Utah Jazz

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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
Jayson Tatum says he understands why Russell Westbrook fired back at the Jazz fan who was allegedly hurling vulgar insults at him. On Wednesday, the young Celtics star said he thinks players should be allowed to defend themselves against vehement verbal attacks. "People always expect us to turn the...
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Lucy Burdge
March 13, 2019 - 6:12 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Minnesota at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850) NBA: Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Golden...
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Alex Reimer
April 24, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Mitt Romney is a real sports fan just like you and me. He puts on his $250 custom jersey over a button-down dress-shirt and taunts opposing players from his $1,200 courtside seat. Then on the way home, he ties his dog to the roof of his car . The ex-Massachusetts governor and failed Republican...
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Lucy Burdge
April 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Minnesota at NY Yankees, 6:30 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. (NESN) NBA: Milwaukee at Boston, 7...
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Alex Reimer
July 07, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Jazz fans don't appear to be taking Gordon Hayward's departure well. When news broke Tuesday about Hayward signing a four-year, $128 million contract with Boston, some fans decided to burn his jersey –– while taunting him with jeers such as, "Go have fun with your leprechaun." The saddest jersey...
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Alex Reimer
July 06, 2017 - 2:43 pm
The Celtics may soon be able to clear enough salary cap space so they can formally acquire Gordon Hayward. The Boston Herald's Mark Murphy reports the team is close to pulling off a sign-and-trade with the Jazz involving forward Jae Crowder. Once the move is official, Hayward is expected to come to...
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Mike Petraglia
May 23, 2016 - 5:25 am
As the days pass leading up to June's NBA draft, we want to encourage the debate regarding what the Celtics should do with the No. 3 overall pick. In that spirit, we present "Celtics choice." Today: Using the No. 3 pick to trade for Wizards guard Bradley Beal (assuming he re-signs in Washington or...
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Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) blocks the shot of Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (back) during the second half at TD Garden. (Mark L. Baer/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 29, 2016 - 8:05 pm
On a night when the Celtics blocked more shots than they had in seven years, it was only appropriate that one of the smallest players on the court came up with one of the most important rejections in a 100-95 win over the Jazz at TD Garden. With the Celtics clinging to a 96-95 lead, the bigger...
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Celtics forward Jordan Mickey (55) shoots the ball against Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) during the first half at TD Garden. (Mark L. Baer/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 29, 2016 - 6:03 pm
Brad Stevens had a special message for Jordan Mickey Monday morning. And in keeping with the times, there was no better way to communicate to his first-year center than through a text. "I texted him actually [Monday morning] that, 'you need to be ready to go at anytime because there could be any...
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Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) has been a thorn in side of Brad Stevens. (Russ Isabella/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 29, 2016 - 3:36 pm
Brad Stevens doesn't like coaching against his former players. In the first quarter he was reminded why. Gordon Hayward, most famous for nearly beating Duke in the NCAA championship game with a half-court buzzer-beater in 2010, had eight points and fellow Butler alum Shelvin Mack had six points as...
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