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Jazz Intrasquad Scrimmage Set for Oct. 6

Free Event is First Chance to Watch 2014-15 Squad
by Bill Lea

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 30, 2014) – Utah Jazz fans will have their first opportunity to see the 2014-15 squad when the team holds its annual intrasquad scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. The free event is open to the public with no tickets required for admission.

* First 500 fans through the doors will receive a pair of Jazz preseason tickets.

* The scrimmage will be aired live online at utahjazz.com.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. All food and beverage concessions, with the exception of beer sales, will be discounted 25 percent from 5-5:30 p.m. Fans are invited to watch the Utah Jazz Dunk Team practice on the court prior to the game along with performances from the America First Jazz Dancers.

Jazz radio broadcaster David Locke will hold a brief Q&A on the court with each individual Jazz player so that fans can “meet the team.” The scrimmage will begin after the interview session.

Under the direction of new Head Coach Quin Snyder, the Jazz feature the return of Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Ian Clark, Jeremy Evans, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert, Gordon Hayward, and Enes Kanter. In addition Utah welcomes 2014 first round draft picks Danté Exum and Rodney Hood as well as new acquisitions Trevor Booker, Carrick Felix, Toure’ Murry and Steve Novak.

The open scrimmage concludes training camp and the team will begin the preseason schedule on Oct. 7 vs. Portland at EnergySolutions Arena. In total, the Jazz will play eight preseason games (three home, five road/neutral site). The regular season tips off on Oct. 29 when the Jazz host the Houston Rockets. 

2014-15 Jazz season tickets and mini-packages are on sale now at utahjazz.com or by phone at (801) 355-DUNK. Jazz single-game tickets for the first half of the season will go on sale Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at utahjazz.com, the EnergySolutions Arena box office, or by phone at (801) 355-SEAT.

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