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NBA draft: 5 prospects to like for the Jazz at No. 30

NBA draft: 5 prospects to like for the Jazz at No. 30

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 4:47 p.m.

With limited resources this offseason, the No. 30 pick could be an important one as the Jazz try to finish up a championship roster.
NBA postseason was marred by injuries, and the league doesn't appear to have a solution

NBA postseason was marred by injuries, and the league doesn't appear to have a solution

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 6 - 9:28 p.m.

This year, more than ever before, has been a war of attrition, and the trophy may go to the healthiest team as opposed to the best.
Why does Utah GOP chairman want to talk to Donovan Mitchell?

Why does Utah GOP chairman want to talk to Donovan Mitchell?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 12:41 p.m.

Utah Republican Party Chairman Carson Jorgensen said he hopes the Utah Jazz star follows through on his wish to speak to lawmakers about the critical race theory.
What does Donovan Mitchell's 'heroic' postseason mean for the Jazz going forward?

What does Donovan Mitchell's 'heroic' postseason mean for the Jazz going forward?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 30 - 7:37 p.m.

Perhaps the most important takeaway from Utah's shorter-than-expected playoff run is that Donovan Mitchell isn't surprising anyone anymore — including himself.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz organizational shuffle part of inevitable changes

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz organizational shuffle part of inevitable changes

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 29 - 10:17 a.m.

Dennis Lindsey's decision to step down from his longtime position with the Jazz should come as no surprise.
Ryan Smith has found his footing and is now shaking things up with the Jazz

Ryan Smith has found his footing and is now shaking things up with the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 7:28 p.m.

Bringing Dwyane Wade on was headline grabbing and the red carpet in the players' tunnel was a nice touch, but Sunday's announcement that Dennis Lindsey was moving to an advisory role was Ryan Smith's first big move as the majority owner of the Jazz.
Why Donovan Mitchell says he wants to talk to Utah lawmakers

Why Donovan Mitchell says he wants to talk to Utah lawmakers

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated June 28 - 1:47 p.m.

Mitchell's request comes after legislators approved two resolutions during a special session in May urging action by the Utah State Board of Education.
Dennis Lindsey to move to advisory role in Jazz organization

Dennis Lindsey to move to advisory role in Jazz organization

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 9:52 p.m.

Justin Zanik will be Utah's new head decision maker
Olympics give Jazz players something to focus on following season's sudden end

Olympics give Jazz players something to focus on following season's sudden end

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 1:17 p.m.

The dream of an NBA title is gone for Jazz players, but championship glory can still come at the Olympics.
Patrick Kinahan: Great regular season for the Jazz marred by bitter playoff disappointment

Patrick Kinahan: Great regular season for the Jazz marred by bitter playoff disappointment

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 22 - 10:27 a.m.

Trying to evaluate the entirety of the Jazz season has become a difficult endeavor, with strong arguments pointing in opposite directions.
How Mike Conley's free agency will shape the Jazz's offseason

How Mike Conley's free agency will shape the Jazz's offseason

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 1:32 p.m.

Does Conley want to come back? And, if so, can the Jazz even afford him? Those are the questions that will shape Utah's offseason.
The SLC Summer League is coming back. Here's what you need to know

The SLC Summer League is coming back. Here's what you need to know

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 1:09 p.m.

After taking a pandemic-forced hiatus last year, the Salt Lake City Summer League will return in August.
After disappointing finish, where do the Jazz go from here?

After disappointing finish, where do the Jazz go from here?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 7:28 p.m.

The Jazz end the season with the same questions they had following their losses in 2017, 2018 and 2019: Can they figure out how to keep up with small ball lineups?
Jazz blog: Utah Jazz hold end-of-season media availability

Jazz blog: Utah Jazz hold end-of-season media availability

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 4:42 p.m.

Following a sooner-than-expected exit in the playoffs, the Jazz hold their end-of-season availability Saturday.
For Donovan Mitchell, the real pain now begins

For Donovan Mitchell, the real pain now begins

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 1:56 a.m.

One pain will subside for Donovan Mitchell; a new one won't.
The improbable becomes the hero as Terance Mann, Clippers end Utah's season

The improbable becomes the hero as Terance Mann, Clippers end Utah's season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 1:16 a.m.

