night life in Salt Lake City...
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Derrick Favors ate Draymond Green’s soul with a block and posterizing slam

Draymond Green and the Warriors have spent plenty of time this series blasting Salt Lake City, but Utah forward Derrick Favors at least got a shard of revenge during the second quarter of Game 4 on Monday.Favors rejected Green’s layup on the defensive end, but the real damage came when Favors got the ball on offense. Here he is dunking all over Draymond with some quality face...
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Where do the Los Angeles Clippers go from here?

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”- Henry David Thoreau In 2015, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers stated, “I’m a big believer that teams can get stale.” His team has officially become stale, having finished with 50-plus wins in each of the last five seasons without a single conference finals appearance to show for it. This year’s first round loss...
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Klay Thompson freezes up, spaces out during funny interview

Warriors guard Klay Thompson was at a loss for words in a recent media session, or something.Thompson spoke to reporters on Thursday, and had some trouble answering a question about how the Warriors look to maximize their possessions every time down the floor.He started strong, but then rambled on and eventually trailed off. After some radio silence, he just apologized to reporters...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry missed practice Wednesday, still expected to play in Game 2

Stephen Curry tweaked his left ankle in Game 1 of the Golden State Warriors’ second-round series against the Utah Jazz and was held out of practice on Wednesday.However, according to Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News, the team expects Curry to be fully available for Game 2 on Thursday night. Curry did miss a bit of time in Game 1 getting attended to by a trainer after...
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Jazz president teases #Nightlife shirt to troll Warriors

It was well-established heading into the second round of the NBA playoffs that the Golden State Warriors would have preferred to face the Los Angeles Clippers as opposed to the Utah Jazz.But it didn’t have anything to do with a competitive perspective or anything like that. Instead, the Warriors bemoaned the fact that Salt Lake City lacks the entertaining nightlife afforded by...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors misses practice, might not play in Game 1

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors missed practice Monday - just one day before Game 1 of Utah’s series against the Golden State Warriors - with a back injury, reports Monte Poole of NBC Sports Bay Area. The Jazz are already massive underdogs in this series and a Favors injury puts them at an even bigger disadvantage. When the Warriors go small, Favors may be Utah’s best answer...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Paul tries to kick Joe Ingles in the face

Frustration could be seen on the faces of multiple Clippers players on Sunday, when the team lost at home against the Jazz in Game 7 of their playoff series.The loss not only eliminated the team from the postseason, but also created a ripple effect in that the Clippers may elect to do a complete roster overhaul over the summer. Blake Griffin could be on the outs, as well as possibly...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz help blind 7-year-old fan watch a game for the first time

Landon Carter, a 7-year-old Utah Jazz fan, has never really been able to watch his favorite team play basketball. Born with no irises due to a condition called aniridia, Carter is legally blind. His eyesight is always blurry, and he needs to be inches away from whatever he’s viewing to see it clearly. That changed Friday when the Jazz allowed Carter to test some new technology...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz mascot may have concussed a dude during a timeout bubble-racing game

During a break in Sunday’s NBA playoff game between the Clippers and Jazz, two fans—one representing each team—were brought onto the court for some sort of odd race involving giant bubbles.The Clippers fan in the race was much bigger and likely older than the Jazz fan, and he used that to his advantage, knocking the Utah representative down and then wobbling over to the finish...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul denies ‘homer’ talk about Jazz fans was a criticism

Los Angeles Clippers evened up their first-round series with the Utah Jazz at one apiece courtesy of Tuesday’s 99-91 home-court victory. And with the series set to change venues and head to Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City for Friday’s Game 3, Chris Paul is denying comments about Jazz fans should be construed as criticism.Paul had previously referred to passionate Jazz...
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April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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