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Historical look at point guard height as a predictor for NBA success
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Historical look at point guard height as a predictor for NBA success

July 11th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Trey Burke has had a rough welcome to the NBA in his first three Summer League games in Orlando: shooting just 9 of 41.  He’s struggled finishing inside and had problems getting the same separation for jump shots he...
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NBA Free Agency Rundown: Eastern Conference

July 10th, 2013 | by David J Smith
The free agency moratorium lifted Tuesday evening at 10:01 p.m. MST and now everything that has been bandied about in various news reports will become official. How are each of the teams faring so far? Here’s a team-by-team...
Jefferson and Biedrins:  A change could do them good
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Jefferson and Biedrins: A change could do them good

July 9th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
After hitting a homerun on draft night, Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey couldn’t wait to test his newly acquired loyalty by taking on two of the most bloated contracts in the league. For the princely sum of first-round picks in 2014 and...
Dear Big Al:  My Letter to Al Jefferson
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Dear Big Al: My Letter to Al Jefferson

July 8th, 2013 | by Kyle Hunt
Dear Big Al, We both knew this relationship would eventually come to an end, but perhaps neither of us expected such an abrupt conclusion. You’ve served as the veteran leader of the Jazz organization for three long years, and...
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Free Agency: Jazz Right Now

July 8th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
While free agents can’t sign contracts until July 10th and gentlemen’s agreements sometimes have a way of changing suddenly when not contractually enforced, at this point, the trade with Golden State (read Andy’s post on...
Millsap’s New Contract: Did Atlanta Get a Good Deal?
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Millsap’s New Contract: Did Atlanta Get a Good Deal?

July 7th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Initially, this was going to be a post about Millsap’s potential contract with the Jazz considering the ongoing discussions between the organization and the power forward from Louisiana Tech. Given the #WojBomb that dropped...
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Interview With Dionte Christmas

July 7th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
The former Temple University star, overseas pro and NBA hopeful is on the Jazz Summer League Roster.  Each year, Summer League arrives shortly after the Draft. It is where the top picks, undrafted free agents, former lottery...
Christmas, or Something Like It
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Christmas, or Something Like It

July 6th, 2013 | by Mario Alejandre
Did you ever make a list of preferred gifts that you’d make at Christmastime for the gift-giving power brokers? Remember waking up as a kid on Christmas morning wondering how many of those things on your list you would be...
Jazz Signal Offseason Plan with Trade Acquiring Jefferson, Biedrins, Rush, and Picks from GSW
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Jazz Signal Offseason Plan with Trade Acquiring Jefferson, Biedrins, Rush, and Picks from GSW

July 5th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
In a slowly announced trade Friday, the Jazz revealed part of their blueprint by taking on the contracts of Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins, Brandon Rush from the Golden State Warriors. The move frees up cap space for the...
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Jazz & Free Agency: The Sound of Silence

July 5th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
NBA free agency is a few days old, and so far the most exciting rumor to come out of the Intermountain West is that it’s the location of Dwight Howard’s $100 million game of Eeny-meeny-miny-moe. Even that is on the...