Glimpses for Next Season
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Glimpses for Next Season

April 15th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night’s Lakers game was depressing, encouraging, exhilarating, frustrating, demoralizing, and a host of many other conflicting emotions, and somehow all at the same time. The first 20 minutes of the game were fun and...
When Do Offseason Coaching Changes Happen?
Coaching
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When Do Offseason Coaching Changes Happen?

April 9th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
After yet another blowout loss by the Jazz, Twitter and Jazz Nation is abuzz, once again, with folks curious about if and when Ty Corbin will be shown the door when the season is over. Will it be before the team’s exit...
Rebuilding Lessons from the 76ers?
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Rebuilding Lessons from the 76ers?

April 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been a very interesting one within Jazz fandom. There are often two factions: those who want wins regardless, believing that a winning culture is important, contagious, and essential to keeping fans coming to...
Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses Revisited
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Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses Revisited

March 25th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Just over two months ago, I wrote an article detailing the Jazz’s blowout losses and their response in games after each of those losses. At that point, we’d had ten really rough games where it appeared the team didn’t show...
Surprising Utah Jazz Storylines
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Surprising Utah Jazz Storylines

March 18th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Now that we’re 14 games away from the finish line of the season, what have been some of the storylines that have been surprising? What were you not expecting? Here are a few for me: Blowout Losses One of the really...
Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four
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Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four

March 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night marked Paul Millsap’s first game in Utah since signing with the Atlanta Hawks in the offseason. Millsap was my favorite Jazz man for years, and I’m still not used to seeing him in the Atlanta jersey (seeing him in...
Undercover Boss Review: Kleenex Required
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Undercover Boss Review: Kleenex Required

March 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night’s episode of Undercover Boss started with Greg Miller, the CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, talking about the Jazz, the years they made it to the NBA Finals, etc. And then he started talking about...
Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?
Trey Burke
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Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?

February 25th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In the 41 games since Trey Burke has been a starter, the Jazz are 19-22, for a 46% winning percentage. That’s obviously a significant increase over the Jazz’s record when Burke was injured. But as we’ve been hearing about...
What the Jazz Players Did During the All-Star Break
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What the Jazz Players Did During the All-Star Break

February 18th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
The Jazz only had one member of the team at the All-Star Weekend in New Orleans—way to represent the Jazz, Trey Burke—but thanks to social media, we know a little bit about what several of the players did over the weekend....
Jazz and Lakers: More Similar Than We’d Like to Admit?
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Jazz and Lakers: More Similar Than We’d Like to Admit?

February 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In anticipation of the Jazz playing the Lakers at the Staples Center tonight, I wanted to break down what, historically, has been a very rare phenomenon: both the Jazz and Lakers are well out of the playoff picture heading into...