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Utah Jazz: Season Grade And Analysis

Utah Jazz: Season Grade And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Record: 24-57- 15th in West Analysis: It was well known that the Jazz weren’t going to be winning much this season, as they were set on developing their young talent and although they were pathetic until Trey Burke was able to play a third into the season, for a rebuilding team, their season...
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Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles with Filthy Crossover

On Monday night, during a meaningless game between the Lakers and Jazz, Jordan Farmar broke Trey Burke’s ankles on a filthy crossover behind half court. Burke is a pretty good on-ball defender, so this probably won’t ever happen to the former Michigan star again. [YouTube] The post Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles with Filthy Crossover appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Utah Jazz: The NBA Draft Lottery Odds

Right now the Jazz are in fourth place in the NBA Draft order.  Jazz will recall the 2004-2005 season where the Jazz also landed in fourth, and they had a 17.2% chance of sliding to sixth or worse, and they did. Fortunately they were able to con Portland into trading down so they could get Deron Williams. In fourth place, they have a 37.8% shot at moving up, and an additional 9...
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Do the Utah Jazz Need a New Coach?

Is a new coach the answer for the Utah Jazz? Will that fix there current problems? Has coach Corbin done that bad of a job? In order to answer these questions we first need to take a look at the job coach Tyrone Corbin has done. The year he took over for hall of fame coach Jerry Sloan, can just be written off. All-star point guard Deron Williams was promptly traded and the jazz basically...
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Utah Jazz Options for Head Coach

Fans have been using Ty as the scapegoat for all Jazz related issues.  All indications now show that Coach Corbin is headed out the door at the end of the season.  We are so used to a hall-of-fame coach that we have set close to unreachable standards, as far as a coach goes.  If Corbin is gone, the next coach will have to be someone that will be around for a long time and lead...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Utah Jazz didn’t make the playoffs

For the most part, this is a rhetorical question. The Utah Jazz didn’t make the playoffs because the Jazz were not supposed to make the playoffs. They were not supposed to be fighting for a final playoff spot, they were not supposed to have winning streaks, and they were not supposed to hurt their draft positioning this summer. They were, however, supposed to display their emerging...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tank Rank Watch: Utah Jazz

Never before have us Jazz fans watched our loss column like we have this year.  With the first tier of draft prospects beings four players deep, getting the fourth position could be crucial for the Jazz.  Currently sitting in the fifth position, could they get to the fourth lottery position before the season is over?  Yes, they will.  Here is how. Looking at the current standing...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Dirk Nowitzki with the Utah Jazz

NBA Jersey Swaps: Dirk Nowitzki with the Utah JazzTo request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below

Jazz To Make Decision On Tyrone Corbin By End Of April

The Utah Jazz are expected to make a decision about the future of Tyrone Corbin and his coaching staff by the end of April. Corbin and his assistants all have contracts that expire on June 30. Corbin took over for Jerry Sloan in February of 2011.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Corbin should focus on youth at season’s end

With a week and a half remaining in the season for the Utah Jazz, questions have arose as to what the focus of the team should be before they begin one of the most important off-seasons in recent memory. On Friday, the Jazz ended a five game losing skid by defeating the New Orleans Pelicans in Salt Lake City 100-96. During the game, Coach Ty Corbin decided to deal out more minutes...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Claim Erik Murphy Off Waivers, Release Andris Biedrins

The Utah Jazz have claimed rookie forward Erik Murphy off waivers from Chicago. In a related move, the Jazz requested waivers on center Andris Biedrins. Following the moves, the Jazz roster remains at 15 players. The 23-year-old Murphy (6-10, 230, Florida) was waived by Chicago on April 3 after appearing in 24 games for the Bulls, averaging 2.6 minutes per contest. He was selected...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeremy Evans throws down monster alley-oop

The Utah Jazz hosted the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Two teams, with young rosters, and lots of work to do always seem to come through with a few exciting plays. This play comes courtesy of rookie point-guard, Ian Clark, and third-year forward, Jeremy Evans. Clark shows off some great court vision on the break, and Evans does what Evans does best.. leaps over everyone for...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Burke Wants to Stay with the Utah Jazz For A Long Time

Well this is welcome news for fans out in Salt Lake City. The Utah Jazz are not considered one of the premier free agent destinations, and aside from Karl Malone and John Stockton, generally struggle to keep star players on their team long-term. In this past year’s draft, the Jazz made a great trade that allowed them to get Trey Burke out of Michigan with the 9th pick. This was...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncharted Territory for Jazz Fans

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports With the playoffs starting in just a couple weeks Jazz fans are in uncharted territory. More often than not at this time of year the Utah Jazz are chasing a playoff spot or looking to improve there seeding in the playoffs not chasing a higher draft pick. This has caused a bigger riff amongst Jazz fans than I have ever seen. Fans are arguing over everything...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Is Jefferson worth re-signing?

Richard Jefferson scores in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Jefferson has started every game for the Jazz this season. As the NBA season rapidly approaches its climax for the Utah Jazz, a multitude of questions arise for general manager Dennis Lindsey about who the Jazz should keep for next season, and who should be let go in the wake of one of the worst seasons in Utah Jazz...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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