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Jazz Core Players Needed Improvements

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The 2013-2014 season will not be judged by wins or losses.  However, the hype for a Jazz season has not been this high since the 2007 Western Conference Finals team.  This is due to the interest in player improvement this year.  Jazz fans believe they have a core of solid young players that could grow into a championship caliber team.  ... Read More »

How Much Is Gordon Hayward Worth?

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ESPN ranked him the 90th best player in the NBA. Sports Illustrated ranked him 67th. Both see him finishing with a higher rank next year. How high will he go and what is his worth? Could he be 30th next year? The 30th highest salary this year is Andrew Bogut’s $14.2 million. Consider some similar players and what they’re making. ... Read More »

The Utah Jazz: A Valued Lesson In Perception

(Matt Gade, Deseret News) We are just over ten days from the start of the 2013-2014 Utah Jazz season. Opening night is October 30th, as the Jazz will play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fans and media have had their first looks at the new revamped Jazz and Salt Lake City is buzzing with excitement.   The off-season has ... Read More »

5 2014 Draft Prospects For Jazz Fans To Watch

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For Utah Jazz fans, this season should be interesting to say the least. To begin with, the Jazz have one of the most exciting rookies inTrey Burke, who will have the opportunity to lead the franchise into a new era. Additionally, the team has finally let go of veteran bigs Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson, allowing Enes Kanter and Derrick ... Read More »

Basketball Is Here!

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    A couple of nights ago, I found myself walking past the Huntsman Center up on the hill.  Just as I do every time I pass the “House that Jack (Gardner) Built”, I smile.  I think of my first game there.  Or the time when well after a game was over and I was on my way out, I ... Read More »

Jazz beat Warriors 101-78

Enes Kanter shoots over Andrew Bogut as the Jazz beat the Warriors 101-78 on Oct. 8, 2013. (Photo: Scott G. Winterton / Deseret News)

The Warriors were playing their third game in four nights.  The Jazz were playing their first game of the post Big Al/Millsap/Foye/Mo/DMC/Earl/JT/Murphy era. A tale of 4 quarters. 1st QUARTER Jazz starters: Burke, Hayward, Jefferson, Favors, Kanter. Warriors starters: Curry, Thompson, Iguodala, Lee, Bogut. “On paper” the Warriors are a better team, so this was a good test for the ... Read More »

The Utah Jazz – What Do We Know: Media Day and Scrimmage

The Jazz’s Enes Kanter, left, and Derrick Favors pose for a picture during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center on Monday, September 30, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News) The 2013-2014 NBA season is fast approaching. Last week social media exploded – no really, it did – as the Utah Jazz conducted media day and practices, where the fans ... Read More »

Five Reasons You Should Attend the Free Utah Jazz Scrimmage

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Every year for several seasons now the Utah Jazz have treated fans to a free glimpse of familiar faces as well the new ones. Once again, the Jazz will hold a free scrimmage for fans at the EnergySolutions Arena. Utah Jazz fans will have their first opportunity to see the 2013-14 squad when the team holds its annual intrasquad scrimmage ... Read More »

The State of Utah Sports Radio

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For local radio sports, we have a Big 3 for sports stations. 1280 is the Jazz flagship and therefore king, and there’s also 1320 and 700, which give more national than local. For 13 hours a day, 1280 is all local, so aside from being the home of the Jazz, they have that local appeal. 1320 has one local show ... Read More »

Who Has the Pressure for this Young Utah Jazz Team?

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I have had conversations with people regarding the fact that I believe that Trey Burke has the most pressure than anybody that was drafted. I can argue this in another post but my question is what members of the Jazz have the most pressure on them this year? Here is my list started by those that have the most pressure ... Read More »