First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style
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First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style

December 19th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Each season, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein comes out with his trimester awards–recognizing the NBA’s high achievers–always a fun read. Make sure to give it a perusal when it comes out. Because this is Salt City...
Favorite Jerry Sloan Memories
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Favorite Jerry Sloan Memories

December 11th, 2013 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz will take time next month to honor Jerry Sloan, the Dean of Coaching. It is something that fans have been clamoring for, but as reported, it was ultimately Sloan’s decision as to when the inevitable would take...
Diante Garrett: Helping the Jazz
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Diante Garrett: Helping the Jazz

December 4th, 2013 | by David J Smith
A few weeks ago, the point guard situation for the Utah Jazz was dire. Rookie Trey Burke was out with a fractured finger and the veteran duo of Jamaal Tinsley and John Lucas III were not cutting it (and that may be being a bit...
Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?
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Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?

November 21st, 2013 | by David J Smith
For a team in need of some good news, the Utah Jazz received some yesterday: rookie point guard Trey Burke made his official NBA debut versus the New Orleans Pelicans. While the highly-anticipated return by Burke from his broken...
So Long, Jamaal Tinsley
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So Long, Jamaal Tinsley

November 13th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Three years ago, when news surfaced that the Utah Jazz had interest in veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley, many Jazz fans were dubious. He had not been in the NBA in a year and had only logged 38 NBA games over a span of three...
Upward Trajectory: A Look at the Utah Jazz’s 2013 Offseason
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Upward Trajectory: A Look at the Utah Jazz’s 2013 Offseason

November 7th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Halloween night came and went without Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz agreeing on an extension. While that was certainly disappointing, it may be the one tarnish is a very active offseason for the franchise. The summer of 2013...
Who is Mike Harris?
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Who is Mike Harris?

October 30th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Saturday, in addition to bringing back veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley, the Utah Jazz released five players in order to get to their final Opening Day roster. After the dust cleared, Mike Harris was the lone training camp free...
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Whittling Down the Utah Jazz Roster

October 23rd, 2013 | by David J Smith
5:00 pm. EST on October 28th signifies the deadline for final Opening Day rosters for the 30 NBA franchises. Each passing day, teams are trimming their ranks. Some teams may have already whittled their rosters down and are...
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“Utah Jazz Basketball”: A Look At Assisted Field Goal %

October 16th, 2013 | by David J Smith
We often hear, when the Jazz win, that the team won by playing “Utah Jazz basketball.” For me, that has always connoted heart, hustle, tough defense, smart offense, and above all, teamwork. When you think about the...
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Utah Jazz Positional Battles: The Bench

October 9th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Tuesday’s preseason opener against the Golden State Warriors may have shed some light on how the bench positional battles will unfold–at least to start the season. Then again, it was one game and a preseason one at...