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Utah plans to reach out to several candidates in the next few days. Griffin's defensive background with Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is important to Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, who wants to improve one of the NBA's worst defenses. Yahoo! Sports

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Don’t expect a Utah Jazz coaching decision — or even interviews — to happen anytime soon. For one thing, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey and assistant GM Justin Zanik are on a scouting trip in Europe through the end of next week. For another, Jazz president Randy Rigby reiterated that the organization is just beginning the process of establishing requirements for Tyrone Corbin’s replacement. “It will be an exhaustive search. We'll be expeditious, though,” Rigby said Wednesday during an interview on The Zone Sports Network. “But we'll be sensitive to taking the necessary time, so that we get it right and it will be the right selection for the Utah Jazz.” Deseret News

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Less than a year after losing top assistant coach Mike Budenholzer to the Atlanta Hawks, the Spurs may be in danger of losing his successor to the Utah Jazz. According to a well-connected NBA source familiar with the Jazz? search for a successor to head coach Ty Corbin, Spurs assistant Jim Boylen is at the top of Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey?s list of potential replacements. Lindsey announced on Monday that the club will not offer a new contract to Corbin, whose contract soon will expire. San Antonio Express-News

Marc Stein: VERY true DLindsey & JBoylen share long-term mutual admiration. Remains to be seen, tho, whether Jazz can hire guy who struggled at UofUtah. Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

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"… He’s someone we’ve tracked for a long time now and is potentially a good fit for us," said Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey. "We just want to take him to the end of the year and see where he is relative to our team." Asked what Thomas brings to the table, Lindsey said, "He’s an athletic, mobile power forward who has improved his shooting range over the last few years. We don’t want to overstate the call-up, but he’s a kid with good character … [and] an improving skill set." Salt Lake Tribune

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"I wish it could have happened," Hayward said. "[But] this in no way changes the way I feel about Utah at all. I love being here, love playing for them." Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said, "Time and circumstances dictated that this deal will get done at a later date," adding that Hayward "will be a leader of our team for a long time." "He’s someone we can see in a Utah Jazz jersey until he retires," Lindsey said. "That’s our hope. We think there’s a great fit." Salt Lake Tribune

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