The Roundup—Jazz hold on for win over pesky Mavs

February 25, 2018

After a disappointing loss to the Blazers on Friday, the Jazz bounced back one day later, getting off to a quick start and then holding on for a 97-90 victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks Saturday night in Salt Lake City. The Jazz (31-29) have now won 13 of their last 15 games. Donovan Mitchell led the way with 25 points, while Rudy Gobert double-doubled with 13 points and 10…

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Jazz Sign Naz Mitrou-Long to Second 10-Day Contract

February 24, 2018

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed Naz Mitrou-Long (me-TRUE) to a second 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.  Mitrou-Long (6-4, 218, Iowa State) has appeared in 34 games (29 starts) for the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated G League team, the Salt Lake City Stars, this season averaging 17.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 34.7 minutes…

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The Roundup—Blazers snap Utah's 11-game win streak

February 24, 2018

And the streak is over. An uninspired start left the Jazz playing from behind the entire game, and the result was a 100-81 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night in Salt Lake City. The loss, which snapped an 11-game winning streak, was Utah’s first since January 22 in Atlanta. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz (30-29) with 21 points on 8-for-20 shooting, while Rudy Gobert (15 points), Joe Ingles…

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Jazz Submit Bid to Host Future NBA All-Star Game

February 23, 2018

The Utah Jazz submitted today a formal bid to the NBA to host the 2022 or 2023 NBA All-Star Game. Civic and community partners in the bid include the State of Utah, Salt Lake City and County, Utah Sports Commission, Utah Office of Tourism and Visit Salt Lake. With a “Game Elevated” theme emphasizing guest experience, innovation, and arts and education, the Jazz submitted an electronic application to the league…

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Darrell Griffith to Make Jazz Alumni Appearance

February 22, 2018

The Utah Jazz announced today that Jazz alumnus Darrell Griffith will make an appearance on Friday, Feb. 23 as the team takes on the Portland Trail Blazers in its first game back from the All-Star Break. On Friday, Griffith will join the Jazz TV and Radio broadcasts and will interact with fans by hosting a live Q&A via Utah Jazz Twitter from 4:45-5:15 p.m. Griffith, the first ever Jazz NBA…

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Jazz Assign Tony Bradley to Salt Lake City Stars

February 21, 2018

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned center Tony Bradley to the Salt Lake City Stars, the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA G League team. It marks the 15th assignment this season for Bradley (6-10, 248, North Carolina). He will be available for tonight’s road game against the Reno Bighorns. The 20-year-old has appeared in eight games this season for Utah, recording a career-high four points…

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Jazz Assign Naz Mitrou-Long to Salt Lake City Stars

February 21, 2018

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team assigned guard Naz Mitrou-Long to the Salt Lake City Stars, the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA G League team, this morning for practice and subsequently recalled him to the Jazz this afternoon. It marked the second assignment this season since Mitrou-Long signed a 10-day contract with Utah on Feb. 11, Mitrou-Long (6-4, 218, Iowa State) has appeared in 33 games (28…

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Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest

February 18, 2018

During State Farm All-Star Saturday Night in Los Angeles tonight, Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell won the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest, becoming only the second Jazzman to win the competition, joining Jeremy Evans who won in 2012. In the two-round event, the participants performed a maximum of three attempts to complete each dunk in both the first round and the final round.  Five judges scored every dunk on a scale…

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The Roundup—Jazz take down Suns for 11th straight win

February 15, 2018

Utah is officially heading into the All-Star break on an 11-game winning streak. Wednesday night’s 107-97 victory over Phoenix wasn’t pretty—it was, in fact, really ugly at times—but the Jazz (30-28) made enough plays down the stretch to pull out a win even when it was obvious they didn’t have much left in the tank. “We’ve got a little bit of a break, and we’ll come back stronger than ever…

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Jazz Recall Bradley and Mitrou-Long from Salt Lake City Stars

February 14, 2018

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has recalled center Tony Bradley and guard Naz Mitrou-Long from the Salt Lake City Stars, the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA G League team. It marked the 14th assignment this season for Bradley and the first for Mitrou-Long since being signed to a 10-day contract by the Jazz on Feb. 11. Bradley (6-10, 248, North Carolina) has appeared in eight games…

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