Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses
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Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses

January 21st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
I read a tweet this week that got me thinking. That made me curious: how did the Jazz respond after each one of these egg-laying losses? What is the team showing as far as toughness and resiliency after difficult losses? And is...
Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins
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Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins

January 16th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Moxie. Swagger. Cool. Fearless. Calm. Patient. Composed. Confident. Poised. Ice. We’ve been hearing all sorts of adjectives to describe Trey Burke, especially his clutch, late-game play. After last night’s game—even though...
Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players
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Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players

January 7th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
When word broke earlier in the week that both Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert had been sent down to the D-League for their second stint, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, they’d each get some much-need minutes, some time to develop...
Jazz End Of Year Odds and Ends
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Jazz End Of Year Odds and Ends

December 31st, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
After last night’s victory against the Bobcats, it’s really hard to not just write this as my entire article: Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey...
A Jazz Fan’s No-Man’s Land
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A Jazz Fan’s No-Man’s Land

December 27th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Entering this season, as a fan I had braced myself for what many of the national experts had said was going to be one of the worst teams fielded in recent history. With Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Randy Foye, DeMarre Carroll, and...
The Emergence of Alec Burks
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The Emergence of Alec Burks

December 10th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been quite a bumpy ride for Alec Burks. With Trey Burke injuring his finger in the third game of the preseason, Burks was thrust into playing the point guard position—something he was asked to do last year for...
What A Difference A PG Makes
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What A Difference A PG Makes

December 3rd, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
It’s amazing what a difference a point guard makes. Since Trey Burke has been in the starting lineup, the Jazz are 3-2. But what’s even more incredible is how quickly this looks much more like a team that knows how to play...
A Jazz Fan’s Thanksgiving Gratitude List
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A Jazz Fan’s Thanksgiving Gratitude List

November 26th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been more difficult than I was expecting. I was expecting a lot of losses, but I wasn’t expecting the losses to be by this many points, and with seemingly little offensive progress or defensive intensity to...
Waiting With Bated Breath for Trey Burke’s Return
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Waiting With Bated Breath for Trey Burke’s Return

November 19th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Jazz fans have been getting rumblings that Trey Burke is close to returning, which is such welcome news for a team that has severely struggled at the point guard position in Burke’s absence. Alec Burks has spent some time at...
Contenders and Pretenders… For The Top 2014 Draft Pick
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Contenders and Pretenders… For The Top 2014 Draft Pick

November 12th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
With the Champions Classic tonight in Chicago getting so much attention, what’s the landscape looking like for the top picks in the 2014 draft? I think you’ve got the Pretenders and the Contenders—but not for the...