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Utah Jazz NBA Draft Profile: Jerami Grant – Syracuse

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Jerami Grant   If you have heard of Jerami, it is probably because of this dunk. Grant quietly helped Tyler Ennis lead one of the nation’s best teams to a nice 3 seed in the March Madness tournament.  Averaging 15.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per 40 minutes, this sophomore helped contribute to the lack of scoring due to the loss ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect – Tyler Ennis

Before this last season not many fans had heard of Tyler Ennis as a high lottery pick. However, after helping Syracuse to a 25-0 start Ennis was on the national radar. So, lets look at Ennis as a potential NBA lottery pick. Ennis is six feet two inches tall. For a point guard, that is pretty respectable. He is no ... Read More »

Which NBA Lottery Spots Draft the Best?

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A while back I did a post on which NBA lottery position has had the most luck over time.  Rereading my post last night got me thinking, which positions have drafted the best over the last 15 years?  So, being the insomniac that I am, I began to crunch the numbers. I looked at the top 6 lottery positions, and ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect – Nik Stauskas

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Nik Stauskas Stauskas became the go to guy for Michigan this year, which was highly unexpected.  The loss of our beloved Trey Burke has hurt other Michigan Prospects like Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary.  Nik on the other hand has flourished.  He has thrived with the ball in his hands. The attractiveness of Nik is predominantly his shooting.  With ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Profile: Adreian Payne – Michigan State


Adreian Payne Payne is one player who has really benefited from returning to college.  Over his years at Michigan State he has turned into an incredible stretch 4.  He went from taking 2 3-pointers in his sophomore year, to 41 in his junior year.  He hit on those 41 attempts at a rate of 38.1%, a big jump.  He has ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Profile: Marcus Smart – Oklahoma State


  Had Marcus Smart entered the draft last year, he was a consensus Top 3 pick. Hard to really say, as the 2013 draft was nutty from top to bottom, and he may well have slid all the way to #9 for the Jazz to grab. But this year he’s clearly in the 5-8 range on most draft boards. Smart’s ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Profile: Andrew Wiggins – Kansas – Unrefined Potential

Andrew Wiggins   Talent, athleticism, explosive, elite, lock down defender, potential, project, and unrefined. These are the words that have been used to describe NBA wing prospect, and former Kansas’ standout, Andrew Wiggins. The 19 year old has been at the top of draft boards for over a year now, and is at the top of almost every NBA General ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Profile: Kyle Anderson – UCLA

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Kyle Anderson Kyle Anderson is very hard to scout, as he is very unique.  Scouts are all over the map with him.  They either love him, or hate him.  He is the definition of a point-forward averaging 6.5 assists per game with an assist/turnover ratio of 2.09.  His passing ability allows for the UCLA offense to do many things, including ... Read More »

Utah Jazz Draft Profile: Gary Harris – MSU

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Gary Harris   The Utah Jazz have a great shot at a top pick in the 2014 NBA draft.  Lets take a look at draft prospect Gary Harris and see how he would fit on the Utah Jazz. Gary Harris returned to Michigan State for his sophomore year, and it seems like that was a good move.  While he is ... Read More »

Handicapping the NBA Draft

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The NBA Draft Lottery is only 13 days away.  The NBA Draft is 50 days away.  And the Lottery odds are set.  Chances are quite likely that the Utah Jazz will end up picking 5th or 6th in this draft, but there remains a chance the team could land a top three pick.  I’ve spent a fair amount of time ... Read More »