Jazz’s Gobert, Mitchell, others health cleared

Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell along with the rest of Utah Jazz players and personnel have been given a clean bill of health by the state’s Health Department, according to ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. Gobert was the first NBA player to test positive for COVID-19 and ridiculously and wrongly draw the ire of players, fans and even some media ( because apparently he purposely contracted the virus as part of some insidious plan to end the NBA season). This is good news and we hope this is a precursor for more healthy…

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Bojan Bogdanovic out against Lakers

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic will miss the team’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night with an left ankle sprained according to the Jazz’s injury report. Bogdanovic scored 16 points and suffered the injury in the Jazz’s season opening win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Ricky Rubio on Pacers’ radar

According to The Ringer, multiple league sources have indicated that unrestricted free agent point guard Ricky Rubio is a target of the Indiana Pacers. Point guards Darren Collision and Cory Joseph are both unrestricted free agents, so Rubio could immediately step in and fill that void. Finding a suitable replacement to start at the 1 in this draft seems unlikely, so this need will have to be addressed in free agency or the trade market. His defensive ability and playmaking prowess is not only an upgrade from both Collision and…

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Utah Jazz make front office changes

The Utah Jazz made some changes in their front office, promoting general manager Dennis Lindsey to executive Vice President of Basketball Operations and assistant GM Justin Zanik to GM, according to reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Lindsey, who had been the Jazz’s GM since 2012, will assume a broader and strategic leadership role, while Zanik will be responsible for the day-to-day duties of basketball operations. Under Lindsey’s tenure as GM, he oversaw the draft-day trades that brought Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell to the Jazz and also brought in head…

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Ricky Rubio out tonight versus Memphis

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio will miss their game Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies with a hip issue. The team listed Rubio on their injury report as out with left hip tightness. Another side effect of Rubio’s injury is it now leaves the team without a healthy point guard on the roster( an incidence that has now occurred seven times this season), as fellow point guards, Dante Exum and Raul Neto are also out with injuries.

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Ricky Rubio and Jae Crowder likely to return tonight

Ricky Rubio and Jae Crowder are both available for the Utah Jazz for their game tonight against the Toronto Raptors, as reported by Eric Woodyard of the Deseret News. Rubio has been sidelined with a back injury and Crowder was dealing with a thumb issue.

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Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski the Cleveland Cavaliers traded veteran sharpshooter to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Alec Burks and two future second-round picks. Korver had been averaging 6.8 points in 15.7 minutes per contest while shooting 46.3 percent from three-point range. He joins a Utah Jazz team that has the second-worst three point percentage in the NBA at 31.9 percent and is in need of his outside shooting. This will be Korver’s second run with the Jazz. He previously played with the club from the 2007-08 season until…

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Official images of the Black/Red Air Jordan XII Retro

To say this is an highly anticipated release is a vast understatement and the flames of that anticipation have only been stoked by the release of the official images from Nike. For those who may not know, this Air Jordan XII was originally released way back in 1997. Made famous for being on the feet of one Mr. Micheal Jordan in game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, which was known as the “flu game”. Jordan was sick due some bad pizza. Despite the illness, he scored 38 points,including hitting…

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