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There’s another reason Malone still weighs 256 pounds — his playing weight. One of his new projects is mentoring the Jazz’s young players — specifically power forward Derrick Favors and center Enes Kanter. "I always had a suspicion, at some point, I’d be back involved with some organization," Malone said. "When I stepped back on the floor, I wanted to look like a coach. I wanted to look like I belonged. I thought it might help the young guys listen to me." Salt Lake Tribune

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Utah Jazz Head Coach, Tyrone Corbin, has announced that Karl Malone (Jazz 1985-2003) will work with Jazz forward Derrick Favors and center Enes Kanter, as well as others on an as-needed basis. No structured schedule has been set for Malone’s participation. “It is great to have Karl as a resource for the team,” said Corbin. “He is one of the most talented big men to have ever played this game.” NBA.com

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Enes Kanter's recovery from April shoulder surgery is ahead of schedule, his agent said Wednesday, but the Utah Jazz center may not be cleared to play until August. That means Kanter will not participate in the Orlando Summer League July 7 through 12, although Kanter's agent, Max Ergul, said it was unlikely the Turkish big man would have played that week even if healthy. Salt Lake Tribune

April 11, 2013 Updates

By mid-afternoon Wednesday, Enes Kanter was alert in his hospital room, watching a movie. Kanter underwent surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder earlier in the day in Chicago. His agent called the procedure "very simple" and said it "went perfect." But, as the Utah Jazz announced a day earlier, their amiable backup center will miss the remainder of the season and is unlikely to return to the team before the end of year. Salt Lake Tribune

Kanter’s agent, Max Ergul, said the second-year Jazz center would remain in Chicago for the foreseeable future to rehab the shoulder, which he injured while diving for a loose ball against Phoenix on March 27. Ergul said he did not know when Kanter would return to Salt Lake City. "He has no reason right now," Ergul said. "His medical staff is here [in Chicago], his rehab staff is here. He will start with that Friday." Salt Lake Tribune

April 10, 2013 Updates

Following several medical consultations, it has been decided that Enes Kanter will undergo a surgical repair on his injured left shoulder. The procedure will be performed on Wednesday, April 10 in Chicago by Dr. Guido Marra. As a result, Kanter will miss the remainder of the season. A return-to-activity timeline will be determined following the completion of the surgery. NBA.com

April 9, 2013 Updates

Jody Genessy: Jazz C Enes Kanter will undergo minor surgery to repair damage in his left shoulder, per a source. He's expected to be back in month or so. Twitter @DJJazzyJody

Jody Genessy: Jazz center Enes Kanter is done for the season, according to a source. He is in NYC getting opinions on what to do with his left shoulder. Twitter @DJJazzyJody

Jazz center Enes Kanter was in New York on Monday, consulting with doctors about his dislocated right shoulder. Kanter was injured on March 27 against Phoenix. He has missed the last six games and, although the Jazz have not announced a official timetable for his recovery, it seems unlikely he will return this season. Salt Lake Tribune

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