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May 26

NBA Playoffs 2017: Watch The Moment LeBron James Passed Michael Jordan with 5,989th Point

LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers small forward, broke a long-standing NBA record Wednesday when he scored his 5,989th career playoff point.

With a three-pointer in the third quarter of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden, James

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May 24

AP Source: Bucks opening up GM search after Hammond exit

Boasting a budding star and an impressive roster of young talent, the Milwaukee Bucks are opening up their search for a new general manager to lead them into contention in the Eastern Conference. After longtime GM John Hammond left to join friend Jeff …

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May 24

Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma reportedly rising up draft boards

Kyle Kuzma wasn’t sure how things would play out when he announced plans in late March to test the NBA draft. The Utah Utes junior forward was well aware of the doubters and didn’t immediately hire an agent to keep open the option to return for his senior year. A month later, Kuzma has hired an agent and is rising up the pre-draft rankings after a superb NBA combine and strong individual workouts.

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May 23

Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma rising up draft boards

Kyle Kuzma wasn’t sure how things would play out when he announced plans in late March to test the NBA draft. The Utah Utes junior forward was well aware of the doubters and didn’t immediately hire an agent to keep open the option to return for his senior year. A month later, Kuzma has hired an agent and is rising up the pre-draft rankings after a superb NBA combine and strong individual workouts.

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May 23

Utah Jazz: Utes Kyle Kuzma, David Collette to work out Tuesday

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May 21

Jazz: Illinois’ Malcom Hill shows promise in pre-draft workout

Illinois’ Malcolm Hill was a late addition to Saturday morning’s Utah Jazz pre-draft workout. But he was able to make an impression regardless.
Shooting the ball off screens, showcasing his scoring ability and his playmaking acumen, Hill was able to endear himself to Jazz brass in a workout that also featured 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall from the University of Central Florida.
“[Hill] is a very good player,†Jazz VP of Player Personnel Walt Perrin said. “He had a good year this year, but not a great ye…

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May 18

GM Dennis Lindsey focused on Jazz retaining their own

The Utah Jazz took the long stride from lottery team to the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference playoffs this season but general manager Dennis Lindsey knows significant hurdles remain before the team becomes a true contender. ”Player retention would be the next step,” Lindsey said Thursday. The Jazz rose to this moment with a patient rebuild that included allowing a young core to develop and not adding outside pieces too soon that would stunt that growth.

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May 18

The All-NBA Teams are out, and Paul George and Gordon Hayward can’t be happy

Paul George could become a free agent in 2018. The NBA released its All-NBA Teams on Thursday, and while the usual assortment of MVP-level good guys dot the rosters, much of the focus on the release surrounds the exclusion of Indiana Pacers four-time All-Star Paul George, and 2017 All-Star and Utah Jazz free agent-to-be Gordon Hayward. Rather than merely triggering bonuses, or Wikipedia entry sidebar credits, All-NBA teams currently boast a feature that’s come under fire of late. Under the new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and its players, inclusion on one of the three media-voted teams opens the door for All-NBA players to receive Designated Player status if the awardees are on their second contracts with their rookie teams.

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May 17

The NBA’s Latest Attempt to Promote Competition: $200-Million Contracts

What does it take to keep a basketball player from leaving his team? Some Utah Jazz fans are hoping a billboard will help. With the team’s season over, its  27-year-old star Gordon Hayward is eligible to enter free agency and likely to entertain enormous contract offers from several teams in July. In anticipation, some Salt Lake City residents have chipped in to emblazon his likeness and the slogan “#STAYWARD” on a massive sign near the arena. Ultimately, though, whether Hayward re-signs in Utah may hinge not on a billboard, but on the NBA’s latest attempt to keep its 30 teams competitive. Under a new provision called a “designated-player exception” in the National Basketball Association’s collective-bargaining

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May 16

NBA Off-Season Previews: Forecasting The Summer’s Biggest Moves

While the NBA playoffs are still going, the 2017 off-season is rapidly approaching for many teams with massive decisions to make. A three-day span in mid-April could end up shaping the Chicago Bulls for years to come. The eight-seed won the first two g…

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May 16

Sources: Andre Iguodala’s MRI on left knee shows no structural damage

Andre Iguodala is in his 13th NBA season. Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala’s MRI result Monday on his left knee revealed no structural damage, league sources told The Vertical. Iguodala is listed as questionable for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday against the San Antonio Spurs.

