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Trey Burke joins the company of Justin Verlander and Kate Upton, though not in a flattering way. The former Michigan point guard, now with the Utah Jazz, was the subject of yet another nude photo leak on Twitter, leading to his name becoming a trending topic on the social media platform. Reports say Burke reached out to Jazz management and his teammates about the photos. "We are disappointed in what we've learned so far, but we're going to move forward," said Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, according to Jody Genessy, a Jazz beat writer for Deseret News. Detroit Free Press

September 28, 2014 Updates

Jody Genessy: The Utah Jazz made it official that Mehmet Okur will act as a team ambassador. Jazz president Randy Rigby: "Memo is an ideal fit for us." Twitter @DJJazzyJody

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The Utah Jazz today announced that Andrae Patterson and Travis Walton have been named assistant coaches on Idaho Stampede Head Coach Dean Cooper’s staff. In addition, the Jazz announced that Brady Howe will serve as the head athletic trainer and strength-and-conditioning coach and Hans Steinbrenner as the director of basketball operations for the Stampede, the team’s NBA Development League affiliate. Per team policy, terms of the agreements were not announced. NBA.com

Mehmet Okur was among the blasts from the Jazz past who returned to Utah to honor Jerry Sloan last week. The retired center hopes to focus on someone else in his next trip to his old NBA stomping grounds. Enes Kanter, have some free time? “I’d like to take him out and talk to him a little bit, see what happens, try to help him a little bit more,” Okur said. “That’s what I’m going to do the next time I come to town.” Deseret News

Memo sent Kanter a text, telling him he wants to grab a bite to eat the next time he comes to Salt Lake. Kanter said he'd be more than willing to absorb more from Okur, a learning experience that could be similar to his visit to Louisiana to train with Karl Malone last summer. “Learning from a guy like (Okur), it would be really good,” Kanter said. “We both play similar positions, shoot, and I think it would be really good.” Deseret News

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Karl Malone and John Stockton are followed by a player whose jersey was just recently retired by the Jazz and another one that gets booed when he returns to Salt Lake City.

   

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