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'It reminds me of Kelly': Kyle Filipowski starting to find his footing (and playmaking) with Jazz

'It reminds me of Kelly': Kyle Filipowski starting to find his footing (and playmaking) with Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kyle Filipowski touched his lips to check for blood.
'He's real special': Jazz rookie Cody Williams' stellar Las Vegas debut turns heads

'He's real special': Jazz rookie Cody Williams' stellar Las Vegas debut turns heads

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 9:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Cody Williams' face said it all.
Learning curve: Jazz rookies tackle early NBA challenges in summer league

Learning curve: Jazz rookies tackle early NBA challenges in summer league

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Everything has gone fast for Utah's three rookies.
Jazz reportedly sign Johnny Juzang to 4-year deal

Jazz reportedly sign Johnny Juzang to 4-year deal

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 1:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Johnny Juzang has earned a full-time spot with the Utah Jazz.
'The ball has energy': Taylor Hendricks showcases 3-and-D potential in Jazz win

'The ball has energy': Taylor Hendricks showcases 3-and-D potential in Jazz win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 11:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Taylor Hendricks had a hop in his step on Wednesday.
Former Weber State guard Dillon Jones savors highlight moment in win over Jazz

Former Weber State guard Dillon Jones savors highlight moment in win over Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 11:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Brice Sensabaugh smiled and started clapping. Former Weber State guard Dillon Jones had the last laugh.
Elam Ending may be the best thing about SLC Summer League

Elam Ending may be the best thing about SLC Summer League

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 10:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's a word that is often dreaded in Summer League: overtime. Usually, you don't need to see five more minutes of what is often substandard basketball.
A 'little ugly' but fun: Observations from the Jazz's summer league win over Memphis

A 'little ugly' but fun: Observations from the Jazz's summer league win over Memphis

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 11:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sean Sheldon turned and yelled in frustration.
Jazz's unique Summer League: A training camp in July

Jazz's unique Summer League: A training camp in July

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 2:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Usually, the July games are reserved for rookies, two-way players, or guys trying to find their way into the league. For Utah, it's essentially a training camp in July.
'It's a good start': Jazz rookies arrive in Utah with something to prove

'It's a good start': Jazz rookies arrive in Utah with something to prove

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 12:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cody Williams can only remember a few things clearly since last Wednesday
Patrick Kinahan: Is trading Markkanen really the best Jazz move?

Patrick Kinahan: Is trading Markkanen really the best Jazz move?

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 10:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Trading away three All-Star players over the last two summers does not seem like the formula to build a championship-caliber NBA team.
Jazz free agency: Utah adds center, loses Dunn as rumors swirl around Markkanen

Jazz free agency: Utah adds center, loses Dunn as rumors swirl around Markkanen

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated July 1 - 8:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz have opened the 2024 free agency period by agreeing to terms with big man Drew Eubanks on a two-year, $10 million deal, according to ESPN.
'I ended up in the right spot': Jazz pick Duke's Kyle Filipowski in 2nd round of NBA draft

'I ended up in the right spot': Jazz pick Duke's Kyle Filipowski in 2nd round of NBA draft

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 6:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you trust Jayson Tatum, the Utah Jazz just got a steal with the No. 32 pick.
Cody Williams says getting drafted by Jazz was 'best feeling in the world'

Cody Williams says getting drafted by Jazz was 'best feeling in the world'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 12:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Like brother like brother? The Jazz sure hope so.
Jazz 'absolutely thrilled' to land former No. 1 high school player at end of first round

Jazz 'absolutely thrilled' to land former No. 1 high school player at end of first round

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 26 - 11:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah drafted USC guard Isaiah Collier with the No. 29 pick.
NBA draft tracker: Jazz pick in; news and analysis from the 2024 NBA draft

NBA draft tracker: Jazz pick in; news and analysis from the 2024 NBA draft

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 26 - 9:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz have three picks in this year's draft, two in Wednesday's first round (No. 10 and No. 29) and one in Thursday's second round (No. 32).
Jazz draft guide: Will Utah keep all 3 picks? (Plus our favorite prospects)

