TAG: Utah Jazz

Latest News / Aug 17, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

LeBron James

July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Read More »

instagram, Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Watch Former Slam Dunk Champ Jeremy Evans Put Kid On A Poster

Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans (photo. officialjrjazz Instagram)

If you thought Aaron Gordon crossing-up a little girl was bad, just wait until you see what Jeremy Evans did. The former Slam Dunk Contest champion absolutely posterized a helpless kid at the Utah Jazz Junior Clinic yesterday. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 30, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Hayward On Max Contract: “I Don’t Think I have To Live Up To Anything Now”

Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward signed a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets this off-season. The Utah Jazz matched the offer and will be bringing Hayward back on a maximum-level contract. Yesterday, Hayward spoke about the new reality of being a max player and the increased expectation that come with that label. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 16, 2014 / 3:30 pm

For Young Dante Exum, What You See Is What You Get

Dante Exum

LAS VEGAS — If you like the mysterious type, then Australian native and Utah’s newest rookie Dante Exum might not be the player for you. Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, questions surrounded the riddle that was the 6-6 Exum. Except, one conversation with him, and you see he is as forthcoming as the Las Vegas heat in July. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 12, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Report: Jazz Match Hornets Offer For Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward

The Utah Jazz matched Charlotte’s maximum-level offer sheet for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward, league sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Utah had said all along they would match any offer for Hayward and he’s likely to sign a four-year, $63 million deal some time today. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 9, 2014 / 10:30 am

Report: Gordon Hayward To Sign Max 4-Year, $63 Million Hornets Offer Sheet

Gordon Hayward, Gerald Henderson

Last month, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan said his team was in a position to make a “big difference” in upgrading their roster for the upcoming season. And now, he appears to be trying to deliver. Sources informed Yahoo! Sports, restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has signed a maximum four-year, $63 million offer sheet from the Hornets. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 2, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Report: Cavs Preparing Max Offer For Hayward

Gordon Hayward, Matthew Dellavedova

Despite drafting Andrew Wiggins last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t done shoring up their wing rotation. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Cavs are preparing a maximum contract offer to restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jun 30, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Jazz Plan On Matching Any Offers For Gordon Hayward

Paul Pierce, Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward is a restricted free agent who will garner a lot of interest in the open market. However, the Utah Jazz are reportedly planning on matching any offers he might receive. Read More »

College, D-League, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2014 / 11:45 am

The 5 Biggest Winners In The 2014 NBA Draft

Adam Silver, Dante Exum

The 2014 NBA Draft has come and gone. There were cheers, tears, surprises and more flashy suits than you can count on one hand. Most importantly, however, Thursday night served as a key stepping stone for the league’s 30 teams as they attempted to improve their rosters and take the next step up in the NBA’s hierarchy. It was also an opportunity to showcase where this future talent comes from and share origin stories that can only warm the heart. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 21, 2014 / 9:40 pm

5 Prospects Utah Should Take In NBA Draft

David Stern, Shabazz Muhammad

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »