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Ricky Rubio Is Here to (Sort Of) Save the Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz are in the midst of a less-than-stellar offseason, one highlighted by several notable departures from their 51-win roster: sole All-star Gordon Hayward, starting point guard George Hill and avid outdoorsman Boris Diaw. In general, losing a player of Hayward’s caliber can be a death blow—but not always. Enter Ricky Rubio. Offensive Gains …

Is Utah Jazz Forward Derrick Favors Ready to Bounce Back?

Have you ever tried playing basketball on one leg? Derrick Favors says he did that for the entire 2016-17 season. Explaining why a player posted the worst numbers of his career can sometimes be difficult and convoluted. Layers unfold concerning a new team environment, offensive system, role or personal situation. Sometimes that layer is simply …

How Does the NBA’s New-Look Western Conference Stack Up?

By now you have probably read an article, tweet or blurb on the Western Conference’s superiority heading into the 2017-18 NBA season. Why? Because breaking down the new-look Western Conference is one of the most interesting and compelling things to do at this point in the offseason. Even after last season, during which the West …