Former Jazz Players

How are Former Jazzmen Doing?
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How are Former Jazzmen Doing?

February 6th, 2014 | by David J Smith
At Jerry Sloan night, one of the exciting things for many fans was seeing many familiar faces – guys who once donned the Utah Jazz uniform. They helped bring back many fond memories. There are many former Jazz players...
On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds
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On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds

February 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Basketball, it turns out, is complicated. I mean, there’s a more simplistic, linear way to approach it, but in the NBA, that route hardly ever makes you very good. Reaching a special level (see: San Antonio Spurs) requires...
Rudy Gobert Scouting Report
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Rudy Gobert Scouting Report

January 29th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
What have we learned about Rudy Gobert in his 226 minutes of playing time? We have the scouting...
A History of Jazz Midseason Signings
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A History of Jazz Midseason Signings

January 28th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
With Malcolm Thomas’s recent signing (and check out Dakota’s fantastic breakdown of his game here), I’ve been thinking about other pickups over the last few years—whether D-League call ups or picking up off waivers or...
Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader
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Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader

January 27th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Because Adjusted Plus-Minus (APM; full description here) is a metric designed to track the actual scoreboard impact of individual players, it has some tendencies that aren’t shared by other common player evaluation metrics. ...
Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report
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Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report

January 26th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
On late Saturday afternoon, it was announced that NBA journeyman Malcolm Thomas was acquired off waivers from Utah after being released from San Antonio earlier in the week. Prior to his less than stellar stint with the Spurs,...
Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers
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Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Utah Jazz picked up Malcolm Thomas off of waivers Saturday, two days after the San Antonio Spurs waived him on Thursday. Thomas, a 6’9” power forward from San Diego St, brings the Jazz’s roster to the...
Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?
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Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?

January 22nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  Building and maintaining a competitive NBA roster from year to year is a complex task. More often than most GM’s around the league would prefer, crises arise in some area of this process. These situations can come up...
Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)
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Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)

January 20th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
Since John Stockton hung up his Jazz jersey in the spring of 2003, Utah has struggled to find that one special point guard that can be the general for a brigade of talented basketball players. From Mo Williams to Jamaal Tinsley,...
Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins
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Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins

January 16th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Moxie. Swagger. Cool. Fearless. Calm. Patient. Composed. Confident. Poised. Ice. We’ve been hearing all sorts of adjectives to describe Trey Burke, especially his clutch, late-game play. After last night’s game—even though...