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The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with United Fuel Supply for a new on-court branding space at EnergySolutions Arena. Two United Fuel Supply marks have been installed on the floor space known as the apron, which is the out-of-bounds areas in front of the home and visitor team benches for NBA games. This new, highly-visible court placement has already been sold by a third of the NBA teams as first-time inventory. “Jazz players fuel up before they take the court for a game, and the apron placement serves as a brand trigger on the importance of energy,” said Chris Baum, senior vice president of corporate partnerships for Miller Sports Properties. “United Fuel Supply is a break-out company, and the in-arena and television exposure gives them a significant presence at Utah Jazz games.” NBA.com

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While some took Cleveland guard Dion Waiters to task last week, speculating about why he missed the national anthem before the Cavs-Jazz game, Enes Kanter took a different approach. Kanter, a devout Muslim, took to the Internet to voice his support for a fellow member of his faith. In doing so, the Utah Jazz player promoted unity across national, sports and religious borders. “We (are) all a big family,” Kanter wrote on Twitter. “Doesn't matter what religion you are in or your country or your skin color. We should all respect and love each other.” Deseret News

Jazz management has requested that players from the U.S. put their hands on their heart, and the team often has more do so than many NBA squads. Not all international players, even on the Jazz, make that patriotic American gesture. But Kanter, who returns to Turkey but also lives in Chicago each offseason, believes it’s a special way for him to show respect to his home away from home. Deseret News

November 13, 2014 Updates

The Utah Jazz are hopeful the once-popular Rocky Mountain Revue NBA summer league returns to Salt Lake City as soon as the summer of 2015, three league officials familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly until details are finalized. USA Today Sports

Preliminary plans aim to to keep the event intimate — four to six teams — and bring professional summer basketball back to Salt Lake City, where the league had set up from 1984-2008. The Jazz, who also plan to play in the Las Vegas summer league, could be joined in Salt Lake City by an international team, a team of D-League players and possibly one or two other Western Conference teams who want to play in two summer leagues but don't want to send a team across the country to Orlando's summer league. USA Today Sports

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned guard Toure’ Murry to the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s exclusive D-League affiliate. Murry is expected to be in uniform for the Stampede’s season opener on Friday, Nov. 14 against the Erie BayHawks. NBA.com

November 11, 2014 Updates

David Locke: The Warriors waived Nemanja Nedovic today. Jazz have open spot and are keeping close eye on PG who could be insurance. Possible. Nemanja Nedovic is 6'4 guard coming into the draft was thought of as an elite athlete, strong leaper. Shot 40% FG 29% 3pt on D-League Twitter @Lockedonsports

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