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October 11, 2014 Updates

"That was strong. I feel like he got stronger than last year," Jazz center Rudy Gobert said. "He’s going to need it, because people are waiting for him this year." Gobert, known to be feisty himself, smiled when asked about the Hayward staredown. "First time I see emotions from Gordon," the French center said. Deseret News

October 10, 2014 Updates
October 9, 2014 Updates

A funny moment after shootaround was provided by Snyder and his quick wit. He was informed that he looks life-like in the new NBA 2k15 video game that made its debut early in the week. "I’m in a video game?" Snyder asked. "Maybe now, Gordon (Hayward) will start listening to me." Salt Lake Tribune

October 8, 2014 Updates
October 7, 2014 Updates

On Monday evening, the Jazz bolstered their roster by signing free agent guard J.P. Gibson, a 5-year-old Layton boy battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia, for the team’s scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena. "JP loves most sports, but basketball is definitely his favorite," his mother, Megan Gibson, said. "When he was just over a year old, he would sit with my husband Josh watching games. He started insisting on shooting hoops for an hour each night before bedtime when he was just 15 months old. He knows he has to be six before he can play Junior Jazz, and he reminds us all the time that he can't wait until he's six." Salt Lake Tribune

But the boy, whose parents weren’t sure if he’d be able to walk or run at one point, now brings smiles as walked onto the court at EnergySolutions to a standing ovation from the crowd on hand. He promised to score seven points. He said his favorite player is Gordon Hayward. Salt Lake Tribune

October 5, 2014 Updates

So even as a rookie, Hood figures prominently into the Jazz’s plans at shooting guard and small forward. "We want him to take open shots," coach Quin Snyder said. "If he’s open, it’s a good shot. I don’t care how many he’s missed or made." Forward Steve Novak, one of the league’s top shooters himself and a new addition to the Jazz, agreed. "The thing I’ve talked to him about is just being on that border of confident/arrogant," Novak said. "I feel like as a shooter, you’ve got to be really confident shooting the ball. And he’s such a nice kid that I think it can almost be a flaw for him. He doesn’t want to be selfish ever, which is great, but with his skill set you want him to shoot the ball when he’s open. … Think in your head that this is going up and going in. Don’t apologize. Once he gets that confidence up, I think he’ll be a very, very good player in this league." Salt Lake Tribune

October 1, 2014 Updates
September 30, 2014 Updates
September 29, 2014 Updates

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

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