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...
Gordon Hayward: What Kind of Leader Will He Be?
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Gordon Hayward: What Kind of Leader Will He Be?

September 24th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Expectations were high for the 9th pick in the 2010 draft. Very high. The Jazz received the pick as part of the 2004 Tom Gugliotta trade, and before Jazz fans watched the Warriors’ record with bated breath, we watched the...
Jazz Player Nicknames: Past and Present
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Jazz Player Nicknames: Past and Present

September 17th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
There’s nothing like a good nickname, right? A good nickname can convey a lot with very little. Or, if you’re me, the nickname can be very long and slowly gets shortened over the years for brevity: “Little One of Many Moons...
Do Offensive Coaches Take Time To Develop?
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Do Offensive Coaches Take Time To Develop?

September 3rd, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Back in June, I posted an article and theory on defensive coaches – they make their mark in the second full season. I was curious if similar logic applied to offensive-minded coaches. Mike D’Antoni Naturally, the first...
Here’s to a Cipher-Free 2013-2014!
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Here’s to a Cipher-Free 2013-2014!

August 24th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Last year, there was a point where I was just so over the makeup of the team. A growing sense of indifference with all the upcoming free agents changed to drastic annoyance and came to a head for me with two games in a short...
We Know These Guys Part II – John Stockton Edition
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We Know These Guys Part II – John Stockton Edition

August 16th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
I left out a couple stories from last week’s article for the sake of space, but I’ve had a few friends ask if there were any others I could include in another “You KNOW these guys!” post. And really, though we’ve had...