Can a Rookie (like Trey Burke) Lead?
Trey Burke
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Can a Rookie (like Trey Burke) Lead?

August 15th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Last week’s SCH Saturday Show was full of great conversation about who will assume the reins of a young Jazz team suddenly lacking top-flight veterans. Kyle Hunt continued that conversation in a Sunday post where he...
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Derrick Favors
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Derrick Favors & Gordon Hayward: Do They Get Extensions, and For How Much?

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz have just under three months to complete what would be their most important transactions of this off-season (no offense, Richard Jefferson). The extension deadline for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors looms in late...
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Derrick Favors
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Primer: NBA Contract Extension Rules

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
As Peter Novak and I were preparing for our nerd smackdown debate on extension values for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors, Peter aptly threw in a primer on extension rules. I decided to share those here as a companion post for...
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Analytics
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Predicting the Pace for the New-Era Utah Jazz

August 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The question of what’s next for the Jazz has been a big one this summer and it has been asked dozens of different ways. But one that hasn’t been asked is what the Jazz’s new modus operandi will be with regard to...
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Utah Jazz
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Three X Factors for the ’13-14 Jazz

July 26th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
During a great discussion on last week’s Saturday Show where we dissected Dennis Lindsay’s comments about the current roster, I suddenly started to see players grouped in a completely different way than how we always...
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Utah Jazz
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Jazz to Auction Remaining Cap Space Via Trade?

July 18th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Still scanning the list of available free agents and photoshopping them into Jazz jerseys? You can probably stop. Utah, according to reports, is looking to spend the last $4 million and change of its cap space, but not that way....
Post Mortem For an Era
Al Jefferson
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Post Mortem For an Era

July 15th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
  I began my eulogy of a passing era of Jazz basketball before it was officially over. Last month, I shared a look at jump-shooting trends that defined recent Jazz basketball, and now that nearly every veteran free agent of...
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Free Agency
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Jazz & Free Agency: The Sound of Silence

July 5th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
NBA free agency is a few days old, and so far the most exciting rumor to come out of the Intermountain West is that it’s the location of Dwight Howard’s $100 million game of Eeny-meeny-miny-moe. Even that is on the...
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Video
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Gal Mekel (PG, Israel) Scouting Video

July 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Editor note: After spending hours on this video scouting of Israeli PG Gal Mekel (a player who the Jazz have reportedly been interested in for years), Dan Clayton eagerly sent it to me yesterday afternoon, asking me if I wanted...
Jazz Free Agency Primer ’13
Utah Jazz
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Jazz Free Agency Primer ’13

June 27th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Several months’ worth of draft geekery is winding down, which only means it’s time to shift the focus to another crop of players and another set of complicated rules: NBA free agency is days away. Don’t fear,...