Rudy Gobert

Scaling the Stifle Tower: How Teams Have Adjusted to Rudy Gobert
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Scaling the Stifle Tower: How Teams Have Adjusted to Rudy Gobert

February 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The emphatic rise of Rudy Gobert has come in waves. His rookie season contained flashes of the spectacular within a raw game that most assumed would take several years to refine. His summer seemed to accelerate the process...
Derrick Favors’ Inspired Performance, and Player Grades for Jazz-Kings 2/7/2015
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Derrick Favors’ Inspired Performance, and Player Grades for Jazz-Kings 2/7/2015

February 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
As he continues a strong season marked by increased defensive understanding and a versatile, complete offensive game that has taken some by surprise, Derrick Favors knows it’s a long grind. Energy and motivation ebbs and...
The Kanter Question Revisited: What a Strong January Says (and Doesn’t)
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The Kanter Question Revisited: What a Strong January Says (and Doesn’t)

February 3rd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Is there a more fascinating player this Utah Jazz season than Enes Kanter? Probably not. Understandably, much of the conversation has been directed elsewhere. Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors are quietly putting together...
Jingles All the Way
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Jingles All the Way

February 2nd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
At times, it’s tough to remember that Joe Ingles is an NBA rookie. Despite a growing number of foreign players making their way to the league, many not until midway through their professional careers, it’s still often natural...
Dante Exum vs. Marcus Smart, and Player Grades for Jazz – Celtics 1/26/15
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Dante Exum vs. Marcus Smart, and Player Grades for Jazz – Celtics 1/26/15

January 26th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
As we’re constantly reminded, process and experience is the name of the game for Dante Exum right now, and he got a stern reminder of that tonight in Utah’s loss to Boston. In one of his toughest professional games...
Derrick Favors’ Big Leap
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Derrick Favors’ Big Leap

January 26th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
While hardly anonymous to locals and those with a keen eye, Derrick Favors continues to impress in a way that feels somehow underappreciated. In a very broad sense, Favors just looks exponentially more comfortable in his own body...
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Ingles, Exum, and Grades for Nets @ Jazz 1/24/15
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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Ingles, Exum, and Grades for Nets @ Jazz 1/24/15

January 24th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Any major relocation or culture change will require an adjustment phase, even for professional basketball players. For rookies Joe Ingles and Dante Exum, both hailing from Down Under, this process has been evident to the naked...
Utah Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to 3 Year Deal
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Utah Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to 3 Year Deal

January 24th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
Shams Charania of RealGM today reported that the Jazz have signed Elijah Millsap to a 3 year deal, keeping him on the team for the rest of the season. The contract specifics aren’t clear yet. According to Charania, both of...
The Notre Dime: Watch All of Rudy Gobert’s 42 Assists
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The Notre Dime: Watch All of Rudy Gobert’s 42 Assists

January 21st, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
In last week’s post about Rudy Gobert crashing what we might consider the core of the future Utah Jazz, I mentioned in passing the center’s passing. He has started to show some impressive court vision and what his...
Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?
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Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?

January 21st, 2015 | by David J Smith
On Tuesday, the Utah Jazz announced that swingman Rodney Hood will be out until All-Star break, at which point he will be reevaluated. That is sobering news for the promising rookie who has gone through an onslaught of foot...