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Enes Kanter Has Best Game Of Disappointing Third Season

Enes Kanter has had a disappointing third season in the NBA, but had 17 points and 12 rebounds while playing extended minutes in Saturday's loss by the Utah Jazz with Derrick Favors in foul trouble.

"He played a good game on both ends of the floor," said Tyrone Corbin. "He was the beast that we’re looking forward to him being."

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

Via Aaron Falk/Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz Recall Ian Clark, Rudy Gobert From D-League

The Utah Jazz have recalled guard Ian Clark and center Rudy Gobert from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam.

Both are expected to be available for the Jazz’s game Saturday at the Charlotte Bobcats.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jazz Assign Ian Clark, Rudy Gobert To D-League

The Utah Jazz have assigned rookie guard Ian Clark and rookie center Rudy Gobert to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam.

Gobert has made 17 appearances for the Jazz in a reserve role, averaging 2.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.82 blocks in 10.7 minutes.

Clark has appeared in eight games as a reserve for the Jazz, averaging 2.8 points in 8.8 minutes.

Via RealGM Staff Report

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

The Utah Jazz will honor Jerry Sloan in a special halftime ceremony when the Jazz hosts the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 31, 2014.

“On behalf of the Jazz organization and Miller Family, I am thrilled to announce our plans to retire a jersey and celebrate the enduring legacy of Jerry Sloan, one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history,” said Steve Miller, President of Miller Sports Properties. “We welcome Jazz fans to join us as we honor Jerry for his accomplishments and recognize his countless contributions to the Jazz franchise and state of Utah.”

The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.

A 2009 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Sloan spent 23 seasons as the head coach of the Jazz (1988-2011), finishing his career with the third most wins in NBA history (1,221-803), sixth best winning percentage (.603) all-time (min. 500 wins), two NBA Finals appearances (1997 and 1998) and seven division titles.

Sloan is now a senior adviser for the Jazz.

Via RealGM Staff Report
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