Utah Jazz Trade LIkelihood Index 2014-15
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Utah Jazz Trade LIkelihood Index 2014-15

November 27th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
NBA trade season is just around the corner. Starting December 15, most NBA players are suddenly eligible to be traded, which is why the peak window for midseason NBA trades is the two-month span from December 15 to the February...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Warriors 11/21/14
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Warriors 11/21/14

November 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
1. There’s no D in “One-night trip to the Bay Area.” No, really, there’s not. The Jazz never held a lead in this one, and never had a tie after 0-0. In fact, the Warriors lead was in double figures for...
The First Utah Jazz Game Ball Awards
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The First Utah Jazz Game Ball Awards

November 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Unfortunately, the NBA can’t give away a game ball at the end of every contest. They reuse basketballs for a few games before retiring one, so actual Spaldings are only available on certain nights to commemorate special...
Early Myth-Busting on Utah Jazz Trends
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Early Myth-Busting on Utah Jazz Trends

November 13th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Nine games isn’t a lot of time to figure things out. But it is plenty of time for certain perceptions to spread like the flu and become part of the early dialogue before they’ve been pressure-tested. Today we tackle a...
The Three Emerging Utah Jazz Stars
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The Three Emerging Utah Jazz Stars

November 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Yes, it’s early. Yes, the Jazz are still sub-.500. And yes, the record will probably get worse before it gets significantly better. But Jazz personnel are off to a nice start making names for themselves. In particular,...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Mavericks
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz at Mavericks

October 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz suffered a wire-to-wire beatdown in Northern Texas. Here’s your recap in the form of a rare Thursday Triple Team. 1. Utah lost this one early, and on the defensive end. Dallas scored early, often and without...
The Nays Have It: Lotto Lives On
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The Nays Have It: Lotto Lives On

October 23rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Well, it turns out the Philadelphia 76ers are capable of winning something after all. Thirteen teams, rallied by the Sixers and Thunder, blocked lottery reform that most people assumed would pass without a fight. Those two might...
JazzRank #11: Jeremy Evans
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JazzRank #11: Jeremy Evans

October 19th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
It’s hard to find more likable guys in the NBA than Jeremy Evans. The 5th-year Utah Jazz forward has always been extremely popular among fans. The combination of his personality, his art, his dunks and his always-happy...
To Board Or Not To Board
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To Board Or Not To Board

October 16th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Like giddy teenagers on a fourth date, we’re still just getting to know the 2014-15 version of the Utah Jazz. With a new coach in the mix, you can’t take anything for granted. Pore over past performance if that makes...
The Right Kind of Mistakes: Passing TOs & Offensive Efficiency
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The Right Kind of Mistakes: Passing TOs & Offensive Efficiency

October 9th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
How much does Quin Snyder want to play with the pass? He’d rather see passing mistakes than mistake-free isolation plays. “Sometimes trying to make those passes doesn’t always give you the results you want right...