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Vivint Arena to host annual in-state college basketball classic

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:19am

Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday an annual basketball classic for in-state college basketball programs.

Jazz dancers to change to 'new hip-hop style' for 2016-17 season

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 7:15pm

As tryouts for the Jazz Dancers take place this week, the team is trying out a new, modern direction for the long-tenured squad.

Jody Genessy breaks down new Jazz men and the Summer League  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 11:26pm

It’s been a long summer season for the Utah Jazz and some of our local college basketball players in Salt Lake City. And it’s been just as long for Deseret News writer Jody Genessy, who just returned from following the Jazz at the NBA Summer League.

Summer Locals: Bolomboy lifts Jazz by Lakers; Collinsworth helps Mavs to win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 10:26pm

It was consolation day at the NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center, which means consolation games for teams that have already been eliminated from tournament play at the non-regular season event.

All aboard the Utah Jazz hype train

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 12:16pm

The Jazz are getting more love and publicity from national NBA analysts than they have in years. Here's what everyone is saying about Utah's offseason additions.

Summer Locals: Fredette, Nuggets down Jazz in tourney play; Wright, Raptors win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 8:29pm

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 12 points on 3-of-11 shooting to help the Nuggets (3-1) to an 80-60 win over the Jazz (2-3) and move into Saturday’s quarterfinals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

The Triple Team: Jazz advance in first round of summer league tournament

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 9:04pm

Three thoughts on Joel Bolomboy's game, Tibor Pleiss' 20 point performance and what it means for his roster spot, and Dennis Lindsey's in-game interview.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Summer League Jazz vs. Blazers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 6:41pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's sudden-death loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, from video of Trey Lyles' 30-point performance to Utah State's Spencer Butterfield making a name for himself.

UVA truck backs up to Utah County; Jazz's J.P. Gibson shows off dance moves

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 11th - 11:04am

Not a lot happened in the doldrums of #NBASummerLeague, unless you are into that sort of thing. But here are few of the more notable events.

Tom Chambers discusses Utah Jazz's recent acquisitions

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jul 10th - 11:43pm

I caught up with Tom Chambers during a Jazz alumni event Thursday at the Huntsman Center during this year’s Utah Jazz Summer League to talk about the club’s recent roster improvements, the new draft picks and a host of other topics.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Summer League Jazz vs. Pelicans

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 10th - 9:15pm

Three thoughts on how the Jazz won their first game of the summer league season by sharing the ball, Joel Bolomboy's best professional game yet, and Tyrone Wallace leading the scoring charge.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Summer League Jazz vs. Wizards

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 9th - 7:43pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's first summer league game in Las Vegas, from too many turnovers from a bad roster, to bright spots from Trey Lyles under significant defensive focus.

10 rising star athletes in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 9th - 9:02am

A top ten list off future star players throughout the various teams in the state.

Veterans George Hill, Joe Johnson meet with Jazz, media

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 10:30pm

We’ve known for a few days that the Jazz’s latest additions were coming, but now the trade is official and the ink on the contract is dry. The Utah Jazz introduced new acquisitions George Hill and Joe Johnson to the media Friday morning.

NBA experimenting with 4 officials, other refereeing initiatives

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 10:45am

In an effort to further improve NBA refereeing, the league experimented with having four officials on the floor at once in a recent Utah Jazz Summer League game. We spoke to the NBA's VP of referee operations to learn more.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Summer League Jazz vs. Sixers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 7th - 10:24pm

Perhaps the premier matchup of the Utah Jazz Summer League happened in the Huntsman Center Thursday night, as Trey Lyles and Ben Simmons were matched up against each other.

Jazz know Hayward faces big decision

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 6th - 10:19am

Gordon Hayward can opt out of his contract after the upcoming season and become an unrestricted free agent, allowing him to sign with the team of his choice. The Jazz are improving the team around Hayward in hopes of getting him to stay in Utah.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Summer League Jazz vs. Celtics

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 5th - 8:30pm

Three thoughts on Trey Lyles' record scoring game, the Jazz's interior defense, and the NBA's refereeing experiment.

Spurs send Boris Diaw, pick to Jazz for point guard Hanlan

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 4:01pm

The San Antonio Spurs have traded Boris Diaw and a second-round pick in 2022 to the Utah Jazz for Olivier Hanlan.

AP source: Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 5th - 8:30pm

The San Antonio Spurs have traded Boris Diaw to the Utah Jazz for point guard Olivier Hanlan, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.