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Jazz Sign Bryce Cotton To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Mar 6, 2015 12:26 PM

The Utah Jazz have signed guard Bryce Cotton to a second 10-day contract.

Cotton signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Feb. 24 and 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.

When the Jazz signed him from the NBA Development League’s Austin Spurs, Cotton (6-1, 165, Providence) was averaging 22.4 points (third in the D-League), 4.7 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.3 steals in 40.5 minutes in 34 games (all starts). He scored in double figures on 31 occasions and recorded 20-plus points in 20 games. 

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Jazz Discussed David Lee Trade With Warriors At Deadline

Mar 6, 2015 11:07 AM

The Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors reportedly had serious discussions at the deadline on a trade involving David Lee.

The Warriors are considering moving the final year of Lee's contract due to cap concerns and his reduced role following the emergence of Draymond Green.

The Warriors and Jazz agreed upon a cap saving trade in 2013 when Utah took on the contracts of Andris Biedrins, Richard Jefferson and Brandon Rush.

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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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Jazz To Sign Jack Cooley To 10-Day Contract

Feb 23, 2015 6:32 PM

The Utah Jazz will sign Jack Cooley to a 10-day contract.

Cooley was most recently with the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

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Tags: Jack Cooley, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League

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Bryce Cotton To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

Feb 23, 2015 2:10 PM

Bryce Cotton will sign with the Utah Jazz on a 10-day contract.

Cotton was playing in the D-League for the Austin Spurs.

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Cavaliers Appear To Be Preferred Team Of Kendrick Perkins

Feb 21, 2015 3:10 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the frontrunners to sign Kendrick Perkins.

Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers still are pursuing Perkins, but he's said to be leaning strongly towards the Cavaliers.

One significant criteria for Perkins in choosing a team has been the opportunity for playing time.

Perkins and the Utah Jazz are close to agreement on a buyout.

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Tags: Kendrick Perkins, Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Bulls, Clippers, Cavs Expected To Pursue Kendrick Perkins

Feb 19, 2015 5:07 PM

Kendrick Perkins will be bought out by the Utah Jazz.

The Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls are interested in Perkins once he clears waivers.

Perkins played for both Doc Rivers and Tom Thibodeau with the Boston Celtics.

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Reggie Jackson Traded To Pistons, Enes Kanter To Thunder

Feb 19, 2015 2:47 PM

Reggie Jackson has been traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Detroit Pistons.

The Thunder will acquire Enes Kanter as part of the three-team trade, while Kendrick Perkins will go to the Utah Jazz. 

Kanter and the Jazz never had serious discussions on an extension, but the Thunder made the move with the intention of re-signing him. Kanter will be a restricted free agent this offseason.

D.J. Augustin and Steve Novak will also be acquired by the Thunder.

The Brooklyn Nets and Indiana Pacers were also interested in Jackson.

Jackson will be a restricted free agent this offseason after turning down a four-year, $48 million extension from the Thunder.

Perkins will be bought out by the Jazz, according to Royce Young of ESPN. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers could have interest in Perkins.

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Nets, Jazz, Pacers, Pistons Interested In Reggie Jackson

Feb 19, 2015 2:36 PM

The Indiana Pacers, Brooklyn Nets, Utah Jazz and Detroit Pistons are all interested in Reggie Jackson ahead of the deadline.

Jackson will be a restricted free agent in the offseason after he rejected a four-year, $48 million offer from the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Thunder Considering Trade For Enes Kanter

Feb 19, 2015 2:23 PM

The Oklahoma City are discussing a deal with the Utah Jazz to acquire Enes Kanter.

Kanter will become a restricted free agent in the offseason.

The Thunder also are considering a trade with the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez with Reggie Jackson being dealt as the centerpiece.

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

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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.

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

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Chris Johnson Signs 10-Day Contract With Jazz
Chris Johnson appeared in 14 games (all starts) for the Vipers this season, averaging 20.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.8 steals in 35.3 minutes per contest.

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Elijah Millsap To Sign Three-Year Deal With Jazz
Elijah Millsapís deal will be for the remainder of the season and holds two years of team options for the Jazz.

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Raptors, Bulls Among Teams Interested In D.J. Kennedy
The Raptors and Bulls are among four NBA teams that have shown an interest in D.J. Kennedy, sources told RealGM.

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Average NBA Franchise Valuation Now More Than $1 Billion
There are now 11 NBA teams worth at least $1 billion, compared to three a year ago.

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Jazz Sign Elliot Williams To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Elliot Williams signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Jan. 7 and has appeared in three Jazz games since, averaging 2.7 points in 8.6 minutes.

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Jazz Sign Elijah Millsap To Second 10-Day Contract
The Jazz have signed guard/forward Elijah Millsap to a second 10-day contract.

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Patrick Christopher Waived By Jazz
Patrick Christopher recently suffered a dislocated kneecap.

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Jazz To Sign Elliot Williams To 10-Day Contract
Elliot Williams has been in the D-League with the Santa Cruz Warriors.

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Elijah Millsap To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz
For Elijah Millsap, this marks his career debut on an NBA regular season roster.

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DeAndre Kane Drawing Interest From Celtics, Kings, Jazz
The Celtics, Kings and Jazz are keeping tabs on undrafted Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane, league sources told RealGM.

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Toure' Murry Waived By Jazz
The Jazz roster now stands at 14 players.

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Jazz Assign Toure' Murry To Stampede
Toure' Murry averaged 14.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.3 steals in 31.5 minutes of play.

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Alec Burks To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery On Shoulder
Alec Burks will undergo season-ending surgery on his left shoulder.

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Jazz Studying Grizzlies On How To Effectively Use Bigs
The Jazz have a young roster with a lot of talented bigs in Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Enes Kanter, along with veteran Trevor Booker.

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Jazz To Sign Patrick Christopher
The Jazz are lining up the call up of Patrick Christopher from the NBA D-League.

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Enes Kanter Fined $25K By NBA For Throwing Mouthpiece Into Crowd
Enes Kanter has been fined $25,000 for throwing mouthpiece into the spectator stands during the Jazz's 101-92 loss to Sacramento on Monday.

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