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Can Hayward or Favors be Utah’s First Options?

September 9th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
In an attempt to score, every team has a Plan A. Last season’s Plan A was Al Jefferson on the block.  Big Al’s execution of that plan earned frequent complaint from Jazz fans.  He was too slow, too finesse, too...
5 NBA Free Throw Routines Worth Remembering
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5 NBA Free Throw Routines Worth Remembering

September 8th, 2013 | by Kyle Hunt
If you think about the greatest NBA free throw shooters of all-time, you’ll notice a few attributes in common. As is customary with any great athlete, they’re usually the first player to arrive at practice and also one of the...
Jazz Player Twitter Power Rankings
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Jazz Player Twitter Power Rankings

September 6th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
The summer months have come and gone. But alas, still no basketball. Apart from the staunch WNBA supporters and our friends across the pond in the Euroleague tournament, all is quiet in hoops land. Don’t worry, we’ll get...
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Analytics Wish List

September 5th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
September is a funny time of year for basketball geeks whose interest in other sports ranges between “casual” and “yawn.” For true basketheads, all you can really do in September is a) watch EuroBasket and...
Ian Clark: Another Diamond in the Rough for the Jazz?
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Ian Clark: Another Diamond in the Rough for the Jazz?

September 4th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Ian Clark had a great college career at Belmont University: his senior year, he averaged 18.2 PPG, 3.3 RPG, and 2.4 APG. More incredibly, he also had a True Shooting Percentage of 68.8% and an eFG% of 67.0%. Clark was the Ohio...
Do Offensive Coaches Take Time To Develop?
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Do Offensive Coaches Take Time To Develop?

September 3rd, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Back in June, I posted an article and theory on defensive coaches – they make their mark in the second full season. I was curious if similar logic applied to offensive-minded coaches. Mike D’Antoni Naturally, the first...
In Case of Jazz Catastrophe
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In Case of Jazz Catastrophe

August 30th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
Let’s say, hypothetically, that the Jazz never came to Utah. Let’s say there was never any Salt Palace, Delta Center or Energy Solutions Arena. For almost every other major sport, that’s what the state of Utah deals with....
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On “Skipping Steps”

August 29th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
You’ve heard it. You’ve heard it, in fact, so often that it’s becoming a quick cliche in the new Jazz narrative. You’ve heard it from the architect of the team’s future so many times that you...
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Once a Jazzman, Always a Jazzman

August 28th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Once a Jazzman, always a Jazzman. That is something I wholeheartedly believe and I think most Utah fans feel the same way. Some may show otherwise when former Jazz guys return to EnergySolutions, but I, for one, continue to root...
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The 2013-14 Jazz Season Can Be Enjoyable, if….

August 27th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’d like to begin this post with a hard truth about Jazz fans. We’re not great with objective analysis and reasonable expectations for our team. I don’t want to begin my post with such negativity, but it has to be said. ...