TIPOFF – July 31 – Is Gordon Hayward getting a raw deal?

Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke looks at the national perspective of Gordon Hayward and the other news of the NBA.

TIPOFF—July 29—2017, Hayward’s day 1 and Burke research

Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke takes you on the journey of his preparation for today’s radio show.

TIPOFF—July 28—Jazz players on the world stage

Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke looks at the Jazz players involved in preparation for the upcoming World Cup.


INSIDER—Jazz reportedly add Patrick Beilein to coaching staff

Here’s a report today from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Quin Snyder will add Patrick Beilein to his coaching staff.


Beilein is the son of Michigan head coach John Beilein, who coached Trey Burke at Michigan.

Last season, Patrick Beilein was the head coach at West Virginia Wesleyan. Prior to that he was the director of basketball operations at Bradley University. Patrick played his college basketball at West Virginia and was a part of Elite Eight and Sweet 16 teams.

Beilein, whose record at West Virginia Wesleyan was 12-15 his first year followed by 20-12 last season, interviewed for the Marist College opening.

One of Beilein’s signatures as a coach is his ability to teach shooting. He’ll work both in player development with his skills as a shooting coach and in video coordinating.

INSIDER—Australian paper reports Brock Motum invited to Jazz training camp

According to the West Australian newspaper, Brock Motum has been invited to training camp by the Utah Jazz.


The trade of Malcolm Thomas and Eric Murphy opened up spots on the training camp roster. However, with Favors, Kanter, Gobert, Booker, Novak and Evans present, finding a spot on the roster is going to be a tough task for Motum.

Motum, born in Brisbane, Australia, is 23 years old and played three seasons at Washington State. He played last season in the Italian League. He will be teaming with Utah’s first-round pick Danté Exum in the World Cup for Australia.

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PODCAST—ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton (Part 2)

The grand finale of the podcast with ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton and Utah Jazz radio voice David Locke. Talking Hayward’s contract and Pelton’s thoughts on Danté Exum and Rodney Hood.

TIPOFF—July 24—Karl Malone Day

Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke walks through the latest news in the NBA, shares insights from ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton, and discusses news surrounding Gobert, Burke and Kanter.


PODCAST—ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton on Kevin Love and Free Agency (Part 1)

In Part 1 of their conversation, Utah Jazz radio voice David Locke and ESPN NBA insider Kevin Pelton talk about the Kevin Love sweepstakes and NBA free agency.