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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...
Once Upon a Time…Tim Duncan Had the Summer League Blues
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Once Upon a Time…Tim Duncan Had the Summer League Blues

July 21st, 2013 | by Kyle Hunt
Even the greatest NBA players of all time are susceptible to hunger, fatigue, the common cold, and streaky shooting in games of significant importance.  But history teaches us that star athletes (and potential star athletes),...
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Looking at Best PGs in a Draft: Where Does Trey Burke Fit?

July 20th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Hope soared among fans when the Utah Jazz traded up to procure Trey Burke in the 2013 draft, perhaps higher than at any time since the Stockton and Malone era.  Even the drafting of Deron Williams failed to achieve such...
What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?
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What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?

July 17th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
A wise man once said “dealing in hypotheticals is a fool’s errand.”  (Okay, I actually just made that up, but doesn’t that sound like something a wise man would say?)  Regardless, I’m preparing to embark on a...
Post Mortem For an Era
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Post Mortem For an Era

July 15th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
  I began my eulogy of a passing era of Jazz basketball before it was officially over. Last month, I shared a look at jump-shooting trends that defined recent Jazz basketball, and now that nearly every veteran free agent of...