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Jazz Deny Reported Firing Of Ty Corbin

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.

Via Jody Genessy/Deseret News

Ties Broken For 2014 NBA Draft Selection Order

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
31. Milwaukee
32. Philadelphia
33. Orlando (To Cleveland)
34/35. Boston (To Dallas)
34/35. Utah
36. LA Lakers (To Milwaukee via Minnesota and Phoenix)
37. Sacramento (To Toronto)
38. Detroit
39. Cleveland (To Philadelphia)
40. New Orleans (To Minnesota)
41. Denver
42. New York (To Houston)
43. Atlanta
44. Minnesota
45. Charlotte
46. Washington
47. Brooklyn (To Philadelphia via Dallas and Boston)
48. Toronto (To Milwaukee via Phoenix)
49. Chicago
50. Phoenix
51. Dallas
52. Memphis (To Philadelphia via Cleveland)
53. Golden State (To Minnesota)
54. Houston (To Philadelphia via Milwaukee)
55. Miami
56. Portland (To Denver)
57. Indiana
58. LA Clippers (To San Antonio via New Orleans)
59. Oklahoma City (To Toronto via New York)
60. San Antonio

Via RealGM Staff Report

Spurs, Clippers, Thunder, Heat, Warriors Finish In Top-5 In Efficiency Differential

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.

Click here for the full list.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jazz To Make Decision On Tyrone Corbin By End Of April

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.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Jazz Claim Erik Murphy Off Waivers, Release Andris Biedrins

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jazz May Open Playing Time To Malcolm Thomas, Ian Clark

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.

Via Aaron Falk/Salt Lake Tribune

Ty Corbin, Jazz Haven't Discussed New Contract

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.

Via Jody Genessy/Deseret News

Jazz Never Seriously Considered Pursuing Fredette

After being released by the Sacramento Kings, Jimmer Fredette quickly signed with the Chicago Bulls.

Fredette played college ball at BYU, but the Utah Jazz never seriously considered pursuing him.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Jazz Unlikely To Deal Gordon Hayward

The Utah Jazz are unlikely to trade Gordon Hayward ahead of the deadline.

Hayward will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and figures to receive multiple lucrative offers.

The Jazz prefer to keep their young core together and they have the ability to match any offer to Hayward.

Via Chad Ford/ESPN

Carter-Williams, Burke Win January Rookie Of The Month Honors

Michael Carter-Williams and Trey Burke have been named the NBA Players of the Month for January.

In 17 games played during the month of January, Carter Williams averaged 16.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists. He scored a career-high 33 points at Cleveland on January 7, becoming the first Sixer rookie to score 30-plus points since Iverson on April 19, 1997.

Burke led all NBA rookies in assists (6.8 apg), and ranked third in scoring (11.8 ppg) and minutes (31.5 mpg) during January. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Utah Jazz Archives

Malcolm Thomas Claimed Off Waivers By Jazz

Malcolm Thomas was waived by the Spurs on Jan. 23.

Jazz Recall Ian Clark, Rudy Gobert From Bakersfield

The Jazz have recalled guard Ian Clark and center Rudy Gobert from the Bakersfield Jam.

Jazz Waive Mike Harris

Mike Harris appeared in 20 games this season for Utah, averaging 4.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11.3 minutes per game.

Cavaliers Targeting Richard Jefferson In Potential Andrew Bynum Trade

The Cavaliers are also continuing trade talks with the Lakers.

Trey Burke, Victor Oladipo Named Rookies Of Month

Trey Burke averaged 14.8 points, 5.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds for the Jazz in December.

Enes Kanter Has Best Game Of Disappointing Third Season

Enes Kanter has a PER of just 12.8 this season, down from 17.6 in 12-13.

Jazz Recall Ian Clark, Rudy Gobert From D-League

Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert are expected to be available for the Jazz’s game Saturday at the Bobcats.

Jazz Assign Ian Clark, Rudy Gobert To D-League

Rudy Gobert has made 17 appearances for the Jazz in a reserve role.

Jerry Sloan To Receive Jersey Retirement From Jazz On Jan. 31

Jerry Sloan spent 23 seasons as the head coach of the Jazz.

Jazz Sign Diante Garrett

Diante Garrett spent last season with the Suns and also in the D-League.

Jamaal Tinsley Waived By Jazz

Utah’s roster now stands at 14 players.

Hayward Wasn't Seeking Max Deal From Jazz

Marc Stein believes Gordon Hayward will find a max deal in free agency.

Hayward, Jazz Unable To Agree Upon Extension

Gordon Hayward and the Jazz never discussed a five-year, maximum-level deal, league sources told RealGM.

Hayward, Jazz Continue To Discuss Extension Ahead Of Deadline

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.

Jazz Exercise Fourth-Year Option On Enes Kanter, Alec Burks

The options for Enes Kanter and Alec Burks are through the 2014-15 season.

Jazz Far Apart In Extension Discussions With Gordon Hayward

The Jazz and Gordon Hayward do not have a baseline for an agreement, according to sources.

Jazz Sign Tinsley, Waive Cook, Holiday, Hudson, Machado, McGuire

Brian Cook, Justin Holiday, Lester Hudson, Scott Machado and Dominic McGuire all were under training camp deals.

Execs See Jimmer Fredette Thriving If Dealt To Jazz

Jimmer Fredette remains hugely popular in Utah due to his time at BYU, while he would also give the Jazz a needed floor spacer.

Hayward Likely To Get $50M+ Extension From Jazz

Gordon Hayward and the Jazz are expected to agree to an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline.

Richard Jefferson Seeking To Re-Establish Himself As Quality Player

Richard Jefferson is embracing his role as a veteran leader on the young Jazz and has developed a relationship with Tyrone Corbin.
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