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So, This is the New NBA?

Shaq started it, Lebron opened the door, and Durant swung the door off its hinges and just like that the NBA world will never be the same. NBA purists like me long for the days when star players stayed with one franchise and influenced their teams to build around them. Cousy, Russell, West, Dr. J, […]

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Rants from an Angry Fan

I feel robbed. I feel cheated. I am upset. I just watched my Utah Jazz lose to the unbeatable Golden State Warriors. I am not surprised. In fact, I would be more surprised if the Warriors lost a single game on their way to the Championship. I would be surprised if the Warriors were not 16-0 […]

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Jazz Defense: The New Sexy

In a league filled with Russell Westbrook’s triple-doubles, James Harden’s eye-popping offensive production, Lebron James’ explosive drives, Kevin Durant’s efficiency, and Steph Curry and Klay Thompson’s shooting barrages, the new sexy is the Utah Jazz defense. Yes, you read that right, defense is the new sexy. The Jazz is now 16-10, atop the Northwest division […]

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The Time has Come for Jazz Fans

Imagine a Jazz starting 5 with perfect balance: scoring on the wings, outside shooting, length, quickness, multiple rim protectors, no egos, and an elite defensive unit. Imagine a deep bench with size, versatility, and experience. Jazz fans have been hoping for such a team since Stockton and Malone hung them up and now, that team has […]

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What’s the Point?

Welcome to the Utah Jazz, George Hill. The Jazz traded the 12th pick in tonight’s draft for veteran George Hill from the Indiana Pacers in a three-team deal. Hill is a 30-year old established starter coming off a solid season with the Pacers where he averaged 12.1 points, 3.5 assists, and 4 rebounds on 40.8% […]