Draft

2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Out of the Gate
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2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Out of the Gate

November 1st, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
And they’re off!  How have the top prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft come out of the gate in the race to be the first overall pick?  One week into the season, here are my rankings. Andrew Wiggins, SF —...
Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ
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Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ

November 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
There are WojBombs and then there are WojBombs. Much of Jazz nation spent Halloween with one eye on the candy bowl and the other eye on Twitter, hoping news would surface on the 10 p.m. MDT deadline for the Jazz to extend Gordon...
Fun Facts About Your Favorite NBA Referees
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Fun Facts About Your Favorite NBA Referees

October 31st, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
The NBA just released its 2013-14 Referee Media Guide, which you can download here. It’s a wonderful document full of NBA refereeing minutia, perfect for basketball nerds who have come to know the referees’ names...
48 Minutes In: What We Know So Far About the Young Jazz
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48 Minutes In: What We Know So Far About the Young Jazz

October 31st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Have you heard the phrase about “knowing just enough to be dangerous”? That’s where we as a Jazz community are right now. We finally have real basketball to dissect, with the first 48 minutes of the new-era Jazz...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 10-30-2013
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 10-30-2013

October 31st, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Core Four showed a lot of ability. With the injury to Trey Burke, there’s no need to fabricate new names for the Jazz’s dynamic young team; the moniker “Core Four” suffices. And indeed, Utah’s...
Who is Mike Harris?
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Who is Mike Harris?

October 30th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Saturday, in addition to bringing back veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley, the Utah Jazz released five players in order to get to their final Opening Day roster. After the dust cleared, Mike Harris was the lone training camp free...
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...
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...
JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush
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JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Projecting Brandon Rush’s season is an exciting exercise in the same way that flipping a coin is exciting. To Jazz fans, the Jazz’s recently acquired shooting guard is an enigma. He’s the only player on the...
Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?
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Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?

October 28th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
One of the largest challenges in managing an NBA franchise outside a major market will always be the inherently unbalanced nature of free agency within the league.  The big boys just have the deck stacked in their favor in too...