The End of Rookie Initiation

The End of Rookie Initiation

November 15th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Goodbye, kids’ backpacks. Ciao, glittery manicures. Adieu, kicking balls into the stands and forcing the kids to fetch them. Hasta luego, rookie rites of passage. The NBA put an end to the tradition of rookie hazing last...
81 Predictions for 81 Jazz Games

81 Predictions for 81 Jazz Games

November 1st, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
One down. 81 to go. After the first game of the season, we still have no idea what to expect from the youth movement. So I wanted to make some bold predictions about this Jazz team, as well as a few other things around the...

The Rewards of Selfishness: How Young Players Are Incentivized To Look Out For #1

September 27th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Rumors swirled around Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins all summer regarding his availability for an extension this summer, and finally last night, the news came through: according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports,...

Where Good Character and Good Play Meet

September 4th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
In athletics, “character” is often equated to mean “virtue.”  They aren’t synonyms.  Character is the product of all a person’s traits, good and bad.  Virtue is adherence to a standard of good,...

Is the Utah Jazz Roster Finished?

August 21st, 2013 | by David J Smith
When the Utah Jazz completed their last two signings, inking guards John Lucas III and Ian Clark, some thought that this finalized the roster. For all intents and purposes, this could be the case. My guess is that the Jazz have...

2013-2014 Utah Jazz Predictions

August 14th, 2013 | by David J Smith
This is the time of the year that most Utah Jazz fans dread. The part of the year that bridges the draft and free agency with training camp can be downright rough. The one saving grace is that each passing day brings us closer to...

The Greatness of Jeff Hornacek

August 7th, 2013 | by David J Smith
While some of the different articles out there have varying opinions on how the Jazz off-season has fared (NBA.com’s David Aldridge, for instance, listed Utah 29th of 30), in many ways, I think the Jazz are having a very...

Brandon Rush: Part of the Now and the Future

July 31st, 2013 | by David J Smith
As is always the case, it is interesting to see national takes on anything Utah Jazz-related. Naturally there has been a lot of discussion of late regarding the big Jazz/Golden State Warriors trade. In his column analyzing the...

The Jazz Fan Twitter Code of Conduct

July 30th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’ve had the idea of hammering out a Utah Jazz Fan Code of Conduct ever since I saw my first absurd Twitter fight that began as a disagreement over playing time, and devolved into such vicious mudslinging that a southern...
Statue Potential: Who Gets a Statue Outside of ESA?

Statue Potential: Who Gets a Statue Outside of ESA?

May 31st, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
Before the start of last season, there was a lot of hubbub surrounding the delayed decision to finally give Kareem Abdul-Jabbar a statue outside the Staples Center. While there may have been a few reasons as to why it took so...