NBA: Jazz coach Quin Snyder to receive hip replacement | Inquirer Sports
Close  
NBA

NBA: Jazz coach Quin Snyder to receive hip replacement

/ 12:59 PM May 03, 2022
Quin Snyder Jazz NBA

Head coach Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz looks on during the second half of a game against the Phoenix Suns at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 08, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Alex Goodlett/Getty Images/AFP

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder will undergo hip replacement surgery on Tuesday, the team announced Monday.

The procedure was moved up from its original date in June.

ADVERTISEMENT

Snyder, 55, and the Jazz concluded their season on Thursday when the Dallas Mavericks eliminated them in six games in a first-round Western Conference playoff series.

Snyder guided the Jazz to a 49-33 in 2021-22, his eighth season in Salt Lake City, but the team lost in the first round for the third time in the past four seasons.

FEATURED STORIES

Jazz general manager Justin Zanik made it clear during a session with reporters on Friday that he wants to retain Snyder.

“Quin Snyder is one of the best coaches in the NBA,” Zanik said. “There is no other partner I would rather have as a coach and as a leader of our players and as a partner in our front office than Quin Snyder.”

Even so, Snyder is the subject of rumors that he could depart the Jazz to take the same position with the Los Angeles Lakers.

RELATED STORIES

NBA: Jazz crash again in playoffs as friction percolates

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: NBA, Quin Snyder, Utah Jazz
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.