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Jazz performance ugly, but Marvin Williams remains positive

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 4 2014 - 12:21am

Counting Monday's disappointing loss to the Toronto Raptors, the Jazz have now dropped three in a row.Believe it or not, they haven't had that kind of a losing streak since - wait for it - Dec. 4-9, 2013, when they lost four straight.Uh-huh, the same Jazz team that began the 2013-14 season with a resounding thud, losing eight in a row and 14 of...

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Like it or not? Jazz coach Corbin managing budding young stars

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 28 2014 - 12:11am

The list of catchy nicknames always seems to be growing, so call them what you want - Future Five, Young Guns, The Kids, The Core, Youth of Zion, etc. But the bottom line is this: the Utah Jazz's five young building blocks need to play together but they darn sure don't need to start together.

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Kobe Bryant compliments former WSU star Damian Lillard regarding All-Star selections

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 10:35pm

Kobe Bryant might well be the most hated man in the NBA. When he plays games at EnergySolutions Arena, Jazz fans boo him each time he touches the ball and the reality is, the same thing happens in every arena he visits.

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Seahawks' Sherman exploded, but isn't that what we want to watch?

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 22 2014 - 7:03pm

C'mon Richard Sherman, you're better than that.

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Come on Peyton Manning fans, what does 'Omaha' mean?

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 18 2014 - 7:50pm

The debate has raged all week, a delicious bit of hype from we in the media to you, the oversold consumer.

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Did Jazz fans who loved Wes Matthews start loving Blazers?

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 15 2014 - 7:16pm

Perhaps this is just a misguided notion rattling around in my big bald noggin, but I'm convinced a great many of you have a dual fanship thing going.

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Cavs coach speaks fondly about memories of Jazz's Burke

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 12 2014 - 12:23pm

Mike Brown remembered the game, just as any father would.

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No New Year’s resolutions for me, but for others ...

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 4 2014 - 11:27pm

I'm loath to refer to myself as a "sports pundit." But then again, up until a few seconds ago I was loath to use the word "loath" in a sentence and look where that got me.

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VIDEO: Burke says NBA reality was a pleasant surprise

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am

Before he got to the Jazz, rookie point guard Trey Burke heard whispers about NBA veterans and what goes on behind the scenes.Petty stuff.Selfish stuff.Obnoxious stuff.

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

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Believe it or not, bad ice spoils Utah hockey game

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 8:09pm

"I went to a fight the other night and a hockey game broke out." - Rodney DangerfieldWith all due respect - see what I did there? - to Mr. Dangerfield, I went to a hockey game the other night and a baseball game broke out.OK, so not a baseball game, exactly, but a rain delay, definitely.OK, so not a rain delay, exactly, but a weird set of...

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VIDEO: Meet Mr. Murphy, the late in the season Jazz signee

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 9:09pm

Put yourself in Erik Murphy's Nikes, size "from-here-to-waaaaaaaay-over-there."

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VIDEO: For Jazzman Hayward, the memories of 2010 NCAA tourney still vivid

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 4:05pm

While it wouldn't be accurate to call them nightmares, it's safe to say Gordon Hayward still has bad memories of his experience at the 2010 NCAA tournament final.

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VIDEO: Burke says NBA reality was a pleasant surprise

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am

Before he got to the Jazz, rookie point guard Trey Burke heard whispers about NBA veterans and what goes on behind the scenes.Petty stuff.Selfish stuff.Obnoxious stuff.

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

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VIDEO: Meet Mr. Murphy, the late in the season Jazz signee

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 9:09pm

Put yourself in Erik Murphy's Nikes, size "from-here-to-waaaaaaaay-over-there."

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VIDEO: For Jazzman Hayward, the memories of 2010 NCAA tourney still vivid

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 4:05pm

While it wouldn't be accurate to call them nightmares, it's safe to say Gordon Hayward still has bad memories of his experience at the 2010 NCAA tournament final.

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VIDEO: Jazz refuse to come unravelled as losses mount

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 3 2014 - 7:29pm

It was 9:30 a.m. and Marvin Williams was working, which is to say the Utah Jazz veteran was on one of the team's practice courts, going through a series of drills with an assistant coach.

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VIDEO: With big league dreams, Bees' slugger Cron happy back in Utah

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 7:27pm

C.J. Cron is living in a riddle.He's happy to be here.But he'd rather be somewhere else.

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VIDEO: Burke says NBA reality was a pleasant surprise

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am

Before he got to the Jazz, rookie point guard Trey Burke heard whispers about NBA veterans and what goes on behind the scenes.Petty stuff.Selfish stuff.Obnoxious stuff.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am


VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 8:41am


VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

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VIDEO: Meet Mr. Murphy, the late in the season Jazz signee

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 9:09pm

Put yourself in Erik Murphy's Nikes, size "from-here-to-waaaaaaaay-over-there."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 6:23am


VIDEO: For Jazzman Hayward, the memories of 2010 NCAA tourney still vivid

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 4:05pm

While it wouldn't be accurate to call them nightmares, it's safe to say Gordon Hayward still has bad memories of his experience at the 2010 NCAA tournament final.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 6 2014 - 5:55pm


VIDEO: Jazz refuse to come unravelled as losses mount

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 3 2014 - 7:29pm

It was 9:30 a.m. and Marvin Williams was working, which is to say the Utah Jazz veteran was on one of the team's practice courts, going through a series of drills with an assistant coach.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:29pm


VIDEO: With big league dreams, Bees' slugger Cron happy back in Utah

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 7:27pm

C.J. Cron is living in a riddle.He's happy to be here.But he'd rather be somewhere else.

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