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The Utah Jazz had a clear objective this season, develop young talent. The “Core Four” of a year ago expanded to the “Young Five” and Jazz fans wanted to see the youth movement take full effect at EnergySolutions Arena. While

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Over the last 30 years Jazz fans have gotten used to consistent basketball. Everyone knew that John Stockton and Karl Malone were going to run the pick-and-roll to score. Even last year was consistent with Al Jefferson catching the ball

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Richard Jefferson joined the Jazz after a trade from the Golden State Warriors who were simply clearing payroll so they could fit Andre Iquodala under the salary cap. Jefferson brought Andris Biedrins, Brandon Rush, a hefty salary and five draft

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The Great Wall of China was built more than 2000 years ago and largely remains intact today. One of the only man-made objects visible from space, it’s an impressive structure to say the least. A little less impressive is what

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The Utah Jazz dropped another competitive home game Wednesday night, this time to the Dallas Mavericks. In the loss, Enes Kanter did what he’s been doing on a near regular basis since the All-Star break – scored in double-figures with

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Tonight at EnergySolutions Arena, the Utah Jazz will host the Atlanta Jazz. Well, obviously that isn’t true but it might feel like it to some. The Atlanta Hawks (26-35) are in town and bring with them three former Jazz players.

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Last week, before the Jazz started their six-game Eastern Conference swing, I wrote that the Jazz had become a team of streaks. With momentum in their pocket riding two straight wins they took to the skies looking to keep the

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The Utah Jazz have become a team of streaks. With three consecutive wins heading into the All-Star break, the Jazz promptly lost three in a row to start the second half.  Just as the waters started getting rough, Utah has

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During this NBA season the Jazz have been on a road of discovery. With only a handful of players under contract for next year, Utah’s biggest need going into the off-season might be as simple as knowing what they need.

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Amidst their big Western Conference road trip the Miami Heat were in town on Saturday night to face the Jazz. Led by Marvin Williams and his 23 points, the Jazz beat the Heat 94-89. Before the game Miami head coach