Alec Burks

The Growth of Alec Burks
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The Growth of Alec Burks

January 15th, 2014 | by David J Smith
During his first few seasons, Alec Burks experienced the requisite ups and downs common to young players in the NBA. His rookie season showed great flashes of promise–slashing, athletic play that excited the Utah Jazz fan...
Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?
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Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?

January 13th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
Looking ahead to the 2014 offseason, the Jazz will face two decisions critical to their future: who to draft and whether to sign young wing Gordon Hayward. Hayward is a player many Jazz fans adore. His game has grown over his...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014

January 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz without Hayward… are they tanking?  The Jazz played without Gordon Hayward tonight, Hayward’s first DNP of the season. Hayward was ruled out due to a muscle strain in his left hip flexor. When I asked Ty...
Can the Jazz Use Their Remaining Cap Room in Trades?
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Can the Jazz Use Their Remaining Cap Room in Trades?

January 9th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
If a week’s worth of Andrew Bynum speculation wasn’t a strong enough clue, we’re in the thick of the NBA trade season. And it appears the Jazz are more than willing to sell the chunks of flexibility they have...
Derrick Favors, Superstar?
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Derrick Favors, Superstar?

January 8th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Last night, the Utah Jazz won their seventh game in the last twelve contests.  For those Jazz fans who believe the one overriding purpose of this season is to get a high draft pick, this winning is devastating.  The team that...
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...
Utah’s Evolving Pick and Roll Defense
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Utah’s Evolving Pick and Roll Defense

January 6th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
It almost goes without saying, but things have certainly stabilized to a high degree in Jazzland after an extremely rocky beginning to the season.  It kind of feels like ages ago that the doomsday drums were beating loudly as...
Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?
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Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?

January 3rd, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Reward the big. It’s a frequent mantra on the hardwood.  If a front court player sprints up the floor, give him the fast break dunk.  If a center is anchoring a defense and cleaning the glass, throw him a bone...
14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year
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14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year

January 2nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Whatever happens in the next 12 months, we’ll know a lot more about the Utah Jazz’s future when 2014 is over. When was the last calendar year in which Jazz fans knew on January 1 that the trajectory of the franchise...
Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014
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Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014

January 2nd, 2014 | by David J Smith
Happy New Years to one and all. 2014 is upon us and like all dutiful Jazz fans, I have pondered what could transpire this year for the team. It could be one of the biggest years in franchise history, with many things to look...