The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Bucks 1/22/15
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Bucks 1/22/15

January 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
  The Jazz won their first game in two years without the services of Derrick Favors.  It was a… weird win. We’ll take it! 1. The Start of the Dante Exum Era? With attention on Derrick Favors’ absence from...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz at Chicago Bulls 1/7/15
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz at Chicago Bulls 1/7/15

January 8th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
  The Jazz played their best game of the season.  Not simply best outcome, best played game.  They looked really good, so there’s a lot to say. 1. D-fence-tastic! The Jazz did more than out-defend the Bulls,...
Utah Jazz Players and Opponent Field Goal Percentage
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Utah Jazz Players and Opponent Field Goal Percentage

December 31st, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Perhaps the most fundamental defensive principle of all is Guard Your Man. Players who cannot effectively defend their assigned offensive player are weak points in defensive armor.  Put together enough such weaknesses and the...
This Year’s Gifts for the Utah Jazz
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This Year’s Gifts for the Utah Jazz

December 15th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
  Christmas is a time for generosity. So, while it may be easy to focus on the negatives of an early 6 – 16 season, this post assumes the young Utah Jazz are securely on Santa’s Nice List. After all, there is...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Thunder 11/26/14
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Thunder 11/26/14

November 27th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
1. The Jazz were bullied by a less talented team. Going into the night, Oklahoma City had won only 3 of 13 games, including dropping six straight – ample time to learn how little chance they have of out-talenting other NBA...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Hawks 11/12/14
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Hawks 11/12/14

November 13th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Tonight the Jazz could have, should have, would have, but didn’t. The game had the feel of a contest that could swing either way going in, perhaps because of the multiplicity of connections shared between the two teams....
12 Things to Watch for This Utah Jazz Season
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12 Things to Watch for This Utah Jazz Season

October 29th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Every season is a story – each game a page, each quarter a paragraph, ever evolving toward a final meaning.  The Little Team That Could in 2003-04.  The Apocalypse that was 2010-2011.  Last year’s Crucible of...
What Actually Worked for the Utah Jazz Last Year?
Utah Jazz
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What Actually Worked for the Utah Jazz Last Year?

September 9th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Wins were precious last season. Only one team in Utah Jazz history garnered fewer wins for 82 games of effort than the Jazz’s 25 victories last year. I think it’s safe to assume Jazz fans, players, coaches,...
A Dissenting Opinion on Gordon Hayward’s Max Contract
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A Dissenting Opinion on Gordon Hayward’s Max Contract

July 28th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Everything is awesome!  Everything is cool when you’re part of the team, especially when they pay you $63 million dollars! That is pretty much the sentiment in Jazz land.  Following the Jazz formally matching...
Everything Draft Day
Draft
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Everything Draft Day

June 25th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
I’ve covered these draft prospects for SCH for nine months, and finally, The Day dawns tomorrow.  What follows is everything draft related left in my notebook or bounding about in my brain. The Too-Late to Take It Back...