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Do the Jazz Have an On/Off Switch? Plus Player Grades for Kings @ Jazz 4/8/15
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Do the Jazz Have an On/Off Switch? Plus Player Grades for Kings @ Jazz 4/8/15

April 8th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s a common theme heard when referencing great teams, particularly those who have been so for multiple years: Does this team have an extra gear whenever they feel like it? It’s a fair question much of the time...
Dante Exum and the Third Defender
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Dante Exum and the Third Defender

April 3rd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
When Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder talks about his young point guards, the conversation naturally steers towards their ability to make reads. So when Dante Exum had perhaps his best pro game, it’s only natural that...
Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15
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Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15

April 1st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Dante Exum relentlessly got into the lane in Wednesday’s win over Denver. He flew past Ty Lawson, one of the quickest players in the league, on multiple occasions and sliced through Denver’s weak help defense on the...
The Value of Alec Burks
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The Value of Alec Burks

April 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have been one of the league’s really fun stories over the second half of the season. The defense has been the league’s best, experiencing an absolutely stellar metamorphosis right before our very eyes....
HAGS: What Each Jazz Player Needs to Improve This Summer
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HAGS: What Each Jazz Player Needs to Improve This Summer

April 1st, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
Player’s goals for improvement during the season are dramatically different than player’s goals for improvement over the summer. In-season growth is often about learning the system, understanding the game better, reading...
How Utah’s Length Has Become a Defensive Weapon
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How Utah’s Length Has Become a Defensive Weapon

March 31st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
During Utah’s emotionally-charged victory over Oklahoma City Saturday night, one particular play stood out as the Jazz began to mount their comeback in the second quarter: No, it wasn’t for the long shot of The Former Player...
On Quin Snyder and Process, Plus Player Grades for Thunder @ Jazz 3/28/15
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On Quin Snyder and Process, Plus Player Grades for Thunder @ Jazz 3/28/15

March 28th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Process, process, process. Those who follow Jazz coach Quin Snyder closely are surely more than familiar with this simple word, one Snyder stresses in all forms on a regular basis. The route his team takes and the habits they...
Multi-Year Madness: Jazz Sign Two to Deals
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Multi-Year Madness: Jazz Sign Two to Deals

March 27th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Jack Cooley and Christapher Johnson just inked what are being termed “multi-year contracts” with the Utah Jazz. After playing just 26 minutes to date for the team, Cooley reaped a similar reward to those of Bryce...
Joe Ingles Steps Up, Plus Player Grades for Blazers @ Jazz 3/25/15
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Joe Ingles Steps Up, Plus Player Grades for Blazers @ Jazz 3/25/15

March 25th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Confession time: I was wrong about Joe Ingles. Frequent readers (and followers on Twitter) could likely recount multiple instances where this writer was patently unconvinced by the Aussie’s game during the earlier parts of...
Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud
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Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud

March 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Rudy Gobert has birthed a cult of personality never before seen in relation to the Utah Jazz. A large portion of the sudden celebrity is production-based.  Since permanently joining Derrick Favors in the starting lineup...