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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...
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Jeremy Evans: Odd Man Out?

August 13th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
When I think of Jeremy Evans and his role on the Utah Jazz for the upcoming 2013-2014, I think of Stephen Root’s character Milton Waddams from the cult classic Office Space.  No, I don’t see the almost impossibly nice Evans...
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Derrick Favors & Gordon Hayward: Do They Get Extensions, and For How Much?

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz have just under three months to complete what would be their most important transactions of this off-season (no offense, Richard Jefferson). The extension deadline for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors looms in late...
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Primer: NBA Contract Extension Rules

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
As Peter Novak and I were preparing for our nerd smackdown debate on extension values for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors, Peter aptly threw in a primer on extension rules. I decided to share those here as a companion post for...
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2013-14 Utah Jazz: Figuring out a Rotation

August 6th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
In a season that most anticipate to be a rebuilding effort for the Jazz, the prime objective seems to be giving the young core as much playing time as reasonably possible.  Despite this clear path, Utah’s rotation is, as my...
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Predicting the Pace for the New-Era Utah Jazz

August 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The question of what’s next for the Jazz has been a big one this summer and it has been asked dozens of different ways. But one that hasn’t been asked is what the Jazz’s new modus operandi will be with regard to...
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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...
Tracking the Growth of Gordon Hayward’s Beard
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Tracking the Growth of Gordon Hayward’s Beard

July 26th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
With the transition into this new era of Jazz basketball, the brunt of the pressure seems to be falling on one guy: Gordon Hayward. But with all the positive feedback coming from the US Men’s National Team practices in Las...
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Utah Jazz Reportedly Sign Summer League Star Ian Clark

July 24th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
According to a report by USA Today, the Utah Jazz have signed SG Ian Clark to a 2 year deal, with a team option on the second year. Clark was the undisputed star of summer league, impressing with an MVP performance in the Las...
Utah Jazz Sign John Lucas III to 2 Year Contract
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Utah Jazz Sign John Lucas III to 2 Year Contract

July 22nd, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
This afternoon, the Jazz officially inked point guard John Lucas III to a contract to be the next Jazz PG. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, Lucas signed a 2 year, $3.2 million dollar contract, though it is unknown if the deal...