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Early Utah Jazz Impressions: The Starters
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Early Utah Jazz Impressions: The Starters

November 5th, 2014 | by David J Smith
  We are now a week into the NBA regular season and it’s a great feeling to have  basketball back. It’s like being reunited with a good friend who’s been away for a while. The Utah Jazz faithful are...
JazzRank #5: Enes Kanter
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JazzRank #5: Enes Kanter

October 28th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Enes Kanter’s 2014-2015 season has the feel of a Choose Your Own Adventure book—it could go a few different ways. And he is one who will have a big say in how things play out. It is safe to say that this upcoming year will...
Two Things to Look For in Jazz Preseason
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Two Things to Look For in Jazz Preseason

October 8th, 2014 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz got their feet wet with the open scrimmage (kudos to JP Gibson and the entire franchise), followed by a nice victory over the Portland Trailblazers in the preseason opener. With this in mind, what are a few...
Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz
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Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz

October 1st, 2014 | by David J Smith
With Utah Jazz media day in the books and training camp going full steam, optimism reigns supreme. That said, there should be a fair dose of realism, too. With this in mind, it’s time for my annual predictions. These are...
Reviewing My 2013-14 Utah Jazz Goals
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Reviewing My 2013-14 Utah Jazz Goals

April 10th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It is accountability time. Back in August 2013, I laid out some predictions for the 2013-14 Utah Jazz season. Some were bold, while some were the exact opposite. With four games remaining in the waning season, it’s safe to...
The Utah Jazz and Deadline Deals: 2004-2014
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The Utah Jazz and Deadline Deals: 2004-2014

February 12th, 2014 | by David J Smith
David J. Smith reviews the last decade of Jazz Deadline Day...
Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?
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Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?

January 3rd, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Reward the big. It’s a frequent mantra on the hardwood.  If a front court player sprints up the floor, give him the fast break dunk.  If a center is anchoring a defense and cleaning the glass, throw him a bone...
Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014
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Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014

January 2nd, 2014 | by David J Smith
Happy New Years to one and all. 2014 is upon us and like all dutiful Jazz fans, I have pondered what could transpire this year for the team. It could be one of the biggest years in franchise history, with many things to look...
First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style
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First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style

December 19th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Each season, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein comes out with his trimester awards–recognizing the NBA’s high achievers–always a fun read. Make sure to give it a perusal when it comes out. Because this is Salt City...
Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories
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Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories

November 30th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter are the core duo to the Jazz’s grand design. One an athletic marvel and defensive game changer; the other an irresistible force with the polished offense of a cowhide prodigy — an anchor in...