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Jazz Purchase Idaho Stampede

Mar 24, 2015 3:14 PM

The Utah Jazz have acquired the Idaho Stampede, becoming the eighth NBA team to fully own and operate its own NBA D-League team. The Stampede has also signed a one-year contract extension with the downtown arena and will continue to play in Boise, Idaho, for the 2015-16 NBA D-League season. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. 

“Our purchase of an NBA D-League team reflects the value we place on having an exclusive affiliate for player development and building the scope of our basketball operations to support the Jazz,” said Randy Rigby, Jazz president. “It is a tremendous commitment from the Miller family to make this acquisition that will contribute to our pursuit of becoming a championship-caliber team.”

The Jazz is the eighth NBA team to own an NBA D-League franchise, joining the Cleveland Cavaliers (Canton Charge), Golden State Warriors (Santa Cruz Warriors), Los Angeles Lakers (L.A. D-Fenders), New York Knicks (Westchester Knicks), Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City Blue), Philadelphia 76ers (Delaware 87ers) and San Antonio Spurs (Austin Spurs).

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Jerrelle Benimon To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

Mar 4, 2015 12:46 PM

The Utah Jazz will sign Jerrelle Benimon to a 10-day contract.

Benimon was with the Denver Nuggets in the preseason.

Benimon has averaged 19.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35 games with the Idaho Stampede this season in the D-League. Benimon has a PER of 22.0.

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Toure' Murry Recalled To Jazz

Dec 3, 2014 1:17 AM

The Utah Jazz have recalled guard Toure’ Murry from the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede.

Murry was assigned to the Stampede on Nov. 13.

Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) appeared in six games (five starts) for the Stampede, averaging 14.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.3 steals (tied for sixth in the NBA D-League) in 31.5 minutes of play.

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Jazz Assign Toure' Murry To D-League

Nov 13, 2014 3:01 PM

The Utah Jazz have assigned guard Toure’ Murry to the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s exclusive D-League affiliate. 

Murry is expected to be in uniform for the Stampede’s season opener on Nov. 14 against the Erie BayHawks.

Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) played one game for the Erie BayHawks last season while on D-League assignment from the New York Knicks, recording 10 points, four rebounds and four assists in 30 minutes of action.

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Dean Cooper Named Head Coach Of D-League's Stampede

Aug 13, 2014 5:56 PM

The Utah Jazz Jazz have named Dean Cooper as Head Coach of the Idaho Stampede.

Cooper spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets.

“We are pleased to welcome Dean to our organization," Dennis Lindsey said in a statement. "The D-League is a critical component in building teams and it begins with each affiliate’s head coach."

The Jazz hired Quin Snyder as their new head coach this offseason.

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