Monthly Archives: December 2011

Corbin moves Millsap into starting lineup

Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin made his first lineup change of the young NBA season on Friday, moving veteran Paul Millsap to the starting power forward spot ahead of second-year pro Derrick Favors. The moves comes after the Jazz stumbled … Read More

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Corbin is pleased with Jazz communication skills

As the saying goes, “Talk is cheap.” But with the 2011-12 version of the Utah Jazz, talk is imperative. So said coach Tryone Corbin prior to Thusday’s practice session. Coming off Wednesday’s preseason victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, Corbin … Read More

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Jazz cut 4 players, Tinsley remains on roster

The Utah Jazz on Wednesday cut for players, trimming their roster down to 14 before their final preseason game. The announcement was made after morning shoot-around. Released were forwards Trey Gilder and Paul Carter and guards Keith McLeod and Scottie … Read More

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Josh Howard meets the press

New Utah Jazz forward Josh Howard met his teammates Saturday morning at EnergySolutions Arena, but did not practice with them. As of 11:30 a.m. he had not yet completed his physical and it was unclear whether he’ll play in tonight’s … Read More

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AK-47 era in Utah appears to have ended quietly

It appears the Andrei Kirilenko era in Utah has ended. It went out quietly this week as the Jazz announced they’d signed free agent small forward Josh Howard to a one-year contract. Kirilenko, who played for the Jazz from 2001 … Read More

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Jazz ready to give Josh Howard a second chance

Josh Howard is coming to the Utah Jazz. The team has agreed in principle to a deal with the free agent on Thursday and, pending a physical, he is expected to be on hand for the team’s open scrimmage Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena. … Read More

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Former teammates will miss Ronnie Price

Ronnie Price, former Utah Jazzman. To his former teammates, that sounds very strange. Price, who played college ball at Utah Valley University and spent four seasons with the Jazz, signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. He will battle for … Read More

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Jazz give Tinsley a chance to return to NBA

Jamaal Tinsley was looking for a chance to get back to the NBA and the Utah Jazz have given him that opportunity. Although the eight-year veteran has a history of off-the-court troubles, both Tinsley and Utah general manager Kevin O’Connor … Read More

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Jazz sign more players, including Keith McLeod

There were two new faces at Jazz training camp on Saturday … and one familiar one. As expected, the Jazz signed point guard Jamaal Tinsley to a deal Saturday morning after he passed a physical. Rumors first surfaced Thursday indicating … Read More

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Okur returns to Jazz feeling healthy, happy

Once considered something of an iron man, Jazz center Mehmet Okur played just 13 games last season. But now back from a ruptured Achilles’ tendon, the guy known as “Memo” happily returned to the basketball court as the Jazz opened training … Read More

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