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Utah Jazz: Jordan Clarkson dishes on new ink, wine on Drive & Dish

Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson provided a few updates, showed of his new tattoo and talked wine on Georges Niang’s Drive & Dish. It’s been 20 days without any NBA or Utah Jazz basketball. 20 days. It’s felt like an eternity, right? During these tough times, fans have been desperate...

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13 hours ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Georges Niang's Drive & Dish: Jordan Clarkson shows off a new tattoo, talks fine wine, and shares thoughts on Utah

When the guys in the Utah Jazz locker room need a laugh, Georges Niang always quick with a joke.

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14 hours ago, Utah Jazz, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Royce O’Neale’s three-point dip post-extension

Making three-pointers is one of the two most important things Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale has to do for the team. After signing a contract extension in late January, his accuracy from three has dipped. Royce O’Neale shot over 40-percent from three-point land in every month leading to...

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15 hours ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz 2K20: Simulating with John Stockton on current roster

With the NBA put on pause, I did an experiment on NBA 2K to see how the 2019-20 Utah Jazz would perform with John Stockton running the point. The Utah Jazz were no doubt a good team this season, but how much better could they have been with a time machine on their side? I […] Utah Jazz 2K20: Simulating...

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19 hours ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Creating the Best Non-All-Star Team in Utah Jazz History

How many games would this All Snub Team win? Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert joined elite company when they were named 2020 NBA All-Stars this season. It had been 13 years since the Jazz had 2 all star selections in the same season. It was an amazing accomplishment for both of Utah’s young stars and...

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23 hours ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

When will the Utah Jazz, and the NBA, be back?

Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images And can things be patched up when the season comes back? On this episode of the SLC Punks podcast we discuss the state of the Utah Jazz amidst the coronavirus epidemic. On the last episode we talked about how the Jazz were not playing well and their chemistry looked...

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1 day ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Grading Justin Wright-Foreman’s G-League season

Utah Jazz Two-Way rookie Justin Wright-Foreman showed positive signs in the G-League during his first season as a professional. The 2019-20 NBA season may indeed resume at one point, but the 2019-20 G-League season is over. It’s sad for Utah Jazz and Salt Lake City Stars fans, considering they...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: End of season awards if the season is over

Here are the traditional end-of-season awards, but for Utah Jazz members only, in the case that the NBA season is in fact over. The Utah Jazz season is currently up in the air right now, as we wait out for the worst of the novel coronavirus pandemic to hit the nation. Once there’s a more […] Utah...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Could Indiana Pacers make a trade with Utah Jazz centered on Aaron Holiday?

The Utah Jazz may be interested in finding a player like Aaron Holiday to pair with Donovan Mitchell. Should the Indiana Pacers be interested in making such a trade?  It may be quite some time before we see any actual NBA trades agreed upon and made, as the season’s trade deadline has passed...

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1 day ago, 8 Points, 9 Seconds, Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert named 2020 State of Sports Male Athlete of the Year

Utah Jazz All-Star center Rudy Gobert received quite the honor, being named the 2020 State of Sports Male Athlete of the Year this morning. He’s been in the spotlight all season long, for good and bad reasons. Rudy Gobert made his first All-Star team for the Utah Jazz, averaged career-highs in...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz should retire Deron Williams’ No. 8 jersey

Take a good, hard look at the list of players who’ve played for the Utah Jazz, and few names will be as polarizing as that of Deron Williams. Still, given Williams’ impressive on-court play, his No.8 jersey should be retired in the coming years. Should the Utah Jazz randomly decide to hold...

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2 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Some bright spots for the Utah Jazz

Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images There are some happy things going on with the Utah Jazz while the coronavirus pandemic continues It’s been a very difficult time not just for Jazz fans, but the world at large. To me, the most important thing is to stay as resilient as possible, do our...

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2 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

5 players who may have played their final game with the Utah Jazz

With the remainder of the 2019-20 season in doubt, these five Utah Jazz players may have played their final game for the franchise. As the days continue to pass without NBA basketball, I grow more and more on edge. I want to see my Utah Jazz out there after starting the season 41-23, of course, […] 5...

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3 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

All of Joel Meyers' Live Tweets from the Pelicans Twitter account during Pelicans-Jazz re-broadcast

Pelicans play-by-play annnouncer Joel Meyers live tweeted from the Pelicans Twitter account during the Pelicans vs Jazz re-broadcast on F

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4 days ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell, Jazz staff cleared of COVID-19

Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and the rest of the Utah Jazz staff have been cleared of the coronavirus from the Utah Department of Health after following instruction to self-quarantine, the team said in a statement, according to Mark Medina of USA Today. Naturally, the Jazz said all players and staff...

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4 days ago, Yardbarker, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Rudy and Don cleared from COVID-19, what’s next?

Utah Jazz star players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were officially cleared from the novel coronavirus this morning. What’s next for the All-Star duo and for this team? After hearing an optimistic update on the Utah Jazz Tuesday, there is more good news on the horizon for the team. Two weeks...

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4 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Jazz players, staff now cleared of coronavirus

After completing their respective periods of quarantine and isolation following exposure to the coronavirus, all Jazz players and staff have been cleared by the Utah Department of Health.

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4 days ago, ESPN, Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell, Jazz Cleared After Coronavirus Diagnoses

When the NBA returns from its hiatus, Utah Jazz stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert will be available to play...

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4 days ago, Bleacher Report, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert ‘cleared’ from COVID-19

Utah Jazz players Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert have been cleared from COVID-19; Christian Wood was cleared earlier this week. If you’re looking for a sliver of good news as the sports world continues to remain in a worldwide hiatus, look no further than what has been reported over the last...

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4 days ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Utah Jazz

Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell cleared of coronavirus

Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell cleared of coronavirus

Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell began a wave of NBA players testing positive for coronavirus.

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4 days ago, NBC Sports, Utah Jazz

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