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Erick Green Signs 2nd 10-Day Deal With Jazz

Feb 5, 2016 4:58 PM

The Utah Jazz have signed guard Erick Green from the Reno Bighorns to a second 10-day contract.

Green signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Jan. 26 and has appeared in two games, averaging 2.0 points in 3.0 minutes.

Green (6-3, 178, Virginia Tech) appeared in 23 games (22 starts) for the Bighorns this season, averaging 26.7 points on 53.3 percent shooting, 4.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 39.0 minutes of action. He scored in double figures in 22 games, including 20-plus points on 19 occasions. He scored 30-or-more points in nine contests and a career-high 40 points in two games. Green was named the NBA D-League Player of the Month for January, and was also selected as an NBA D-League All-Star.

The 24-year-old appeared in 46 games (one start) over two seasons for Denver (2014-2015) and averaged 3.2 points in 9.1 minutes. He was waived by the Nuggets on Nov. 5 after appearing briefly in three games this season. Green also spent one season (2013-14) with Sana 1871 Siena.

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Erick Green Named D-League Player Of The Month For January

Feb 2, 2016 12:29 PM

Erick Green formerly of the Reno Bighorns and now with the Utah Jazz after signing a 10-day contract on Jan. 26, has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in January.

Green (6-4, 185, Virginia Tech) sparked Reno to a 9-3 month (7-2 in games that he played) averaging 27.6 points, 4.7 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists. He shot 55.0 percent from the field (83-for-151) and connected on 54.0 percent of his three-point attempts (34-of-63).

On Jan. 4, he tied a season-high with 40 points on 12-of-21 shooting (57.1 percent) and nailed four of his seven attempts from behind the arc to go with seven assists, five rebounds and three steals in a 126-122 win over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. On Jan. 8, he connected on six-of-seven three-point attempts as part of a 37-point effort in a 115-114 loss to the Westchester Knicks at the NBA D-League Showcase.

Green was selected with the 46th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Jazz.

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Jazz To Sign Erick Green To 10-Day Contract

Jan 26, 2016 12:30 PM

The Utah Jazz will sign Erick Green to a 10-day contract.

Green has been playing for the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.

Green was acquired by the Denver Nuggets in a draft night trade with the Jazz in 2013. He was selected with the 46th selection overall after spending four seasons at Virginia Tech.

Green joined the Nuggets on a rookie contract in 2014 and averaged 3.4 points in 46 games. He also played three games with the Nuggets in 2015.

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Elijah Millsap Signs With Maccabi Tel Aviv

Jan 24, 2016 4:01 PM

Elijah Millsap has signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Millsap was waived this month by the Utah Jazz.

Millsap started the 2014-15 season in Bakersfield, and his outstanding play there (averaging 20.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 2.1 steals per game) led to an NBA contract.

In 67 games with the Jazz, Millsap posted averages of 4.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, and one steal in 16 minutes of playing time. 

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Jazz Sign J.J. O'Brien To 10-Day Contract

Jan 16, 2016 1:35 PM

The Utah Jazz have signed J.J. O'Brien to a 10-day contract.

O'Brien has been playing for the Idaho Stampede of the D-League.

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Jazz Waive Elijah Millsap

Jan 5, 2016 3:01 PM

The Utah Jazz have waived Elijah Millsap before his contract guarantee date.

Millsap was informed of his release Tuesday. The Jazz faced a Thursday deadline to decide whether to guarantee the contract of Millsap, who signed a three-year deal during the 2014-15 season.

Millsap, 28, averaged 4.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and nearly one steal in 67 games with the Jazz spanning the past two seasons. 

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Alec Burks Undergoes Surgery On Fractured Left Fibula

Dec 29, 2015 11:45 PM

Alec Burks underwent successful surgery on his fractured left fibula.

Burks will remain in Salt Lake City to begin his rehabilitation, and will then accompany the team on road trips once he is cleared to travel. He will be out indefinitely, and further updates will be provided when appropriate. 

He suffered the injury in a fall after being fouled during a shot attempt against the Los Angeles Clippers on Dec. 26.

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Alec Burks Out At Least Six Weeks With Fractured Ankle

Dec 27, 2015 3:05 PM

Alec Burks has suffered an ankle fracture and will likely miss a minimum of six weeks.

Burks suffered the injury when fouled by Paul Pierce, landing awkwardly.

The Utah Jazz have suffered a number of injuries this season beginning with Dante Exum in the summer.

