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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...
Jazz SL Team Drops Final Game to Sixers; Go 0-3 in Tourney
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Jazz SL Team Drops Final Game to Sixers; Go 0-3 in Tourney

July 7th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
    Welp, the Jazz SL team lost their final game of the SLC hosted event, dropping a game to the stacked Sixers, 86 to 75. Sophomore Trey Lyles played well in his 30:39, scoring 22 points on 17 shots, splashing 3 shots...
Despite Lyles’ 26, Jazz Summer Squad Loses Close One to Celtics
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Despite Lyles’ 26, Jazz Summer Squad Loses Close One to Celtics

July 5th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
Summer League (suh-mer leeg, Latin origin): July basketball-like pursuits played by rosters of mostly marginal league guys for the evaluation of staffs and enjoyment of fans. Small sample sizes derived therein are subject to be...
Jazz Summer League Squad Falls to Spurs’ Anderson & Co., 90-69
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Jazz Summer League Squad Falls to Spurs’ Anderson & Co., 90-69

July 4th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
Summer League is all about evaluating players — NBA youngins and/or fringe guys hoping to make a roster — and the phrase “doesn’t belong” is something that has very different meanings when applied to any given player....
Scouring the Free Agent Market Part II: Bigs
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Scouring the Free Agent Market Part II: Bigs

June 30th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
NBA free agency is already heating up, and we haven’t even reached the witching hour. Teams supposedly have to wait until midnight EDT (10:00 p.m. in Utah) to do business with this year’s class of free agents, but...