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May 13

25 Most Heroic Losses in NBA Playoff History

The NBA is often described as an individual game, and whether we like it or not, there’s some truth to that. A big second-quarter helped the Celtics pull off a win and keep the series interesting, with a final score of 109-103.

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May 13

Klay Thompson’s bass are bigger than Zaza Pachulia’s anchovies

Nope, that headline isn’t a euphemism. With a nice break ahead of the Western Conference Finals, Klay Thompson and Zaza Pachulia went fishing after sweeping the Utah Jazz in Round 2. And, of course, what’s a fishing trip if you didn’t do

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May 12

Draymond Green, Richard Jefferson reignite Cavs-Warriors war of words

Draymond Green and Richard Jefferson are already talking with another round to go before the NBA Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors still need to win four more games apiece to ensure a third-straight NBA Finals rematch. With both…

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May 12

Metta World Peace is not backing off his championship prediction: Jazz or Clippers

It is verifiably untrue that the Los Angeles Clippers or Utah Jazz will win the NBA title this season. Frankly, either of those were longshots when the playoffs started, but the Jazz knocked off the Clippers in the first round, then the Warriors swept …

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May 11

Monson: Many Jazz players love Utah, but … is Gordon Hayward one of them?

What if Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa had bailed on Rome for, say, Egypt? On the deserted end of the equation, the sensitivity to that kind of deal is elevated in Salt Lake City, where former Mavericks guard Derek Harper’s words from 1997 linger, still: “You go live in Utah. I don’t want to.” Not sure what they were supposed to say, but … one by one, this year’s Jazz players took the mic for end-of-the-season interviews Tuesday. A question that all of them were asked was: How do you like playing and living in Utah? Salt Lake City may be a garden spot, but it hasn’t exactly been a destination for big-time NBA free agents for perceived reasons that run from the cultural to the stereotypical to the economical

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May 10

Video Breakdown: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry dominate Jazz on consecutive BLOB plays

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant made short work of the Utah Jazz. The Golden State Warriors duo, along with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, swept the No. 5 seed in four games on Monday in a 121-95 drubbing. Things really took off for the Warriors in the fourth quarter of Game 4, but the opening half wasn’t too shabby either.

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May 09

Celtics guard Thomas: Draymond calling Olynyk dirty player ‘a joke’

SALT LAKE CITY — Maybe now the pretty finally will give way to the gritty. And the constant talk of beautiful ball movement and gorgeous jump shots can be shouted down a bit by the noise the Warriors make on the other end of the court. Through eight games this postseason they have done enough fantastic work on defense for that component of their game to get its overdue props. Studying the offensive actions of their opponents — with particular emphasis on the most dangerous scorers — and applying what they’ve learned is the primary reason the Warriors are 8-0 this postseason. They held Portland’s Damian Lillard to 43.3-percent shooting in the first round, and limited sidekick CJ McCollum to

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May 09

Draymond Green sees your trolling, Jazz fans, and raises you

Draymond Green did more than his fair share of work to end the Utah Jazz’s season. The Golden State Warriors All-Star forward averaged 16 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.0 blocks per game against Utah in the Western Conference semifinals, shooting 50 percent from the floor and 47.6 percent from 3-point range. When the Warriors break your heart but @money23green makes your night.

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May 09

Two-Man Game: What are the next steps for the Utah Jazz?

Coming off of their playoff sweep, The Vertical’s Chris Mannix and Bobby Marks take a look at the next steps the for the Utah Jazz.

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