Predicting NBA Draft Prospects with Stats – Jazz Jolt Podcast
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Predicting NBA Draft Prospects with Stats – Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 28th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson are joined by draft aficionado Layne Vastro in this special extended version of the Jazz Jolt podcast. Layne has pioneered several rating systems for players in the upcoming draft class....
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 2/26/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 2/26/2014

February 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. With Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe, and Leandro Barbosa out, the Suns are a pretty easy team to defend. Without those three guys, they really don’t have anyone who can excel coming off the pick and roll and begin forcing...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 2.0
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 2.0

February 26th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It’s that time again…our monthly look at the various NBA mock drafts out there. First off, there are still 26 games on the docket, so let’s enjoy them. That said, it is absolutely okay to keep an eye on the...
Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III Play Tennis with John McEnroe and Jim Courier
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Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III Play Tennis with John McEnroe and Jim Courier

February 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Tonight, Jazz players Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III attended the PowerShares Champions Challenge, a pro exhibition event featuring John McEnroe, Jim Courier, James Blake, and Pete Sampras playing each other in a knockout...
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...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Celtics 2/24/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Celtics 2/24/2014

February 24th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. As Favors’ returns, so does the Jazz’s interior defense. And it’s not a coincidence: Favors is essentially Utah’s defensive plan at this point. Of course, the Jazz are 0-9 with him out of the lineup,...
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...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 2-22-2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 2-22-2014

February 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Kevin Love dominated tonight without much effort.  Of course, the story of the game in a Minnesota blowout is Kevin Love’s first triple-double of his career, a remarkable 37 point, 12 rebound, 10 assist performance (in...
Trade Deadline Recap – Jazz Jolt Podcast
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Trade Deadline Recap – Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 21st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this edition of the Jazz Jolt Podcast, Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson talk about the Jazz’s inaction at the trade deadline. What is the priority of the front office: development, draft pick, or something else? Could...
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...