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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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A Proposal to Address the “Rest” Issue

On Monday, NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver sent a Memo to the league owners addressing the “an extremely significant issue for our league” of teams resting their star players. He said player rest would be a “prime topic” at the next NBA board of governors meeting on April 6th. The Cavs got blown out by the Clippers […]

Lebron James just keeps hitting scoring milestones
The Jazz owe a huge debt of gratitude to Joe Johnson
Without a healthy Durant the Warriors are vulnerable
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Without a Healthy Durant the Warriors are Vulnerable

When Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors and Lebron James decided he was going to continue to play basketball, it was forgone conclusion in most experts’ minds that we would get a third straight installment of a Warriors-Cavs in the Finals this year. I was among those predicting that rematch. However, injuries are always the […]

Lebron James just keeps hitting scoring milestones
NBA star Hayward would be the next in a line of talented players to leave a small market team in favor of a potential super team.
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Jazz Fans: Why so Many Injuries

The latest indications from Jazz Management is that George Hill may return on Thursday when the Jazz face the 76ers and that Alec Burks may also be back in the line-up soon. The Jazz have enjoyed their projected starting lineup a grand total of 12 minutes this season. Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, George Hill, Rodney […]

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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 […]

West All Stars are loaded