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Utah Jazz: What’s wrong with Enes Kanter?

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Enes Kanter has been removed from the starting lineup, and rather than use that demotion as motivation to prove he belongs back in the starting lineup, he appears to have lost all confidence. What is going on with his game? When it comes to offensive possessions, Kanter was seen as the stronger player to Favors, but Favors has actually demonstrated ... Read More »

Key Matchup: Utah Jazz @ Portland Trail Blazers

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Because this season cannot be measured by wins and losses, I have decided it’s beneficial to focus in on key match ups this year.  As this has been dubbed a “season of discovery”, this helps us judge improvement as the season progresses.  By doing so we won’t get as disappointed when we lose as many games as we could lose.  ... Read More »

Jazz Lose 95-86 to Pacers, and That’s Okay

Derrick Favors shoots over Roy Hibbert. (Scott G Winterton / Deseret News)

The Indiana Pacers are arguably the best team in the NBA right now. The Utah Jazz, until the last week or so, were the worst team. Even at home, this should have been a bloodbath, right? I scored a lower-bowl ticket from a friend of mine, and here were some things I was able to observe up close: – Roy ... Read More »

To Ty Corbin: Concerning the Pick and Roll

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Jazz pick and roll defense has been a mess for some time now, and this year is no different. The Jazz are currently 29th defensively, and it doesn’t take a genius to know that our problems stem from our inability to defend the pick and roll. Synergy tells us that we’re 29th in ... Read More »

Not Enough Reasons To Fire Coach Ty Corbin

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Because so many other blogs have written excellent cases of whether or not we should or should not fire Ty Corbin, I thought that I wanted to personally take a stab at it.  Lets be clear before I go on that I am not a fan of coach Corbin and do not think that he has been a good coach. ... Read More »

Utah Jazz @ Dallas Mavericks: Key Matchup

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Because this season cannot be measured by wins and losses, I have decided it’s beneficial to focus in on key match ups this year.  As this has been dubbed a “season of discovery”, this helps us judge improvement as the season progresses.  By doing so we won’t get as disappointed when we lose as many games as we could lose.  ... Read More »

Kevin O’Connor and the NBA draft

Kevin O'Connor passes the torch to Dennis Lindsey as Jazz GM. (Ravell Call/Deseret News)

Kevin O’Connor worked as a regional scout for the Utah Jazz before becoming the Philadelphia 76ers Director of Player Personnel in 1997. When KOC became the Jazz GM in 1999, it was a bit of a homecoming for him. Here’s a more in-depth look at how the draft went under his watch. 1999 #19 – Quincy Lewis #24 – Andrei ... Read More »

Sports Bros Podcast, Special Extended Edition: Notre Dame, Iowa State, and Payton Dastrup

The BYU defense kept the game close in South Bend last year.

The Sports Bros talk about one of the biggest weeks in BYU sports history. We talk about the football game in South Bend, the Iowa State basketball squad coming to Provo, and the impact of Payton Dastrup’s earth-shattering, mind-blowing change of heart. Read More »

Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors: Key Matchup

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Because this season cannot be measured by wins and losses, I have decided it’s beneficial to focus in on key match ups this year.  As this has been dubbed a “season of discovery”, this helps us judge improvement as the season progresses.  By doing so we won’t get as disappointed when we lose as many games as we could lose.  ... Read More »

Why Its So Good To Be A Utah Jazz Fan

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It’s a great time to be a Utah Jazz fan! How? You ask. I’ll tell you how. Right now at this very moment that you are reading this: it is a fantastic time to be a Utah Jazz fan due to their current roster, coaching staff and front office.  In no way what so ever was Utah Jazz Head coach Ty ... Read More »