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May 14, 2015 Updates

Utah's Delon Wright and Notre Dame's Jerian Grant, both big point guards and both four-year players, were among 11 prospects the Nets spoke with at the NBA Draft Combine Thursday, the first day teams could conduct player interviews. They will talk to another six Friday. Wright and Grant fit the Nets' model under Billy King, veteran players from big programs. Big point guards are also seen as a strength of this year's draft. NetsDaily

Tony Jones: UNLV forward Christian Wood has met with the Utah Jazz. Wood is projected as a late lottery pick/mid first round selection Twitter @Tjonessltrib

May 12, 2015 Updates

Jazz General Manager Dennis Lindsey will represent the team on stage, while Jazz President Randy Rigby will also be in attendance for the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery. This will be the first time Lindsey has served as the Jazz team representative during the NBA Draft Lottery. Kevin O’Connor (in 2004-06, 2010-11), Rigby (2013) and Bryan Miller (2014) were the Jazz’s on-stage participants for each of the franchise’s seven previous Lottery appearances. NBA.com

May 9, 2015 Updates

Jazz management told Byrd that to be noticed, he has to "absolutely blow someone away" with his shooting. Still, it was a start and a bit of a dream moment, working out in an NBA facility. He even chatted with Jerry Sloan. "So freaking cool," Byrd said. Lansing State Journal

May 8, 2015 Updates

Jackson felt like he was in his element during Thursday’s pre-draft workout with the Jazz. Back to 100 percent health, the 22-year-old said it was “a lot of fun” to do all of the running required, getting to interact with Utah's coaches and exhibiting his natural leadership abilities with the other five guys he worked out with. He also was eager to show that he has more to his game than he displayed at Wisconsin. “I’m not necessarily in a box,” he said. “Coming to these workouts, I get to show a little bit more of my skill set, show that my game can translate to the NBA.” Deseret News

May 7, 2015 Updates
May 6, 2015 Updates


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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