Apr 23, 2014 5:27 PM EDT
Quin Snyder has emerged as a candidate for the Utah Jazz head coaching vacancy.
Snyder worked with Dennis Lindsey and also spent a season with CSKA studying with Ettore Messina.
Snyder went to Duke and was most notably head coach at Missouri. Snyder is currently assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks.
Apr 22, 2014 2:59 PM EDT
Ettore Messina has emerged as a strong candidate to become the next head coach of the Utah Jazz.
Messina is currently head coach at CSKA and spent one season as an assistant for Mike Brown with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Jazz announced on Monday that they would not renew the contract of Ty Corbin.
Jim Boylen is also a candidate, but his rough stint at the University of Utah could make selling his hire on the local fans difficult.
Apr 21, 2014 4:03 PM EDT
The Utah Jazz announced they have elected not to offer Tyrone Corbin a new contract.
“I would like to thank Ty and his staff for all of their hard work, dedication and professionalism over the last three-plus seasons,” Dennis Lindsey said in a statement. “This has not been an easy decision, but after a thorough review process, we as an organization feel that this is the best decision for our franchise moving forward.”
Corbin compiled a 112-146 (.434) record with the Jazz in four seasons, guiding the team to a winning record in two of his three full seasons and a playoff appearance in 2012.
Apr 18, 2014 8:34 PM EDT
The Utah Jazz denied a New York Daily News report Friday that Ty Corbin has been fired as head coach.
"Not accurate," Jazz president Randy Rigby said.
Corbin's agent, Steve Kauffman, also said he has not heard of any decision as of yet.
The Jazz went 25-57 this season.
Apr 18, 2014 5:23 PM EDT
The NBA broke five ties for teams with identical records to help determine the selection order for the 2014 NBA Draft.
The Utah Jazz won a tiebreaker over the Boston Celtics.
The Brooklyn Nets won a tiebreaker the Washington Wizards. The Celtics will receive the pick from the Nets, while the Phoenix Suns receive the Wizards' pick.
The Chicago Bulls on a tiebreaker over the Toronto Raptors.
The Portland Trail Blazers won a tiebreaker with the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets. The Rockets then won a tiebreaker with the Heat.
Milwaukee 15-67 (.183) // 250
Philadelphia 19-63 (.232) // 199
Orlando 23-59 (.280) // 156
Utah 25-57 (.305) // 104
Boston 25-57 (.305) // 103
LA Lakers 27-55 (.329) // 63
Sacramento 28-54 (.341) // 43
Detroit (1) 29-53 (.354) // 28
Cleveland 33-49 (.402) // 17
New Orleans (2) 34-48 (.415) // 11
Denver (3) 36-46 (.439) // 8
New York (To Denver or to Orlando via Denver) 37-45 (.451) // 7
Minnesota (4) 40-42 (.488) // 6
Phoenix 48-34 (.585) // 5
The order for the remainder of the first round picks is as follows:
15. Atlanta 38-44 (.463)
16. Charlotte (To Chicago) 43-39 (.524)
17. Brooklyn (To Boston) 44-38 (.537)
18. Washington (To Phoenix) 44-38 (.537)
19. Chicago 48-34 (.585)
20. Toronto 48-34 (.585)
21. Dallas (To Oklahoma City via Houston and LA Lakers) 49-33 (.598)
22. Memphis 50-32 (.610)
23. Golden State (To Utah) 51-31 (.622)
24. Portland (To Charlotte) 54-28 (.659)
25. Houston 54-28 (.659)
26. Miami 54-28 (.659)
27. Indiana (To Phoenix) 56-26 (.683)
28. LA Clippers 57-25 (.695)
29. Oklahoma City 59-23 (.720)
30. San Antonio 62-20 (.756)
2014 Second Round Draft Choice Order
33. Orlando (To Cleveland)
34/35. Boston (To Dallas)
36. LA Lakers (To Milwaukee via Minnesota and Phoenix)
37. Sacramento (To Toronto)
39. Cleveland (To Philadelphia)
40. New Orleans (To Minnesota)
42. New York (To Houston)
47. Brooklyn (To Philadelphia via Dallas and Boston)
48. Toronto (To Milwaukee via Phoenix)
52. Memphis (To Philadelphia via Cleveland)
53. Golden State (To Minnesota)
54. Houston (To Philadelphia via Milwaukee)
56. Portland (To Denver)
58. LA Clippers (To San Antonio via New Orleans)
59. Oklahoma City (To Toronto via New York)
60. San Antonio
Apr 17, 2014 12:30 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs finished the 13-14 regular season with the best efficiency differential in the NBA with a mark of +8.1. The Spurs scored 110.5 points per 100 possession while allowing 102.4 points per 100 possessions.
