Joe Ingles

Joe Ingles Steps Up, Plus Player Grades for Blazers @ Jazz 3/25/15
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Joe Ingles Steps Up, Plus Player Grades for Blazers @ Jazz 3/25/15

March 25th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Confession time: I was wrong about Joe Ingles. Frequent readers (and followers on Twitter) could likely recount multiple instances where this writer was patently unconvinced by the Aussie’s game during the earlier parts of...
The Numbers Don’t Lie: The Greatness of John Stockton
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The Numbers Don’t Lie: The Greatness of John Stockton

March 25th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Personal confession time: growing up, beyond family and a few close friends, John Stockton was perhaps the most influential person in my life. Sad, but true. #12 was my number of choice for all my basketball teams. Most of my...
Trey Burke, Searching for an Identity
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Trey Burke, Searching for an Identity

March 24th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
In the midst of rampant Jazz optimism and excitement, Trey Burke occupies a strange place. He’s recently been spared some of the harsher critiques often levied on him during tougher days for the team as a whole, but the tides...
The Australian Connection: Dante Exum and Joe Ingles
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The Australian Connection: Dante Exum and Joe Ingles

March 24th, 2015 | by Laura Thompson
While the Suns–and now also the Heat–have the unique distinction of being teams with a set of brothers on the roster (the Morris twins and the Dragic brothers, respectively), the Utah Jazz have the unique distinction...
Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud
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Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud

March 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Rudy Gobert has birthed a cult of personality never before seen in relation to the Utah Jazz. A large portion of the sudden celebrity is production-based.  Since permanently joining Derrick Favors in the starting lineup...
Dante Exum, Rodney Hood and Accelerated Developmental Timetables
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Dante Exum, Rodney Hood and Accelerated Developmental Timetables

March 17th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
A single play from Saturday night’s win over Detroit seemed to encapsulate much of the excitement surrounding the younger parts of Utah’s core. Rodney Hood fought through a screen before deflecting an entry pass into the...
Derrick Favors, Manning his Post; Plus Player Grades for Pistons @ Jazz 3/14/15
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Derrick Favors, Manning his Post; Plus Player Grades for Pistons @ Jazz 3/14/15

March 14th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The departure of Enes Kanter helped the Jazz in several areas where the Turk was weak, but also unquestionably left a large hole in others. Utah lost its most polished big-man scorer, particularly in the post, and this is a skill...
Fantastic Four: How Favors Is Used Differently At PF
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Fantastic Four: How Favors Is Used Differently At PF

March 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
While one Utah Jazz big man is turning heads and garnering column inches, another is stealthily having his best season ever and becoming a two-way force. Rudy Gobert deserves every bit of the bushels of ink that have been...
On Rodney Hood’s Progression, Plus Player Grades for Knicks @ Jazz 3/10/15
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On Rodney Hood’s Progression, Plus Player Grades for Knicks @ Jazz 3/10/15

March 10th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s easy to forget at times given the speed with which an encouraging season has flown by, but Rodney Hood is still just learning the game at this level. Not only is he a rookie, he’s less experienced at this point...
Spring Training: Why the Stretch Run Matters
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Spring Training: Why the Stretch Run Matters

March 5th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
A significant chunk of basketball still remains in the 2014-15 season. Sure, 22 games — or six weeks, as our friends from the other side of the Rockies reminded us — might seem paltry. But that means a quarter of the...