In the corner, Terance Mann is still probably putting up uncontested 3-pointers.
Jazz blow 25-point lead and lose series to Clippers

Jazz blow 25-point lead and lose series to Clippers

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 12:54 a.m.

The Los Angeles Clippers scored 81 points in the second half to storm back and eliminate the Jazz in Game 6, 131-119. LA wins the series 4-2 and will go to the Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Suns.
Jazz-Clippers blog: Clippers win 4 straight to upset Jazz in Game 6

Jazz-Clippers blog: Clippers win 4 straight to upset Jazz in Game 6

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 18 - 10:44 p.m.

The Utah Jazz are back on the road to play the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night. Follow live reaction and commentary.
Quin Snyder still optimistic heading into win-or-go-home Game 6

Quin Snyder still optimistic heading into win-or-go-home Game 6

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 9:21 a.m.

Jazz coach Quin Snyder thinks his team has the resiliency needed to push series back to Utah.
From the comments: It's time to air some grievances after the Game 5 no-show from the Jazz

From the comments: It's time to air some grievances after the Game 5 no-show from the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 1:47 p.m.

Whelp, that happened. The Los Angeles Clippers are one win away from eliminating the Utah Jazz after a 119-111 victory in Game 5 in Salt Lake City. It's time to air some grievances.
Jazz pushed to brink of elimination as Clippers win 3rd straight to take 3-2 series lead

Jazz pushed to brink of elimination as Clippers win 3rd straight to take 3-2 series lead

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 17 - 1:58 a.m.

It's not over; it just feels like it.
'We didn't do all this to lose': Mitchell is grounded but determined to play through it

'We didn't do all this to lose': Mitchell is grounded but determined to play through it

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 12:55 a.m.

By now, it's obvious — actually, it's been obvious for three straight games — Mitchell's ankle is hurting, and hurting bad.
Down 1 star, Paul George showed he's another as Clippers push Jazz toward edge

Down 1 star, Paul George showed he's another as Clippers push Jazz toward edge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 12:34 a.m.

Paul George poured in a series-high 37 points to go along with 16 rebounds and five assists, and the Clippers pushed the top-seeded Jazz to the brink of elimination with a 119-111 win Wednesday night in Vivint Arena.
Jazz-Clippers blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's loss to Clippers in Game 5

Jazz-Clippers blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's loss to Clippers in Game 5

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 16 - 11:07 p.m.

The Utah Jazz are on the road to play the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.
Clippers' Kawhi Leonard sprains right knee, out for Game 5

Clippers' Kawhi Leonard sprains right knee, out for Game 5

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Updated June 16 - 3:12 p.m.

Kawhi Leonard's right knee is now a major concern for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Mike Conley still hopes to return to 2nd round series after 'small setback' has kept him out

Mike Conley still hopes to return to 2nd round series after 'small setback' has kept him out

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 1:22 p.m.

On Wednesday afternoon, Mike Conley provided some clarity about what has been a frustrating process.
Rudy Gobert named to All-NBA Third Team as Donovan Mitchell left off

Rudy Gobert named to All-NBA Third Team as Donovan Mitchell left off

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 7:56 p.m.

For the fourth time, Rudy Gobert is an All-NBA player. Donovan Mitchell missed the cut — but that might be a good thing for Utah moving forward
From the comments: Mike Conley's past shows that if he can play, he will

From the comments: Mike Conley's past shows that if he can play, he will

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 1:32 p.m.

The Los Angeles Clippers knotted the series with a 118-104 blowout win in Game 4. The Jazz were bad and the fans were mad. Let's go to the comments.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz must get down to heart of the matter

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz must get down to heart of the matter

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 15 - 10:14 a.m.

Long-suffering Jazz followers no doubt can recall the words of the legendary Jerry Sloan each time his teams faced a crisis similar to the situation the current group encounters now.
'It's tough, but it is what it is': Donovan Mitchell has been forced to carry unusual burden in 2nd round

'It's tough, but it is what it is': Donovan Mitchell has been forced to carry unusual burden in 2nd round

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 1:38 a.m.

Mitchell has been heroic at times this postseason, but how long can his tweaked ankle continue to carry the Jazz.
'He just surprises you': Kawhi Leonard never panicked when Clippers trailed Jazz, and it's paying off

'He just surprises you': Kawhi Leonard never panicked when Clippers trailed Jazz, and it's paying off

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 12:59 a.m.