The Los Angeles Clippers ranked second, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors.
The Indiana Pacers, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns round out the top-10.
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Apr 07, 2014 1:57 PM EDT
The Utah Jazz are expected to make a decision about the future of Tyrone Corbin and his coaching staff by the end of April.
Corbin and his assistants all have contracts that expire on June 30.
Corbin took over for Jerry Sloan in February of 2011.
Apr 05, 2014 7:21 PM EDT
The Utah Jazz have claimed rookie forward Erik Murphy off waivers from Chicago. In a related move, the Jazz requested waivers on center Andris Biedrins.
Following the moves, the Jazz roster remains at 15 players.
The 23-year-old Murphy (6-10, 230, Florida) was waived by Chicago on April 3 after appearing in 24 games for the Bulls, averaging 2.6 minutes per contest. He was selected by Chicago in the second round (49th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft.
Mar 08, 2014 12:25 PM EST
With the Utah Jazz entering the final stretch of the season, they may give more playing time opportunities to Malcolm Thomas and Ian Clark.
"We will get a chance to look at some more things going forward," Ty Corbin said. "That’s not saying we’re doing anything other than continuing to try to develop this group of guys. But we want to see where guys are, see what we have, and see where we go from here."
Thomas has played just 17 total minutes over three games since joining the Jazz prior to Friday.
Clark hasn't had playing time since Feb. 1.
Mar 07, 2014 12:35 PM EST
Ty Corbin said Friday that he has not discussed a new contract with the Utah Jazz.
Corbin is in the final season of his contract.
"I'll put it off until the end (of season)," Corbin said. ""I’ve been doing this for so long. ... It is what it is. It will be what it will be when it gets there. I’m fine."
The Jazz have the second-worst record in the Western Conference at 21-40.
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The Jazz prefer to keep their young core together and they have the ability to match any offer to Gordon Hayward.
Michael Carter-Williams and Trey Burke have been named the NBA Players of the Month for January.
Malcolm Thomas was waived by the Spurs on Jan. 23.
The Jazz have recalled guard Ian Clark and center Rudy Gobert from the Bakersfield Jam.
Mike Harris appeared in 20 games this season for Utah, averaging 4.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11.3 minutes per game.
The Cavaliers are also continuing trade talks with the Lakers.
Trey Burke averaged 14.8 points, 5.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds for the Jazz in December.
Enes Kanter has a PER of just 12.8 this season, down from 17.6 in 12-13.
Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert are expected to be available for the Jazz’s game Saturday at the Bobcats.
Rudy Gobert has made 17 appearances for the Jazz in a reserve role.
Jerry Sloan spent 23 seasons as the head coach of the Jazz.
Diante Garrett spent last season with the Suns and also in the D-League.
Utah’s roster now stands at 14 players.
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Marc Stein believes Gordon Hayward will find a max deal in free agency.
Gordon Hayward and the Jazz never discussed a five-year, maximum-level deal, league sources told RealGM.
Reports suggest Gordon Hayward would only agree to an extension bigger than the four-year, $49 million deal that Derrick Favors recently agreed to with the Jazz.
The options for Enes Kanter and Alec Burks are through the 2014-15 season.
The Jazz and Gordon Hayward do not have a baseline for an agreement, according to sources.
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