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Rudy Gobert Out Indefinitely With MCL Sprain In Left Knee

Dec 2, 2015 7:24 PM

Rudy Gobert is out indefinitely with a left knee injury but he won't need surgery.

Gobert sustained the injury during Wednesday's practice at Zions Bank Basketball Center. Gobert then underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Following the examination, Jazz physicians Dr. Travis Maak and Dr. David Petron determined that Gobert suffered a Grade II sprain of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his left knee.

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Linda Luchetti Named Utah's VP Of Basketball Operations

Oct 27, 2015 12:30 PM

Linda Luchetti has been named vice president of basketball operations for the Utah Jazz.

The longtime Larry H. Miller Group of Companies executive and sports industry veteran joins the Jazz front office in a senior management position and will report directly to general manager Dennis Lindsey.

“We are very pleased to be able to add someone of Linda’s character and caliber to a leadership role within basketball operations,” said Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey. “I am confident that her vision and wealth of experience both within the company and externally will prove her to be a valuable addition to the Jazz.”

Luchetti brings to the Jazz more than 30 years of experience inmedia relations, marketing, community relations, philanthropic work and event management, much of it within the sports realm. She has worked for the Jazz’s parent company, the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, in multiple capacities since 2005, and since 2013 had been serving as the company’s executive vice president of communications, where she was responsible for overseeing internal and external corporate communications for the company and its more than 80 businesses and properties operating in 46 states in the areas of automotive, finance, insurance, real estate, sports, entertainment and retail. Luchetti concurrently served as vice president of communications for Larry H. Miller Charities. 

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Eric Atkins, Phil Pressey Waived By Jazz
The Jazz have waived guards Eric Atkins and Phil Pressey.

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Thunder, Celtics, Grizzlies Finish Preseason Top-3 In Efficiency Differential
The Thunder led the NBA in efficiency differential during the preseason with a mark of +12.5.

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Jazz Sign Eric Atkins, Claim Phil Pressey Off Waivers
Eric Atkins spent the 2014-15 season with KAOD BC of Greece, averaging 7.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 23.4 minutes of action.

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Phil Pressey Claimed Off Waivers By Jazz
Phil Pressey was waived before the start of the regular season by the Blazers.

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Jazz Sign E.J. Singler
E.J. Singler spent the 2014-15 season with BC Kalev/Cramo of Estonia, appearing in 60 games, averaging 6.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 17.2 minutes.

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Jazz Waive Bryce Cotton, Treveon Graham
Following the moves, Utah's roster now stands at 15 players.

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Jazz Exercise Options On Gobert, Exum, Hood, Burke
The Jazz have exercised their third-year team options for Dante Exum and Rodney Hood, as well as its fourth-year options on Trey Burke and Rudy Gobert.

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Grant Jerrett Waived By Jazz
Grant Jerrett has not seen action in the preseason.

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Jazz Waive Jack Cooley, JJ O'Brien
Utah's roster now stands at 18 players.

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Trevor Booker Suspended One Game By NBA
Trevor Booker will serve the suspension in the season-opening game against the Pistons on Oct. 28.

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Trevor Booker Takes Open-Handed Swing At Hibbert
Roy Hibbert was held back his teammates to avoid a further escalation.

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Dante Exum Undergoes Surgery On Torn ACL
Dante Exum's surgery was performed in Los Angeles by Dr. Neal S. ElAttrache of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.

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Jazz Sign J.J. O'Brien
J.J. O'Brien averaged 10.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists during his senior campaign with the Aztecs.

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Jeff Withey Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Jazz
Jeff Withey has a strong chance of making Utah's opening night roster as they currently have just 13 guaranteed contracts.

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Jazz Sign Treveon Graham
In 2013, Treveon Graham competed for Team USA at the 2013 University World Games in Kazan, Russia.

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Olivier Hanlan Signs With BC Zalgiris
Olivier Hanlan was a second round pick by the Utah Jazz out of Boston College.

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Jazz Interested In Trading For Garrett Temple
Quin Snyder is a proponent of Garrett Temple who would help Utah's defense with Dante Exum out.

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Jazz Confirm ACL Tear For Dante Exum
Dante Exum tore the ACL in his left knee injury on Aug. 4 while competing for the Australian National Team.

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Dante Exum Suffers Torn ACL
Dante Exum will now return to Salt Lake City for further evaluation by the Utah Jazz's medical staff.

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Jazz Working On Changes To Primary Logo
The franchise is looking to make the Jazz note logo their primary logo and introducing a new secondary logo.

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