Jazz draft guide: Will Utah keep all 3 picks? (Plus our favorite prospects)

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 9:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

For the second consecutive season, the Jazz will enter the draft with three picks. And for the second consecutive season, the NBA at-large is wondering if Utah will keep all of those selections.
Patrick Kinahan: Ainge carries heavy responsibility to rebuild Jazz

Patrick Kinahan: Ainge carries heavy responsibility to rebuild Jazz

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Three years removed from working for the Boston Celtics, Danny Ainge deservedly got at least a modicum of credit for his part in the storied franchise winning its NBA-record 18th championship.
'I don't think there's ever such a thing as a bad draft': How Jazz will handle 2024 draft

'I don't think there's ever such a thing as a bad draft': How Jazz will handle 2024 draft

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 2:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 2024 draft, which begins on Wednesday, is unique. There isn't a consensus top player, let alone a consensus top five or 10.
'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

John Stockton didn't want the Jazz brand to change. But nearly three decades later, a similar rebrand is being nearly unanimously praised.
Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 10:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Smith Entertainment Group offered a few more details of its plans for the Delta Center and the blocks east of it in downtown Salt Lake City on Tuesday.
Mountain basketball: Jazz course correct with purple, black and blue rebrand

Mountain basketball: Jazz course correct with purple, black and blue rebrand

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 5 - 10:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Purple is back … for real this time.
Patrick Kinahan: Halfway in won't work anymore for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan: Halfway in won't work anymore for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 4 - 11:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Relative to tanking, the phrase slapped on NBA teams which intentionally dump games for the chance to win the draft lottery, the perception is the Jazz waited too long the last two years to lose.
Patrick Kinahan: Former All-Star's NBA career has languished since leaving Utah

Patrick Kinahan: Former All-Star's NBA career has languished since leaving Utah

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Generational wealth and not much by way of accomplishment on the basketball court basically has defined his seven seasons since Gordon Hayward left the Utah Jazz.
Tony Finau's agent reportedly tapped for top hockey position with Utah's NHL franchise

Tony Finau's agent reportedly tapped for top hockey position with Utah's NHL franchise

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 5:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's new NHL franchise reportedly has its first hire since relocating from the Valley of the Sun, and he has plenty of connections to Ryan Smith.
Who will the Jazz take at No. 10? Initial mock drafts are split

Who will the Jazz take at No. 10? Initial mock drafts are split

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted May 12 - 7:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Who will be available for the Jazz at No. 10? Here's who draft experts have the Jazz taking in their initial mock drafts following the lottery:
'Obviously, not happy about it': Jazz fall 2 spots to No. 10 in NBA draft lottery

'Obviously, not happy about it': Jazz fall 2 spots to No. 10 in NBA draft lottery

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 12 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz had a 6% chance to win Sunday's NBA lottery. They also had a 6% chance of slipping to the No. 10 spot. One of those things happened.
Jazz go to draft lottery with no clear 'franchise-altering players' in sight

Jazz go to draft lottery with no clear 'franchise-altering players' in sight

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11 - 10:52 a.m.  |  Save Story

By winning last year's lottery, the San Antonio Spurs seem to be set up for years to come with Victor Wembanyama. No player in this year's draft elicits that type of immediate hope.
Smith Entertainment Group releases bracket to name Utah NHL team

Smith Entertainment Group releases bracket to name Utah NHL team

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 7:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Coming soon: A team name for Utah's NHL club.
Patrick Kinahan: Former Jazz All-Stars working wonders in playoffs

Patrick Kinahan: Former Jazz All-Stars working wonders in playoffs

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 10:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

The well-documented narrative is Ainge and Co. believed the Mitchell/Gobert combination, along with the remaining roster, wasn't good enough to compete for the long-desired NBA championship.
'I don't think there's any debate': Rudy Gobert misses playoff game after birth of son

