Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited
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Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited

June 5th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
In June, draft profiles become almost canonical in their importance to fans. We quote them, we memorize them, we judge teams’ intelligence based on them. They are holy writ. If you’re anything like me, these profiles...
Coaching Profile: Lionel Hollins
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Coaching Profile: Lionel Hollins

May 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Hollins’ head coaching history is unique, to say the least. That’s because he has had three separate NBA head coaching stints – but always for the same franchise. When the Vancouver Grizzlies fired Brian Hill 22 games into...
Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star
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Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star

May 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The fifth pick in an NBA draft is normally a huge asset, but if was ever OK to feel a little dejected about occupying that spot, it’s this year. It’s supposedly a 4-man draft at the top, with potential franchise...
Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft
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Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft

May 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Down with math. The statistically probable gut punch arrived this evening in Times Square in an envelope marked “5.” The Utah Jazz, slotted fourth going into the NBA Draft Lottery, now own the fifth pick after the...
Contemplating the Jazz Core
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Contemplating the Jazz Core

May 15th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
First there was the Core Four. Then Four turned into Five. Next month could make it Six. Dennis Lindsey has talked about Jeremy Evans becoming a core-type player, and for those excited about Rudy Gobert or overseas Jazz draftee...
Coaching Profile: John Stockton
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Coaching Profile: John Stockton

May 8th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
One of the more interesting coaching names to surface over the last few weeks is both a dark horse and a familiar name. Assessing a candidate objectively is hard when that figure is as revered as John Stockton, but that’s...
Coaching Profile: Steve Kerr and the Triangle
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Coaching Profile: Steve Kerr and the Triangle

May 7th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Here’s a coach profile we didn’t anticipate writing: Steve Kerr. As Marc Stein first reported, the Utah Jazz have somewhat unexpected gotten into the fray, attempting to lure the TNT analyst into conversations about...
2014 Playoffs: Jazz-Related Rooting
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2014 Playoffs: Jazz-Related Rooting

May 2nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz aren’t playing in these exciting 2014 Playoffs, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some Jazz interests at stake. Every year, once the Jazz’s season is done, I try to figure out who wins my...
On Ty Corbin’s Tenure as Jazz Coach
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On Ty Corbin’s Tenure as Jazz Coach

April 21st, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The Utah Jazz are entering a pivotal summer that will be full of defining decisions, and they just made their first one. So ends the Tyrone Corbin era of Jazz basketball. Andy Larsen brought you the news earlier today that, after...
The Plan Explained: GM Dennis Lindsey on Decision Time
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The Plan Explained: GM Dennis Lindsey on Decision Time

April 18th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
When Jazz faithful, talk about “The Plan”, it’s with a certain amount of reverence, as though it’s a sacred document sitting under glass in an undisclosed location right next to the Magna Carta and the...