Predictions for the 2015-16 Utah Jazz
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Predictions for the 2015-16 Utah Jazz

October 14th, 2015 | by David J Smith
With half the preseason in the books, we are starting to get a better idea of what the 2015-16 Utah Jazz will look like. Not a clear picture, but better than two weeks ago. There have been some encouraging elements along with...
Utah Jazz Best Case & Worst Case Scenarios — 2015-16 Edition
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Utah Jazz Best Case & Worst Case Scenarios — 2015-16 Edition

October 13th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
After what seemed like endless August and September doldrums, the season has snuck up on us in a hurry. The first regular season NBA games will be played two weeks to the day after this column’s publishing, and the Jazz will...
Game Recap: Blazers @ Jazz 10/12/15
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Game Recap: Blazers @ Jazz 10/12/15

October 12th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Utah’s first home preseason game of the 2015-16 season was, to put it lightly, a sloppy affair. The Jazz had more turnovers (14) than assists (13) on the night, shot an ugly 31.2 percent from the floor (including 22.7...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Raul Neto is the Next John Stockton!
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Raul Neto is the Next John Stockton!

October 9th, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Q: I watched a very late preseason game. I fist pumped when Booker slapped Hibbert. I want a Neto Fathead. Do I have a problem? @JimmerFrodette Do you have a problem? No way! That was as crazy a game as you’ll see in the...
Positional Power Rankings After Two Preseason Games
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Positional Power Rankings After Two Preseason Games

October 9th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
With a sample size of 505 player minutes of preseason Utah Jazz basketball, some trends are already emerging to help us sort through a long list of roster and rotation questions. For starters, it’s already obvious which...
Aloha, Hawaii: Utah Jazz Preseason Observations
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Aloha, Hawaii: Utah Jazz Preseason Observations

October 7th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Hawaii, you treated the Utah Jazz well. The team’s time in Paradise included a pair of nice preseason victories over the Los Angeles Lakers, the second being a dramatic overtime win in the wee hours of Wednesday morning....
On Alec Burks’ Injury, Recovery, and Return to the Utah Jazz
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On Alec Burks’ Injury, Recovery, and Return to the Utah Jazz

October 6th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
No season-ending surgery is ever optimal for an athlete, but the timing for Alec Burks last year was especially rotten. Missing 55 games in your age-23 season is one thing; hitting the sidelines permanently just weeks before a...
Playoffs Pessimism and the Plexiglass Principle
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Playoffs Pessimism and the Plexiglass Principle

October 5th, 2015 | by Matt Pacenza
Last year’s Jazz team improved by 13 games, from 25 wins to 38. Given that the Jazz’ core players are young and improving, most fans are projecting a significantly better record for the coming season — enough to land...
The Wild, Wild West
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The Wild, Wild West

October 5th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
It’s been said ad nauseam: the Western Conference is wild. Teams at the top are oftentimes separated from the teams as the bottom by only a few games in the postseason picture. Playoff seeds are shuffled so frequently that...
5 on 5: Pre-Preseason Propaganda
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5 on 5: Pre-Preseason Propaganda

October 4th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
1. What was your biggest takeaway from Jazz media day? Aaron Hefner: To me, the biggest takeaway was that while the front office is optimistic about the point guard situation, they are being pragmatic about the possibility of...