• Utah Jazz 2014 Media Day Live Blog
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    Utah Jazz 2014 Media Day Live Blog
    By Ben Dowsett: 5:08 PM MST: That’ll do it for our SCH Jazz media day live blog! Thanks to everyone who followed along live, and in advance to those...

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Trey Burke Comparisons: Mo Williams? Others?
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Trey Burke Comparisons: Mo Williams? Others?

July 8th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Before Trey Burke was drafted, experts had a few comparisons lined up: Kemba Walker, Kyle Lowry, Chris Paul, and Ty Lawson. Now that Trey’s got one season under his belt, I’m starting to wonder if another comparison might be...
Bias in Evaluation: Can We View Our Own Players Fairly?
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Bias in Evaluation: Can We View Our Own Players Fairly?

July 7th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
Show me a person who claims the ability to evaluate NBA talent with pure objectivity, and I'll show you a liar.  The fact that bias comes into play in nearly every facet of judging an NBA player makes it downright impossible to...
A $15 Million Man? One Fan’s Doubts About Max-Matching Gordon Hayward
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A $15 Million Man? One Fan’s Doubts About Max-Matching Gordon Hayward

July 7th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
The Utah Jazz face a critical decision as soon as next week: Whether to match a huge contract offer to their young swingman Gordon Hayward. Virtually every prominent voice and writer that cover the Jazz agree on two things: Not...
Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?
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Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?

July 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Free agency is a complex game of give-and-take. Offer too much or too soon, and you’ve spent your way out of potential assets whose situations become clearer in later days. On the flip side, too much patience puts you at risk...
Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong
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Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Before you jump off the Gordon Hayward bandwagon, there are some things you should know. Particularly if your discomfort at the idea of matching a max or near-max offer sheet for the versatile wing has to do with...
Gordon Hayward and Other FA Options – Salt City Hoops Podcast
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Gordon Hayward and Other FA Options – Salt City Hoops Podcast

July 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s show, Andy Larsen returns from Brazil and joins Ben Dowsett to start talking free agency. With rumors that Gordon Hayward could be receiving a max deal, Ben and Andy dig into the topic of A) is Hayward worth...
Talking Day 1 of Free Agency – The Brothers Clayton Podcast
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Talking Day 1 of Free Agency – The Brothers Clayton Podcast

July 2nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Brothers Clayton get together once again for a half hour podcast to talk about the first day of the NBA’s free agency period. They look to answer the question: what type of free agent helps the Jazz most? What is Dennis...
Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation
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Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation

July 2nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Given the fast-paced nature of the silly season, it already seems to feel like last week’s Draft took place ages ago. Dante Exum and Rodney Hood have arrived in Salt Lake City and given their first sound bites to local media,...
The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom
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The Bipolarity of Jazz Fandom

July 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
This last week of Jazz fandom, including today, feels a little bit like I imagine being bipolar would feel like—an exhilarating high (Exum?! We seriously got Exum?!), followed by what may not be the lowest of the lows, but a...
Free Agency Preview: How Does the Draft Affect Potential Targets?
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Free Agency Preview: How Does the Draft Affect Potential Targets?

June 30th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
  We interrupt the collective glow-basking of Jazz fans everywhere following a resoundingly successful draft to look at the next phase of the offseason. That’s right, fellow Jazz fanatics.  You only have mere minutes...