Hawks look to brighter future after another middling yearApril 28, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — After a surprising run to the conference final two years ago, the Atlanta Hawks had their sights set on being a championship contender.
Adebayo scores 30, Young has season-low 8 as Heat beat HawksMarch 5, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 30 points and the Miami Heat held Trae Young to a season-low eight points in a 117-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
Tyler Herro added 20 points, while Jimmy Butler and Caleb Martin finished with 15 apiece for the Heat, who extended their lead over the Hawks to 1 ½ games for seventh in the Eastern Conference.
Murray’s 39 help Hawks beat Blazers for Snyder’s first winMarch 4, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Dejounte Murray's career high in scoring helped give Quin Snyder his first win with the Atlanta Hawks.
Murray predicted more wins are coming for the Hawks with their new coach.
Beal, Wizards spoil Snyder’s Hawks debut with 119-116 winMarch 1, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Returning to the bench for the first time in 10 months, Quin Snyder quickly got an idea of the challenge he faces with the Atlanta Hawks.
The enigmatic team flopped down the stretch in Snyder's Atlanta coaching debut, losing 119-116 to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
New Hawks coach Snyder facing difficult midseason transitionFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Quin Snyder was more than just the first coaching candidate contacted when Atlanta Hawks general manager Landry Fields began looking to replace Nate McMillan.
Snyder was the only candidate interviewed by Fields.
Hawks hire Snyder as coach to replace fired McMillanFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Quin Snyder has been hired as coach of the Atlanta Hawks to replace the fired Nate McMillan, the team announced Sunday.
The Hawks reached an agreement with Snyder on a five-year deal only five days after firing McMillan on Tuesday.
Young’s buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Nets 129-127February 27, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Waiting for just the right moment to launch his game-winning shot was no problem for Trae Young. He says he has been envisioning similar shots since he was a kid.
Hawks pull away in 1st half, rout Cavaliers 136-119February 25, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks returned from the All-Star break — and a coaching change — refreshed and motivated.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, playing on the second night of a back-to-back, couldn't match Atlanta's energy and drive.
Hawks GM Fields says Snyder a candidate to replace McMillanFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks general manager Landry Fields said Wednesday former Utah coach Quin Snyder is among those being considered to replace Nate McMillan.
The Hawks (29-30) fired McMillan on Tuesday.
Analysis: In Paris, Quin Snyder briefly gets back to workJanuary 17, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Quin Snyder was back in his element. Sweats, sneakers, T-shirt. Evaluating players, sharing ideas, connecting with new people and reconnecting with some others.
Jazz GM Zanik to continue rebuild, signs multiyear dealOctober 18, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have signed general manager Justin Zanik to a multiyear deal as he continues the franchise's roster makeover.
Offseason changes shift Utah Jazz from contender to underdogOctober 11, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz transformed from contender to underdog when the front office hit the reset button during the summer and dismantled the roster following another first-round exit from the NBA playoffs.
AP source: Celtics’ Hardy accepts offer to become Jazz coachJune 28, 2022 GMT
Boston Celtics assistant Will Hardy has accepted an offer to become the coach of the Utah Jazz, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday.
Hardy and the Jazz were in the process of finalizing contract language, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side announced the deal publicly.
AP source: Kenny Atkinson agrees to be Hornets next coachJune 10, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Danny Ainge says Jazz ‘desperately’ wanted Snyder to stayJune 6, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz face an unexpected search for a new coach.
Utah was prepared to enter next season with Quin Snyder at the helm until the head coach unexpectedly stepped down after eight seasons.
Weekend Sports in BriefJune 6, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Jordan Poole connected from just inside of midcourt to cap a huge third-quarter run and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 107-88 on Sunday night in Game 2 to even the NBA Finals.
Quin Snyder ends his tenure as Jazz coach after 8 seasonsJune 5, 2022 GMT
Quin Snyder guided the Utah Jazz to six consecutive playoff appearances, was an NBA coach of the year finalist just last season and won nearly 60% of his games with the franchise.
Mitchell, Jazz win opener 99-93 as Mavs play without DoncicApril 16, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic put Utah ahead to stay just before halftime, Donovan Michell got aggressive in the second half and the only made shot by Royce O'Neale was a huge one late for the Jazz.
Clarkson has career-high 45 points to lift Jazz past KingsMarch 13, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Playing without Rudy Gobert and Mike Conley, Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder called it a “man-up type of game.”
Well, Jordan Clarkson was certainly the man against Sacramento.
