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...
Review: John Stockton’s “Assisted”
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Review: John Stockton’s “Assisted”

November 5th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
If you’ve heard John Stockton in interviews before, you’ll be able to hear his voice throughout the book, because he writes very similarly to how he speaks. The style is classic Stockton: humble, gracious, and deflecting...
Quick Thoughts on John Lucas III and Jamaal Tinsley, Jazz Opening Night PGs
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Quick Thoughts on John Lucas III and Jamaal Tinsley, Jazz Opening Night PGs

October 29th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
I went to two of the preseason games in Los Angeles last week and came away with a few thoughts. The main thought was that our point guard play was pretty atrocious. Not completely surprising given Trey Burke’s injury, but...
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The Jazz At PG After Trey Burke’s Injury

October 15th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
In the first quarter of the preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Trey Burke fractured his finger. Thinking at first it was just a dislocation, Gary Briggs taped Burke’s first and second fingers together and Burke...
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What Story Intrigues You This Year?

October 8th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
What storylines will be the most compelling, the most intriguing, this season? I think we all love stories of redemption, or unexpected stories (Linsanity, anyone?), stories where the hero is someone so seemingly ordinary and...
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50 Questions 2013-2014 Will Answer

October 1st, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Being a Jazz fan lately means asking a million questions. Luckily, this season is going to be very interesting as we watch the answers play out. Here are my top 50 questions. What are yours? 1. What will the Win/Loss totals look...