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  1. Scout says World Cup shown Dante Exum not ready for NBA yet

    Sep 5, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Dante Exum

    “He’s not ready for the NBA, that is for sure. But a lot of guys are not ready for the NBA and they have got to learn on the fly.” — Scout talking about Dante Exum

  2. Report: Jazz close to deal with Toure Murry

    Aug 12, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers v New York Knicks

    This would be a good, low-cost gamble by the Jazz.

  3. PBT Power Rankings: After summer shakeups, Spurs still team to beat

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v San Antonio Spurs - Game Five

    After all the players shifts this summer, the top three teams in the power rankings remain unchanged from the last one lst year.

  4. Dante Exum knows his leap from high school games to Summer League was not smooth

    Jul 23, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT

    Dante Exum

    Exum is a project but he also could be the point guard of the future in Utah.

  5. Jazz expected to match Hornets’ max contract offer to Gordon Hayward, which is absolutely the right decision

    Jul 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

    Gordon Hayward

    Small market teams like Utah and Charlotte don’t have much of a choice.

  6. Report: Raptors trade Steve Novak to Utah Jazz

    Jul 4, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

    Steve Novak

    Jazz get a shooter, the Raptors get cap space.

  7. PBT NBA Draft Preview: The Utah Jazz

    Jun 25, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT

    Alec Burks , Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors

    The Jazz have some good young players all under 23, they will be adding to that mix and counting on Quin Snyder to develop these guys.

  8. Report: Jazz considering adding Alec Burks, more first rounders to trade offer for No. 1 pick

    Jun 23, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Alec Burks;Kyrie Irving

    Utah was reportedly already willing to surrender No. 5, Derrick Favors

  9. Enes Kanter to get PRP treatment in knee, will skip FIBA World Cup for Turkey

    Jun 23, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

    Utah Jazz v Los Angeles Lakers

    Kanter had planned to play for Turkey late this summer.

  10. Draft rumors: Sixers, Magic, Jazz want to trade up; Parker prefers Bucks to Cavs

    Jun 23, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

    Duke v Mercer

    I don’t buy the idea Jabari Parker would tank a workout. Not in the least.

  11. New coach Quin Snyder preaches player development in Utah

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:34 PM EDT

    Quin Snyder

    It’s all about player development.

  12. Report: Jazz finalizing contract with Quin Snyder

    Jun 6, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks v Miami Heat

    Snyder could reportedly try to add Ettore Messina to staff

  13. Report: Quin Snyder remains frontrunner as Jazz slowly progress in coaching search

    Jun 6, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks v Miami Heat

    Brad Jones, Alvin Gentry and Adrian Griffin are also on the short list.

  14. Report: Hawks assistant Quin Snyder in mix for Jazz job, too

    Apr 23, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks v Miami Heat

    Utah needs a coach good at player development, Synder could be a fit.

  15. Tyrone Corbin out as Utah Jazz coach

    Apr 21, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    Tyrone Corbin

    Jazz have promising roster to lure replacement

  16. The Extra Pass: Three guys that deserve more playing time, plus Monday’s recaps

    Jan 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers v Milwaukee Bucks

    With the first half of the season in the books, let’s look at five players who deserve to get a little more burn the rest of the way. John Henson, F/C, Milwaukee Bucks Before we get to Henson, let’s travel in the way back machine to the 2009-10 season. If you’ll remember, Kurt Rambis was…

  17. J.J. Hickson threw it down hard and Derrick Favors couldn’t stop him (VIDEO)

    Jan 14, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

    Denver Nuggets v Utah Jazz

    The Suns’ Gerald Green got a lot of play last night for his impressive reverse throwdown on a breakaway, but there were no defenders in his way on that one. That’s why I think J.J. Hickson had the best dunk of the night — the Nuggets’ big man went up as the Jazz’s Derrick Favors…

  18. The Extra Pass: Rudy Gay taking control of his own story in Sacramento; plus Monday’s recaps

    Jan 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    NBA: Sacramento Kings at Miami Heat

    The Memphis Grizzlies traded Rudy Gay and reached the Western Conference Finals. The Toronto Raptors traded Gay and are streaking toward home-court advantage in the first-round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Regardless of anything Gay did, his perceived value dropped considerably in the last two years. But might Gay be taking control of his own…

  19. The Extra Pass: Quiet Jazz and Tuesday’s recaps

    Gordon Hayward

    For the most part, the Utah Jazz typically fly under the radar. Occasionally they’ll pop up after unexpectedly beating a contender, like they did last night with a victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. But other than that? You won’t hear much out of Utah. No real trade rumors, no murmurs of unhappiness, no headline…

  20. The Extra Pass: Seven young players to watch in 2014

    Jan 3, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Milwaukee Bucks v Cleveland Cavaliers

    One of the best parts of the NBA is watching the young talent emerge, some guys you expected to be good but others that came out of left field. Along those lines, here are seven players to watch as they start to break out and find their way in their first couple NBA seasons. Anthony…

  21. Utah’s Derrick Favors’ game-winning putback dunk against Lakers (VIDEO)

    Dec 28, 2013, 2:26 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers v Utah Jazz

    With 11 seconds left and a tie game against the Lakers 103-103, the Jazz wisely put the ball in the hands of Gordon Hayward to create something. Derrick Favors came out by the arc and set a screen which Hayward used to drive right — Xavier Henry went over the top of the screen and…

  22. PBT NBA Power Rankings: Santa brings presents to Blazers, Thunder; lumps of coal to Atlantic

    Dec 23, 2013, 3:59 PM EDT

    Portland Trail Blazers v Cleveland Cavaliers

    Oklahoma City almost took over the top spot in the rankings, until they laid an egg Sunday night. The Blazers hold on for another week, but they didn’t look elite last week even in their wins and this week sees a few big tests.   1. Trail Blazers (23-5, Last Week No. 1). If the…

  23. The Extra Pass: Bucks are bad, and that’s good; plus Wednesday’s recaps

    Dec 12, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    John Henson

    By D.J. Foster All over the league, we’ve seen young teams fighting against the tank. If the playoffs started today, the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns would be in the playoffs. This was unfathomable a few months ago. It wasn’t just about their rosters being bad – they were supposed to be bad. The Milwaukee…

  24. Wednesday night NBA grades: Amar’e Stoudemire played well? Yes. Yes he did.

    Dec 12, 2013, 2:21 AM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v New York Knicks

    Our quick look around the association on a busy Wednesday night. Amar’e Stoudemire, New York Knicks. Stoudemire played 30 minutes. Stoudemire was clutch, hitting a key jumper with less than 3 minutes to go after the Bulls had stormed from 23 points back to tie the game. Stoudemire played good interior defense. Stoudemire showed a…

  25. Brook Lopez says this Nets season “more bizarre” than 12-win campaign

    Dec 6, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

    Denver Nuggets v Brooklyn Nets

    Brook Lopez’s second season in the NBA the Nets went an ugly 12-70 (with him as their best player). This wasn’t a team trying to tank for the draft — the Nets got the third pick thanks to the lottery and chose Derrick Favors, who was moved in the Deron Williams deal — this was…

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