Utah Jazz

Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?
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Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?

August 29th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz’s Friday trade with Philadelphia shows that the erstwhile asset-hoarders have changed gears. Spending picks at all is a big shift for GM Dennis Lindsey, who has been on the receiving end of those types of trade...
Why This Offseason Rocks: A Recent History Lesson
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Why This Offseason Rocks: A Recent History Lesson

August 23rd, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
In trying to temper expectations after a stellar offseason, I thought it might be interesting to look at recent offseasons and see if maybe, just maybe, it’s okay to get my hopes up. Going into a new season is often...
A Projected Substitution Pattern For The Utah Jazz
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A Projected Substitution Pattern For The Utah Jazz

August 10th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
In my last article, I laid out a rotation and minutes projection and discussed why each player will get the specific number of minutes that I projected. In this article, we are going to look at typical substitution patterns, and...
Projecting the Rotation for the Utah Jazz
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Projecting the Rotation for the Utah Jazz

August 10th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
The Utah Jazz made big moves trading for George Hill and Boris Diaw while also adding veteran Joe Johnson in free agency this offseason. These moves gave the Jazz some much-needed depth after losing 179 combined games from their...
Great Expectations, Part II
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Great Expectations, Part II

August 9th, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
  A couple of summers ago, I wrote about expectations. It’s always a delicate balance trying to find the line between realistic expectations and hopeful expectations, not getting too carried away and having unrealistic...
What Would a Quin Snyder All-Star Look Like?
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What Would a Quin Snyder All-Star Look Like?

August 5th, 2016 | by Clint Johnson
While the Golden State Warriors and ex-golden boy Kevin Durant are the NBA flavor of the day, front office personnel, journalists, and other pundits who need a palate cleanse are drinking deep from the Utah Jazz cup. If anyone...
Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II
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Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II

August 2nd, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
In part one of this mental exercise, a pair of SCH writers tried to figure out exactly which Western Conference teams the Jazz will top in the 2016-17 standings. Here, Aaron Hefner and Dan Clayton go back to work, asking the...
Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part I
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Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part I

August 1st, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
There is no shortage of optimism around the Utah Jazz after they quietly addressed every glaring personnel need this offseason. Improved point guard play? Check. A complementary skilled big? Check. Improved wing depth? Check....
Jazz in Rio: Tracking Utah Players’ Olympic Summers
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Jazz in Rio: Tracking Utah Players’ Olympic Summers

July 15th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Four Utah Jazz players are doing their part to help the world get through the dog days of the NBA offseason. Rudy Gobert, Boris Diaw, Raul Neto and Joe Ingles will represent their respective countries in next month’s Summer...
Who is Boris Diaw?
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Who is Boris Diaw?

July 12th, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Last time, I scoured the interwebs looking for information on George Hill, and came away a big fan. For this post, I wanted to learn more about Boris Diaw and see what kind of character we’ll be lucky to have for the next year...