Players

Why Did The Jazz Sign Henry Sims?
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Why Did The Jazz Sign Henry Sims?

September 22nd, 2016 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz got one step closer to finalizing their training camp roster, inking veteran center Henry Sims. While this appears to be a simple, low-key camp invite, there may be a bit more to Sims than meets the eye. First, who...
Rodney Hood And The Third Year Leap
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Rodney Hood And The Third Year Leap

September 14th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
A year ago, the dialogue around the Utah Jazz centered around questions of player growth, such as whether Gordon Hayward could take a step to become a team’s lead dog and whether Rudy Gobert would develop offensively....
Why Rudy Gobert is Worth Following
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Why Rudy Gobert is Worth Following

September 6th, 2016 | by Julia Mecham
It’s nearly impossible to overlook Rudy Gobert. I discovered that quite literally a couple years ago standing behind his 7’1” frame in line at the grocery store. He browsed the candy at the check stand, impulsively taking...
League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Rights Rules
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League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Rights Rules

August 25th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Utah Jazz signed guard Marcus Paige this week, a move that makes it less likely they’ll still hold the former Tar Heel’s draft rights once the season begins. Yeah, you read that right. Less likely. Because of...
Who is George Hill?
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Who is George Hill?

June 28th, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Dan Clayton and David J. Smith have covered George Hill’s numbers and how he’ll fit into the Jazz’s system, and they’ve covered it wonderfully and thoroughly. As I’ve been thinking about the trade for Hill—I was...
The George Hill Impact
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The George Hill Impact

June 22nd, 2016 | by David J Smith
The NBA Draft is a day away, but the Utah Jazz can already count themselves among the winners. In a big, sneaky good move, general manager Dennis Lindsey and company helped broker a three-team trade with the Atlanta Hawks and...
Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?
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Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?

May 25th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
It is against the rules of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NBA for a player to renegotiate their contract and take a smaller amount of money. However, when a team is under the cap, they can renegotiate current...
How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine
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How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine

May 3rd, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Even though the playoffs are happening, and supposedly they’re pretty exciting it’s hard not to feel the doldrums of the offseason. So in looking ahead to next season, what might make for an interesting storyline or bit of...
Trey Lyles Appreciation Thread
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Trey Lyles Appreciation Thread

March 22nd, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
At the beginning of the season, the only highlights Lyles seemed to provide were those from the bench; his on-court play had many Jazz fans asking if Dennis Lindsey whiffed on the #12 pick, especially with Devin Booker still on...
The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey
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The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey

February 24th, 2016 | by David J Smith
Things are starting to really hum smoothly for the Utah Jazz. While they dropped a few heart-breakers of late, they have emerged victorious in nine of their past 12 outings. They look every bit the part of a Playoff team in the...