SALT LAKE CITY (September 28, 2012) – Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey issued the following statement today regarding guard Raja Bell:
“I have spoken with Raja and his representative, Herb Rudoy, and we have mutually agreed that although Raja remains under contract, it is in the best interest of all parties that he not re-join the team next week when the Jazz begins training camp. We will now move forward focusing on Jazz basketball and our preparation for the upcoming season. We will have no further comment on this matter.”
SALT LAKE CITY (September 28, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today the 2012-13 broadcast schedule for Utah’s upcoming NBA season. ROOT SPORTS, which will televise Jazz games for the 24th consecutive season, will broadcast all 82 regular-season contests as well as four preseason games. In addition, 1280 The Zone (1280 AM/97.5 FM), will carry all 82 regular-season games and all eight preseason games.
SALT LAKE CITY (September 26, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent center Brian Butch, forward Trey Gilder, forward Darnell Jackson and guard Chris Quinn. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. All four players will join the Jazz prior to next week’s training camp at Zions Bank Basketball Center. Following the four additions, Utah’s roster now stands at 19 players.
SALT LAKE CITY (September 25, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has agreed in principle with Johnnie Bryant to assume the position of player development assistant. In that role, Bryant will work under Jazz assistant coach/player development Brad Jones to create and implement individual skill development plans for all Jazz players.
SALT LAKE CITY (September 14, 2012) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed second-round draft pick Kevin Murphy. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
The 6-7, 185-pound guard out of Tennessee Tech was selected 47th overall by the Jazz in the 2012 NBA Draft. In five games (two starts) for the Jazz entry in the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League, Murphy averaged 8.6 points and 2.4 rebounds in 23 minutes of action.