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Career highs aren’t supposed to happen this often. Right? The past 10 days for the Utah Jazz have been memorable to say the least. After knocking off Detroit 110-89 on Friday night, they’ve won three of their past five games

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Schedule Release

The 2013-14 schedule was just released, and in a mere 85 days we will have Jazz basketball back in our lives. It’s only August, but for me the 13-14 season already has a different feel to it.  The youth movement

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The Orlando Summer League has come and gone and saw the Jazz finish fourth going 2-3. It’s just summer league so wins and losses aren’t that big a deal.  All anybody really cares about is seeing rookies for the first

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The beginning of a new Jazz age is upon us. The Jazz have been very active over the last two weeks and in so doing, the direction of the franchise (and it’s make up) is completely different. They made three

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The 2013 NBA Draft is this Thursday and for Jazz fans, it’s an exciting time.  The Jazz have three picks (14, 21, 46) in the Draft and will look to fix some weaknesses. Point guard is widely considered the Jazz’s

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2013 Utah Jazz By the Numbers

1.69  Blocks per game Derrick Favors averaged – good for 13th in the NBA and the second highest by any non-starter. 37 Double doubles Al Jefferson totaled this season, 9th in the NBA. 178 The number of three-pointers Randy Foye

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It all comes down to this. After 81 games, the grueling NBA marathon comes to an end tonight.  Every team in the league will be in action tonight and for most teams, the last game of the year is just

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The Jazz played solid defense, made a late surge but ultimately fell to Oklahoma City 90-80 on Tuesday night, losing for only the second time in the last nine games. Coming off a road win in Golden State on Sunday

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Hustle. A simple word and seemingly such a simple concept.  Hustle on the basketball court takes focus and determination, and it’s the reason why the Jazz went into Oakland and came out with a huge 97-90 victory against the Warriors.

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas…even road trips. Coming off Monday’s disastrous loss to the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Amare Stoudemire, the Jazz are reeling. They are losers of seven of their last ten and haven’t won