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Jeremy Evans Agrees Upon Two-Year Deal With Mavericks

Jul 5, 2015 5:07 PM

Jeremy Evans and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed upon a two-year deal at the NBA's minimum.

Evans was a second round pick by the Utah Jazz in 2010 and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2012.

Evans has played sparingly throughout his NBA career.

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Tags: Jeremy Evans, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dunc'd On Pod: Offseason Previews Of Thunder, Raptors, Celtics, Jazz, Rockets

Jun 30, 2015 11:46 AM

Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA), Daniel Leroux of RealGM (@DannyLeroux) preview the upcoming offseason for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets.

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Tags: Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, Dunc'd On

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Ante Tomic Remains Undecided On Joining Jazz

Jun 3, 2015 9:55 PM

Ante Tomic remains undecided about his NBA plans.

Tomic was drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2008 and they would like to bring him over to help their frontcourt rotation.

"It’s neither yes nor no," Tomic told the Spanish publication Gigantes when asked whether he plans to leave Barcelona for the NBA and the Utah Jazz. "It’s difficult to summarize. Sometimes I see myself there and others no. I still have time to think it over."

Tomic has played for Barcelona since 2012 and is already 28 years old.

Aaron Falk/Salt Lake Tribune

Tags: Ante Tomic, Utah Jazz, Euroleague, Spanish ACB, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International League

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Andrei Kirilenko Decides To Retire

Jun 1, 2015 11:17 PM

Andrei Kirilenko has decided to retire from professional basketball.

Kirilenko wasn't invited to join Russia's squad for EuroBasket 2015.

Kirilenko joined the Utah Jazz in 2001 and was an All-Star in 2004. Kirilenko played for CSKA during the lockout and then returned to the NBA to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets. Kirilenko was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers this season and he never reported to the team.

David Pick/Basketball Insiders

Tags: Utah Jazz, CSKA Moscow, Russian PBL, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, National, National Euro Championship, International Teams, International League

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Wolves Win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

May 19, 2015 5:31 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves will pick first in the 2015 NBA Draft, joining the list of previous lottery winners. The Wolves are expected to decide between Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor.

The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks swapped pre-lottery standings at No. 4 and No. 2, while the Philadelphia 76ers stayed put at No. 3. 

The 76ers have their own lottery pick, while they could have also received the Lakers' pick if it had fallen out of the top-5 and/or Miami's if it fell out of the top-10.

You can view the lottery history of each team, including the players selected with their picks, by clicking on the below links.

Draft Lottery Results

1. Minnesota Timberwolves (25%) 

2. Los Angeles Lakers (11.9%)

3. Philadelphia 76ers (15.6%)

4. New York Knicks (19.9%)

5. Orlando Magic (8.8%)

6. Sacramento Kings (6.3%)

7. Denver Nuggets (4.3%)

8. Detroit Pistons (2.8%)

9. Charlotte Hornets (1.7%)

10. Miami Heat (1.1%)

11. Indiana Pacers (0.8%)

12. Utah Jazz (0.7%)

13. Phoenix Suns (0.6%)

14. Oklahoma City Thunder (0.5%)

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Tags: Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Divac, Noel, Bird Among On-Stage Participants For Lottery

May 14, 2015 1:21 PM

The NBA has released the list of on-stage participants for next week's draft lottery.

Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Nuggets: Josh Kroenke

Pistons: Jeff Bower

Pacers: Larry Bird

Lakers: Byron Scott

Heat: Alonzo Mourning

Wolves: Glen Taylor

Knicks: Steve Mills

Thunder: Russell Westbrook

Magic: Alex Martins

76ers: Nerlens Noel

Suns: Alex Len

Kings: Vlade Divac

Jazz: Dennis Lindsey

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Tags: Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Jazz, Joe Ingles Share Interest For New Deal

Apr 25, 2015 12:50 PM

Joe Ingles is eligible to sign a $1.5 million qualifying offer for next season with the Utah Jazz.

"Obviously both sides are pretty mutually interested in coming back," Ingles said. "I had a great conversation with (head coach) Quin (Snyder) and the staff, so we'll obviously see what happens. I think everyone knows I'm free, so we'll see what happens. But there's definitely mutual interest."

