Gordon Hayward

A $15 Million Man? One Fan’s Doubts About Max-Matching Gordon Hayward
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A $15 Million Man? One Fan’s Doubts About Max-Matching Gordon Hayward

July 7th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
The Utah Jazz face a critical decision as soon as next week: Whether to match a huge contract offer to their young swingman Gordon Hayward. Virtually every prominent voice and writer that cover the Jazz agree on two things: Not...
Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?
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Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?

July 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Free agency is a complex game of give-and-take. Offer too much or too soon, and you’ve spent your way out of potential assets whose situations become clearer in later days. On the flip side, too much patience puts you at risk...
Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong
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Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Before you jump off the Gordon Hayward bandwagon, there are some things you should know. Particularly if your discomfort at the idea of matching a max or near-max offer sheet for the versatile wing has to do with...
Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation
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Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation

July 2nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Given the fast-paced nature of the silly season, it already seems to feel like last week’s Draft took place ages ago. Dante Exum and Rodney Hood have arrived in Salt Lake City and given their first sound bites to local media,...
The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom
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The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom

July 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
This last week of Jazz fandom, including today, feels a little bit like I imagine being bipolar would feel like—an exhilarating high (Exum?! We seriously got Exum?!), followed by what may not be the lowest of the lows, but a...
Experts’ Take on the Utah Jazz’s Draft
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Experts’ Take on the Utah Jazz’s Draft

June 27th, 2014 | by David J Smith
For the second year in a row, Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey and his fellow front office cohorts had a stellar NBA Draft night. In 2013, Lindsey’s first at the helm, he brokered three trades that netted All-Rookie point guard...
NBA Draft: Jazz Land Exum, Hood
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NBA Draft: Jazz Land Exum, Hood

June 27th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Twice in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Utah Jazz were looking up at players they coveted and hoping for a good bounce or two. Both times, they got the bounces. Australian guard Dante Exum (no. 5) and Duke...
SCH Mailbag: Cap & Trade Questions
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SCH Mailbag: Cap & Trade Questions

June 26th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
You asked. We answer. As we prime for what should be a wild last few hours leading up the NBA Draft and the start to an equally wild free agency period, we asked you what questions you had about the collectively bargained rules...
Jeremy Evans: One More Chance?
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Jeremy Evans: One More Chance?

June 20th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
There’s so much going on this time of year for the Utah Jazz, from expected yearly events (next Thursday’s draft and the upcoming free agency period following it) to very rare occurrences for this franchise (a coaching...
Derrick Favors Season Review
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Derrick Favors Season Review

June 2nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
With so much of the franchise’s direction set to be determined in the upcoming months through the draft, free agency and the search for the team’s next head coach, nearly every element of Utah’s future remains up the air. ...