'I don't think there's any debate': Rudy Gobert misses playoff game after birth of son

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6 - 8:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gobert's first child, a baby boy, was delivered Monday morning. It's uncertain whether he'll be able to travel back to Denver in time for the second game against the Nuggets.
'Overheating and a little turbulence': How a tough 2nd season helped Walker Kessler

'Overheating and a little turbulence': How a tough 2nd season helped Walker Kessler

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 29 - 2:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

As Walker Kessler spoke about his second NBA season, the same term kept popping up.
'I wonder what he can do in 3 months': How the Smiths won over Utah's new NHL club

'I wonder what he can do in 3 months': How the Smiths won over Utah's new NHL club

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 25 - 6:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

The team that made up the Arizona Coyotes had been essentially left in the dark as a deal was worked out for their futures. They got some answers last Thursday.
The similarities behind the Jazz and Coyotes relocations nearly 45 years apart

The similarities behind the Jazz and Coyotes relocations nearly 45 years apart

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 9:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

It turns out there are plenty of similarities in Utah's response to the NHL as when the New Orleans Jazz moved to Utah 45 years ago this June.
From skepticism to celebration: How Utah got its NHL team

From skepticism to celebration: How Utah got its NHL team

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 20 - 9:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

Ryan Smith didn't know how high the number had climbed.
Lauri Markkanen is eager to win, and he'd like that to be with the Jazz

Lauri Markkanen is eager to win, and he'd like that to be with the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 17 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lauri Markkanen has continued playing near All-Star level this season, even as opposing teams loaded up on him. But how long is he willing to be patient as the front office rebuild?
Star hunting: Danny Ainge details Utah Jazz rebuilding plan

Star hunting: Danny Ainge details Utah Jazz rebuilding plan

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 16 - 3:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Jazz feel they are in a position to make a blockbuster trade. The problem? They don't know when those moves will be available.
'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Will Hardy isn't yet used to being done with the season in mid-April.
Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 4:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Warriors saved the Jazz from themselves Sunday, ending the game on a 6-0 to beat Utah 123-117.
From spiked shoes to generational gifts: The heartwarming first major purchases of Jazz players

From spiked shoes to generational gifts: The heartwarming first major purchases of Jazz players

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

John Collins arrived at the draft in 2017 with some eye-popping shoes — especially if your eyes got too close to said shoes.
Kenneth Lofton Jr.'s near triple-double leads Jazz to back-to-back victories

Kenneth Lofton Jr.'s near triple-double leads Jazz to back-to-back victories

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 13 - 12:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

Lofton Jr. had 27 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in the Jazz's 110-109 win over the LA Clippers in Los Angeles.
Eric Walden: Jazz coach, players preached desperation Thursday; it's time for front office to join in

Eric Walden: Jazz coach, players preached desperation Thursday; it's time for front office to join in

Eric Walden for KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 12:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

The tanking team finally snapped a 13-game losing streak in the season's home finale, and afterward noted how much having a sense of urgency helped.
Hardy thankful for 'most loyal fans' in NBA as Jazz snap 13-game losing skid

Hardy thankful for 'most loyal fans' in NBA as Jazz snap 13-game losing skid

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 11:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The noise always stands out to Will Hardy.
Eric Walden: Jazz's resistance to 'just play the rookies' isn't merely pointless stubbornness

Eric Walden: Jazz's resistance to 'just play the rookies' isn't merely pointless stubbornness

Eric Walden for KSL.com  |  Posted April 10 - 10:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz have now lost 13 consecutive games, a tangibly difficult stretch that has fans clamoring for head coach Will Hardy to play the rookies as much as possible.
Collin Sexton misses first game of the season in spirited loss to Nuggets

Collin Sexton misses first game of the season in spirited loss to Nuggets

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 9 - 11:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Will Hardy didn't need many words to explain the disappointment Collin Sexton felt on Tuesday.
Johnny Juzang's career-night not enough as Jazz lose 12th straight

