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Utah Jazz: The Gobert Effect

Rarely are trades a win-win for all parties involved. It is even rarer when the win-win trade’s impact is seen immediately. That has been the case so far as we look back at the Enes Kanter trade on February 19th. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, they received a big that can score inside and out. The Utah Jazz on the other hand, were able to open valuable minutes for up-and-coming...
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-76ers Preview

The Utah Jazz have responded well after their most recent defeats, stringing together consecutive wins each time. Following a deflating loss, they will try to begin another streak Friday night by toppling the lowly Philadelphia 76ers. Utah (24-36) has won seven of 10 and had claimed a season-high three consecutive victories before an 85-84 loss in Boston on Wednesday. The Celtics...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz playing much better since All-Star break

Since the All-Star break, the Utah Jazz have posted a 5-2 record. The Jazz also secured their first three game winning streak for the franchise this season and had a chance to extend the streak considerably before losing to Boston. Utah will have a chance to start another three game win streak as they continue their road trip against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets before...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On the Jazz: Episode 13 – OH YEAH

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz Jedi & Jerms Episode 13: OH YEAH. The Utah Jazz are an improving team. They are near the top of the league in defense, a solid team, and heading in the right direction. John and Alan go indepth, analyzing the final moments of Wednesday’s loss to the Boston Celtics, Dante Exum’s progress, and the Jazz’ horrid shooting. We welcome your thoughts...
Via TornBySports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Jazz fans said - 3/4

After losing on a buzzer-beater, Jazz fans were not pleased. They targeted most of their hate at the refs and Isaiah Thomas. On their other hand, Jazz fans were a bit goofy, and perhaps most important: They really REALLY like Rudy Gobert. The Slate: Rudy Gobert. Gobstopper. Stifle Tower. Mont Bloc. Goober. Ruuuuuuddddyyyyy. Rudy Rebound. Gobert or Go Home. Rudy Abdul Jobert. Gobzilla...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerrelle Benimon To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

The Utah Jazz will sign Jerrelle Benimon to a 10-day contract. Benimon was with the Denver Nuggets in the preseason. Benimon has averaged 19.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35 games with the Idaho Stampede this season in the D-League. Benimon has a PER of 22.0.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert Reels In Career-High 24 Rebounds

Utah Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert had a career night under the glass in Memphis, ripping down 24 rebounds to beat the Grizzlies. “Some days you feel like it’s very hard to get a couple rebounds,” he said after grabbing 24 boards, “and some days it feels like it just comes to me.” Gobert also had 15 points in Utah’s 92-83 win. H/N Salt Lake Tribune The post Rudy Gobert Reels...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With More Minutes, Gobert Looks Like A Key Piece for the Jazz Moving Forward

Rudy Gobert is a name that popped out of nowhere and into the language of many NBA fans, especially those who play fantasy basketball, and keep tabs on NBA players.  Gobert’s production steadily increases this season, as the team gave him more and more minutes.  However, his minutes were capped due to other bodies, such as Enes Kanter, in front of him.  Now, Kanter has moved...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 19

This week’s games: Tuesday, March 3 – Memphis Grizzlies. FedExForum. 6:00 PM MT Wednesday, March 4 – Boston Celtics. TD Garden. 5:30 PM MT Friday, March 6 – Philadelphia 76ers. Wells Fargo Center. 5:00 PM MT. Sunday, March 8 – Brooklyn Nets. Barclays Center. 4:00 PM. Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies Memphis is by far the best team that the Jazz will...
Via TornBySports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Burke Makes Defender Look Silly With Shake-And-Bake Move

Trey Burke had 23 points in the Jazz’s Saturday night win over the Bucks including this nasty fake-spin on Khris Middleton. The post Trey Burke Makes Defender Look Silly With Shake-And-Bake Move appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks lose after lackluster fourth quarter in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Trey Burke had 23 points and six assists to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 82-75 on Saturday night. Derrick Favors added 16 points, 12 rebounds and three steals for the Jazz, who have won consecutive games for the sixth time this season. They are yet to win three in a row. Rudy Gobert had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Khris Middleton...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out former Jazz center Greg Ostertag’s new sport

Former Utah Jazz center Greg Ostertag has taken up a new sport nowadays. Ostertag, who once was slapped by Shaquille O’Neal to the floor, has decided to prove that he isn’t a wuss once by joining an adult hockey league. I’m kidding of course – on the wuss part. The 7’2 former NBA center played hockey as a kid and has since joined an adult league in which he plays two times...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Favors plays Jazz past Nuggets

  Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Trey Burke came off the bench to score 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the struggling Denver Nuggets 104-82 on Friday night. Gordon Hayward added 15 points and Rudy Gobert had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz. Utah has won five of its last seven. Will Barton had 22 points for the Nuggets. They have lost nine...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Favors has 21 points, 10 rebounds for Jazz

DENVER (AP) Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Trey Burke came off the bench to score 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the struggling Denver Nuggets 104-82 on Friday night. Gordon Hayward added 15 points and Rudy Gobert had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz. Utah has won five of its last seven. Will Barton had 22 points for the Nuggets. They have...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jordan Clarkson Scores Career-High 22 Points Vs. Jazz

As the 2014-15 season begins to wind down, Jordan Clarkson continues to improve. On Wednesday night, the 22-year-old rookie scored a career-high 22 points versus the Utah Jazz. The most impressive part was that Clarkson scored his 22 points on an extremely efficient 10-for-16 shooting. The Missouri product also added 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 34 minutes of play. Oh,...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins Will Sign Contract Today, Possibly Be Available Tonight

Kendrick Perkins was bought out by the Utah Jazz yesterday after being traded to them on the NBA Deadline. Perkins, who is expected to sign with Cleveland today, could possibly play against the Detroit Pistons tonight. Kendrick Perkins should sign #Cavs contract today. Still questionable if he is available to play tonight — Jason Lloyd […] The post Kendrick Perkins Will Sign...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins finalizes buyout with Jazz, will sign with Cleveland

Old friend Kendrick Perkins will be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers after being bought out by the Utah Jazz Saturday. Yahoo Sports: Kendrick Perkins reaches buyout agreement, signing with Cleveland Cavaliers.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 21, 2015The big man will add frontcourt depth the Cavaliers desperately needed heading into the second half...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kendrick Perkins Agrees To Sign With Cavs After Jazz Buy Him Out

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are adding some inside muscle and depth. Former Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kendrick Perkins has agreed to sign with the Cavs, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. Perkins, who won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008, will sign with the Cavs as early as Monday. The person spoke to The...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs are favorites to sign Kendrick Perkins

In a land where 270-pound bruisers don’t exactly grow on trees, the Cleveland Cavaliers may soon have two of them on their roster. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojarowski reports that the Wine and Gold have suddenly become “strong frontrunners” in landing Kendrick Perkins, the 30-year-old center who helped the Boston Celtics win a title in 2008, following an ongoing buyout with...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Top 5 transactions 2014-2015

Thursday’s NBA trade deadline has come and gone and the Utah Jazz were involved. It was the first deadline day trade the Jazz had been involved in since 2010, when they sent Ronnie Brewer to the Memphis Grizzlies for a protected 2011 first-round pick. On Thursday, the Jazz sent Enes Kanter and Steve Novak to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Grant Jerrett, Kendrick Perkins...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz: Episode 11 – Trade Deadline Edition

  Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz Jedi & Jerms Episode 11: Trade Deadline Edition. John and Alan do an impromptu show to discuss the events of the day. They give their reaction and analysis of the Utah Jazz trade of Enes Kanter as well as their opinions on the winners and losers of the trade deadline. We welcome your thoughts and comments: @jediandjerms, @jedizaugg and ...
Via TornBySports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter wants out of Utah

Enes Kanter and the Utah Jazz were pretty chummy for a long time, but things started deteriorating this off season when Kanter and the Jazz decided not extend his contract. The team already gave Derrick Favors an extension so they decided to see how Kanter panned out as a full-time starter. Well, it seems we have that answer now. Kanter said after a recent loss to the Mavericks that...
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Center Enes Kanter Hopes To Be Traded By Deadline

Enes Kanter hopes to be traded by the Jazz before the trading deadline. Utah Jazz starting center Enes Kanter publicly stated that he hopes the team trades him by the trading deadline next week. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Kanter expressed frustration after leaving Wednesday’s 87-82 loss to the Dallas Mavericks with an assumed eye injury. When asked about it, Kanter cryptically...
Via Basketball Bicker
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Signs Elijah Millsap To Three-Year Contract

Elijah Millsap signed a three year contract with the Utah Jazz. RealGM reports that the Utah Jazz have signed Elijah Millsap to a three year contract. The contract is guaranteed for the remainder of this season with two more years of team options for Utah. Brother of Atlanta Hawks star Paul Millsap, Elijah has been on two back to back 10 day contracts with the Jazz while averaging...
Via Basketball Bicker
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Booker makes amazing backwards shot

Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker tried something a bit different in Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Jazz were faced with a tough situation at the time—having to inbound the ball with just 0.2 seconds remaining on the shot clock. Gordon Hayward then threw a bounce pass to Booker. But instead of catching the ball, he did a two-handed volleyball set shot...
Via The Sports Daily
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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