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Oct 17

NBA-Opening-night rosters feature 108 international players

Oct 17 (Reuters) – Opening night rosters for the NBA’s 2017-18 season, which begins on Tuesday, will feature 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories, according to the league.
The record for international players (113) and

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Oct 17

Basket – Aussie guard Exum set for shoulder op

– Utah Jazz’s Australian point guard Dante Exum will have surgery next week on his injured left shoulder. Exum suffered a separated shoulder and ligament damage in a pre-season game against the Phoenix Suns on October 6. Selected fifth overall in the 2014 NBA draft, the 22-year-old missed the entire 2015-16 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in August 2015 while playing for Australia’s national team.

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Oct 17

Utah Jazz point guard Exum set for shoulder op

Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum will have surgery next week on his injured left shoulder, the team said on Monday, with no timetable set for his NBA return. The procedure to stabilize the shoulder is set for October 24 — a week after the NBA season t…

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Oct 17

Jazz: Dante Exum undergoing surgery after shoulder injury

Jazz point guard Dante Exum hurt his shoulder in a preseason game – an injury that immediately looked like it could be season-ending. The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz guard Danté Exum who suffered a separated left shoulder on October 6 vs…

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Oct 16

Utah Jazz waive Joel Bolomboy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have waived forward Joel Bolomboy.
The team drafted Bolomboy with the No. 52 overall pick in 2016 and he played in 12 games. The 6-foot-9, 235-pounder from Weber State bounced back and forth from the NBA G League,

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Oct 16

Report: Jazz almost certainly won’t extend Rodney Hood

The Jazz’s contract-extension talks with Rodney Hood… apparently went nowhere. The Jazz sounded like they wanted to see another season from Hood before giving him a new deal. With Gordon Hayward and George Hill gone, Hood is in line for a bigger role.

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Oct 14

Sleeper teams for each conference in 2017-18 NBA season

The Hornets finished a disappointing 36-46 last season, but they were never as far off as it appeared. Despite that dismal record, they still outscored opponents, and point difference tends to better predict future success than record. The Hornets corr…

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Oct 10

Dante Exum, once the Jazz’s point guard of the future, remains as enigmatic as ever

This was going to be a pivotal season for Dante Exum.

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Oct 08

Basket – Aussie guard Exum feared lost to Jazz for season

– Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum could miss the entire upcoming NBA season after suffering a separated left shoulder and ligament damage. The 22-year-old Australian, selected fifth overall in the 2015 Draft, was hurt driving to the basket in the first half of Utah’s 112-102 pre-season victory Friday over the Phoenix Suns. An MRI revealed details of the injury, leaving team officials and doctors considering recovery timetables and rehabilitation options Saturday.

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Oct 07

National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) – Hall of Famer and Phoenix Suns star Connie Hawkins, who played seven seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 75.
Hawkins, nicknamed "The Hawk", played four All-Star seasons with the Suns from 1969 to 1973. He also

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Oct 07

National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) – Hall of Famer and Phoenix Suns star Connie Hawkins, who played seven seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 75.
Hawkins, nicknamed "The Hawk", played four All-Star seasons with the Suns from 1969 to 1973. He also

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Oct 07

Aussie guard Exum feared lost to Jazz for season

Los Angeles (AFP) – Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum suffered a separated left shoulder and ligament damage according to multiple reports Saturday and could miss the entire upcoming season.The 22-year-old Australian, selected fifth overall in the 2015

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Oct 07

Utah Jazz Guard Dante Exum Could Miss Season With Shoulder Injury

Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum could miss the upcoming season due to a separated left shoulder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Oct 07

Jazz guard Dante Exum has separated shoulder, may miss season

Utah Jazz?guard Dante Exum could miss the entire season with a separated left shoulder, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. Exum fell to the ground hard during the first quarter of Utah’s 112-102 preseason win on Friday and was taken to a hospital for more tests. Doctors and Jazz officials are conferring Saturday about recovery and timetable options, the sources said. Said Utah coach Quin Snyder after the game:?”If you saw his shoulder, it didn’t look good.” The 22-year-old Exum, selected by Utah with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 draft, averaged 6.2 points and 2.0 rebounds last season.

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Oct 07

GAME RECAP: Jazz 112, Suns 101

Rodney Hood and Alec Burks both score 19 points as the Utah Jazz defeat the Phoenix Suns, 112-101.

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Oct 06

BDL’s 2017-18 Season Previews: Utah Jazz, filling Gordon Hayward’s void

The 2017 offseason was the wildest in NBA history. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are now Eastern Conference rivals. Out West, Chris Paul joined James Harden, while Paul George and Carmelo Anthony united with Russell Westbrook.

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Oct 06

PBT Podcast: All-Star Game changes, Northwest Division preview

The Northwest Division is the deepest and one of the most interesting ones in the NBA this season. How far can Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler take the Timberwolves? How are the Utah Jazz going to score points?

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Oct 05

Burks scores 16, Jazz roll to 117-78 win over Maccabi Haifa

Alec Burks is just happy to be healthy after missing 146 games the last three seasons due to ankle, knee, leg and shoulder issues. Burks scored 16 points and the Jazz cruised to a 117-78 preseason victory over Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday night. The Isra…

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Oct 05

GAME RECAP: Jazz 117, Maccabi 78

Alec Burks scores 16 points as the Utah Jazz cruise to a 117-78 victory over Haifa Maccabi.

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Oct 03

Hood scores 18, Jazz beat Sydney Kings 108-83

Rodney Hood scored 18 points as the Utah Jazz defeated the Sydney Kings 108-83 in their preseason opener Monday. Sydney was visiting from Australia’s National Basketball League in the first game between the two leagues in an NBA preseason game. The Jazz began a new era for the franchise without All-Star Gordon Hayward, who spent his first seven seasons with the team.

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