Alec Burks

Alec Burks’ Promising Start
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Alec Burks’ Promising Start

November 8th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
Well, things haven’t exactly gotten off to the best of starts in Jazzland.  Despite several periods of entertaining and competitive basketball, the Jazz have found themselves overmatched late in games (or sometimes just the...
Review: John Stockton’s “Assisted”
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Review: John Stockton’s “Assisted”

November 5th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
If you’ve heard John Stockton in interviews before, you’ll be able to hear his voice throughout the book, because he writes very similarly to how he speaks. The style is classic Stockton: humble, gracious, and deflecting...
Enes Kanter: Ahead of the Curve
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Enes Kanter: Ahead of the Curve

November 4th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
While it’s been no secret to those in Salt Lake City, folks around the league are starting to take note of what we’ve known for some time: the Jazz are stacked with young talent.  Their usual dose of smart drafting coupled...
Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ
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Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ

November 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
There are WojBombs and then there are WojBombs. Much of Jazz nation spent Halloween with one eye on the candy bowl and the other eye on Twitter, hoping news would surface on the 10 p.m. MDT deadline for the Jazz to extend Gordon...
JazzRank #1: Gordon Hayward – A Roundtable
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JazzRank #1: Gordon Hayward – A Roundtable

October 30th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Editor’s note: This is the last in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...
JazzRank #2: Derrick Favors’ Time to Shine
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JazzRank #2: Derrick Favors’ Time to Shine

October 29th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the penultimate in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to...
JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter
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JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter

October 29th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
Approximately seven years ago, I started a new job with an insurance company.  (I know this is quite possibly the most boring lede ever, but stick with me.) After seven years of learning the fascinating ins and outs of the...
JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush
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JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Projecting Brandon Rush’s season is an exciting exercise in the same way that flipping a coin is exciting. To Jazz fans, the Jazz’s recently acquired shooting guard is an enigma. He’s the only player on the...
Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?
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Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?

October 28th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
One of the largest challenges in managing an NBA franchise outside a major market will always be the inherently unbalanced nature of free agency within the league.  The big boys just have the deck stacked in their favor in too...
JazzRank #5: Alec Burks
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JazzRank #5: Alec Burks

October 24th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...