Utah Jazz Are A Little Late

Perhaps if Gail Miller had issued her homily a month earlier during Black History Month when she wasn’t in public relations mode, perhaps then she really would be heroic, as many in the media are making her out to be. But the Jazz owner responded to an ugly incident that is hardly much different than…

Donovan and Crew Will Surprise Everyone

In almost any other NBA season, Donovan Mitchell would have been the Rookie of the Year. He shocked the world as the 13th pick in the 2017 Draft, leading a Utah Jazz team that were expected to fall out of the playoff race. They had lost their sole superstar in Gordon Hayward, but Mitchell took…

Rubio Breaking the Revolving Door Curse

The Utah Jazz point guards should wear name tags. One leaves in April. Another takes his place in October. Every opening night for the past 8 years the same thing. Who is running our sets? Oh, the new guy. The new guy is often the reason the Jazz underperform. Lacking consistency in the backcourt is…

The Trifecta For Utah: Defense, More Defense, Great Defense

Ever since Quin Snyder took over as head coach of the Utah Jazz in 2014-15, the team has experienced continual improvement, both offensively and defensively. Unsurprisingly, this has also resulted in continual improvement in the area that matters most: wins and losses. Utah Jazz Improvement Under Quin Snyder Season Head Coach Off Rtg Rank Def…

C’mon Now, What Did You Expect out of Iso Joe?

It was in the small print that most people missed. Joe Johnson, fondly known as Iso Joe for his isolation back downs, signed with the Utah Jazz after a year with the Miami Heat. Johnson is a NBA lifer, a sixteen year veteran from Arkansas, the 10th pick in the 2001 NBA Draft who Michael…

The Utah Jazz Are Coming

New Faces: Marcus  Paige,  Joel Polomboy (R), Boris Diaw,  George Hill, Joe Johnson 2015-16 Regular Season Record: 40-42 2015-16 Accomplishments: 1st: Rebounds (Defense.) 2nd: Points (Defense). 2nd: Field Goal Attempts (Defense).  5th: 3-Point Attempts (Defense). 7th: Defensive Rating. 10th: 2-Point Percentage (Defense), Offensive Rebounding Leading Scorer: Gordon Hayward, 19.7 Leading Rebounder: Rudy Gobert, 11.0 In April, the young Utah…

Wasn’t This Supposed to Be the Utah Jazz Year?

The Utah Jazz were the glamuor pick in the pre-season guessing game of the team with a lock to make the playoffs. After all, last season they finished strong, winning 20 out of their last 30 games, a 66% win percentage. It was considered a predictor of a future that the Jazz, under first year…

The Season: Utah Jazz

New Faces:Treveon Graham (R), Trey Lyles (R), Tibor Pleiss (R), Raulzinho Neto (R), Jeff Withey 2014-15 Regular Season Record: 38-44 2014-15 Regular Season Accomplishments: 1st: Points (Defense), Rebounds (Defense). 2nd: Field Goal Attempts (Defense). 3rd: Blocks. 4th: Offensive Rebounding. 5th: 3-Point Attempts (Defense). 8th: 2-Point Percentage (Defense). 11th: Total Rebounding. 13th: Free Throw Attempts. 14th:…