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For Mo Williams a Return to Utah Has Always Been in Back of his Mind

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Everything has come full circle for Mo Williams in his NBA career. After stops in Milwaukee, Cleveland and Los Angeles, Williams is going back to the place where his career all got started, Utah. This time he will have a different role with the Jazz. Williams is no longer a ...

Devin Harris, Utah Jazz Come On Late to Lock Up Playoff Berth

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The Utah Jazz appeared to be in trouble at the end of March. Despite a six-game winning streak in the middle of the month, they lost four of their last five to close it out and found themselves in a fight for their playoff lives heading into the final few ...

Jeremy Evans Throws Down Two Balls At Once To Win the NBA Dunk Contest

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Jeremy Evans wasn't even supposed to be a part of the NBA dunk competition. The Utah Jazz player was simply inserted into it when an injury to New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert opened up a spot. Instead of just enjoying being a part of it, however, Evans walked out of ...

Outside of Beer, Diversity and Climate, Devin Harris Might Be on to Something Comparing Salt Lake City to Milwaukee

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Quick! When I say Salt Lake City, Utah, name a similar city that first comes to mind! It's a pretty tough question actually. Having been to Salt Lake numerous times, I'm not sure anything quite compares.  But if you pinned me down and forced me to pick a city, I ...

Enes Kanter Feels “Jazzy” to Be Drafted by Utah

Monday, June 27th, 2011

It’s never a great thing to have the 3rd overall pick in a perceived two-person draft. That was the case for the Utah Jazz on Thursday night, but I don’t think they’re complaining too much about the player they got. While they have a number of bigs on their team ...

2011 NBA Draft Previews: How High (Or Low) Will Jimmer Fredette Go On Thursday?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

The 2011 NBA Draft is just two days away and it's almost time to get an answer to the question many have been wondering about all year. Heck, some were even thinking about it last year. And that question is: Where, and how high, will Jimmer Fredette -- the reigning ...

Kevin O’Connor Says the Jazz Will Take the Best Player Regardless of Position

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

When the Utah Jazz traded Deron Williams away to the New Jersey Nets, it sent the franchise into a downward spiral and it was anyone’s guess as to how long that would last. Not only was Deron Williams the centerpiece of the franchise, but he is also one of the ...

Deron Williams and the Streaking Nets Look to Remain Hot Against Chicago, Continue Climbing Eastern Conference Standings

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Talk about a trade that's paid immediate dividends. Since trading for All Star point guard Deron Williams, the New Jersey Nets  suddenly look like, well, a professional basketball team. The Nets  have won five in a row heading into tonight's contest against the Chicago Bulls, and believe it or not, ...

Devin Harris Is Excited To Be A Part of a Winning Franchise Again

Monday, February 28th, 2011

With just minutes left in the NBA trade deadline, the Utah Jazz pulled the trigger on a trade sending Deron Williams to New Jersey in exchange for Devin Harris, Derrick Favors, and some draft picks.  Harris and Favors immediately improved by joining a winning team, leaving behind a pitiful record ...

Utah Jazz GM Decides Keeping Deron Williams Isn’t Worth The Risk

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Deron Williams simply wasn't worth the risk, and it didn't have anything to do with the fact that he didn't seem to get along with former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan. It had much more to do with his current contract. Williams had one year left on his three-year deal, one ...