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10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out in New Roles During 2014-15

Movement is constant in basketball, even during the offseason. And for these 10 NBA players, moving into a new role in 2014-15 could be all they need to break out.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Utah Jazz

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SLC Dunk

JuMu's Jazzmen Previews: #6 Dante Exum

This post marks the halfway mark of the countdown for my top 10 Jazz players for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Dante Exum, John Stockton

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Toure Murry Joins The Utah Jazz Big Band: The Downbeat #1439

No, seriously, we pretty much have enough players to fill out a Basie-style orchestra.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Rudy Gobert, Ian Clark, John Lucas III

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SLC Dunk

Ways to improve the 2014-15 Utah Jazz: #3 - Gordon Hayward's Shot

For the past decade, about two lotto teams suddenly make an improvement of 15 or more wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter

Lake Show Life

Wesley Johnson On Borrowed Time

Jan 24, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lake Show Life

Wesley Johnson On Borrowed Time

Jan 24, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Challenge Each New NBA Head Coach Is Facing Entering 2014-15

You're still new, figuring out how things run, sometimes battling the adjustments that come with relocating.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Salt City Hoops

Coach Quin Snyder: Communication and Development

He's incredibly articulate. You'd expect that from someone with a J.D./M.B.A., but it's still wonderfully refreshing to listen to him in an interview.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter

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Free Agency 2014: Utah Jazz additions Dee Bost, Kevin Murphy, Brock Motum, and Jack Cooley mean what?

For whatever reason, the Utah Jazz are announcing their training camp invites pretty early this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kevin Murphy, Ian Clark, Rodney Hood, Trey Burke

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Ways to improve the 2014-15 Utah Jazz: #2 - Protecting the Paint

For the past decade, about two lotto teams suddenly make an improvement of 15 or more wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Buckets Over Broadway

NBA Rumors: Toure' Murry close to signing with Utah Jazz

The New York Knicks wanted to try and keep young point guard Toure' Murry this season after he made the team last year and did some good things in the brief look he got.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Toure' Murry, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Wichita State University NCAA, Wichita State Shockers NCAA Basketball, Dante Exum

Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Utah Jazz NBA Developmental League affiliate Idaho Stampede names Dean Cooper as head coach

The Utah Jazz have announced that the head coach of the Idaho Stampede will be Dean Cooper .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Ian Clark, Trey Burke, NBA Players, Dante Exum

BleacherReport

Will Gordon Hayward Have His Bounce-Back Year Under New Jazz Coach Quin Snyder?

Gordon Hayward 's new four-year, $63 million contract - offered first by the Charlotte Hornets and matched days later by the Utah Jazz - could very well be a harbinger of the versatile forward's future worth.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Jazz 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Utah Jazz 's rebuilding project, though it began in earnest last season, should truly kick into high gear in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Utah Jazz Could Be Worth A Billion Dollars -- The Downbeat #1429

What Steve Ballmer's purchase of the Clippers means for the Jazz. Also: Is Dante Exum progressing? Will the Jazz win more games than last season? Will more of you write FanPosts? SO MANY QUESTIONS.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, John Stockton, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Dante Exum

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Jazz close to deal with Toure Murry

Toure Murry barely got on the court last season with the Knicks, but in his limited minutes he showed potential.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, New York Knicks, Toure' Murry, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt City Hoops

Trevor Booker Video Scouting Report

Earlier this week, Andy Larsen did a terrific piece on this very site about the different reasons behind Utah's signing of veteran forward Trevor Booker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Rudy Gobert, Rodney Hood

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The Downbeat #1427- Utah Jazz Offseason

This slipped by Amar, in yesterday's Social Media Sunday , but here's Ronda Burke and her crew at an event for Mother's of Pro Basketball Players The MPBP is a nonprofit organization made up of women whose children played professional basketball in the NBA, or abroad.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Ian Clark, NBA Players

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Salt City Hoops

Enes Kanter Freelance Friday Roundtable

Editor's note: This Freelance Friday , we had 3 different submissions focusing on Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert

Salt City Hoops

Talking Burks and Kanter Extensions - Salt City Hoops Podcast

On this week's Salt City Hoops Podcast, Andy Larsen and Ben Dowsett preview the upcoming extension talks for the Utah Jazz with Enes Kanter and Alec Burks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players

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