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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union unveil new company

On Tuesday, Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union unveiled their new company. Wade, 39, retired from the NBA following the 2018-19 campaign. Although most players tend to relax after calling it quits, Wade has been extremely busy after retiring from the league. In fact, he is building a superstar resume off the court.
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3 teams who could look to sign Mike Conley away from the Jazz this offseason

They were one of the best all-around teams in the NBA during the regular season, but injuries and matchup did not favor the Utah Jazz in the playoffs this year. Utah lost in the Western Conference Semifinals to the Los Angeles Clippers and as a result, the offseason has begun sooner than many imagined in Salt Lake City.
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What might have been? Jazz never got the chance to give it their best shot in the playoffs

This was supposed to be the Utah Jazz’s year. The players felt it, the coaching staff felt it, the fans felt it. The Jazz felt like they had every weapon they needed. A historically good shooting season, three All-Stars, a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, career-high performances, the biggest win streaks of the season, the most wins of any team, diligent and vigilant adherence to the league’s COVID-19 protocols, extra care and caution taken with injuries, and they fought to keep the No. 1 seed heading into the playoffs to guarantee home-court advantage in the postseason.
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Utah Jazz Get Help In NBA Draft Lottery

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The NBA Draft Lottery was held Wednesday night, and though the Utah Jazz weren’t in the running to land a top 14 pick, they left the night feeling better about the future of the Western Conference. In a draft largely considered to have five elite...
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Utah Jazz: 4 reasons why their season ended prematurely

4 reasons why the Utah Jazz season ended prematurely. The Utah Jazz had a storybook 2021 season all lined up. The team came into the season with renewed vigor and a hyper-focused offensive approach developed by coach Quin Snyder. Utah, after a slow start, pulled off winning 22 games in a 25-game stretch and was bar-none the best team in basketball.
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5 Questions with Spence: Jazz greatest need next season?

(KUTV) - It’s another edition of 5 Questions with Spence as Dave Fox grills Spence Checketts from ESPN 700. Questions include how would Spence grade the Jazz season after their 2nd round playoff exit? Which player was the biggest disappointment during the playoffs and what is the greatest need looking ahead to next season.
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Northwest Notes: Nuggets, Jazz, D’Antoni, Wolves, Bolmaro, Walker

The Nuggets‘ season was over long before they expected it to be, especially given the stellar play of star center Nikola Jokic, which was rewarded with an MVP award. But a devastating knee injury to point guard Jamal Murray, the team’s leading scorer in last year’s playoffs, in addition to some disappointing play from key contributors, left the team reeling after a four-game sweep at the hands of the Suns.
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The Utah Jazz’ 2021 early playoff exit: what went wrong and what’s next?

The Utah Jazz season came to a disappointing end after an excellent year. The four-seed Los Angeles Clippers defeated the number one seed Jazz in six games in the Western Conference Semifinals. In Game 6, The Clippers were led by second-year guard Terance Mann, who dropped 39 points on a scorching 71% from the field. Donovan Mitchell had 39 points of his own but could not will the Jazz to a victory and force a Game 7.
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Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell makes crucial offseason decision

Utah Jazz go-getter Donovan Mitchell has put his gold-medal dreams on hold. From mid-April through the squad’s first outing in the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell was out of action with a bum right ankle. And although the No. 1 seed Jazzmen ultimately saw their season collapse...
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Is it time to blow up the Utah Jazz this offseason?

Despite having the NBA’s best record this season, the Utah Jazz (52-20) fell short of a title, and now the team may be at a crossroads. For the fifth-straight season, Utah fell short of reaching the Western Conference Finals. Their most recent second-round playoff loss to a Kawhi Leonard-less Clippers team may be the most disappointing, having led the series 2-0 before losing four straight games. Now comes the question of whether or not it’s time to blow up the team this offseason.
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Dennis Lindsey weighs in on offseason moves the Jazz could take

June 20, 2021 — KUTV - Dennis Lindsey did a season ending assessment of the Jazz and addressed key questions. Are the Jazz good enough defending on the ball? How does he make sure he doesn’t overreact to a disappointing playoff loss? What do the Jazz have to do to take another step in the playoffs and can they afford to re-sign free agent Mike Conley? Listen to the Jazz Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations responses here.
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Conley, Mitchell Injuries Already Part Of Great Jazz What-Ifs

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz, like every NBA team has a list of great what-ifs, a collection of past trades, injuries, or missed draft picks that they can reflect upon and grieve over what could have been in an alternate universe. The Charlotte Hornets never should have...
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Utah Jazz to Host Salt Lake City Summer League

The Utah Jazz announced the return of NBA summer league basketball in Utah with the four-team, six-game Salt Lake City Summer League presented by University of Utah Health, Utah Sports Commission and Western Governors University on Aug. 3, 4 and 6 at Vivint Arena. The participating teams in the round-robin...
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2021 Orlando Magic Player Evaluations: Injuries derailed James Ennis’ campaign

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - APRIL 03: James Ennis III #11 of the Orlando Magic calls out a play during the NBA game against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 3, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
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Miles McBride's Draft Stock Rises at NBA Draft Combine

West Virginia guard Miles McBride announced at the end of the 2020-21 season that he would be entering his name into the 2021 NBA Draft but leaving open the option to return to school. At the time, McBride was considered an early-mid 2nd round pick which would likely mean he...
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A potential Utah Jazz steal in upcoming 2021 NBA Draft

The Utah Jazz could wind up filling their most obvious need on draft night. Finishing first in the regular season and then collapsing in the second round of the playoffs doesn’t exactly present the ideal scenario for the Utah Jazz in advance of the NBA Draft on July 29. In fact, as a result of the franchise’s supreme 2020-21 record and its past traded second-round pick, the Jazzmen now hold only the No. 30 overall selection.