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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com 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.