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.

2012 NBA Draft early entrants list

In case you were wondering who the Utah Jazz won’t be getting with their own first-round pick (now Minnesota’s at No. 18) or with the Foldin’ State Warriors’ lottery selection (unless they get leapfrogged out of the top seven in … Continue reading»

My Top 10 tongue-in-cheek reasons why the Utah Jazz just might “shock the world” (as Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward put it) and pull off the upset over the heavily favored San Antonio Spurs: 10. The One That Got Away … Continue reading»

Dates of Jazz-Spurs series

The NBA just released partial info of the Jazz-Spurs series, including the dates and times for first three games: Game 1 — Sunday, April 29 — Utah at San Antonio — 11 a.m., ESPN Game 2 — Wednesday, May 2 … Continue reading»