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Legend Grows NBA Predictions

The NBA season tips off tonight as the Celtics take on the Sixers and the Thunder take on the defending champ Warriors. The wait for NBA basketball is finally over. Before the season starts, it’s always fun making predictions about what’s going to happen in the next 8 months. Here are a few of my […]

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2018-19 NBA Player Rankings

With NBA preseason now underway, fans around the league have high hopes for their teams. Some teams made a splash with off-season trades and signings (Lakers, Warriors, Rockets, Thunder), while others will rely on internal growth and health of their players (Jazz, Sixers, Celtics, Nuggets). Last year’s doormats will hope that their shiny, new draft […]

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Who should the Jazz play at Point Guard?

The Jazz’s point guard situation is interesting. Who is the best fit in the Jazz’s offense? How does Mitchell’s emergence as the Jazz’s second building block along side Rudy Gobert, change the direction the Jazz should go at the point guard position? Is Mitchell a point guard or is he better suited as a two? […]

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Most Overpaid and Underpaid Players

On the radio today I heard that the Jazz’s very own Joe Johnson has the second highest career earnings of any Forward in NBA history at $210,061,971. Johnson is primarily a scorer and has scored 20,033 career points. That is $10,485.80 per point for Joe’s career. It got me thinking, based on 2016-17 production, who […]

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Legend Grows 2016-17 All-NBA Team

The 2016-17 NBA season is in the books and we have a large number of players deserving of All-NBA recognition. First Team G-Russell Westbrook, Thunder Westbrook had been a total freak of nature this season. The single-season triple-double record and a scoring title to go with his unrelenting energy and aggressiveness make him an easy […]

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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 […]