The End of the 2010-2011 Season
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The End of the 2010-2011 Season

March 12th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
Make no mistake about it, the Jazz season ended last night at the hands of the 17 win Minnesota Timberwolves. The current playoff odds by John Hollinger peg the Jazz as having a 4.4% chance of making the playoffs, and that might...
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Al Jefferson’s In-Season Improvement

March 10th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
Yesterday, Al Jefferson scored 34 points on 71% shooting and won the game on a tip-in at the buzzer. This was another impressive recent game from the Jazz power forward. Following Jefferson this year there have been two main...
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Behind Enemy Lines – a Nets blogger’s opinion on Favors and Harris

March 8th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
It has been nearly two weeks since the Deron Williams trade and the Jazz are still trying to find out what they have in Derrick Favors and Devin Harris. The two players have only played a combined 272 minutes, which is way too...
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The King of Wishful Thinking

February 24th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
In 1990 the British band Go West came out with the song “King of Wishful Thinking.” It is equal parts catchy and annoying. Check out the lyrics and you might see some similarities with the Utah Jazz situation right...
Deron Williams trade
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Deron Williams trade

February 23rd, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
My first impressions of the trade of Deron Williams to the Nets for Derrick Favors, Devin Harris and two first round picks are below: First impression is positive. The Jazz couldn’t afford to be “Lebroned” and...
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The Andrei Kirilenko Albatross

February 15th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
The Jazz season has taken a sudden turn for the worse. An icon has left the team and the short and long term outlook looks to be very negative. The pessimism from Jazz fans has reached a point that it kind of reminds me of the...
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Goodbye Coach Sloan

February 10th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
For the longest time I have been a Jazz fan and being a Jazz fan over the past 23 years means that I have been watching a Jerry Sloan coached team. Today, Jerry Sloan announced he was resigning as head coach of the Jazz. There...
A retrospective on Carlos Boozer’s tenure with the Jazz
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A retrospective on Carlos Boozer’s tenure with the Jazz

February 8th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
Tomorrow the Bulls visit Salt Lake City for one of the more anticipated games of the year. The reason isn’t the return of Kyle Korver of Ronnie Brewer, even if both of them played in a combined 446 games in a Jazz uniform....
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What does it take for the Jazz to win?

January 26th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
I don’t want to write about last night’s game against the Lakers. The lazy turnovers, the poor defense and the missed shots all contributed to one of the more depressing losses in recent Jazz history. It wasn’t...
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Is Paul Millsap an All-Star?

January 20th, 2011 | by K.Malphurs
Before we get to the question about whether or not Paul Millsap should be an All-Star this year let’s consider a simple question. Why is Millsap not even in consideration?  First, Millsap was left off the ballot. Now, Bill...