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The Utah Jazz are just about halfway through their 2013-14 season (they’ll play game number 41 on Friday against the Detroit Pistons) and it’s been an interesting year to say the least. After playing in San Antonio on Wednesday night

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Quick – think of some instances where the Utah Jazz and a three-point shot can be mentioned in a positive breath.  Besides John Stockton hitting ‘The Shot’ that sent the Jazz to the Finals in 1997, Darrell Griffith in 1986

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When Trey Burke came to Utah, he brought with him a lot of expectations. Any former NCAA National Player of the Year is bound to make some kind of impact on his new NBA home before even stepping onto the

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As you may have noticed this season, the NBA introduced some new statistics to us fans that can’t get enough analysis and breakdown of every player and team. With the introduction of the new SportVU cameras in every NBA arena

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The game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz Friday night didn’t give any indication that it would be a down-to-the-wire, electric finish, nor did the game’s beginnings bear any hallmarks of this turning into the most enjoyable

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Going into this NBA season, a lot of questions marks surrounded former NCAA Player of the Year, Trey Burke. His poor shooting performance in the Orlando Summer League caused a few people to wonder if Burke has what it takes

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On December 14th, the Utah Jazz assigned Rudy Gobert and Ian Clark to the Bakersfield Jam, Utah’s D-League affiliate.  With the recent emergence of Jeremy Evans as a rotation player, and coach Tyrone Corbin’s move to give Andris Biedrins the

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Marvin Williams was the second overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, ahead of Deron Williams and Chris Paul. While Williams’ career to this point hasn’t mirrored the success of some of his fellow draftmates he’s still been a very

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A lot is often made of the impact a coach has on a team. No major sports league is exempt from criticism of its coaches, and the NBA is no different. Coaches are called out as often as players for

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The Utah Jazz may have finally found a groove offensively. Behind 29 points from Gordon Hayward and 21 from Trey Burke, the Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 109-103 Monday night in convincing fashion. The Jazz didn’t get their fourth win