Trades

A History of Utah Jazz Trade Deadline Moves
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A History of Utah Jazz Trade Deadline Moves

February 21st, 2017 | by David J Smith
The NBA trade deadline is a remarkable combination of drama, excitement and intrigue. You have disgruntled players who feel the proverbial grass is greener elsewhere. You have young players for whom a trade can open things up...
An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad Ford
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An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad Ford

December 7th, 2016 | by David J Smith
NBA fans all know Chad Ford, the long-time ESPN writer who is an NBA Draft guru. Few do it better than Ford, whose analysis has been a constant for years. His ESPN work only entails one aspect of his incredibly busy, fascinating...
The George Hill Impact
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The George Hill Impact

June 22nd, 2016 | by David J Smith
The NBA Draft is a day away, but the Utah Jazz can already count themselves among the winners. In a big, sneaky good move, general manager Dennis Lindsey and company helped broker a three-team trade with the Atlanta Hawks and...
What the Quin Snyder Extension Means
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What the Quin Snyder Extension Means

May 6th, 2016 | by David J Smith
In the summer of 2014, the Utah Jazz were facing a daunting off-season. For the first time in literally decades, the team was encountering something very unfamiliar: a hiring search for a new head coach. With Tyrone...
The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey
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The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey

February 24th, 2016 | by David J Smith
Things are starting to really hum smoothly for the Utah Jazz. While they dropped a few heart-breakers of late, they have emerged victorious in nine of their past 12 outings. They look every bit the part of a Playoff team in the...
Hayward, Jazz Get an Unlikely Win Vs. Star-Studded Heat
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Hayward, Jazz Get an Unlikely Win Vs. Star-Studded Heat

January 9th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
A team starting two rookies and a borderline NBA player alongside Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert in the latter’s first start since returning from injury was not enough to overcome a talented Heat squad with a combined 23...
A Utah Jazz Fan’s Wish List
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A Utah Jazz Fan’s Wish List

December 7th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
It’s that time of year; a time to drink egg nog and make lists of all the things we want other people to buy us. So I’ve decided to create a small list of what every Utah Jazz fan should have on their wish lists....
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...
Playing With the Pass: A Key for the Utah Jazz
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Playing With the Pass: A Key for the Utah Jazz

October 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
When Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder was hired in the summer of 2014, one of the points of emphasis that was consistently mentioned was his desire to see his team “play with the pass.” A focus on a pass-heavy system...
Who Are Some Potential Back-Up Center Free Agent Options for the Jazz?
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Who Are Some Potential Back-Up Center Free Agent Options for the Jazz?

June 5th, 2015 | by David J Smith
When the Utah Jazz consummated that Enes Kanter trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder in February, it left just Rudy Gobert as the lone true center on the roster. That was okay, as Gobert was obviously more than ready for...