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Naz Mitrou-Long Agrees To Two-Way Contract With Jazz

Jul 15, 2018 3:06 PM

Naz Mitrou-Long has signed a two-way contract with the Utah Jazz.

“That was really the goal for me coming out of summer league,” said Mitrou-Long, who went undrafted in 2017. “I’m glad we got that done.”

Mitrou-Long appeared in 40 games with the Salt Lake City Stars last season, averaging 18.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 35 minutes per game.

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Georges Niang Agrees To Multi-Year Deal With Jazz

Jul 13, 2018 8:00 PM

Georges Niang has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Utah Jazz.

Niang has been a restricted free agent this offseason.

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Jazz Waive Jonas Jerebko, Will Sign With Warriors

Jul 7, 2018 12:09 PM

The Utah Jazz have waived Jonas Jerebko.

Jerebko signed a two-year, $8.2 million deal with the Jazz last offseason. Jerebko's $4.2 million was not fully guaranteed.

Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Golden State Warriors and Jerebko have agreed upon a deal.

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Dante Exum Agrees Upon Three-Year, $33M Contract With Jazz

Jul 3, 2018 6:14 PM

Dante Exum has agreed upon a three-year, $33 million contract with the Utah Jazz.

Exum was a restricted free agent.

Exum has battled a torn ACL that cost him the 15-16 season as well as a shoulder season in 17-18.

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Raul Neto Agrees To Two-Year, $4.4M Deal With Jazz

Jul 3, 2018 4:39 PM

Raul Neto has agreed to re-sign with the Utah Jazz on a two-year, $4.4 million deal.

Neto has been with the Jazz since 2015.

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Derrick Favors Agrees Upon Two-Year, $36M Deal With Jazz

Jul 2, 2018 3:02 PM

Derrick Favors has agreed to re-sign with the Utah Jazz on a two-year deal worth $36 million.

The second year of Favors' contract is non-guaranteed.

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

Jul 1, 2018 11:21 PM

The Utah Jazz will not waive Thabo Sefolosha and will guarantee his contract for the 18-19 season.

Sefolosha signed a two-year, $10.5 million deal with the Jazz last offseason.

Sefolosha will make $5.25 million next season.

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Jazz Sought Input From Donovan Mitchell On Drafting Grayson Allen

Jun 22, 2018 11:25 AM

The Utah Jazz asked for Donovan Mitchell's input on selecting Grayson Allen.

Dennis Lindsey revealed that Mitchell texted David Morway after the Utah rookie watched him workout at CAA.

"Grayson at 21?" wrote Mitchell to Morway.

Mitchell then relayed the following message to Lindsey.

"He was tough to compete against, but I'd like to compete with him," said Mitchell.

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Tags: Donovan Mitchell, Grayson Allen, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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2018 NBA Draft: Full Results

Jun 21, 2018 7:37 PM

The 2018 NBA Draft is underway in Brooklyn.

1. Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton 

2. Sacramento Kings: Marvin Bagley

3. Dallas Mavericks (via Atlanta): Luka Doncic

4. Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.

5. Atlanta Hawks (via Dallas): Trae Young

6. Orlando Magic: Mohamed Bamba

7. Chicago Bulls: Wendell Carter Jr.

8. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Brooklyn): Collin Sexton

9. New York Knicks: Kevin Knox

10. Phoenix Suns (via Philadelphia): Mikal Bridges

11. Los Angeles Clippers (from Charlotte: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

12. Charlotte Hornets (from Detroit via Clippers): Miles Bridges 

13. Los Angeles Clippers: Jerome Robinson

14. Denver Nuggets: Michael Porter Jr.

15. Washinton Wizards: Troy Brown

16. Philadelphia 76ers (from Phoenix/Miami): Zhaire Smith

17. Milwaukee Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo

18. San Antonio Spurs: Lonnie Walker

19. Atlanta Hawks (from Minnesota): Kevin Huerter

20. Minnesota Timberwolves (from Oklahoma City): Josh Okogie

21. Utah Jazz: Grayson Allen

22. Chicago Bulls (from New Orleans): Chandler Hutchison

23. Indiana Pacers: Aaron Holiday

24. Portland Trail Blazers: Anfernee Simons

25. Los Angeles Lakers (from Cleveland): Moritz Wagner

26. Philadelphia 76ers: Landry Shamet

27. Boston Celtics: Robert Williams

28. Golden State Warriors: Jacob Evans

29. Brooklyn Nets (from Toronto): Dzanan Musa

30. Atlanta Hawks (from Houston): Omari Spellman

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31. Phoenix Suns: Elie Okobo

