Players

Utah Jazz All-Star History: Rising Stars Challenge
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Utah Jazz All-Star History: Rising Stars Challenge

February 13th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Because there is absolutely no Utah Jazz news out there at all, and all eyes are certainly riveted to the All-Star weekend which is upon, it is time for another look back at the franchise’s history in the mid-season...
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Enes Kanter Edition
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Choose Your Own Adventure: The Enes Kanter Edition

February 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Enes Kanter is ready to flip ahead to the page where he’s in another city, another jersey, and another coach’s rotation. According to a late-night update from Aaron Falk that was then corroborated by Jody Genessy,...
Analysis: Enes Kanter Hopes To Be Traded From Utah Jazz
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Analysis: Enes Kanter Hopes To Be Traded From Utah Jazz

February 12th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Enes Kanter has told reporters that he hopes to be traded before this year’s trade deadline. Jody Genessy of the Deseret News confirmed. Kanter played just over 18 minutes tonight in the...
Using History to Determine Dante Exum’s Potential
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Using History to Determine Dante Exum’s Potential

February 11th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
The Jazz drafted Dante Exum because of his potential.  It wasn’t his current ability, great smile, irresistible Aussie accent, or even his admirable attitude and character.  Drafting Exum was betting on a ceiling without...
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...