Utah Jazz

Should the Utah Jazz get in on the Anthony Davis one-year rental train?

After seeing the success with one-year rentals that the OKC Thunder and Toronto Raptors have experienced, should the Utah Jazz take a stab at Anthony Davis this summer? Paul George and Kawhi Leonard have created fascinating situations in the NBA. Both found themselves disgruntled with the situation on...

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5 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: 3 ways to build on playoff appearance in 2019-20

With the Utah Jazz reaching the postseason once again in 2018-19, here are three keys to how they can build on that in 2019-20. The Utah Jazz were able to once again put together an impressive season in 2018-19. After getting off to a slower start to the year, the Jazz put together a stellar […] Utah...

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5 days ago, Hoops Habit, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Luka Samanic a playmaking four man for No. 23?

Croation baller and potential first-round pick Luka Samanic was in Salt Lake City over the weekend for a pre-draft workout with the Utah Jazz. On Saturday, the Utah Jazz resumed their intensive pre-draft process with another group of prospects looking to take their games to the next level. This particular...

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6 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Current free agent search highlights painful irony of 2011 NBA Draft

With many members of the 2011 NBA Draft class hitting unrestricted free agency this summer, the Utah Jazz’s painful mistakes that year sting now more than ever. With their last action coming in a disappointing first-round playoff loss to the Houston Rockets, it feels like it’s been a long...

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6 days ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz can learn from the Toronto Raptors to swing for the fences

The Toronto Raptors risked it all by trading for Kawhi Leonard and are now on the brink of a championship. The Utah Jazz should find their own way of taking a similar risk and following suit. When the Toronto Raptors made the move to deal for Kawhi Leonard, sending away a long-time and beloved star […] Utah...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz, Toronto Raptors

Utah Jazz: Willie Reed could be a bang-for-your-buck backup big

The Utah Jazz will likely be on the market for a new backup center this offseason. Former Salt Lake City Stars standout Willie Reed could be an option. Let’s face facts, Utah Jazz fans. As much as we all love Derrick Favors, there’s a better than average chance that the team explores bringing...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Kevin Love sighting in Utah! Is he a sensible trade target for the Utah Jazz?

Kevin Love was once again spotted spending time in the great state of Utah. Which brings up the point – should he be on the Utah Jazz’s trade radar? When it comes to finding players that are a good fit with the Utah Jazz, one of the predominant requirements (to fans anyway) is that they […] Kevin...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

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Latest Brooklyn Nets news could be good sign for Utah Jazz free agency

The Brooklyn Nets appear to be creating cap space to add Kyrie Irving this summer which could help other attractive free agents shake loose for the Utah Jazz. The NBA Finals have been exciting thus far as the Toronto Raptors have taken a 2-1 lead over the favorite Golden State Warriors who have been...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets

HOLY ****, UTAH JAZZ COULD ACTUALLY LAND D’ANGELO RUSSELL IN NBA FREE AGENCY

The Brooklyn Nets are clearing cap space and that means great things for the Utah Jazz upcoming offseason. Players like D’Angelo Russell are not supposed to be available in free agency. Young players that help lead their teams to the NBA Playoffs while on their rookie contract usually are no-brainers...

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1 week ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz notes: Mitchell/USA Basketball buzz, Hornacek to the Lakers?

A new report has Donovan Mitchell as one of the official invitees to USA Basketball’s World Cup training camp. Also — an unsavory Jeff Hornacek rumor. Earlier this week, Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell‘s name was floated as a potential addition to USA Basketball’s senior national...

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

Donovan Mitchell named to Team USA camp roster

Another chapter in the Spida legacy awaits Donovan Mitchell was among the 18 nba players named to Team USA camp roster for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, as reported by the NY Times and ESPN’s Woj. As NY Times reported, Anthony Davis, Kemba Walker, Donovan Mitchell and James Harden also planning to play...

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1 week ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: 3 goals for the 2019 offseason

As the 2019 NBA offseason gets underway in the coming weeks, let’s look at three goals for the Utah Jazz in preparation for the 2019-20 campaign. It should be an interesting offseason for the Utah Jazz this summer. The Jazz wrapped up the 2018-19 NBA campaign with a record of 50-32, grabbing the...

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1 week ago, Hoops Habit, Utah Jazz

Could D’Angelo Russell to Utah be a possibility?

Where there’s smoke there’s always fire With free agency only a month away, the rumors are starting to come out even with the Finals not even complete. Every day we’re going to see posturing by teams and agents hoping to reach their goals of getting the best contracts possible while also creating contenders. One...

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1 week ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz reportedly interested in D’Angelo Russell, but what would it take?

Based on a recent report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Utah Jazz are interested in D’Angelo Russell. But is he even a realistic target this summer? The Utah Jazz are in for an eventful summer as they’ll no doubt aim to bolster their roster in an attempt to move up the ranks...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Jazz, Wolves, Pacers, Magic expected to make run at D’Angelo Russell

Jazz, Wolves, Pacers, Magic expected to make run at D’Angelo Russell

These are some solid options for Russell, who can also simply go back to Brooklyn.

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1 week ago, NBC Sports, Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz

PODCAST: Who should the Utah Jazz pick in the NBA draft?

There’s some interesting options around the Jazz draft spot On this episode of the SLC Punks podcast we dive into the 2019 NBA Draft and discuss some of the options available including Dylan Windler, Matisse Thybulle, Carsen Edwards and Grant Williams. Who makes the most sense for the Jazz and why? In...

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1 week ago, SLC Dunk, Utah Jazz

D'Angelo Russell Rumors: Jazz, Pacers, Magic, T-Wolves Interested in Nets PG

The Indiana Pacers , Minnesota Timberwolves , Orlando Magic and Utah Jazz are all among the teams expected to be interested in Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell ...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Brooklyn Nets, Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz: Three free agents that are unrealistic, but would be a lot of fun

The Utah Jazz typically don’t and probably won’t strike it rich in free agency. But if they were able to, each of these three players would be an amazing fit. Utah Jazz fans are all too familiar with a hard truth – big-name free agents don’t typically put Salt Lake City near the...

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1 week ago, Purple and Blues, Utah Jazz

Ricky Rubio: ‘I Am Not Priority Number One’ for the Utah Jazz

Ricky Rubio: ‘I Am Not Priority Number One’ for the Utah Jazz

Ricky Rubio says Utah’s front-office told him he is “not priority number one” this summer. Rubio, 28, will be an unrestricted free agent July 1. Ricky Rubio, minutes ago on spanish TV: "Utah has let me know that I am not a priority for them" (thanks to Google translate).—...

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1 week ago, SLAM Magazine, Utah Jazz

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