Draft

Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited
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Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited

June 5th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
In June, draft profiles become almost canonical in their importance to fans. We quote them, we memorize them, we judge teams’ intelligence based on them. They are holy writ. If you’re anything like me, these profiles...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Roundup 6.0
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Roundup 6.0

June 5th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Strange to believe, but the NBA Draft is just three weeks away. What once seemed like it was ages away is now quickly approaching. Without further ado, here is the latest mock draft round up and which each of the sites has the...
Pros and Cons for Drafting Gordon, Randle, Smart, and Vonleh
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Pros and Cons for Drafting Gordon, Randle, Smart, and Vonleh

June 4th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
So the last 365 days gained the Jazz no playoffs, no 26th win, no compensation for the loss of Al Jefferson or Paul Millsap, no coach of the future, no emergent star from the young core, and no top three pick. Yup. Well, life...
Draft Prospect: Noah Vonleh
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Draft Prospect: Noah Vonleh

May 23rd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
With the draft lottery finished earlier this week, another piece of the summer puzzle has fallen into place, the Jazz slotted to select fifth in June.  It seems strange to see an entire year’s worth of expectation now...
Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star
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Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star

May 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The fifth pick in an NBA draft is normally a huge asset, but if was ever OK to feel a little dejected about occupying that spot, it’s this year. It’s supposedly a 4-man draft at the top, with potential franchise...
Utah Jazz Post-Lottery Mock Draft Round-up
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Utah Jazz Post-Lottery Mock Draft Round-up

May 21st, 2014 | by David J Smith
Utah Jazz fans are still trying to put everything together after last evening’s disappointment. Even though the mathematical probabilities were difficult to ignore, watching the team settle in at the fifth slot was a big...
Clint Johnson’s Post-Lottery Mock Draft
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Clint Johnson’s Post-Lottery Mock Draft

May 21st, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Now that the draft order is set, I finally share my mock draft of the full first round.  Explanations for each selection will be forthcoming. 1 – Cleveland: Joel Embiid, C 2 – Milwaukee: Jabari Parker, SF/PF 3...
Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft
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Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft

May 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Down with math. The statistically probable gut punch arrived this evening in Times Square in an envelope marked “5.” The Utah Jazz, slotted fourth going into the NBA Draft Lottery, now own the fifth pick after the...
Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck
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Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck

May 20th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Tonight is the night Jazz fans have been looking forward to ever since the season ended and we won the non-coin flip against Boston: the NBA Draft Lottery. Currently slotted 4th, we are statistically more likely to be bumped back...
4 Potential Choices with the Jazz’s #23 Draft Pick
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4 Potential Choices with the Jazz’s #23 Draft Pick

May 16th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
As the percentage of teams still in the hunt for 2013-14 glory continues to narrow with another two sent packing just last night, at least one eye in every front office but the few remaining in the title hunt turns to the...