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Finals Game 1: Turn Up the Heat
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Finals Game 1: Turn Up the Heat

June 6th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Well.  That was interesting. The basketball gods have clearly decided that this Finals matchup lacks the proper amount of intrigue, throwing us a curveball in what was already a doozy of a ballgame.  We’re going sticky...
The Elevated Importance of Postseason Coaching
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The Elevated Importance of Postseason Coaching

May 9th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
What a first round, right?  I’m sure I’m not alone among basketball fans who feel as though they’re in something of a daze, still recuperating from nearly two weeks of ingesting three or four mostly riveting games a...
2014 Playoffs: Jazz-Related Rooting
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2014 Playoffs: Jazz-Related Rooting

May 2nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz aren’t playing in these exciting 2014 Playoffs, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some Jazz interests at stake. Every year, once the Jazz’s season is done, I try to figure out who wins my...
The Plan Explained: GM Dennis Lindsey on Decision Time
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The Plan Explained: GM Dennis Lindsey on Decision Time

April 18th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
When Jazz faithful, talk about “The Plan”, it’s with a certain amount of reverence, as though it’s a sacred document sitting under glass in an undisclosed location right next to the Magna Carta and the...
When Do Offseason Coaching Changes Happen?
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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...
MVP Ballot: Who’s Third?
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MVP Ballot: Who’s Third?

April 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
I have a confession to make: I irrationally love rankings and awards.  I take things like the All-NBA team seriously each year, and genuinely enjoy closely contested races for any of the league’s major awards.  It’s not...
PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch
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PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch

April 4th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Fourteen nights of NBA regular season action remain, meaning the rooting guide for the pickwatching Jazz crowd gets a lot simpler from here out. Of course, the rooting guide starts with the question of whether you’re...
How Steph Curry Stole the Show
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How Steph Curry Stole the Show

February 3rd, 2014 | by Kyle Hunt
The Jerry Sloan retirement ceremony I attended at Energy Solutions Arena on Jan. 31 caused me to reflect on a number of painful truths, including how far the Jazz have fallen in just a few years.  Yes, the Jazz are focusing on...
JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter
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JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter

October 29th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
Approximately seven years ago, I started a new job with an insurance company.  (I know this is quite possibly the most boring lede ever, but stick with me.) After seven years of learning the fascinating ins and outs of the...
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Don’t Reward Losing: Reworking the NBA Lottery

October 2nd, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
With every Jazz loss this season—and odds are there will be plenty—many Jazz fans will salve their pain with thoughts of the 2014 NBA Draft.  Enough L’s might translate into Andrew Wiggins, after all, with Jabari Parker...