Alec Burks

Is Alec Burks Best as a 6th Man?
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Is Alec Burks Best as a 6th Man?

March 17th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
The main objective for the Utah Jazz going into the 2013-14 season was centered around trying to find the pieces that will be with the squad as they continue their rebuilding process. While that state-of-mind basically killed off...
Diante Garrett’s Jazz Future
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Diante Garrett’s Jazz Future

March 12th, 2014 | by David J Smith
While the season has been rough in many ways, there have been a fair share of bright spots for the Utah Jazz. One has been the recent play of point guard Diante Garrett. For a team with a long history of being able to find...
Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four
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Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four

March 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night marked Paul Millsap’s first game in Utah since signing with the Atlanta Hawks in the offseason. Millsap was my favorite Jazz man for years, and I’m still not used to seeing him in the Atlanta jersey (seeing him in...
Is Derrick Favors Too Short To Play Center?
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Is Derrick Favors Too Short To Play Center?

March 7th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Coming into his first season as the top big man on Utah’s depth chart, folks familiar with Derrick Favors’ game had a pretty reasonable handle on what to expect from him for the year.  Still raw offensively, especially in...
On Gordon Hayward’s Role Change
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On Gordon Hayward’s Role Change

March 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
In a season full of disappointments and questions about his role, positives have been few and far between for Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward.  Marred in what feels like a season-long shooting slump as the days count down to his...
Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?
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Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?

February 25th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In the 41 games since Trey Burke has been a starter, the Jazz are 19-22, for a 46% winning percentage. That’s obviously a significant increase over the Jazz’s record when Burke was injured. But as we’ve been hearing about...
How Alec Burks Uses Screens
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How Alec Burks Uses Screens

February 24th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
When breaking down this wonderful game of basketball we all know and love, we typically start with general assessments: is this guy a good rebounder?  How well does he understand the system and work with his teammates?  Is he a...
What’s Behind Gordon Hayward’s Inconsistency?
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What’s Behind Gordon Hayward’s Inconsistency?

February 21st, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
From the moment he entered the basketball community’s collective consciousness, Gordon Hayward has always inspired mixed reviews.  Coming out of Butler following a magical run to the NCAA title game, optimistic scouts found...
Enes Kanter Vs. The World
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Enes Kanter Vs. The World

February 20th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
On the eve of the 2013-14 season,  the Utah Jazz brass were cautiously expecting the duo of Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors to be the team’s frontcourt catalysts for the next decade. As we reach the unofficial start to the...
What If We Had Kept Wesley Matthews? An Alternate History
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What If We Had Kept Wesley Matthews? An Alternate History

February 19th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
When your team is 19-33, it has plenty of needs. Ask a fan of the Utah Jazz what it lacks, and that list is sure to include 3-point shooting, wing defense and toughness. (Among other things.) That list raises an interesting...