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Utah Jazz News, Press Releases and Analysis
Utah Jazz News, Press Releases and Analysis From SorenWinslow.com

With Minnesota's slow start to the season a distant memory, Andrew Wiggins firmly believes the Timberwolves are ready to make an anticipated push back into playoff contention. Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 17 rebounds, Wiggins scored 27 points and Minnesota beat the Sacramento Kings 102-88 on Monday night. ''Right now we need these games,'' Wiggins said.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:03:02 PST
For the majority of his career, Russell Westbrook was not seen as a closer. Whenever that term would pop up around NBA circles, it was always assigned to his former Oklahoma City teammate Kevin Durant.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:37:57 PST
After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most. Williams, an Olympian and three-time All-Star who has never made it to the NBA Finals, signed as a free agent on Monday with the Cavs, giving the defending champions the backup point guard they've coveted and another playmaker to help them defend their title. Williams will initially come off the bench for the Cavs, who have been seeking a backup for All-Star Kyrie Irving all season.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:29:41 PST
A lineup of new culinary choices to savor Utah will transform the food and beverage hospitality experience when the newly reno
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:07 PST
The Utah Jazz went into one of the NBA's toughest arenas for a Sunday matinée, and they came away with a 102-92 victory over the Washingt
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:10:22 PST
Feb 26 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Sunday: Thunder 118, Pelicans 110 Russell Westbrook notched his 29th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 118-110 victory over New Orleans Pelicans at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Westbrook scored 41 points on 14-of-29 shooting from the field. He also posted 11 rebounds and 11 assists. Enes Kanter came off the bench to add 20 points and nine boards. Steven Adams and Alex Abrines each had 13 points for the Thunder. Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 38 points and seven rebounds. ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:18:16 PST
Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 30 points as the Utah Jazz handed the Washington Wizards a rare home loss at the Verizon Center arena with a 102-92 victory. The Jazz led by as many as 24 points en route to their third consecutive win in the battle between the two first place NBA teams. Rudy Gobert finished with 15 points and 20 rebounds and George Hill tallied 21 for the Northwest Division-leading Jazz, who improved to 37-22 on the season.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:50:25 PST
Utah coach Quin Snyder praised the Washington Wizards' guards before and after Sunday's game. In between, his Jazz beat them. Gordon Hayward scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and 20 rebounds, and the Jazz beat the Wizards 102-92 on Sunday for their third straight victory.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:03:09 PST
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was fined $25,000 for making physical contact with a game official, the league announced Sunday. A video replay shows Gobert touching the arm of an official while disputing the foul call. The 7-foot-1, 245-pound Gobert scored 15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the game against the Bucks.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:04:46 PST
New York (AFP) - Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was fined $25,000 for making physical contact with a game official, the NBA announced Sunday.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:48:44 PST
NEW YORK (AP) -- Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has been fined $25,000 for making physical contact with an official.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:41:59 PST
The Washington Wizards went from being the Eastern Conference's hottest team to losing their first game after the All-Star break. Washington went 18-3 in its final 21 games before the lengthy All-Star break. Despite 40 points from Bradley Beal, the Wizards fell 120-112 at the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:16:30 PST
The Milwaukee Bucks closed out the first half of the season on a high note, winning three straight games, but failed to come out of the break strong enough to keep that streak going Friday against Utah. Now, they'll try to get back on track Sunday when the Phoenix Suns come to town for a matinee at the Bradley Center. Michael Beasley scored 22 with six boards, but those were the only two players to score in double figures for the Bucks, who shot 44 percent with 15 turnovers.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:16:30 PST
Feb 25 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Friday: Spurs 105, Clippers 97 Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points, and San Antonio used a third-quarter spark to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night at Staples Center. Tony Parker and Pau Gasol, who played for the first time in 15 games after breaking his left hand, contributed 17 points apiece for the Spurs (44-13), who won their third in a row. Gasol also collected 11 rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 points and 11 boards and Patty Mills added 14 points for San Antonio. ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:33:27 PST
By David Locke, Utah Jazz
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:59:26 PST
A thunderous dunk by Gordon Hayward seemed to wake the Utah Jazz out of an early slumber. Hayward drove the baseline around fellow All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo for the momentum-changing bucket with 8:07 left in the first quarter that snapped an 11-3 run by the Milwaukee Bucks to start the game on Friday night. Utah controlled the paint and the game from that point for a 109-95 victory, with Hayward leading the way with 29 points.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:33:37 PST
Fresh off an eight-day break over All-Star Weekend, the Utah Jazz kicked off the season's homestretch in style with a 109-95 road victory
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:26:38 PST
Richaun Holmes was the forgotten big man until now. Holmes had 12 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to help the depleted Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-112 on Friday night. Robert Covington had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Dario Saric added 20 points and 11 boards as the Sixers stopped the streaking Wizards, who won 15 of 17 before the All-Star break.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:43:06 PST
It took a little while, but David Griffin might have just found LeBron James his ?f*****g playmaker.?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:34 PST
