Utah’s Early Off-Ball Issues
Analytics
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Utah’s Early Off-Ball Issues

November 24th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
As the league reaches the end of November, initial excitement over a new season begins to give way to more of a “daily grind” temperament. Unsustainable early trends start to regress back toward the mean, fan bases grow...
What’s Wrong With Alec Burks?
Alec Burks
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What’s Wrong With Alec Burks?

November 17th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s been a mostly positive start for the young Jazz, who sit at a respectable 4-7 after a difficult slate of games to open the year. Quin Snyder’s motion system has breathed some life into the group offensively, Gordon...
Should Trevor Booker Start?
Trevor Booker
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Should Trevor Booker Start?

November 10th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Over the course of the summer, speculation began to be whispered around Salt Lake City that a controversy could begin emerging in Utah’s frontcourt before long once the season got started. If Enes Kanter was unable to improve...
Jazz Early Returns: Sustainable or Unsustainable?
Analytics
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Jazz Early Returns: Sustainable or Unsustainable?

November 3rd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Under a week into a fresh campaign and with hopes and dreams of success still mostly intact for all non-Lakers-and-Sixers fanbases, those of us attempting to analyze results thus far are in something of a temporary pickle. On one...
JazzRank #3: Alec Burks
Alec Burks
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JazzRank #3: Alec Burks

October 29th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The first few years of a young NBA player’s career are all about layering of skills. Whether a can’t miss blue-chipper or an undrafted upstart trying to stick with a roster somewhere, everyone begins with a baseline and...
10 Utah Jazz Season Predictions
Opinion
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10 Utah Jazz Season Predictions

October 28th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The NBA season begins tonight, and the Jazz season begins tomorrow. I won’t waste any more than this sentence telling you all how excited I am: I’m excited. Without further ado, here are 10 of my predictions for the Jazz this...
JazzRank #9: Rodney Hood
JazzRank
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JazzRank #9: Rodney Hood

October 21st, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Rodney Hood and his new coach Quin Snyder are more similar than you might imagine. That sentence may seem strange, but it shouldn’t. Sure, they’re separated by 26 years of age and, sure, one is from rural Mississippi while...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs Lakers 10/16/2014
Utah Jazz
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs Lakers 10/16/2014

October 16th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
1. Preseason or no, Trevor Booker looks ready to prove himself. Quickly endearing himself to a Jazz fan base that will just love his hustle and workmanlike approach, the former Washington Wizard is sneakily making a case for...
How Utah’s Defense Has Changed (Yes, Through Only Two Games)
Coaching
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How Utah’s Defense Has Changed (Yes, Through Only Two Games)

October 13th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Any major change in the coaching staff of an NBA franchise is going to bring about periods of adjustment. This is just as true defensively as on the other end, if not perhaps more so – even slight variations on a mostly similar...
Jazz Waive Kevin Murphy, Dee Bost
News
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Jazz Waive Kevin Murphy, Dee Bost

October 10th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz have waived wing Kevin Murphy and point guard Dee Bost, the team announced earlier today. The move leaves the team with 17 players on the active roster with just over two weeks to go before the season opener. Murphy was...