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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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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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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 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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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