Grading Quin Snyder’s Rookie Year
Coaching
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Grading Quin Snyder’s Rookie Year

May 27th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Right around a year ago, the future of the coaching position for the Utah Jazz was both unknown and somewhat disheartening. The Ty Corbin era, ushered in with full backing from legend Jerry Sloan after his slightly messy...
Offseason Target: Jrue Holiday
Trades
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Offseason Target: Jrue Holiday

May 12th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
As always, these playoffs are reminding us how the NBA game tightens up in the second season. Matchups become magnified as those with even the smallest of advantages lean heavily on them and force adjustments. Players with big...
Offseason Target: Danny Green
Trades
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Offseason Target: Danny Green

May 5th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
With the Spurs machine finally running out of gas after a historic first round slug-fest with the Clippers, the focus in some circles shifted to what’s likely San Antonio’s most pivotal offseason in several years. Tim Duncan...
Gordon Hayward Proving His Worth
Gordon Hayward
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Gordon Hayward Proving His Worth

April 28th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Many a Jazz fan will look back on July 14th, 2014 as a source of retroactive pride. That was the day the Jazz matched Charlotte’s four-year, $63 million offer in restricted free agency to Gordon Hayward, locking him up for at...
Reviewing Ben Dowsett’s 10 Preseason Predictions
Utah Jazz
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Reviewing Ben Dowsett’s 10 Preseason Predictions

April 21st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Back in late October, I made a list of 10 predictions for the upcoming Jazz season. Some were more outlandish than others, but each almost certainly prompted some percentage of my readership to think to themselves, “I can’t...
Bold Strategy, Cotton: How Bryce Is Helping Set a Developmental Blueprint for the Jazz
Utah Jazz
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Bold Strategy, Cotton: How Bryce Is Helping Set a Developmental Blueprint for the Jazz

April 14th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
A portion of the narrative surrounding Dante Exum’s interesting rookie season has been commentary on others in the league at his position he should be attempting to emulate in the future. Dante should watch tape on John Wall...
A Season Is Ending, But This Is Just The Beginning
Utah Jazz
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A Season Is Ending, But This Is Just The Beginning

April 13th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The year may be coming to a close, but in reality, this is just the start of what’s to come. The Jazz wrapped up their home season Monday night with a resounding win over the Mavs, and will finish the 82-game year Wednesday...
Do the Jazz Have an On/Off Switch? Plus Player Grades for Kings @ Jazz 4/8/15
Utah Jazz
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Do the Jazz Have an On/Off Switch? Plus Player Grades for Kings @ Jazz 4/8/15

April 8th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s a common theme heard when referencing great teams, particularly those who have been so for multiple years: Does this team have an extra gear whenever they feel like it? It’s a fair question much of the time...
Gordon Hayward is Tired
Gordon Hayward
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Gordon Hayward is Tired

April 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
There are two lines of thought when it comes to themes like fatigue and over-taxation of a given player’s body. The first is more of a short-term view: A guy is leaned upon too heavily within individual games, asked to do more...
Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15
Dante Exum
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Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15

April 1st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Dante Exum relentlessly got into the lane in Wednesday’s win over Denver. He flew past Ty Lawson, one of the quickest players in the league, on multiple occasions and sliced through Denver’s weak help defense on the...