With 90 seconds left in the first half, Leonard made a move, lunging through contact at the top of the key and soaring for a posterizing dunk over Jazz forward Derrick Favors that sent screams from the broadcast booth and fire emojis across the Twitterverse.
Jazz spiral in first half of Game 4 loss to Clippers; series tied 2-2

Jazz spiral in first half of Game 4 loss to Clippers; series tied 2-2

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 15 - 12:52 a.m.

The Clippers led by as many as 29 points in 118-104 Game 4 win over Jazz. The series is now tied 2-2.
Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's series-equalizing loss to LA

Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's series-equalizing loss to LA

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 14 - 11:14 p.m.

The Utah Jazz are on the road to play the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals Monday night.
Did the LA Clippers find the blueprint to beat Utah? The Jazz don't think so

Did the LA Clippers find the blueprint to beat Utah? The Jazz don't think so

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 11:33 a.m.

Did the Clippers' Game 3 strategy flip the series? After watching film, the Jazz aren't too convinced.
From the comments: Stepping away from the ledge after the Jazz's Game 3 loss

From the comments: Stepping away from the ledge after the Jazz's Game 3 loss

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 12:59 p.m.

The Los Angeles Clippers hit back with a 132-106 rout in Game 3. It wasn't a great night for the Jazz or for KSL.com readers. Let's go to the comments...
How sustainable is the Clippers' near-flawless offensive performance?

How sustainable is the Clippers' near-flawless offensive performance?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 12:17 a.m.

The Los Angeles Clippers were near flawless on the offensive end in their 132-106 win over the Jazz in Game 3 on Saturday. Considering the Jazz were one of the best defensive teams during the regular season, what happened?
Donovan Mitchell limps off the court as Jazz fall to Clippers in Game 3

Donovan Mitchell limps off the court as Jazz fall to Clippers in Game 3

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 12 - 11:19 p.m.

Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, Paul George had 31 points and the Clippers won Game 3 132-106 at Staples Center Saturday. The Jazz now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Paul George won't talk 'relationship' with Joe Ingles — just his 31 points, win over Jazz

Paul George won't talk 'relationship' with Joe Ingles — just his 31 points, win over Jazz

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:57 p.m.

There were plenty of other things to talk about, because whether or not Ingles lives rent-free in George's head doesn't change the simple fact that the Los Angeles Clippers did what they needed to do Saturday night.
Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's 132-106 Game 3 loss in Los Angeles

Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's 132-106 Game 3 loss in Los Angeles

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 12 - 9:36 p.m.

Follow along during Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers.
From the comments: The Jazz were crushed by the zone — is there any answer?

From the comments: The Jazz were crushed by the zone — is there any answer?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 1:32 p.m.

The Utah Jazz held serve at home and fought off a Los Angeles Clippers' rally to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series with a 117-111 win in Game 2.Let's go to the comments ...
Bojan the Kawhi Stopper? Jazz forward has surprised with 'superb' defense in 2nd round series

Bojan the Kawhi Stopper? Jazz forward has surprised with 'superb' defense in 2nd round series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 7:48 a.m.

Here's something no one expected at the start of the series: Bojan Bogdanovic would be a Kawhi Leonard stopper.
The 'beauty of the team' helps Jazz weather Clippers' rally to take 2-0 lead in series

The 'beauty of the team' helps Jazz weather Clippers' rally to take 2-0 lead in series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 1:44 a.m.

Just about everyone stepped in just as the right time as the Jazz pulled away again late for a 117-111 win to take a 2-0 series lead over the Clippers.
Clippers take 0-2 deficit vs. Jazz, but nowhere they haven't been before

Clippers take 0-2 deficit vs. Jazz, but nowhere they haven't been before

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 1:08 a.m.

Perhaps the best thing about that 0-2 deficit? It's not something the Clippers haven't seen before.
Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's 117-111 Game 2 win over LA

Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's 117-111 Game 2 win over LA

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated June 10 - 11:42 p.m.

Follow along during Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers.
Joe Ingles downplays so-called rivalry with Paul George as he steps into starting lineup for Mike Conley

Joe Ingles downplays so-called rivalry with Paul George as he steps into starting lineup for Mike Conley

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 1:04 p.m.

With Mike Conley missing at least the first two games of the series, Joe Ingles and Paul George are lined up together again.
Patrick Kinahan: Dwyane Wade provides Jazz with unusual championship pedigree

Patrick Kinahan: Dwyane Wade provides Jazz with unusual championship pedigree

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 10 - 11:17 a.m.

