So far this week, the Jazz have made four trades (all of which have been picks swaps or salary dumps) and drafted two players. With the NBA sprinting to a December start, this week's offseason has been turned into a transaction binge — and the next episodes are starting on Friday with free agency beginning Friday at 4 p.m.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | Updated Nov 6th - 1:07am
The National Basketball Players Association voted Thursday to support the notion of starting this coming season on Dec. 22, the date that the league has been targeting in its talks about how and when to get teams back on the floor for a planned 72-game season.
The two have developed something of a friendship — or at least, a kinship — in their time living near the same neighborhood in Orem. And while he acknowledged and praised the contributions of the Miller family to the Jazz and Utah, Pope believes that the new Jazz owner can take basketball in the state to another level.