Draft

Dakota’s 2015 Jazz Big Board 1.0
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Dakota’s 2015 Jazz Big Board 1.0

May 9th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
With the upcoming NBA Draft Combine combined with the Draft Lottery on the 20th, I thought that the time was right to add a Jazz-oriented big board alongside my weekly prospect profiles. This big board shouldn’t be looked...
Reppin’ Right: Who Should Be Utah’s Lotto Rep?
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Reppin’ Right: Who Should Be Utah’s Lotto Rep?

May 7th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
May 19 is simultaneously the biggest day for Jazz news in the next month and a half, and a likely non-news day. Yes, NBA Draft Lottery day is the only key date on the league’s May calendar that matters to Utah, currently...
5 on 5: Draft, Trades, and Roster Changes
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5 on 5: Draft, Trades, and Roster Changes

May 4th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
1.  Will the Jazz trade up, trade down, trade out, or keep their pick in the draft? Dan Clayton: Assuming it’s pick #12, I still think their preference is to trade it for the right complementary veteran. The way Dennis...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Devin Booker
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Devin Booker

May 4th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
  As was apparent during last week’s draft profile piece on Kevon Looney, one of the big themes throughout this series has been Utah using their lottery pick on a young, high-upside prospect. That angle is going to...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Kevon Looney
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Kevon Looney

April 27th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
One of the big themes that has been evident throughout this draft prospect profile series has been the Jazz’s potential pursuit of a stretch four. We’ve touched on a few prospects that could potentially fill that need...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Sam Dekker
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Sam Dekker

April 20th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
Throughout the entire 2014-15 regular season, Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker was seemingly lost in the shuffle among the rest of the top college forwards. Despite being one of the key pieces behind a top-notch Badgers program,...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Myles Turner
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Myles Turner

April 14th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
Since the Jazz moved Enes Kanter to the Thunder during February’s trade deadline, it’s been no secret that the organization wants a stretch four that they can place next to Rudy Gobert or Derrick Favors. You could only look...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Stanley Johnson
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Stanley Johnson

April 6th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
Seemingly every year, there’s always a draft prospect (or two) that amazes you just from how physically gifted they are. In previous years, that label could have been directed at studs like Andre Drummond, Victor Oladipo or...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jakob Poeltl
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jakob Poeltl

March 30th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
  In last week’s post on Kelly Oubre, I put a lot of emphasis on this decision for the Jazz during June’s draft: between drafting the high upside talent that will need time to develop (Oubre) or picking a player...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Frank Kaminsky
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Frank Kaminsky

March 16th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
In the long, tedious hours that I spend going over college tape for this series, or just for personal enjoyment, there are instances where I get a certain mental “spark”. These occurrences usually pop up either if I fall in...