Trey Burke

Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader
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Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader

January 27th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Because Adjusted Plus-Minus (APM; full description here) is a metric designed to track the actual scoreboard impact of individual players, it has some tendencies that aren’t shared by other common player evaluation metrics. ...
Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report
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Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report

January 26th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
On late Saturday afternoon, it was announced that NBA journeyman Malcolm Thomas was acquired off waivers from Utah after being released from San Antonio earlier in the week. Prior to his less than stellar stint with the Spurs,...
Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers
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Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Utah Jazz picked up Malcolm Thomas off of waivers Saturday, two days after the San Antonio Spurs waived him on Thursday. Thomas, a 6’9” power forward from San Diego St, brings the Jazz’s roster to the...
Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?
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Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?

January 22nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  Building and maintaining a competitive NBA roster from year to year is a complex task. More often than most GM’s around the league would prefer, crises arise in some area of this process. These situations can come up...
Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)
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Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)

January 20th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
Since John Stockton hung up his Jazz jersey in the spring of 2003, Utah has struggled to find that one special point guard that can be the general for a brigade of talented basketball players. From Mo Williams to Jamaal Tinsley,...
Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins
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Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins

January 16th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Moxie. Swagger. Cool. Fearless. Calm. Patient. Composed. Confident. Poised. Ice. We’ve been hearing all sorts of adjectives to describe Trey Burke, especially his clutch, late-game play. After last night’s game—even though...
The Growth of Alec Burks
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The Growth of Alec Burks

January 15th, 2014 | by David J Smith
During his first few seasons, Alec Burks experienced the requisite ups and downs common to young players in the NBA. His rookie season showed great flashes of promise–slashing, athletic play that excited the Utah Jazz fan...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014

January 13th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Alec Burks can score and amaze. Alec Burks was Utah’s best player tonight, scoring a career high 34 points in the 5th start of his career. First of all, he got the shots around the basket that he likes: 13 of his 19...
Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?
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Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?

January 13th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
Looking ahead to the 2014 offseason, the Jazz will face two decisions critical to their future: who to draft and whether to sign young wing Gordon Hayward. Hayward is a player many Jazz fans adore. His game has grown over his...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014

January 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz without Hayward… are they tanking?  The Jazz played without Gordon Hayward tonight, Hayward’s first DNP of the season. Hayward was ruled out due to a muscle strain in his left hip flexor. When I asked Ty...