Nike and NBA Introduce First Connected Jersey

September 16, 2017

Ushering in a radical evolution of the fan experience, NIKE, Inc. and the NBA today unveiled three new innovations: the Nike NBA Connected Jersey, the first NBA jersey that gives the wearer an all-access pass into the world of their favorite team and players; Statement Edition uniforms; and the Nike Therma Flex Showtime Warm-up Jacket, the first hooded jacket to be worn on the court during gametime. The official announcements…

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Jazz Reveal Statement Edition Uniform

September 16, 2017

The Utah Jazz revealed tonight the third of their four core uniforms for the 2017-18 season in conjunction with a Nike NBA launch event featuring Jazz guard Rodney Hood in Culver City, Calif. For the first time in franchise history, the team’s distinct gold color, which has been an accent color during the J-Note era, will be the primary color in the “Statement” edition uniform. The Utah Jazz Nike Uniform…

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Jazz Sign Free Agent Nazareth Mitrou-Long

September 14, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (September 14, 2017) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (me-TRUE). Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.  Mitrou-Long (6-4, 218, Iowa State) averaged 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists during his senior season with the Cyclones, earning All-Big 12 Second-Team honors. The guard also shot 47 percent from the field and led the…

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Jazz Sign Nate Wolters to a Two-Way Contract

September 13, 2017

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Nate Wolters to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.  Wolters (6-4, 190, South Dakota State) played for Crvena Zvezda in Serbia during the 2016-17 season, where he helped lead his team to the Serbian National Championship. He appeared in 65 games, averaging 8.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 17.1 minutes.  Originally selected in the second round (38th overall) of…

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Jazz Announce Basketball Staff Additions and Promotion

September 13, 2017

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has named David Morway and Justin Zanik as assistant general managers.  In addition, the organization has promoted Steven Schwartz to director of basketball operations. Morway, who spent the 2016-17 campaign as a basketball operations consultant with the Jazz, previously served as the assistant general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks. Prior to his time in Milwaukee, Morway spent 14 years with the Indiana…

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Silicon Slopes, Utah Jazz Partner on Arena Club

September 12, 2017

Silicon Slopes, the leading non-profit association representing Utah’s technology industry, is joining with the Utah Jazz in the formation of the Silicon Slopes Club when the newly renovated Vivint Smart Home Arena opens this fall. “The affiliation with a global organization such as the Utah Jazz will provide a competitive advantage for Utah’s tech and business community, especially as it relates to recruiting top-level talent and garnering unique visibility for…

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Arena Plaza to Feature 14-Foot J-Note

August 24, 2017

Downtown Salt Lake City and Vivint Smart Home Arena will have a new iconic landmark when the home of the Utah Jazz reopens this fall after its $125 million renovation. A 14-foot high and 21-foot wide illuminated Jazz note statue will be located on the plaza to welcome fans, announced Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment officials today. The navy, green and gold J-Note, which merges a basketball and musical…

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Vivint Smart Home Arena to Hold Hiring Event for 300 Positions

August 17, 2017

The newly renovated Vivint Smart Home Arena seeks to hire 300 part-time positions in preparation for the re-opening of the premier sports and entertainment venue in the Intermountain West and the home of the Utah Jazz. A hiring event will be held on Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at the Courtyard by Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown location at 345 West 100 South (across the street from the southwest corner of Vivint…

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Jazz to Participate in Annual ‘Be Well Utah’

August 17, 2017

The Utah Jazz will join University of Utah Health, the official healthcare partner of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment and the Jazz, for the 9th annual Be Well Utah – A Family Health Week on Aug. 19-26. Jazz guard Alec Burks will attend the Farmington Family Night at the Farmington Health Center from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. On Saturday, Aug. 26, Jazz forwards Joel Bolomboy and Royce…

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Jazz Name Eric Waters as Head Athletic Trainer

August 16, 2017

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has hired Eric Waters as Head Athletic Trainer. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced. A veteran in the athletic training field, Waters comes to the Jazz after spending 12 seasons (2004-16) as the head athletic trainer for the Washington Wizards, where was selected as the NBA’s Athletic Trainer of the Year by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA)…

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