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Jazz Open Summer League Tourney Play

Jazz Open Summer League Tourney Play

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Jazz will take on the Magic today in the first round of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament. Utah went 1-and-2 during the first three games to earn the 22nd seed in the tournament.  Orlando enters as the 11th seed after going 2-and-1. First-round pick […]

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Jazz enter summer league tournament coming off a loss

Jazz enter summer league tournament coming off a loss

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Jazz wrapped up the preliminary round of the NBA Summer League with a 98-90 loss to the Heat in Las Vegas. Rookie Grayson Allen led the way with 17 points in defeat. Utah enters the tournament portion of the Summer League at 1-and-2.  They take […]

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NBA teams, including Jazz, to host Australian NBL teams for exhibition games

NBA teams, including Jazz, to host Australian NBL teams for exhibition games

NEW YORK (AP) — Six NBA teams will host teams from Australia’s National Basketball League for 2018-19 preseason exhibition games. The NBA and NBL announced the plans Tuesday for five Australian teams to visit the U.S. for games from Sept. 28-Oct. 5. It’s the second straight year the Australian league […]

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Jazz’s Gobert Claims NBA Defensive Player Of The Year; Mitchell & Snyder miss out

Jazz’s Gobert Claims NBA Defensive Player Of The Year; Mitchell & Snyder miss out

Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz is the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year. The center was the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive first team. Gobert anchored a Jazz defense that ranked second in the NBA in defensive rating. He beat out Anthony Davis of New Orleans and Joel […]

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Jazz Workout Five Players Ahead Of Draft

Jazz Workout Five Players Ahead Of Draft

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Jazz hosted six more prospects for a workout ahead of the NBA Draft. Five of the six were local products with Utah guard Sedrick Barefield headlining the bunch. Utah forward Tyler Rawson, Kenneth Ogbe of Utah Valley University, Weber State guard Ryan Richardson, and […]

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Jazz Workout Five Players Ahead Of Draft

Jazz Workout Five Players Ahead Of Draft

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Jazz hosted five prospects for a workout ahead of the NBA Draft. SMU’s Shake Milton and Villanova big man Omari Spellman are two possible first-round picks in attendance.  North Carolina wing Theo Pinson, Seton Hall center Angel Delgado and USC’s Elijah Stewart also worked […]

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Utah’s Gobert Named NBA All-Defensive First Team

Utah’s Gobert Named NBA All-Defensive First Team

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Jazz center Rudy Gobert is one of five players on the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team. The teams were announced yesterday.  The 25-year-old averaged 2.3 blocks and 10.7 rebounds per game for Utah and served as a dominant rim protector.  This is Gobert’s second straight season earning this […]

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Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Both players helped their teams reach the second round of the playoffs. Boston’s Jayson Tatum […]

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Paul scores 41 as Rockets eliminate Jazz 112-102

Paul scores 41 as Rockets eliminate Jazz 112-102

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul scored a playoff career-high 41 points with eight 3-pointers and the Houston Rockets beat the Utah Jazz 112-102 in Game 5 on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals. It will be Houston’s second trip to the conference finals in four years and […]

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Utah’s Rubio And Exum Out Tonight

Utah’s Rubio And Exum Out Tonight

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Jazz will be shorthanded as they look to stave off elimination tonight in Houston when they take on the Rockets for Game Five of their second-round series. Guards Ricky Rubio and Dante Exum will not play. Rubio has been sidelined for the entire series with […]

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