• JazzRank #11: Jeremy Evans
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    JazzRank #11: Jeremy Evans
    By Dan Clayton: It’s hard to find more likable guys in the NBA than Jeremy Evans. The 5th-year Utah Jazz forward has always been extremely popular...

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Can the Utah Jazz Escape the Hamster Wheel of Losing?
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Can the Utah Jazz Escape the Hamster Wheel of Losing?

July 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Eighty-two percent of recently bad teams have some tough news to share with Jazz fans: getting off the lottery hamster wheel is tough work. It’s easy for teams to get stuck on the treadmill of multiple losing seasons. The...
Call for Contributors: Freelance Friday
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Call for Contributors: Freelance Friday

July 29th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Sometimes, an idea is just too good not to steal. Last week, Hardwood Paroxysm’s Nylon Calculus blog debuted. As a gigantic basketball nerd, I immediately loved the statistical content of the site, managed by Ian Levy, who...
Focusing on FTr: Alec Burks and Trey Burke
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Focusing on FTr: Alec Burks and Trey Burke

July 29th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
  I was looking at some stats for the team, and what stood out to me was the discrepancy between Trey Burke’s free-throw rate (.126) and Alec Burks’ (.449). Burks has a FTr better than 3.5x that of Burke’s. I don’t...
A Dissenting Opinion on Gordon Hayward’s Max Contract
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A Dissenting Opinion on Gordon Hayward’s Max Contract

July 28th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Everything is awesome!  Everything is cool when you’re part of the team, especially when they pay you $63 million dollars! That is pretty much the sentiment in Jazz land.  Following the Jazz formally matching...
Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
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Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts

July 25th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players, teams, lineups and everything in between. As part of our natural human tendency, in many cases we...
How Important is Passing?
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How Important is Passing?

July 24th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
Being that most of you are all supporters of the former team of the NBA all-time assists leader and one of the greatest passers in history, I’m going to go out on a limb and assume you know a thing or two about passing....
What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition
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What Jazz Story Intrigues You This Year? 2014 Edition

July 23rd, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
A year ago, I posited a couple of potential storylines from the season that were very intriguing for me: The (hopeful) redemption of Marvin Williams and the (hopeful) emergence of Ian Clark. It’s a good thing I’m not a...
Jazz Trade John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas, and Erik Murphy for Carrick Felix, 2nd-Round Pick, and $1 Million
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Jazz Trade John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas, and Erik Murphy for Carrick Felix, 2nd-Round Pick, and $1 Million

July 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Utah Jazz have acquired Carrick Felix, a 2nd round pick, and $1 million in return for the non-guaranteed contracts of John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports was the first to report...
Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All
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Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All

July 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
If you’re following NBA free agency, you’ve no doubt heard mention of the difficulty the Utah Jazz have in attracting top free agents. It’s sort of a built-in part of the discussion, mentioned now without...
Scouting Report: Rodney Hood
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Scouting Report: Rodney Hood

July 18th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
With a number of large developments surrounding the team over the summer thus far, there’s been a palpable sense of excitement among Jazz fans and media alike. A young, energetic coach has been hired in Quin Snyder, lottery...