Jazz dominate Trail Blazers for eighth straight home victoryMarch 10, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 27 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lead the Utah Jazz to a 123-85 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Donovan Mitchell added 16 points while Royce O’Neale chipped in 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Jazz, who won their eighth straight home game.
Jazz shut down Warriors 111-85 to stop 9-game win streakFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several opponents have said the Utah Jazz can’t defend when big man Rudy Gobert isn’t cleaning up their mistakes.
Against one of the hottest offenses in the NBA, Hassan Whiteside and the Jazz were determined to prove the doubters wrong.
Mitchell scores 27 in return, leads Jazz past Nets 125-102February 5, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell made his return — and the Utah Jazz suddenly looked like the NBA’s best offense again.
Mitchell scored 27 points after missing eight games because of a concussion, Bojan Bogdanovic added 19 points and 11 rebounds and the Jazz cruised past the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 125-102 on Friday night.
Jazz pull away in 4th quarter, beat Timberwolves 120-108January 1, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 39 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-108 on Friday night.
Mitchell added six rebounds and five assists in his return from a two-game absence due to a back strain.
Gobert, Jazz beat Trail Blazers without injured MitchellDecember 30, 2021 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-105 on Wednesday night with star Donovan Mitchell out with a sore back.
Portland’s Damian Lillard and Norman Powell each scored 32 points.
Analysis: Brighter days should be ahead for the NBADecember 28, 2021 GMT
The Utah Jazz lead the NBA in a handful of categories. Most 3-pointers, just like they did last season. Most points per game. Most rebounds per game.
Mitchell scores 28, Jazz ease past Timberwolves 128-116December 24, 2021 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 128-116 on Thursday night.
“We executed on both ends; we got stops,” Mitchell said of pulling away at the end.
Jazz beat Wizards 123-98, extend winning streak to 7 gamesDecember 12, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points, Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 11 rebounds and the Utah Jazz extended their winning streak to seven games with a 123-98 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
Mitchell, Gobert lead Jazz over 76ers for 6th straight winDecember 10, 2021 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 21 rebounds and the Utah Jazz extended their winning streak to six games with a 118-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
Mitchell, Gobert lift Jazz over Blazers 129-107November 30, 2021 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell says when the ball moves and the thinking stops, the Utah Jazz really shine.
“Aggressive decision making,” Mitchell said. “When you start to think too much, that’s when the turnovers and the mistakes come in.”
Mitchell scores 27, Jazz pull away to beat Hawks 110-98November 10, 2021 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell's playmaking and Utah's tough fourth-quarter defense helped the Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks for the second time in five days.
Mitchell scored 27 points to lead the Jazz to a 110-98 victory on Tuesday night.
Jazz star Donovan Mitchell out with ankle sprain vs HawksNovember 5, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell did not play Thursday night against the Atlanta Hawks because of a sprained right ankle.
Mitchell injured the ankle in closing seconds of the first half Tuesday against the Sacramento Kings.
Mitchell scores 27, Gobert leads late surge, Jazz beat KingsOctober 23, 2021 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points, Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 20 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Sacramento Kings 110-101 on Friday night.
Mike Conley added 17 points for the Jazz, who won their fifth straight against Sacramento in the first game at Golden 1 Center with a full crowd since March 8, 2020.
Jazz guard Mike Conley remains sidelined by hamstring strainJune 12, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Conley was out of the Utah's lineup again Saturday night for Game 3 of the Jazz's second-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Coach Quin Snyder said Conley still is not fully recovered from a mild right hamstring strain that also kept him out of the first two games of the series.
Mark Eaton, shot-blocking king and Jazz great, dies at 64May 30, 2021 GMT
Mark Eaton, the 7-foot-4 shot-blocking king who twice was the NBA's defensive player of the year during a career spent entirely with the Utah Jazz, has died. He was 64.
Jazz take top spot in NBA playoffs, thump Kings 121-99May 17, 2021 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Rudy Gobert wasn’t about to stop his Utah teammates from celebrating after securing the No. 1 spot for the NBA playoffs. He just wants the Jazz to keep focus on the bigger picture.
Mitchell, Gobert dominate as Jazz beat Bulls 120-95March 23, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high nine blocks, and the Utah Jazz pounded the Chicago Bulls 120-95 on Monday night...
Mitchell helps Jazz beat Pelicans for 7th straight winJanuary 22, 2021 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz got off to a tough start. Then Donovan Mitchell and company pushed their way right past the New Orleans Pelicans...
Gobert signs $205 million, five-year extension with JazzDecember 20, 2020 GMT
Rudy Gobert arrived in Utah seven years ago as a relative unknown, without a lot of fanfare and with some serious questions about his potential...