Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jazz 7/9/15
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Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jazz 7/9/15

July 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Bryce Cotton has had to fight every step of the way in his basketball career. As an undersized player in a game where height is of such paramount importance, he’s spent years being written off and underestimated, from his...
Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 7/7/15
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Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 7/7/15

July 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The mantra with first-round picks in summer league, particularly those playing following their rookie seasons, is fairly consistent: they should be among the best players on the floor, and dominate at times. Mark Utah’s top...
An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celtics @ Jazz 7/6/2015
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An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celtics @ Jazz 7/6/2015

July 6th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It was just the start of summer league play, months out from the beginning of another NBA season — but don’t tell Jazz fans that. Over 10,000 strong (10,215, to be exact) packed into Energy Solutions Arena for the...
How Trey Lyles Fits in Utah
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How Trey Lyles Fits in Utah

June 30th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Let’s get this out of the way from the jump: Trey Lyles wasn’t anywhere near the top of my Jazz draft board. If I were Dennis Lindsey, he wouldn’t be in a Jazz uniform. Luckily for everyone involved, I’m not Dennis...
Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part II
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Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part II

June 24th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
  Welcome to Part II of my Jazz Big Board! If you missed Part I yesterday, be sure to give it a read. Without further ado, here are picks 7-12 on my own personalized Jazz board: 7. Stanley Johnson My general thoughts on...
Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part I
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Ben Dowsett’s Jazz Big Board: Part I

June 23rd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The time is nearly upon us. In just over two days, one of the more intriguing and fluid draft classes in recent years will finally be determined on a stage in New York City. We’ve had months of opining, hypothesizing, and...
Pondering Small Ball for the Jazz
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Pondering Small Ball for the Jazz

June 17th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
In a 2015 Finals series that was exhilarating for so many reasons, perhaps most intriguing for the nerds among us was the back-and-forth chess match between coaches. Steve Kerr and David Blatt traded haymakers in the form of...
On the Future of Joe Ingles and Elijah Millsap
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On the Future of Joe Ingles and Elijah Millsap

June 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Though they sport vastly different backgrounds and eventual paths to the NBA, Elijah Millsap and Joe Ingles have found themselves in a very similar place. Both were “rookies” in the traditional sense last season, this despite...
Jazz Workout Features Portis, Looney, Connaughton
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Jazz Workout Features Portis, Looney, Connaughton

June 5th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz held another in a string of pre-draft workouts Thursday, with six more hopefuls convening on Zion’s Bank Basketball Center. While these workouts are common this time of year, Thursday’s was the first so far in this...
On Best Player Available, Upside, and Draft Unknowns
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On Best Player Available, Upside, and Draft Unknowns

June 3rd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Often lost in a pre-draft shuffle packed full of proclamations from “experts” up and down the spectrum of legitimacy is a simple fact: None of us are all that good at predicting how draft prospects are going to turn out. This...