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Utah Jazz Locker Room Cleanout Day Live Blog
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Utah Jazz Locker Room Cleanout Day Live Blog

April 17th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Hey everyone! Today is the official last day of the 2013-14 season for the Utah Jazz. The last day before players and coaches can begin their summer vacations is a bittersweet day for nearly everyone involved. Today, each player...
Glimpses for Next Season
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Glimpses for Next Season

April 15th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night’s Lakers game was depressing, encouraging, exhilarating, frustrating, demoralizing, and a host of many other conflicting emotions, and somehow all at the same time. The first 20 minutes of the game were fun and...
The RPM Smell Test and the Utah Jazz
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The RPM Smell Test and the Utah Jazz

April 10th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
This week the basketball metrics community gave us another lens through which to analyze player performance. ESPN’s new Real Plus Minus (RPM) stat combines on-court plus/minus with absolute statistical contribution to give...
Reviewing My 2013-14 Utah Jazz Goals
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Reviewing My 2013-14 Utah Jazz Goals

April 10th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It is accountability time. Back in August 2013, I laid out some predictions for the 2013-14 Utah Jazz season. Some were bold, while some were the exact opposite. With four games remaining in the waning season, it’s safe to...
When Do Offseason Coaching Changes Happen?
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When Do Offseason Coaching Changes Happen?

April 9th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
After yet another blowout loss by the Jazz, Twitter and Jazz Nation is abuzz, once again, with folks curious about if and when Ty Corbin will be shown the door when the season is over. Will it be before the team’s exit...
MVP Ballot: Who’s Third?
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MVP Ballot: Who’s Third?

April 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
I have a confession to make: I irrationally love rankings and awards.  I take things like the All-NBA team seriously each year, and genuinely enjoy closely contested races for any of the league’s major awards.  It’s not...
PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch
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PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch

April 4th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Fourteen nights of NBA regular season action remain, meaning the rooting guide for the pickwatching Jazz crowd gets a lot simpler from here out. Of course, the rooting guide starts with the question of whether you’re...
Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses Revisited
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Utah’s Record After Blowout Losses Revisited

March 25th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Just over two months ago, I wrote an article detailing the Jazz’s blowout losses and their response in games after each of those losses. At that point, we’d had ten really rough games where it appeared the team didn’t show...
Surprising Utah Jazz Storylines
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Surprising Utah Jazz Storylines

March 18th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Now that we’re 14 games away from the finish line of the season, what have been some of the storylines that have been surprising? What were you not expecting? Here are a few for me: Blowout Losses One of the really...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Mavericks 3/12/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Mavericks 3/12/2014

March 12th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Mavs made their shots, the Jazz missed them. Around EnergySolutions Arena, you hear it a lot: the NBA is a make or miss league. Tonight’s Dallas game was perhaps the perfect example of that:   The Jazz actually...