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Rudy Gobert Ejected After Getting Two Fouls In Opening Three Minutes

Dec 7, 2018 2:15 AM

Rudy Gobert was ejected with 9 minutes and 13 seconds left in the first quarter as the Utah Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 118-91.

Gobert was called for a foul on James Harden, his second in the game. He then walked over to the scorer's table and smacked a water bottle in frustration, leading to the ejection.

Gobert was fined $15,000 earlier this week for criticizing the officials. 

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Tags: Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Fines

Jazz Set Franchise Record For 3-Pointers In Kyle Korver Home Debut

Dec 5, 2018 3:19 AM

The Utah Jazz hit a franchise record 20 3's in a 139-105 home win over the San Antonio Spurs.

At least 10 Jazz players made at least one 3 on the night, with Donovan Mitchell leading the way hitting 4-6 from deep. Kyle Korver added 15 points in 15 minutes, including going 3-4 from 3 in his home debut. 

Mitchell described Korver's confidence as "contagious", while adding that his presence "just gives us spacing and helps everybody.''

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Tags: Kyle Korver, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Rudy Gobert Fined $15,000 For Criticism Of Refs

Dec 4, 2018 5:55 PM

Rudy Gobert has been fined $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating.

Gobert made his comments to the media following the Jazz’s 102-100 loss to the Miami Heat on Dec. 2 at AmericanAirlines Arena.

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Jazz Acquire Kyle Korver From Cavs For Alec Burks, Two 2nd Round Picks

Nov 28, 2018 9:10 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Kyle Korver to the Utah Jazz for Alec Burks and two future second round picks.

Utah is sending 2020 and 2021 second-round picks to Cleveland, league sources said. The 2021 pick is via the Washington Wizards.

The Cavaliers had been shopping Korver for several weeks.

Korver played for the Jazz earlier in his career.

Burks is on a $11.53 million expiring contract, which could have value before the trade deadline.

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Tags: Kyle Korver, Alec Burks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On West Over-Unders

Sep 28, 2018 4:13 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) break down the over/unders for the Western Conference.

They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award lines for the Kings (1:58), Suns (10:35), Mavericks (16:40), Grizzlies (25:51), Clippers (30:40), Trail Blazers (39:55), Spurs (46:39), Pelicans (54:25), Timberwolves (1:01:22), Lakers (1:13:21), Nuggets (1:24:22), Thunder (1:30:27), Jazz (1:37:59), Rockets (1:44:26) and Warriors (1:57:51).

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76ers Plan Additional Talks With GM Candidates Gersson Rosas, Justin Zanik

Sep 17, 2018 4:57 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers are planning additional dialogue with general manager candidates Gersson Rosas and Justin Zanik.

Rosas currently works in the front office of the Houston Texans while Zanik is with the Utah Jazz.

The 76ers are also considering internal candidates.

Philadelphia is searching for a replacement for Bryan Colangelo.

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Tags: Houston Rockets, Philadelphia Sixers, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

76ers Granted Permission To Interview Larry Harris, Gersson Rosas, Justin Zanik For GM Job

Aug 31, 2018 3:06 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have been granted permission to interview Larry Harris, Gersson Rosas and Justin Zanik for their general manager vacancy.

Harris currently works for the Golden State Warriors as assistant general manager. Harris was previously general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Rosas has worked for the Houston Rockets for 18 seasons.

Zanik has worked in the front offices of the Bucks and Utah Jazz after previously serving as a player agent.

Brett Brown is currently interim general manager.

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Tags: Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia Sixers, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Jazz Sign Isaac Haas

Aug 16, 2018 5:44 PM

The Utah Jazz have signed center Isaac Haas. 

Haas (7-2, 290, Purdue) competed for the Jazz at the 2018 Utah Jazz Summer League and NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He saw action in four games at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, totaling 15 points, 19 rebounds, four steals and three blocks in those contests.

He appeared in 35 games (all starts) as a senior in 2017-18, posting averages of 14.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 23.4 minutes per game. 

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RealGM Radio: David Locke, Adam Mares On The Northwest Division

Aug 15, 2018 2:37 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), David Locke of the Utah Jazz and Locked on Podcast Network (@Lockedonsports) and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs (@Adam_Mares) break down the Northwest Division.

They discuss how the Jazz, Nuggets, Thunder, Timberwolves and Trail Blazers fared in the off-season and predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see.

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Jazz Waive David Stockton

Aug 14, 2018 5:30 PM

The Utah Jazz have waived David Stockton.

Stockton signed with the Jazz at the end of the 17-18 season.

It was previously reported Stockton would sign in Germany for the 18-19 season.

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David Stockton Signs Contract In Germany
David Stockton had a non-guaranteed contract that would have seen him get paid $1.5 million if the Jazz had guaranteed it.

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Naz Mitrou-Long Agrees To Two-Way Contract With Jazz
Naz Mitrou-Long appeared in 40 games with the Salt Lake City Stars last season.

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Georges Niang Agrees To Multi-Year Deal With Jazz
Georges Niang has been a restricted free agent this offseason.

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Jazz Waive Jonas Jerebko, Will Sign With Warriors
Jonas Jerebko signed a two-year, $8.2 million deal with the Jazz last offseason.

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Dante Exum Agrees Upon Three-Year, $33M Contract With Jazz
Dante Exum was a restricted free agent.

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Raul Neto Agrees To Two-Year, $4.4M Deal With Jazz
Raul Neto has been with the Jazz since 2015.

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Derrick Favors Agrees Upon Two-Year, $36M Deal With Jazz
Derrick Favors was a free agent for the first time in his career.

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Jazz Guarantee Thabo Sefolosha's $5.25M Deal For 18-19
Thabo Sefolosha signed a two-year, $10.5 million deal with the Jazz last offseason.

Tony Jones/Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz Sought Input From Donovan Mitchell On Drafting Grayson Allen
Dennis Lindsey revealed that Donovan Mitchell texted David Morway after the Utah rookie watched him workout at CAA.

Andy Larsen/Salt City Hoops

2018 NBA Draft: Full Results
The Suns have selected Deandre Ayton first overall.

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Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team
Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell headline the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Teams as unanimous selections.

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RealGM Radio: David Locke
Host Danny Leroux and David Locke of the Utah Jazz and the Locked on Podcast Network break down the Western Conference Finals, the Jazz season and much more.

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Donovan Mitchell Exited Game 5 With Left Foot Soreness, X-Rays Negative
Donovan Mitchell will undergo further tests when the team returns to Salt Lake City.

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Suns Hire Igor Kokoskov As Head Coach
Igor Kokoskov is currently an assistant coach with the Jazz.

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Ricky Rubio Likely Out 10 Days With Left Hamstring Strain
There is some hope that Ricky Rubio could return sooner.

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Donovan Mitchell: The Strength Of Our Team Is The Strength Of Our Team
The Jazz didn't allow Russell Westbrook's comments to get them out of their team-oriented game.

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NBA Playoffs Snapshots (Apr. 18): Cavs/Pacers, Jazz/Thunder, Rockets/Wolves
On Cavaliers/Pacers, Jazz/Thunder and Rockets/Wolves.

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Donovan Mitchell's MRI On Left Foot Negative, Will Play Game 2
Quin Snyder said all signs point to Donovan Mitchell being ready for Game 2 on Wednesday.

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NBA Playoffs: First Round Efficiency Capsules
The ranking in the three efficiency metrics for all eight playoff matchups.

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Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons Named Rookies Of The Month
Donovan Mitchell averaged a rookie-high 22.8 points and added 4.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.52 steals in 21 games.

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