TAG: Utah Jazz

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 »

Latest News / Jun 6, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Hawks Assistant, Quin Snyder, Frontrunner To Become Jazz Coach

Derrick Favors, LaMarcus Aldridge

Though the Utah Jazz officially parted ways with coach Tyrone Corbin six weeks ago, they’ve remained quiet as the season’s coaching carousel has reached full swing. According to recent reports, however, Atlanta Hawks assistant Quin Snyder has emerged as frontrunner for the job. Read More »

NBA Draft / May 20, 2014 / 5:00 pm

2014 Draft Lottery Good Luck Charms

NBA Draft Lottery

The NBA draft lottery is happening tonight. After a season in which so many teams figured out a way to lose as many games as possible to position themselves for the draft, tonight we find out who gets rewarded for all the malodorous jockeying for ping pong balls. I’m personally disappointed Nick Gilbert — the prince of the lottery — will not be representing the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. Per usual, there are lots of other good luck charms for the other teams. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 14, 2014 / 11:55 am

Utah Jazz Considering John Stockton For Coach

John Stockton

The Utah Jazz have a coaching vacancy to fill, too. This might have gotten lost in the shuffle as all the talk has been focused on the job openings in New York and Golden State. It appears the Jazz will be considering a wide range of candidates and plan to reach out to John Stockton to gauge his interest. Read More »