Jazz Make No Moves at Trade Deadline
Trades
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Jazz Make No Moves at Trade Deadline

February 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
On an NBA trade deadline that mostly featured tank trades, salary dumps and cosmetic upgrades to a couple teams’ benches, the Utah Jazz again stood pat. Let’s dive in and look at what happened — and didn’t...
Trade Deadline Central: Around the Western Conference
Trades
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Trade Deadline Central: Around the Western Conference

February 18th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Last updated 2/19/14 at 2:18 p.m. EDT. February 20 will be an interesting day, either because of breaking Jazz news or because of the lack of it. Either way, we’ll have a better sense in less than a week what the...
Trade Deadline Central: Around the Eastern Conference
Trades
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Trade Deadline Central: Around the Eastern Conference

February 17th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Last updated 2/19/14 2:24 p.m. EDT. February 20 will be an interesting day, either because of breaking Jazz news or because of the lack of it. Either way, we’ll have a better sense in less than a week what the Jazz’s...
On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds
Trey Burke
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On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds

February 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Basketball, it turns out, is complicated. I mean, there’s a more simplistic, linear way to approach it, but in the NBA, that route hardly ever makes you very good. Reaching a special level (see: San Antonio Spurs) requires...
Does Offensive Rebounding Hurt Transition Defense?
Analytics
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Does Offensive Rebounding Hurt Transition Defense?

January 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Uh oh, fellow basketball math nerds: we might have overcorrected. The analytics movement has given us so many new ways to see and understand NBA basketball. I myself am an ardent subscriber, and I think we’re just starting to...
The Myth of Movement & the Jazz Fan Conundrum
Opinion
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The Myth of Movement & the Jazz Fan Conundrum

January 24th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The subway, the snow and the polar vortex conspired this week to remind me about the myth of movement. And since there’s a basketball metaphor trapped inside my very chilly commute story, you get to hear about it. I arrived...
Can the Jazz Use Their Remaining Cap Room in Trades?
Trades
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Can the Jazz Use Their Remaining Cap Room in Trades?

January 9th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
If a week’s worth of Andrew Bynum speculation wasn’t a strong enough clue, we’re in the thick of the NBA trade season. And it appears the Jazz are more than willing to sell the chunks of flexibility they have...
14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year
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14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year

January 2nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Whatever happens in the next 12 months, we’ll know a lot more about the Utah Jazz’s future when 2014 is over. When was the last calendar year in which Jazz fans knew on January 1 that the trajectory of the franchise...
Method to the Minute Madness?
Utah Jazz
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Method to the Minute Madness?

December 27th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Already a lightning rod for criticism in the Jazz fan community, forward Richard Jefferson probably didn’t do himself many favors by announcing on Thursday that he plans on going “championship hunting” as a free...
Checking the Metronome
Analytics
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Checking the Metronome

December 5th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The new era of Jazz basketball is a quarter-season old following Utah’s Wednesday night loss to the league’s best team, so any attempt to discern the identity of this squad is probably a bit premature. Still, I can...