About Jody Genessy

Jody Genessy is the Utah Jazz beat writer for the Deseret News. To answer some of your questions: 1) Yes, he travels everywhere the Jazz do. 2) No, he doesn't fly on the team charter. 3) No, he can't sneak you into the game, let you take notes for him or get you tickets (sorry, Mom). 4) Yes, he realizes that other people out there have to work for a living so he's a lucky dude. 5) Yes, he usually answers questions in the third person.

Rules changes in the NBA

The NBA Board of Governors met in Las Vegas on Thursday and approved some rules changes for the 2013-14 season. (Jazz CEO Greg Miller is Utah’s representative for that board, by the way.) Judging the new ways instant replay can … Continue reading»

It’s official: Utah Jazz players Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors will participate in the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s National Team Mini-Camp that will take place in Las Vegas from July 22-25. Former Weber State star Damian Lillard will also be … Continue reading»

Big Al, BIG bed, not-so-big TV

Remember that funny story about Big Al’s big bed? Yeah, of course you do. My wife does, too.┬áThe biggest thing she got out of that silliness about Jefferson’s 10-foot-by-12-foot kingdom-sized bed was that our queen-sized mattress set is about two … Continue reading»

NBA GM survey says … Utah Jazz who?

The results of the annual NBA general manager survey is out, and it seems that the Utah Jazz are flying well under 29 executives’ radars. All 30 GMs participated in NBA.com’s extensive questionnaire, and Jazz players got about as much … Continue reading»