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Utah Jazz overmatched by Toronto Raptors, remain winless

Nov 10 2013, 3:34am CST | by IANS

Toronto, Nov 10 (IANS) Utah Jazz fell to the Toronto Raptors 91-115 in NBA action late Saturday night to remain the only basketball team without a victory in the season.

Toronto, Nov 10 — Utah Jazz fell to the Toronto Raptors 91-115 in NBA action late Saturday night to remain the only basketball team without a victory in the season. The 0-7 record to start the...

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Utah Jazz overmatched by Toronto Raptors, remain winless

Nov 10 2013, 3:34am CST | by IANS

Toronto, Nov 10 (IANS) Utah Jazz fell to the Toronto Raptors 91-115 in NBA action late Saturday night to remain the only basketball team without a victory in the season.

Toronto, Nov 10 — Utah Jazz fell to the Toronto Raptors 91-115 in NBA action late Saturday night to remain the only basketball team without a victory in the season.

The 0-7 record to start the season is the Jazz's worst since 1975 when the New Orleans Jazz started their inaugural season 0-11, reports Xinhua.

"This is not fun," said Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin. "I don't think we showed up with the intensity that we needed to compete with these guys."

Corbin's squad started the season at a high competitive level with consecutive three-point losses to the Thunder and Rockets.

The five games since were all double-digit losses, with the 24-point loss to the Raptors being the largest margin of defeat.

"I thought there were times where we felt sorry for ourselves at times," said Corbin.

Having played four games in five nights on the road, the players went through their toughest five game period of the season.

Despite the 0-7 start, the Jazz franchise entered the season low expectations. Having lost veterans Al Jefferson, Paul Milsap, Mo Williams and Randy Foye to free agency in the offseason, the franchise is in a rebuilding stage.

"We're trying to rebuild. The last 2.5 years, we've come along and decided to go this route," said Corbin.

While the expectations are low, Corbin was not happy with the energy his team showed against the Raptors.

"If we lose games fighting and competing, we can deal with that," said Corbin. "We don't want to come in and show up and think it's going to happen. We go to make it happen."

With 75 games remaining on the season, Corbin will have an opportunity to develop his core of young players; center Enes Kanter, forward Derrick Favors and guard Gordon Hayward.

Should the team continue their struggles, they will increase their likelihood of winning the NBA draft lottery; and the number one overall pick in the upcoming draft which consists of Andrew Wiggins, a prized prospect playing at the University of Kansas.

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Brandon Rush Agrees To Deal With Warriors

Jul 16 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Brandon Rush has agreed upon a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors. Rush will hold a player option for the second season of the deal. Rush was previously with the Warriors before his trade last offseason to the Utah Jazz. RealGM's Shams Charania reports that Rush ...
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2 weeks ago

Exum shows flashes on debut for Jazz

Jul 13 2014 2:37am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

DANTE Exum has begun his NBA career with the Utah Jazz with a couple of high-flying dunks and other flashes ...
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6 weeks ago

Bryon Allen to Participate in Pre-Draft NBA Workout with Utah Jazz

Jun 16 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: The Official Athletic Site of George Mason University

Former George Mason Patriot Bryon Allen will participate in Monday's pre-draft workouts for the NBA's Utah Jazz as part of the prospect workouts for the t ...
Source: The Official Athletic Site of George Mason University   Full article at: The Official Athletic Site of George Mason University
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Deron Williams Should Be Back to Normal Next Season

Jun 15 2014 11:03pm CDT | Source: Rant Sports

PG Deron Williams has been a shell of his former self that he displayed with the Utah Jazz, and even his early New Jersey-Brooklyn Nets days. Williams was widely considered the best point guard in the game along with Chris Paul, but that is certainly no longer true. It’s hard to e ...
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7 weeks ago

Quin Snyder is new Jazz coach

Jun 6 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: inside hoops

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has named Quin Snyder as head coach.  Per team policy, financial terms were not released.  Snyder is the eighth head coach in Jazz history and the fifth since the franchise’s relocation to Utah in 1979.  Snyder will be formally introduced at a press co ...
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