Trey Burke Comparisons: Mo Williams? Others?
Trey Burke
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Trey Burke Comparisons: Mo Williams? Others?

July 8th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Before Trey Burke was drafted, experts had a few comparisons lined up: Kemba Walker, Kyle Lowry, Chris Paul, and Ty Lawson. Now that Trey’s got one season under his belt, I’m starting to wonder if another comparison might be...
The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom
Dante Exum
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The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom

July 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
This last week of Jazz fandom, including today, feels a little bit like I imagine being bipolar would feel like—an exhilarating high (Exum?! We seriously got Exum?!), followed by what may not be the lowest of the lows, but a...
What Does the Spurs’ Championship Mean for the Jazz?
Utah Jazz
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What Does the Spurs’ Championship Mean for the Jazz?

June 18th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Watching the Spurs win was great for this Jazz fan. In the Spurs you’ve got a team-first, small-market team that plays with precision, with passing, and without ego, and it was incredibly refreshing to see them beat the Heat so...
3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era
Coaching
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3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era

June 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
I don’t know about you, but I’m still on a bit of a high following the news and press conference about Quin Snyder’s hiring. Obviously, proof will be in the pudding as to whether or not he’s a good coach–or maybe...
Larry Miller’s Perspective on Team Ownership
Ownership
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Larry Miller’s Perspective on Team Ownership

June 3rd, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
With the recent events in the NBA surround Donald Sterling and the Los Angeles Clippers, we’ve learned more about NBA owners and ownership (including the rules and constitution of the NBA owners). All of the information out...
15 Ways to Fill Time in a Long Offseason
Utah Jazz
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15 Ways to Fill Time in a Long Offseason

May 28th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
As Jazz fans, we’re not used to having this much time off in the offseason. For more than a decade, we were used to going well into the postseason, almost always into May, and often into June. But in the last several years,...
Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck
Draft
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Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck

May 20th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Tonight is the night Jazz fans have been looking forward to ever since the season ended and we won the non-coin flip against Boston: the NBA Draft Lottery. Currently slotted 4th, we are statistically more likely to be bumped back...
How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?
Coaching
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How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?

May 14th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
As Jazz fans, we were probably looking at our head-coaching vacancy and thinking that we were looking like a significantly better destination than Detroit, thanks to young talent, draft picks, money to spend, and ownership that...
Coaching Profile: George Karl
Coaching
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Coaching Profile: George Karl

May 6th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In today’s coaching profile, we tackle a few areas and see how George Karl might be a good fit for the Jazz. Leadership In a wonderful piece written by Kevin Ding last week, he talked about leadership and its huge role in that...
Coaching Profile: Mike Longabardi
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Coaching Profile: Mike Longabardi

April 29th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
My first exposure to Mike Longabardi was on November 13, 2013, in Zach Lowe’s Grantland piece. The Suns were still the surprise of the season and, after discussing the Suns’ improvement on offense, eschewing long twos and...