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Newest Jazz Signee: Ian Clark

Check out some Ian Clark highlights. Are you happy about this signing? Summer League Championship Game More Summer League Boy can this guy shoot! Read More »

Utah Jazz: Proposed Rotations


The offseason for the NBA has slowed substantially. For die-hard fans, there is still some free agents to sign and some USA basketball camp to watch, but the summer activity has cooled down substantially for the Utah Jazz. With that I have begun to think about what the key player rotations will be for the Jazz. Below I am going ... Read More »

Power-Ranking the NBA Western Conference


A way-too-early look at how the 2013-2014 NBA Western Conference is stacking up July is still an exciting time in the NBA. The NBA Draft is still fresh and all the trades and free agency signings happen all at once. Plenty more to come but here’s how each team is shaking out. 15. PHOENIX SUNS PG – Eric Bledsoe SG ... Read More »

TBS Podcast #2 – We Got Burke!


  It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, and we’re feeling good about this Jazz off-season.  In this week’s TBS podcast, we discuss the NBA draft; the big trade that brought Brandon Rush, Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins, and five more draft picks to the Jazz; how Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap will do in new cities; and more.  Jay ... Read More »

Utah Jazz: Remembering the 26-56 Season


How, for one year, the Jazz became the accidental tankers After the 2002-2003 season, when Jerry Sloan guided the “worst roster in the NBA” to a 42-40 season, the Jazz then landed two significant free agents in Carlos Boozer and Mehmet Okur, and they had a good draft on paper with Kris Humphries and Kirk Snyder. They re-signed solid role-players ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Free Agency: DeMarre Carroll

Oh, this is going to be a tough one. I’m about to consider the merits of one of the most beloved players on last season’s Jazz roster. And I’m going to probably tick some people off in doing so. Alas, I proceed…. Let’s talk about DeMarre. As an overview, DeMarre is a small forward who in 66 games played last ... Read More »

4 Things to Consider Post NBA Draft


After the dust has settled and the loudest question that has yet to be answered is the destination spot for unsettled big man, it seems to be an appropriate time to reevaluate the draft, where contenders stand, and what we can expect next season. History told us not too long ago that Howard likes to take his time when considering ... Read More »

Wild NBA Draft ends with Jazz getting their point guard

Trey Burke

1. CLE – Anthony Bennett (PF/6-7) 2. ORL – Victor Oladipo (SG/6-4) 3. WAS – Otto Porter (SF/6-9) 4. CHA – Cody Zeller (C/7-0) 5. PHX – Alex Len (C/7-1) 6. NOP – Nerlens Noel (C/7-0) 7. SAC – Ben McLemore (SG/6-5) 8. DET – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG/6-6) 9. MIN – Trey Burke (PG/6-1) 10. POR – CJ McCollum (PG/6-3) ... Read More »

Drafting the Future of the Jazz: What Should They Do Tonight?


Allow me to diverge a bit from my typical mission here at Torn By Sports and talk about the Jazz just a bit.  Ever since the season ended, I’ve intended to sit down and write a post season recap, a free agency manifesto of sorts, or a draft preview.  I’ve started and stopped several times as I’ve allowed the priorities ... Read More »

Inaugural Torn By Sports Podcast: Utah Jazz Draft, Jimmer to the Jazz?


On the inaugural Torn By Sports podcast @M_England83 hosts the fellas, @JediZaugg, @jermsguy, and a-fresh-from-the-gym @downrightdave talking Utah Jazz draft choices — should they try to replace Millsap, Jefferson? Move up? And extended Jimmer Fredette 21 draft pick trade conversation, and much more. Read More »