Opinion

Improving the Arena Experience: Advice from a Fan
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Improving the Arena Experience: Advice from a Fan

February 10th, 2015 | by Matt Pacenza
The email arrived early last May. The Utah Jazz were offering several hundred season tickets for the 2014-15 season at a special price. The price? The cost per game would equal the draft slot the Jazz received during the upcoming...
Are We There Yet? The Long Process Of Rebuilding
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Are We There Yet? The Long Process Of Rebuilding

January 14th, 2015 | by Clark Schmutz
It’s hard to put an exact start time to the Jazz’s current rebuild. The beginning was more of a drunken stumble, with a few careless refurbishments of the marquee outside.  Then Dennis Lindsey came along and knocked...
Utah Jazz First Trimester Awards
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Utah Jazz First Trimester Awards

December 25th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It seems as if the NBA season just started a few weeks ago, but here we are, over a third of the way through the marathon. With that in mind, as we did last season–borrowing from ESPN.com’s Trimester...
The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans
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The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans

December 9th, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
I had a conversation with my dad the other day that went something like this: “So how are the Jazz doing this year?” To which I hesitantly responded, “ummm…not…great.” “Oh, so pretty much like normal...
Alec Burks Signs Long-Term Extension With Utah Jazz
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Alec Burks Signs Long-Term Extension With Utah Jazz

October 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
This morning, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo reported that Alec Burks has been signed to a 4 year, $42 million dollar extension, an amount that can grow to up to $45 million if Burks reaches certain incentive clauses. In related...
10 Utah Jazz Season Predictions
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10 Utah Jazz Season Predictions

October 28th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The NBA season begins tonight, and the Jazz season begins tomorrow. I won’t waste any more than this sentence telling you all how excited I am: I’m excited. Without further ado, here are 10 of my predictions for the Jazz this...
Gordon Hayward’s Boast and the Path to Stardom
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Gordon Hayward’s Boast and the Path to Stardom

October 14th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Pride cometh before a fall. In this case, Gordon Hayward’s social media post of video game pride preceded the fall of his website. This Tuesday afternoon, Gordon Hayward’s PR staff at Athlete Interactive posted an...
Why Dahntay Jones?
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Why Dahntay Jones?

September 24th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Utah Jazz training camp is just a few days away–let the rejoicing commence.  While Utah has added a number of players over the past few weeks, a team can carry 20 players into training camp and into preseason (though many...
An Open Letter to Utah Jazz Management
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An Open Letter to Utah Jazz Management

September 18th, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
Dear Jazz brass, On behalf of Jazz fans everywhere, let me simply say thank you. With everything that’s been happening in the professional sports world recently, from racism, drug abuse, domestic violence and everything in...
What If: the Utah Jazz had kept Donyell Marshall?
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What If: the Utah Jazz had kept Donyell Marshall?

August 28th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Pondering the “what ifs” in sports can be painful and unhealthy. But like so many things in life that are painful and unhealthy, we do it. We spent time analyzing, scrutinizing, occasionally obsessing on what might...