Mom advice for the Rising Stars of Utah

Where would we be without our mothers? They drove us to soccer practice, put band aids on us when we got hurt and carried us around for 9 months. The teams in the Beehive State could use some motherly advice help them through the trials of competing in their sport. What would they say if … Continue reading Mom advice for the Rising Stars of Utah

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The Dark Side of the Jazz

We all have those Jazz Jedis we've loved that were great. There were also those Jar-Jar Binks type players who maybe didn't play so great but we admired them as a person. Who would be the first team all hate for the Jazz? Who were the Chosen Ones who turned to the Dark Side and … Continue reading The Dark Side of the Jazz

Jazz vs Rockets Playoff Preview

by Daniel Olsen Last year the Jazz upset the Oklahoma City Thunder, but things headed south when they flew south to Houston. This year the Jazz survived a brutal first half of the season better than the previous year but didn't quite hit the same fever pitch as their 29-6 finish last year. That's ok … Continue reading Jazz vs Rockets Playoff Preview

Same Old, Same Old Jazz

For the third straight year, it looks like Utah will again be in the middle of the Western Conference pack.  That isn't necessarily a bad thing.  The Utah Jazz have given their fans something to cheer about in recent years.  After 4 seasons without a playoff berth and 6 without a playoff win, the #5 … Continue reading Same Old, Same Old Jazz

The Luck-O-Meter

They don't call it March Madness for nothing: taxes, a top seed getting upset in college basketball, and the latest and greatest amateur football league trying to draw fans.  Sometimes a lot of skill is needed to have success in these seemingly impossible to win moments.  The superstitious ones of the world will tell you … Continue reading The Luck-O-Meter

Valentines from every Jazz player

The Jazz have a tight knit group. From painting a Sistine Chapel of many Rudys or watching cat videos in commercials they show a lot of camaraderie. This is why they would make the perfect Valentines this season. Feel free to use these when writing to your special someone. Ricky Rubio: Love one Another Donovan … Continue reading Valentines from every Jazz player

Can the Jazz become the Comeback Kids?

By: Daniel Olsen January 14, 2019 (Featured photo courtesy of KUTV) Before this week the Jazz didn't have any double digit halftime comeback wins. They now have two in the last 10 days. What does this mean? Are the Jazz the new Comeback Kids or does this mean nothing? The answer is yes. Analytics support … Continue reading Can the Jazz become the Comeback Kids?

New Year New Team

We have all heard the phrase New Year New Me.  It seems to be overused at this time of year when people take on low fat diets and gym memberships that last a month.  However, these same people are willing to point out when others are inconsistent.  In sports people are especially willing to call … Continue reading New Year New Team

The Change that started at Customs

The Jazz have gone through several different phases throughout the last forty years in Utah. The first 10 years were a struggle. The team was close to being sold. Luckily the development of several key draft picks gradually helped the team start to be an annual playoff contender. The second decade was considered The Golden … Continue reading The Change that started at Customs

Is Donovan Mitchell Clutch?

Donovan Mitchell is quite an interesting character in the Utah Jazz saga this season. Last season he was the rookie hero. With that crazy season comes high expectations this season. So far as a team the Jazz have struggled early. They are currently 2 games below .500 but are looking forward to being home for … Continue reading Is Donovan Mitchell Clutch?