JAZZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Quin Snyder Emerges As Candidate For Jazz

Quin Snyder has emerged as a candidate for the Utah Jazz head coaching vacancy. Snyder worked with Dennis Lindsey and also spent a season with CSKA studying with Ettore Messina. Snyder went to Duke and was most notably head coach at Missouri. Snyder is currently assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks.
Via RealGM
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Jazz eyeing Italian legend Messina?

The coaching search farthest removed from the New York Knicks-level spotlight could prove to be one of the most fascinating of the NBA offseason. That's because the Utah Jazz, I'm told, are on that very short list of teams that will give bona fide consideration to breaking basketball's Euro barrier on the X's and O's side by hiring a new head coach who wasn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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The Utah Jazz Road Map

As I sat on my flight from Chicago, Illinois to Jacksonville, Florida; something dawned on me. My son sat next to me, looking at the map printed neatly on the back of a napkin. It was a map of the United States. My son asked 101 Questions about maps but the one that stood out to me the most was: “how do we know where we are going?” That seems to be the question that is plaguing...
Via TornBySports
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Utah Jazz: Pros and cons of hiring Jim Boylen

General Manager Dennis Lindsey and the Utah Jazz decided Monday to not renew the contract of former head coach Ty Corbin. Lindsey and the Jazz immediately began the first true search for a head coach in the franchise’s 35 year history. Hours after the news broke that the Jazz were searching for a head coach, two initial candidates were announced as front runners for the position...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Considering Ettore Messina For Head Coaching Job

Ettore Messina has emerged as a strong candidate to become the next head coach of the Utah Jazz. Messina is currently head coach at CSKA and spent one season as an assistant for Mike Brown with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Jazz announced on Monday that they would not renew the contract of Ty Corbin. Jim Boylen is also a candidate, but his rough stint at the University of Utah could...
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Reflecting on Tyrone Corbin’s Time As Coach of the Utah Jazz

#FireTy – How glad I am to be done reading that. Before you get too committed to reading this, I’ll give you fair warning – I’m a #TyBot;  a promoter of “The Narrative” we hear so much about; someone who blindly follows the word of the Jazz management – or so I’m told. Coach Corbin is out as the head coach of the Utah Jazz.  News of the decision echoed through the...
Via TornBySports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Open Head Coaching Job is Very, Very Appealing

The Utah Jazz need a new head coach. The team announced its decision not to renew Tyrone Corbin’s contract after the Jazz finished with worst record (25-57) in the Western Conference this year. In his four years at the helm, Corbin led Utah to a 112-146 record and just one playoff appearance. He took over the job from Hall-of-Famer Jerry Sloan but was unable to replicate his success...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Ty Corbin Firing Grade

Utah Jazz: Ty Corbin Firing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Utah Jazz won’t be giving a new contract to coach Ty Corbin, which in the NBA is the same things as being fired. They made the right decision. Why? He was arguably the poorest coach in the NBA this season and that isn’t even factoring in their 25-57 record. Despite 3 seasons of having Derrick...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz, Coach Tyrone Corbin Part Ways After Dismal Season

SALT LAKE CITY — Head coach Tyrone Corbin won’t be returning for another season with the Utah Jazz. The Jazz announced Monday that the team won’t be offering Corbin a new contract. The team said in a release that it will begin searching for a new coach immediately. Corbin became the head coach on Feb. 10, 2011, following the resignation of Jerry Sloan. Corbin ends his stint...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA News: Utah Jazz will not bring back Tyrone Corbin

The Utah Jazz are in the midst of a full-on rebuilding project, and now the team will be tasked with finding a new head coach to help them move forward.There had been uncertainty surrounding the status of head coach Ty Corbin coming into the offseason as his contract was set to expire. According to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, Utah has decided not to offer Corbin a new deal...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz move on from Tyrone Corbin

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu Following the double overtime win in the final game of the regular season Wednesday night against the Timberwolves, the Utah Jazz have decided to move on from head coach Tyrone Corbin according to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune.  After four seasons with the Jazz, Corbin has put together a 112-149 record during his tenure with Utah.  He put 270 games in while...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Rumors: Veterans could be left out of rebuilding

The Utah Jazz are looking to get back to their winning ways. The future looks bright with having five lottery picks on the roster all under the age of 24. Where do veterans fit into this equation? Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams, John Lucas, and Brandon Rush are all wondering this same question. The four veterans on the Jazz do not have guaranteed contracts next season, leaving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz off season improvements

The Utah Jazz ended their lackluster 2013-14 NBA campaign Wednesday, finishing with a thrilling 136-130 double-overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The victory, paired with a Boston Celtics loss, put each team at 25-57, leaving them tied for the fourth worst record in the league. Some fans were disappointed with the win, hoping instead to finish the season on a six game...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What Does 4th Mean in the Lottery?

Today the Utah Jazz won the coin flip!  What does that mean?  We now in the 4th lottery position.  So let’s take a look at what our odds are of winning the lottery. Interestingly enough the 4th pick is the least likely pick, besides the 7th, that the Utah Jazz could land.  The Jazz now have a 33.35% at a top 3 pick.  Those are great odds right?  The 5th pick however, is...
Via TornBySports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’

Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime "soon" after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout day Thursday, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey stopped short of promising...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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