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The Utah Jazz started the season with eight straight losses. They struggled all the way through November and then with the return of rookie Trey Burke, they started playing .500 basketball. Before a third consecutive loss on Monday night to

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To play in the NBA is to join a fraternity. The Association currently lists 497 players on it’s website although not all of them are active. Given that there’s more than 300 million people in the United States, that’s a

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When you think about the future roster of the Utah Jazz, not much is a sure thing. The Jazz have many free agents and you never know what the summer may bring. One player that the Jazz definitely won’t be

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Alec Burks makes it look so easy. Playing for the second game in a row without leading scorer Gordon Hayward, who averages 17 points per game,  the Jazz found the offensive boost they needed thanks in large part to Burks.

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The Jazz (12-25), as much as any other team, has changed drastically over the last three seasons. Losing a coach that had led the team for over 1,800 games and a point guard, who at the time, was one of

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A career night for Gordon Hayward turned into a 112-101 Jazz win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.  Hayward went off, scoring a career high 37 points on just 16 shots. He played the best game of his

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The Utah Jazz started 2014 off the right way, with a 96-87 win against the Milwaukee Bucks. The victory pushed the Jazz to .500 in their last 20 games, the first time they can make that claim all season. While

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Heading into Monday night’s game against the Charlotte Bobcats there was an obvious storyline: Big Al Jefferson’s big return.  Just over a week ago the Jazz made the trip to visit Al and the ‘Cats and Enes Kanter made sure

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It seems every good team in the NBA has a stud coming off the bench.  A guy that’s not only a spark but can handle the load and lead the second unit. The Jazz have found their sixth man. This

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The title of this article is one of the most obvious you’ll ever see: three is greater than two. It’s a simple fact. In recent years though the NBA has started picking up on this more than ever before. The