32. Memphis Grizzlies: Jevon Carter

33. Dallas Mavericks: Jalen Brunson

34. Charlotte Hornets: Devonte Graham

35. Orlando Magic: Melvin Frazier

36. New York Knicks: Mitchell Robinson

37. Portland Trail Blazers (via Sacramento): Gary Trent Jr.

38. Detroit Pistons (via Philadelphia): Khyri Thomas

39. Los Angeles Lakers (via Philadelphia): Isaac Bonga

40. Brooklyn Nets: Rodions Kurucs

41. Denver Nuggets (via Orlando): Jarred Vanderbilt

42. Detroit Pistons: Bruce Brown

43. Orlando Magic (via Denver): Justin Jackson

44. Washington Wizards: Issuf Sanon

45. Charlotte Hornets (via Brooklyn): Hamidou Diallo

46. Houston Rockets: De'Anthony Melton

47. Los Angeles Lakers: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk

48. Minnesota Timberwolves: Keita Bates-Diop

49. San Antonio Spurs: Chimezie Metu

50. Indiana Pacers: Alize Johnson

51. New Orleans Pelicans: Tony Carr

52. Houston Rockets (via Utah): Vince Edwards

53. Oklahoma City Thunder: Devon Hall

54. Philadelphia 76ers (via Dallas): Shake Milton 

55. Charlotte Hornets: Arnoldas Kulboka

56. Dallas Mavericks: Ray Spalding

57. Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Hervey

58. Denver Nuggets: Thomas Welsh

59. Phoenix Suns: George King

60. Dallas Mavericks: Kostas Antetokounmpo

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Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team

May 22, 2018 2:19 PM

Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell headline the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Teams as unanimous selections.

Jayson Tatum nearly was a unanimous selection as well, earning 99 out of 100 First Team Votes.

Kyle Kuzma and Lauri Markkanen round out the First Team.

2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team
Donovan Mitchell
Ben Simmons
Jayson Tatum
Kyle Kuzma
Lauri Markkanen

2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
Dennis Smith Jr.
Lonzo Ball
John Collins
Bogdan Bogdanovic
Josh Jackson

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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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Jazz To Sign David Stockton For Remainder Of Season
David Stockton's second 10-day contract ended on Thursday.

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Thabo Sefolosha Suspended Five Games For Violating NBA's Anti-Drug Program
Thabo Sefolosha's suspension will begin as soon as he is physically ready to play.

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Rudy Gobert Glad Jazz Didn't Try To Tank
Rudy Gobert doesn't believe tanking is a sound strategy.

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David Stockton Signs 10-Day Contract With Jazz
David Stockton was averaging 16.3 points and 5.2 assists per game in the G League.

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Jazz Assign Dante Exum To G League As Part Of Late Stage Rehab
Dante Exum underwent surgery to stabilize the AC joint in his left shoulder in October.

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Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell Named Rookies Of The Month
Donovan Mitchell averaged a rookie-high 21.4 points to go with 4.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.30 steals in 10 games as Utah went 8-2 with him in the lineup.

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Jazz Submit Bid To Host 2022 Or 2023 NBA All-Star Game
Vivint Smart Home Arena recently underwent an extensive series of renovations.

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Video: Donovan Mitchell Wins Slam Dunk Contest With Vince Carter Homage
Donovan Mitchell defeated Larry Nance Jr. to win the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest.

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Jae Crowder Happy To Be Playing In System Again
Jae Crowder had a productive first game with the Jazz.

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Jazz To Sign Naz Mitrou-Long To 10-Day Contract
Ricky Rubio suffered a hip injury on Friday.

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Boris Diaw Receiving Interest From Several Teams
Boris Diaw has an NBA out in his deal with Paris-Levallois.

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