Johnny Juzang's career-night not enough as Jazz lose 12th straight

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 7 - 10:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Juzang hit seven 3s in Utah's loss to the Warriors.
Hardy benches rookies after Jazz go down 20 in opening 5 minutes in blowout loss

Hardy benches rookies after Jazz go down 20 in opening 5 minutes in blowout loss

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 6 - 12:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

At the 6:25 mark of the first quarter, three Jazz rookies headed to the bench. None of them would return to the game until midway through the third quarter.
Will Hardy thinks it could be fun to be ejected from a game

Will Hardy thinks it could be fun to be ejected from a game

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 2:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Will Hardy admits he's kinda sorta looking forward to getting tossed from a game for the first time.
'Frustrating for sure': Neither Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert play in Utah this season

'Frustrating for sure': Neither Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert play in Utah this season

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 11:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

The two former Jazz stars made appearances in Salt Lake City but never in a playing capacity this season.
Jazz lose to Mitchell-less Cavs, but fan wins car after some drama

Jazz lose to Mitchell-less Cavs, but fan wins car after some drama

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 2 - 11:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The most interesting thing that happened during Cleveland's 129-113 win over the Jazz happened during a stoppage of play
Patrick Kinahan: Cavaliers in same situation as Jazz were with Donovan Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan: Cavaliers in same situation as Jazz were with Donovan Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 10:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donovan Mitchell loves his situation with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a young nucleus on the verge of hitting its collective stride together.
How a Utah Jazz coach started a league-wide autism awareness initiative

How a Utah Jazz coach started a league-wide autism awareness initiative

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 1 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Over the next week, "just about all" 30 NBA head coaches will wear similar shoes to promote autism awareness — an initiative that came about through the efforts of Jazz assistant coach Scott Morrison.
Utah Jazz GM Justin Zanik to have a kidney transplant

Utah Jazz GM Justin Zanik to have a kidney transplant

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 1 - 8:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Justin Zanik was diagnosed with kidney failure last fall. He'll have a kidney transplant done on Tuesday.
Season-high nights for Sensabaugh, Hendricks highlight Jazz loss to Kings

Season-high nights for Sensabaugh, Hendricks highlight Jazz loss to Kings

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated March 31 - 11:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Brice Sensabaugh apparently just needed to see one go down.
Belated breakout of Rockets guard Jalen Green has Jazz preaching patience for own young players

Belated breakout of Rockets guard Jalen Green has Jazz preaching patience for own young players

Eric Walden for KSL.com  |  Posted March 30 - 12:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Near the end of his third NBA season, the Houston guard is finally showing the promise that once made him the No. 2 overall pick.
John Collins' comfort and confidence on display in Jazz's narrow loss

John Collins' comfort and confidence on display in Jazz's narrow loss

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated March 30 - 12:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

With that dunk with 2:09 remaining in Utah's 101-100 loss to the Houston Rockets, Collins notched his first 30-point game as a member of the Jazz.
The nerdy side of Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz

The nerdy side of Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 11:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Lauri Markkanen entered a dimly lit room and his eyes grew wide. There was all the things that had once only filled his imagination right in front of him.
Eric Walden: Wemby or culture? If really the Jazz's choice, latest tank job may not be desired payoff, either

Eric Walden: Wemby or culture? If really the Jazz's choice, latest tank job may not be desired payoff, either

Eric Walden for KSL.com  |  Posted March 28 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Jazz fans got another up-close look at the transcendent talent of Victor Wembanyama on Wednesday night. It's been suggested the team sacrificed a chance at him in the name of preserving the team's "culture." If that's the case, they may have made an unnecessary — and wrong — choice.
Remembering 'Pistol' Pete Maravich after Caitlin Clark broke his scoring record

Remembering 'Pistol' Pete Maravich after Caitlin Clark broke his scoring record

Kathy Aiken for KSL.com  |  Posted March 28 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Caitlin Clark's scoring record this season put the spotlight on women's basketball. It also reminded us of the man whose record she broke, former LSU and Jazz star "Pistol" Pete Maravich.