Derrick Favors: Better Than You Think He Is
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Derrick Favors: Better Than You Think He Is

September 29th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
No matter how good you think Jazz power forward Derrick Favors is, there’s a good chance he’s better. Even as the Jazz hype train barrels down the tracks with column after column citing reasons for optimism in Utah,...
Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?
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Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?

August 29th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz’s Friday trade with Philadelphia shows that the erstwhile asset-hoarders have changed gears. Spending picks at all is a big shift for GM Dennis Lindsey, who has been on the receiving end of those types of trade...
League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Rights Rules
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League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Rights Rules

August 25th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Utah Jazz signed guard Marcus Paige this week, a move that makes it less likely they’ll still hold the former Tar Heel’s draft rights once the season begins. Yeah, you read that right. Less likely. Because of...
Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II
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Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II

August 2nd, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
In part one of this mental exercise, a pair of SCH writers tried to figure out exactly which Western Conference teams the Jazz will top in the 2016-17 standings. Here, Aaron Hefner and Dan Clayton go back to work, asking the...
Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part I
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Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part I

August 1st, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
There is no shortage of optimism around the Utah Jazz after they quietly addressed every glaring personnel need this offseason. Improved point guard play? Check. A complementary skilled big? Check. Improved wing depth? Check....
Jazz in Rio: Tracking Utah Players’ Olympic Summers
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Jazz in Rio: Tracking Utah Players’ Olympic Summers

July 15th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Four Utah Jazz players are doing their part to help the world get through the dog days of the NBA offseason. Rudy Gobert, Boris Diaw, Raul Neto and Joe Ingles will represent their respective countries in next month’s Summer...
Scouring the Free Agent Market Part II: Bigs
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Scouring the Free Agent Market Part II: Bigs

June 30th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
NBA free agency is already heating up, and we haven’t even reached the witching hour. Teams supposedly have to wait until midnight EDT (10:00 p.m. in Utah) to do business with this year’s class of free agents, but...
Scouring the Free Agent Market Part I: Wings
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Scouring the Free Agent Market Part I: Wings

June 29th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
With hours to go before the NBA’s free agency period begins late tomorrow evening, the Utah Jazz certainly have their strategy in place by now. They know which NBA veterans they’ll be attempting to call or visit, We...
Jazz Pick Three NBA Hopefuls, Including Weber State Standout
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Jazz Pick Three NBA Hopefuls, Including Weber State Standout

June 24th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Two NBA draft prospects put on Jazz hats to shake hands with commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday night in Brooklyn, but neither one is headed to Utah. Three NBA draft prospects were selected by the Utah Jazz on Thursday night,...
Hill Gives the Jazz An Interesting Year
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Hill Gives the Jazz An Interesting Year

June 23rd, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
365 days. That’s what the Utah Jazz acquired on Wednesday, at the modest cost of a mid-first round pick: an extra year of relevance. George Hill is a Jazz player, and as a result, the Jazz get twelve months’ worth of...