The Milwaukee Bucks will begin their playoff push Friday night when they play host to the Utah Jazz at the Bradley Center. Despite losing forward Jabari Parker to a season-ending ACL injury for the second time in three seasons, Milwaukee finished the first half on a high note, winning three in a row to move within a game of Detroit for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. "Jabari went down.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:40:46 PST
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder expects Rodney Hood to return to game action Friday.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:46:19 PST
Joel Bolomboy has been back and forth between the NBA Development League's Salt Lake City Stars and the Utah Jazz 15 times since November. In the old system, the second-round draft pick would have been racking up frequent flyer miles bouncing around the minor leagues and overseas, much like Hassan Whiteside and Danny Green did before him. Front-office executives are seeing that the closer a D-League affiliate is to the NBA team and its staff, and more integrated into the organization, the better it can be used as a true minor league resource.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:43:02 PST
Sheldon Mac, then McClellan, catches a pass. Washington Wizards rookie guard Sheldon McClellan, undrafted out of the University of Miami this season, takes his last name from a father with whom he has no relationship. Yes, the player formally known as Sheldon McClellan is now officially Sheldon Mac.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:12:19 PST
Rodney Hood is hopeful he will play when the Utah Jazz return from the All-Star break against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. Hood has been out with a lateral collateral ligament sprain and bone contusion in his right knee since Feb. 1. ''The goal was to shoot for Milwaukee, but ... I have to see how my knee reacts to it and see how it works tomorrow,'' Hood said.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:02:42 PST
Doc said Chris Paul is medically cleared. Instead, it looks like CP3 could be back in the fold as early as this weekend. The Clippers come out of the break with a brutal back-to-back, heading back to Oracle Arena for another matchup with the league-leading Dubs on Thursday night before returning home to take on the West?s No. 2 seed, the 43-13 San Antonio Spurs, on Friday night.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:05:33 PST
While most NBA players take time for themselves during the All-Star break, forward Trey Lyles chose to use his time to fly out to his for
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:06:44 PST
While most NBA players take time for themselves during the All-Star break, forward Trey Lyles chose to use his time to fly out to his for
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:45:32 PST
The Utah Jazz will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise?s first Western Conference Championship as part of the team?s alumni p
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:34:11 PST
Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late. The two have a big brother-little brother relationship, a bond many international players seek. ''For me it's been better, for sure,'' Gobert said of Diaw's arrival in Utah.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:34:51 PST
Magic Johnson is coming back to the Lakers. Less than three weeks after the announcement of his return to the Los Angeles Lakers as an adviser in ?all areas of basketball and business,? Magic Johnson has now assumed control of the organization?s on-court arm, ascending to the role of president of basketball operations and prompting the ouster of longtime general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss ? the son of former Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss, and the brother of team president and governor Jeanie Buss.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:20:58 PST
SALT LAKE CITY (February 21, 2017) ? The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has recalled forward Joel Bolomboy from the Salt Lake Ci
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:48:05 PST
If anyone has a damaged hand on the pulse on what makes the Sacramento Kings click, or cluck, it?s longtime play by play broadcaster and sports talk radio host Grant Napear. The Kings went through two ownership groups, three sets of general managers and six coaches and an ungodly amount of teammates during DeMarcus Cousins? 2010-through-2017 reign, but only one play-by-play guy slash sports talk radio host.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:30:13 PST
Paul Millsap knows how to make an entrance. NEW ORLEANS ? When the Eastern Conference All-Stars took the floor for Saturday?s practice session at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the first player introduced was Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks. Music blaring, public address announcer yawping, dancers gyrating ? and Paul Millsap, stone-faced, walks through it at an unhurried pace as fans offer a polite, respectful, muted pop.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:40:25 PST
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, giving him a perfect score - and the title - on his final dunk. Robinson edged out Phoenix's Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:08:29 PST
Glenn Robinson scored a perfect 50 on his final dunk to capture the NBA All Star Game's slam dunk title after leaping over three people for a dynamic two-handed reverse jam. Indiana Pacers forward Robinson jumped over teammate Paul George, the club's mascot and a Pacer cheerleader to easily win the contest over Phoenix Suns rookie Derrick Jones. The Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon were eliminated in the earlier rounds.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:22:45 PST
Glenn Robinson III of the Indiana Pacers is the All-Star slam dunk champion. Robinson beat Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns in the final round. Jones failed to go over three people - or rather, one man, one Suns dancer and Suns' mascot The Gorilla - and get a dunk down in his first attempt of the finals, yet got 37 points.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:36:01 PST
(The Sports Xchange) - Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III won the Slam Dunk title over Phoenix Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday night by leaping over teammate Paul George, the Pacers mascot and a Pacers dance team member for a reverse slam that merited a perfect 50 in the final round. In the final round of the crowd-pleasing event on All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Robinson faced off against the Phoenix rookie, who advanced from the four original competitors. The Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Magic's Aaron Gordon were eliminated in the earlier rounds.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:17:14 PST
SALT LAKE CITY (February 16, 2017) ? The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned forward Joel Bolomboy to the Salt Lake City
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:52:20 PST
SALT LAKE CITY (February 16, 2017) ? Utah Jazz assignee Joel Bolomboy has been selected by the NBA Development League as a replacement pl
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:02:47 PST
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