Ingles started the season in training camp with the Los Angeles Clippers before being released and signed by the Jazz.

Randy Hollis/Deseret News

Tags: Joe Ingles, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets Sought Two First Rounders For Ty Lawson At Deadline

Apr 3, 2015 12:42 PM

The Denver Nuggets discussed trades involving Ty Lawson at the deadline and sources said they sought multiple first round picks.

The Utah Jazz will own a lottery pick and could include another asset to move the needle for the Nuggets to trade Lawson.

Lawson is just 27 and has experience playing at high altitude.

The Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics could also make a play for Lawson.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Tags: Ty Lawson, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets Claim Ian Clark Off Waivers

Mar 30, 2015 12:22 PM

Ian Clark has been claimed off waivers by the Denver Nuggets.

Clark played in 23 games for the Utah Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in seven minutes a game. He averaged 14 points in seven games for the Jazz’s NBA Development League affiliate in Boise.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Ian Clark, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Ian Clark Waived By Jazz

Mar 26, 2015 7:40 PM

The Utah Jazz have waived guard Ian Clark. Following the move, the Jazz roster now stands at 14 players.

Clark (6-3, 180, Belmont) appeared in 23 games as a reserve this season for the Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in 7.0 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (six starts) while on assignment with the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, the Idaho Stampede, where he averaged 14.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.0 minutes per contest. 

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Chris Johnson To Sign With Jazz For Remainder Of Season
Chris Johnson became a free agent after his second 10-day contract with the Bucks expired.

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Jack Cooley Signs Multi-Year Contract With Jazz
Jack Cooley has appeared in six Jazz games.

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Jazz Purchase Idaho Stampede
The Jazz is the eighth NBA team to own an NBA D-League franchise.

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Clippers, Celtics, Jazz Expressing Interest In Eric Griffin
The Jazz, Clippers and Celtics are showing interest in the possible call up of Eric Griffin, league sources told RealGM.

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Bryce Cotton, Jazz Sign Multi-Year Deal
The Jazz and Bryce Cotton are progressing in discussions on a deal for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM's Shams Charania.

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Jack Cooley To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz
Jack Cooley is averaging 16.8 points and 12.5 rebounds per game for the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

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Jazz Sign Bryce Cotton To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Bryce Cotton has appeared in one Jazz game, posting three points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in seven minutes in a win at Denver on Feb. 27.

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Jazz Discussed David Lee Trade With Warriors At Deadline
The Warriors are considering moving the final year of David Lee's contract due to cap concerns and his reduced role following the emergence of Draymond Green.

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Jerrelle Benimon To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz
Jerrelle 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.

Chris Reichert/RoadToTheAssociation.com

Jazz To Sign Jack Cooley To 10-Day Contract
Jack Cooley was most recently with the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Bryce Cotton To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz
Bryce Cotton was playing in the D-League for the Austin Toros.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavaliers Appear To Be Preferred Team Of Kendrick Perkins
One significant criteria for Kendrick Perkins in choosing a team has been the opportunity for playing time.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Bulls, Clippers, Cavs Expected To Pursue Kendrick Perkins
Kendrick Perkins will be bought out by the Jazz.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Reggie Jackson Traded To Pistons, Enes Kanter To Thunder
Reggie Jackson has been dealt to the Pistons, while Enes Kanter goes to the Thunder.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Nets, Jazz, Pacers, Pistons Interested In Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson will be a restricted free agent in the offseason after he rejected a four-year, $48 million offer from the Thunder.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Thunder Considering Trade For Enes Kanter
Enes Kanter will become a restricted free agent in the offseason.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Jazz Maintain High Asking Price For Enes Kanter
The Jazz seek a young player and a first rounder for Enes Kanter.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Warriors, Hawks, Blazers In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense
Fourteen other teams are in the top-10 in either offensive or defensive efficiency.

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Enes Kanter Hopes For Trade From Jazz Before Deadline
Enes Kanter said he has been frustrated by his role in his three-plus years in Utah.

Aaron Falk/Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz Let Christapher Johnson's 10-Day Contract Expire
The Jazz have let Christapher Johnson's 10-day contract expire.

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