1 of 30 View 30 Items Steve Griffin, Deseret News Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder talks with Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) during the Toronto Raptors versus Utah Jazz preseason NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Related Links Jody Genessy: Taking a pulse on what the world's saying about the Utah Jazz Utah Jazz roster brings swagger to Salt Lake City as band is back together for encore act Analytical data supports narrative that Utah Jazz are primed for success this season SALT LAKE CITY — Except for the addition of rookie Grayson Allen and the subtraction of Jonas Jerebko, the Utah Jazz team will look exactly the same as it did in 2017-18 with 14 players back from last season. The Jazz opted to stick with a team that won 29 of its last 35 regular-season games and advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs. Here’s a look at the Jazz players and expectations … [Read more...] about Utah Jazz: Player-by-player analysis and projections for the 2018-19 NBA season
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AP FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2013, file photo, wldESPN radio host Colin Cowherd tosses out a ceremonial pitch before a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Major League Baseball says ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd owes Dominican players an apology for remarks he made during his show. In a statement Friday, baseball says it "condemns the remarks," calling them "inappropriate, offensive and completely inconsistent with the values of our game." Cowherd had said Thursday that he didn't believe baseball was complex, saying a third of the sport was from the Dominican Republic, which had "not been known, in my lifetime, as having, you know, world-class academic abilities." (AP Photo/Jim Prisching, File) Could the Utah Jazz meet the LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs next spring? Las Vegas NBA win over/unders were released Monday, and both squads are projected at 48.5 wins, putting them tied for fourth in the Western … [Read more...] about Morning links: Colin Cowherd disses Utah Jazz; Donovan Mitchell a Philadelphia 76er someday?
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talks with the media during practice at Chesapeake Arena, as they prepare to play the Oklahoma City Thunder in game two of the NBA playoffs in Oklahoma City on Monday, April 16, 2018. Related Links Morning links: Donovan Mitchell saves the day; What's Hayward watching? Brad Rock: If Paul George can skip the lights, so can Donovan Mitchell Late Friday night, President Donald Trump criticized NBA star LeBron James via Twitter because of some comments James made about him during an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 4, 2018Several NBA players came to James' defense via Twitter, including Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, who early Saturday morning offered his opinion of Trump's comments. A sign of an insecure human being is one who … [Read more...] about Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell joins criticism of Donald Trump after President’s comments about LeBron James
AP Atlanta Hawks forward Tyler Cavanaugh (34) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Atlanta won 110-97. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Related Link Brad Rock: If Paul George can skip the lights, so can Donovan Mitchell SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz now have both of their two-way contract slots filled up. The organization announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to a deal with forward Tyler Cavanaugh. On the two-way contract, Cavanaugh will be eligible to be with the Jazz for 45 days, and he'll spend the remainder of the contract with the Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA G League. Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-way deal in July. Comment on this story The 6-foot-9, 238-pound Cavanaugh went undrafted out of George Washington in 2017, but joined the Atlanta Hawks and wound up playing in 39 games last season, averaging 4.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per contest. He also played in 11 games for the G League's Erie … [Read more...] about Utah Jazz sign forward Tyler Cavanaugh to two-way contract
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell celebrated his rookie season with hundreds of fans at the adidas Sport Performance store in Santa Monica, California on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Related Links Utah Jazz hire the NBA's first-ever native Greek assistant coach Utah Jazz preseason schedule has an international flavor Utah Jazz roster (pretty much) set. Here's how it came together and what it means for the future Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio fulfills promise to late mother by launching foundation DRAPER — Donovan Mitchell isn’t in dunk mode right now, so none of the kids at his youth basketball camp got bragging rights like he once did as a youngster. The kids who participated in his camp at Juan Diego had a blast, of course. They just didn’t get dunked on by an NBA player, which happened to Spida and remains a fond memory. “I went to David Lee’s camp. I remember that specifically because he dunked on me back in that camp,” … [Read more...] about Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is taking it easy on his foot, but not his schedule