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Becoming a contender in the NBA isn’t an easy task by any means as only a fraction of the league’s 30 teams have ever won a title. 14 of the league’s 37 possible titles since the 1976 merger have been

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The Utah Jazz announced today that the team had decided to waive center Andris Biedrins and sign power forward Erik Murphy. This brings Utah’s roster to the full 15, since Murphy essentially took the place of Biedrins. Murphy, a 6’10”

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Arguably the most important position in basketball is the point guard. Having a point guard who understands the balance between being a scoring threat and helping the offense flow is essential for any team looking to become contenders. Backup point

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March Madness has long been one of the greatest American basketball traditions, and this year’s tournament looks to be every bit as exciting as any. Let’s take a look at the former March Madness careers of current Utah Jazz players.

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The Utah Jazz faced off against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night in Salt Lake City. Behind 31 points on 12 of 14 shooting from Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavericks pulled out the road win of 108-101. The game was a back-and-forth

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Western Kentucky isn’t exactly a school known for producing basketball talent – the most notable college player to come from that school is Courtney Lee, currently of the Memphis Grizzlies. Another Hilltopper that has flown under the radar despite winning

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Rookie center Rudy Gobert, 27th pick in the first round of the NBA draft for the Utah Jazz, had a quiet beginning to the season. Since then, he’s managed to show the potential on which he was drafted – his

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The Utah Jazz have had their fair share of struggles this season – injuries, youth, a tough road schedule, and relative inexperience when it comes to starting basketball games in the NBA. That’s really manifested itself on the offensive end,

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The All-Star break is the symbolic halfway mark of the NBA season, even though the Utah Jazz only have 29 games left to play. With the season rapidly coming to a close, storylines are aplenty. Utah has an incredibly bright

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Wednesday night will see one of the more curious teams in the Association roll into Salt Lake City – the Brooklyn Nets will be facing off against the Utah Jazz. The Jazz have had their struggles, but the Nets are