A prevailing thought in the NBA is that a championship pedigree often is required for a team to collectively hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy to conclude the Finals.
Rudy Gobert wins 3rd Defensive Player of the Year award

Rudy Gobert wins 3rd Defensive Player of the Year award

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 9 - 8:24 p.m.

It's Rudy Gobert's third DPOY award in the past four seasons, establishing himself as the surefire best defensive player in the game.
'That guy's a hero': Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson came to aid of food truck after anti-Asian vandalism

'That guy's a hero': Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson came to aid of food truck after anti-Asian vandalism

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 6:12 p.m.

Ben Pierce thought it must be a prank call when a woman called on behalf of Jordan Clarkson. It was no prank — the Utah Jazz guard wanted to help.
From the comments: Paul George says the crowd didn't rattle him, plus more from the Jazz's Game 1 win

From the comments: Paul George says the crowd didn't rattle him, plus more from the Jazz's Game 1 win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 12:31 p.m.

From Donovan Mitchell's outrageous second half to Rudy Gobert's game-saving block, Utah 112-109 victory Game 1 was, in a word, fun. Let's go to the comments...
'Moments that he lives for': Jazz knew Gobert would come up big on final block — the Clippers didn't

'Moments that he lives for': Jazz knew Gobert would come up big on final block — the Clippers didn't

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 8:47 a.m.

Donovan Mitchell didn't know what it was going to be or how it was going to happen, he just knew that something good was going to happen. Los Angeles Clippers coach Ty Lue thought the exact opposite.
Gobert's final block mattered, but Clippers credit Jazz 'physicality,' fiery 3rd quarter for Game 1 win

Gobert's final block mattered, but Clippers credit Jazz 'physicality,' fiery 3rd quarter for Game 1 win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 1:24 a.m.

That play didn't define LA's series opener. Sure, it didn't help — but the Clippers were just playing catch-up to that point.
Donovan Mitchell hangs 45 as the Jazz take 1-0 series lead over Clippers

Donovan Mitchell hangs 45 as the Jazz take 1-0 series lead over Clippers

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 9 - 1:14 a.m.

Down only 7 after a potentially disastrous first quarter, the Utah Jazz had a lot of reasons to think things would turn around. The biggest one? Donovan Mitchell is that dude.
Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's Game 1 win

Jazz-Clippers live blog: 3 takeaways from Utah's Game 1 win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated June 8 - 11:13 p.m.

Follow along during Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers.
Mike Conley will miss Game 1 as Jazz ready for a Clippers team that wanted to play them

Mike Conley will miss Game 1 as Jazz ready for a Clippers team that wanted to play them

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 8 - 1:00 p.m.

For the second series in a row, the Utah Jazz will play Game 1 without their full All-Star backcourt.
How will the Jazz handle the Clippers going small? That question could define 2nd round series

How will the Jazz handle the Clippers going small? That question could define 2nd round series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 8 - 11:37 a.m.

On Monday, Los Angeles Clippers coach Ty Lue said what everyone already knew. "We're going to have to go small."
The spotlight will be bright on Donovan Mitchell against the Clippers — good thing he's ready for it

The spotlight will be bright on Donovan Mitchell against the Clippers — good thing he's ready for it

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 7 - 6:32 p.m.

Now in his fourth season in the playoffs, Donovan Mitchell isn't an up-and-comer; he is the offensive star of a true contender. How he lives up to that billing will determine how far the Utah Jazz can go this season.
Patrick Kinahan: Credibility at stake for Jazz against Clippers

Patrick Kinahan: Credibility at stake for Jazz against Clippers

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 7 - 10:17 a.m.

True to form, the top four seeds in the Western Conference each advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs.
The challenge of the Clippers: Quin Snyder explains what awaits the Jazz in Round 2

The challenge of the Clippers: Quin Snyder explains what awaits the Jazz in Round 2

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 7:58 p.m.

The Memphis Grizzlies were a fun upstart bunch the Jazz eventually overpowered. The Clippers? They are in championship-or-bust mode.
Jazz to face Clippers in 2nd round of playoffs

Jazz to face Clippers in 2nd round of playoffs

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 4:35 p.m.

The Jazz will face the Los Angeles Clippers in the second round of the playoffs.