By Matt Sanchez - UtahJazz.com
Jazz Names Dennis Lindsey as General Manager; Kevin O’Connor to Continue as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations
SALT LAKE CITY (August 7, 2012) – Utah Jazz president Randy Rigby announced today that the team is adding to its front office staff by bringing on Dennis Lindsey as the team’s General Manager while Kevin O’Connor will remain as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations.
SALT LAKE CITY (August 3, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today the team’s eight-game 2012 preseason schedule which will feature three home games at EnergySolutions Arena.
SALT LAKE CITY (July 30, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today that forward DeMarre Carroll will take part in Week 3 of this summer’s annual Junior Jazz road trip, a barnstorming tour which conducts approximately 41 basketball clinics covering more than 4,000 miles across four states for three weeks each summer. Week 3 featuring Carroll commences on Monday, August 6, and will include the Jazz forward running 16 basketball clinics in 16 different cities and towns across Utah, Idaho and Wyoming over a six-day span.
SALT LAKE CITY (July 26, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today the team’s 2012-13 regular season schedule. The Jazz will tip off the 2012-13 campaign at EnergySolutions Arena against Western Conference rival Dallas on October 31, Halloween night. Utah’s road opener comes two days later when the Jazz begin a three-game road trip at New Orleans on November 2.
SALT LAKE CITY (July 25, 2012) – Utah Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free-agent guard Randy Foye, pending the outcome of a physical. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
SALT LAKE CITY (July 23, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today that forward Derrick Favors will take part in Week 2 of this summer’s annual Junior Jazz road trip, a barnstorming tour which conducts approximately 42 basketball clinics covering more than 4,000 miles across four states for three weeks each summer. Week 2 featuring Favors commences on Monday, July 30, and will include the Jazz forward running 13 basketball clinics in 13 different Utah cities and towns over a five-day span.
SALT LAKE CITY (July 19, 2012) – Utah Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor will join NBC Sports Network’s CNBC Sports Biz: Game On as a guest on the show on Thursday, July 19, joining host Brian Sullivan to serve as the show’s featured “Heavy Hitter.” The edition of CNBC Sports Biz: Game On featuring O’Connor will initially air at 5 p.m. MT on Thursday, and will subsequently re-air on six additional occasions (full list of airings below).
NEW YORK (July 17, 2012) – The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, today announced that the Utah Jazz’s NBA D-League affiliate for the 2012-13 season will be the Reno Bighorns.
By Jeremy Evans - Forward, Utah Jazz
In 5 days we traveled over 1500 miles and did basketball clinics in 12 different cities from Ely, Nevada to Escalante, Utah. I wanted to share a few pictures from our trip. Hopefully you enjoy seeing a few of the things I got to see and do along the way.