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Utah Jazz to require proof of vaccination or negative test

Sep. 24, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz’s home arena announced Friday that it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test for all fans over the age of 12. Vivint Smart Home Arena, located in Salt Lake City, will require fans to present proof of...

Cam Thomas scores 36 points, Nets beat Spurs 104-100

Aug. 16, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cam Thomas scored 36 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-100 on Sunday in the NBA Summer. Thomas, the former LSU player selected 27th overall in the NBA draft, was 11 of 25 from the field and made all 11 of his foul shots. Thomas...

Strus has 32 points, hits 3 in sudden death to lift Heat

Aug. 12, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Strus scored 32 points, hitting the winning 3-pointer in sudden-death double overtime to give the Miami Heat a 97-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night in the NBA Summer League. Summer league rules dictate the first basket wins in...

Conley back with Jazz, hoping to complete championship run

Aug. 09, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mike Conley returned to Utah to help the Jazz finish what they started last season. Conley represents Utah’s biggest signing in free agency, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $68.04 million on the first day free agents could negotiate with NBA...

Jazz to acquire Eric Paschall from Warriors for draft pick

Aug. 04, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Utah Jazz have agreed to acquire power forward Eric Paschall from the Warriors, sending a protected future second-round draft pick to Golden State in the swap, a person with direct knowledge of the trade's parameters said Wednesday. The person...

Jazz deal Derrick Favors to Thunder for cash, 2027 pick

Jul. 30, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder announced Friday they have acquired forward Derrick Favors and a future first-round draft pick from the Utah Jazz in exchange for a 2027 second-round pick and cash considerations. The 6-foot-10 Favors has appeared in 751 games with the...

Jazz take Baylor's Butler after trading out of first round

Jul. 30, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah traded away its first-round pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, marking the third time in six years the Jazz moved out of the first round with a draft-night trade. Utah owned the 30th overall pick before dealing it to Memphis. The...

Clippers await Leonard's decision on contract option

Jul. 01, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers’ season began in an empty arena with cardboard cutouts, COVID-19 tests, and protocols for everything. It ended with the team reaching the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, even without injured superstar Kawhi...

Gritty Clippers stave off elimination, beat Suns 116-102

Jun. 29, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George had just wrapped up his brilliant night, scoring 41 points to keep the Los Angeles Clippers' season alive. He shared some hugs and fist bumps with teammates and assistant coaches before he finally got to head coach Tyronn Lue. There were some...