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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

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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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Winning games in professional sports is a lot easier when a team has veteran players. Most young teams struggle their first few years together, the Oklahoma City Thunder being a prime example. The Thunder were still the Super Sonics when

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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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What does it mean to leave a legacy behind? Not even future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who was questioned about his legacy during media day for Super Bowl XLVIII, is sure. “I’ve been being asked about my legacy

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Rudy Gobert is the most intriguing young talent currently playing for the Utah Jazz. No one really has an idea of what kind of player Gobert can morph into in the coming years. Trey Burke’s path is laid out ahead

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We’re more than two years removed from the 2011 draft and we now have a good idea of who players from that draft are in terms of basketball talent. The Jazz selected Alec Burks with the twelfth pick of the

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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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Sometimes, a season can seem really rough for a team and its fanbase. This season has been one of those for the Utah Jazz, in more ways than one. A lot of losses piled up early, rookie point guard Trey

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Career highs aren’t supposed to happen this often. Right? The past 10 days for the Utah Jazz have been memorable to say the least. After knocking off Detroit 110-89 on Friday night, they’ve won three of their past five games