Utah Jazz

Could the Utah Jazz go after Mike Conley this offseason?

The Utah Jazz are reportedly interested in trading for Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley this offseason after exploring trades during the season. The Utah Jazz may be done playing for the season, but the rumors surrounding the team haven’t stopped just yet regarding their summer plans....

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8 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Three reasons for and against keeping Derrick Favors

The Utah Jazz face a tough dilemma regarding Derrick Favors this summer as there are strong arguments for and against keeping him in their midst. If you’re unaware of just how pivotal this upcoming offseason is set to be for the Utah Jazz, it’s possible that you’ve been living under...

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9 hours ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz alums: Kokoskov reportedly interviews with Grizz

Former Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov is back on the job hunt after being dismissed as head coach by the Phoenix Suns last month. Although some fans in Salt Lake City likely want to see him back on Quin Snyder’s bench, former Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov has the goods to direct a team himself....

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22 hours ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Jazz owner Gail Miller selected to receive congressional award

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ��� Utah Jazz owner and philanthropist Gail Miller was running between meetings when she heard the news from Washington D.C.

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1 day ago, NBA, Utah Jazz

Success of small market Milwaukee Bucks a great sign for Utah Jazz

The meteoric rise of the small market Milwaukee Bucks is an incredibly reassuring sign for the Utah Jazz. For a long time the predominant narrative in the NBA has been that the league is run by the large markets. In order for players to earn that elusive championship ring, their best bet is to migrate...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz, Milwaukee Bucks

Utah Jazz: Mike Conley would be a great fit on and off the court

As great as Mike Conley would be as an enhancement to the Utah Jazz roster, his contributions off the court are what make him truly special. With reports emerging furiously that the Utah Jazz are revisiting trade talks with the Memphis Grizzlies to acquire point guard Mike Conley, it’s hard to...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Lakers’ interest in Derrick Favors highlights multiple tough offseason decisions

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have interest in Derrick Favors which highlights just one of many decisions facing the Utah Jazz this summer. As every Utah Jazz fan ought to know by know, their team faces a plethora of tough decisions this offseason. There’s no doubt that the team needs to improve,...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Lakers Interested In Derrick Favors If Jazz Decline Team Option

After missing the NBA playoffs for the sixth consecutive season, this offseason may be the most important one in Los Angeles...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz

Read the full transcript of Kyle Korver's 2019 Creighton University commencement address

Good morning -- parents, friends, faculty, and everyone in the Creighton community. Thank you so much for having me.

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1 day ago, Utah Jazz, Utah Jazz

Jazz forward Royce O’Neale receives validation during playoff run

While the playoff run was short-lived for the Utah Jazz, Royce O’Neale‘s performance in the team’s five-game series against Houston was encouraging. A role player who averaged 20.4 minutes per game during the regular season, O’Neale increased his averages across the board against the Rockets, averaging...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz notes: Paging Dr. Korver, Jazz still hot for Mike Conley

Utah Jazz news and notes to tip-off your weekend, including Kyle Korver’s commencement address and the Jazz front office’s feelings about Mike Conley. Utah Jazz sharpshooter Kyle Korver will be back on the big stage on Saturday. However, this particular occasion will be one of the rare ones...

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1 day ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Mike Conley Trade Rumors: Heat, Mavs, Pacers, Jazz Interested in Grizzlies PG

After winning the No. 2 pick in the 2019 NBA draft, the Memphis Grizzlies could engage teams in trade talks for Mike Conley Jr...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz

Lakers reportedly interested in Utah’s Derrick Favors

The longest tenured Jazzman might be a Laker. Perish the thought. According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Los Angeles Lakers may end up targeting Derrick Favors in the upcoming free agency period, especially if their plans to reel in New Orleans Pelicans star forward/center Anthony Davis fall...

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2 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

Tanking will always be part of the NBA

Try as Adam Silver and the NBA front office might, teams will try to lose to win. Shortly after all the ping pong balls were accounted for and the world learned that the New Orleans Pelicans earned the right to draft Zion Williamson with the first pick, Rudy Gobert tweeted out a bold declaration: Tanking...

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2 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Ricky Rubio appears to have already accepted that he won’t return to Utah Jazz

Based on recent comments, it appears that Ricky Rubio has a sense that he won’t be returning to the Utah Jazz for the 2019-20 season. As valiant as the Utah Jazz’s effort has been the past few seasons as they’ve made the playoffs three years running, there’s no denying that they’re...

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2 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: If Kemba is unavailable, Mike Conley should be target number one

If the Utah Jazz are unable to land Kemba Walker in free agency, trading for Mike Conley should be their next highest priority. The Utah Jazz face a pivotal summer as they no doubt need to upgrade their roster and also have the financial flexibility to do so. Their options in free agency and in […] Utah...

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2 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Joe Ingles joining Boomers for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Utah Jazz F Joe Ingles will take the court with the Australian national team at the FIBA World Cup in China this summer. With the Utah Jazz boasting one of the Association’s most international roster in recent years, FIBA events have been an important facet of the team’s offseason. This summer...

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3 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz 2019 Mock Draft Outlook

With the complete draft order now set, who are the Jazz looking at? The NBA lottery completed Tuesday night, and it shook the basketball world. Now that we know the complete order of this year’s draft, big brains and experts across the NBA world were finally able to compile and release their first version...

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3 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Ricky Rubio’s business partner posts on social media: ‘Utah its been real’

Appears that Ricky Rubio’s business partner, Lucas Charte, doesn’t plan on coming back to the Beehive State. Ricky Rubio has been in the news recently for his comments to the Spanish Outlet AS saying that he wasn’t sure about returning to Utah. All that has affected me, without a doubt. If the question...

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4 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

PODCAST: Ricky Rubio’s recent comments about his Utah Jazz future

Rubio’s comments make it even less likely he’ll be a part of Utah’s future On this episode of the SLC Punks Podcast we discuss the NBA Draft lottery. The New Orleans Pelicans won the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. But how does this affect the Jazz? We discuss Ricky Rubio’s...

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4 days ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

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