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March 4, 2015 Updates

With his career-high 24 rebounds in a 93-82 win over the Grizzlies at FedEx Forum, the second-year center became just the fourth Jazz player in the Utah era to snare that many boards. "Some days you feel like it's very hard to get a couple rebounds," Gobert said. “And some days it feels like it just comes to me.” Deseret News

March 3, 2015 Updates

The Nuggets, mired in a 10-game home losing streak, broke a huddle coming out of a timeout in Friday's home loss to the Utah Jazz with a chant of "1-2-3 ... Six weeks!" Shaw denied that the team was referring to the end of the season, which is about six weeks away, and said it actually referred to the last time Denver won a home game. "The comment that the players made when they got together and said '1, 2, 3, six weeks!' was the players saying 'This is the end of the six weeks, we're going to get a win tonight on our home court and break the six-week losing spell on our home court.' Not six weeks that it's the end of the season," Shaw said. ESPN.com

February 28, 2015 Updates

Greg Ostertag, the former Utah Jazz center, plays hockey now. Ostertag, who played 11 season in the NBA and was listed at 7’2″, 280-pounds, played hockey as a kid and took it up again after retiring. As you can see, he’s still pretty big. Via USA Hockey Magazine: “I don’t handle the puck great, but I know how to get into position, and sometimes I get lucky,” Ostertag says. The Big Lead

February 24, 2015 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced the team has signed forward Jack Cooley (Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s exclusive NBA Development League affiliate) and guard Bryce Cotton (Austin Spurs) to 10-day contracts. Respectively, Cotton and Cooley become the NBA’s 38th and 39th overall NBA D-League Call-Ups of the 2014-15 season and the 28th and 29th different players to be called up. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Following the moves, the Jazz roster now stands at 15 players. NBA.com

“I always thought that we would be out there every night after dinner just going with epic battles,” said Gordon Hayward Sr. in an installment of SB Nation’s “Origins” series. “You know, when he was a freshman, he was under me, and I just kind of bullied him, and then all of the sudden he grew, and I’m under him, and he’s bullying me.” Hayward’s parents and his twin sister, Heather, joined the Jazz player on “Origins” to discuss what his basketball career has meant for their family. Conversations about everything from neighborhood games of “Kick the Can” to the most memorable moments of his career make it clear that the Hayward family has taken Gordon’s ride to the NBA together. Watch the entire video here. Deseret News

February 23, 2015 Updates

Emiliano Carchia: Tibor Pleiss is not happy in Barcelona due to his role. FC Barcelona is not happy with his performances Twitter @sportando

Thirty rare children will be on the court tonight at EnergySolutions Arena prior to the Utah Jazz game. They are youth living with chronic and debilitating rare diseases or they are surviving siblings, who will carry a portrait in memory of a loved one, when they stand with members of the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs during the National Anthem prior to the game. They will be wearing lapel pins and wristbands from the National Organization for Rare Disorders. NBA.com

February 21, 2015 Updates

After completing a contract buyout with the Utah Jazz, center Kendrick Perkins plans to sign a free agent deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his agent Arn Tellem told Yahoo Sports on Saturday. Perkins' reps and the Jazz reached agreement on the buyout on Saturday afternoon, and Perkins can sign with the Cavaliers once he clears waivers on Monday at 5 p.m. EST. Yahoo! Sports


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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