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Patrick Kinahan: New Jazz owner brings deep passion to life

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 30th - 8:25am

Imagine a youthful billionaire tooling around the streets of Italy on a rented vespa with his wife and some of their closest friends.

Why did Ryan Smith buy the Utah Jazz? A look at what brought the Qualtrics CEO to the NBA

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 28th - 7:01pm

Ryan Smith dreamed of playing for the Jazz; now he gets to run them.

Miller family to sell majority interest in Utah Jazz to Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Oct 28th - 4:16pm

Longtime Jazz owner Gail Miller admitted that Wednesday was a day she could never imagine. After 35 years of helping run the Utah Jazz, she is handing the keys to someone else.

NBA could be back for Christmas after league proposes new schedule

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:45pm

The NBA's board of governors is considering a December start to the 2020-21 season, has confirmed.

Donovan Mitchell discusses education, voting and race with VP candidate Kamala Harris

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 8:37pm

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell was featured in a video released Tuesday of a roundtable discussion with vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris that also included Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum and Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris.

NBA hopes to have fans back in the stands next season but nothing is certain

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 30th - 9:36pm

Will you be able to attend a Utah Jazz game in person next year? NBA commissioner Adam Silver offered a bit of hope for basketball fans on Wednesday: they might be able to attend games again next season. But they also might not.

More than just donations: Qualtrics' 5 For The Fight initiative sponsors doctors to work toward cancer cure

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 29th - 1:33pm

Qualtrics charity arm 5 For The Fight has raised over $25 million to fund cancer research. Now some of that money will go toward a new fellowship program designed to foster groundbreaking ideas.

Utah Jazz boost coaching staff with Dell Demps, Keyon Dooling

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:00pm

Two familiar faces for Utah Jazz Head Coach Quin Snyder are joining the team’s coaching staff — Dell Demps and Keyon Dooling.

NBA commissioner says 'best guess' is 2020-21 season won’t start till January

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:44pm

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday at CITIZEN by CNN his “best guess” is that the season won’t begin until January.

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz owner not interested in censoring her players' beliefs

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:13am

All the tremendous amount of political posturing and social activism that is forcefully dominating the country sometimes has put Gail Miller in an uncomfortable position as a community leader.

Larry H. Miller quietly built a large coin collection valued at $25M. Now it’s being sold for charity

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 2:57pm

Throughout the years until his death in 2009, Larry H. Miller wasn’t just a Utah business magnate and NBA owner, he was also an avid coin collector — and left behind a wide array of rare coins worth millions.

'Going from good to great is really hard': Dennis Lindsey and Justin Zanik detail offseason plans — at least as best they can

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 9th - 8:13pm

Lindsey, Utah’s executive vice president of basketball operations, and Jazz general manager Justin Zanik are tasked with coming up with a plan with a lot of unknowns surrounding them.

Rudy Gobert named to NBA All-Defensive team

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 8th - 5:57pm

On Tuesday, the Utah Jazz center was named to All-NBA Defensive First Team. It‘s the fourth straight season Gobert has earned the recognition.

What's next? A look at the offseason priorities for the Jazz

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 4th - 3:12pm

It was a season that began with cautious championship aspirations. It ended in the same result: a first-round loss. But it also ended with a sense of pride and, maybe surprising to some, with optimism for the future.

Donovan Mitchell ascended in the playoffs — and the Utah Jazz star will likely continue to rise

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Sep 2nd - 8:36pm

Moments after a somber walk away from the court, Donovan Mitchell sat in front of a camera. With red, tear-stained eyes, he made a proclamation: “This is just the beginning, man. This is just the beginning.”

'Shouldn’t have even been in this situation': Jazz lament missed chances following 1st round collapse

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 2nd - 8:28am

Utah lost a 3-1 series lead for the first time in franchise history. No amount of records (and there are more than a few) or historic performances will help Donovan Mitchell get over the fact that he feels his team should still be playing.

Golden Nuggets: Utah Jazz’s 3-1 series lead in 1st round tarnished by less-than-sterling Game 7 loss

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Sep 1st - 10:47pm

Mike Conley’s 3-pointer at the buzzer rolled on the rim, then rolled out. The Utah Jazz rallied from a 19-point deficit but the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Utah Jazz 80-78 Tuesday in Game 7 to advance to the West semifinals.

Utah Jazz 2020 NBA playoffs: Round 1 recap vs. Denver Nuggets Sports  |  Updated Sep 1st - 10:18pm

Move over, Houston Problem, Utah now has a Denver Dilemma. See what's coming up next in the Jazz's first-round series against the Nuggets by following along on this page for the schedule, results and statistics as well as previews, recaps and analysis.

Mitchell-Murray historic duel comes down to Game 7

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 31st - 5:54pm

The historic duel will end — appropriately end — with a win-or-go-home Game 7.