Nickname Basketball Association: The Utah Jazz

While we often focus on things like points, rebounds, and assists in the NBA, a good nickname is a unique branding opportunity for players. Let’s take a look at the nickname for the starting five of the Utah Jazz. The Nickname Scale: We will give a combined score on each of the following five categories. … Continue reading Nickname Basketball Association: The Utah Jazz

The Last Dance: A Utah Jazz Perspective

by Daniel OlsenTwenty-three years ago Utah Jazz fans were still celebrating The Shot Heard ‘Round the World by John Stockton to beat the Rockets and send the Jazz to their first NBA Finals. The Jazz didn’t really have a rivalry with the Bulls but that matchup was about to get interesting. Jordan was once again … Continue reading The Last Dance: A Utah Jazz Perspective

Jazz 2020 Game #54 Review

Game Ball goes to: Rudy "Go-Board" Gobert Why? Rudy might not lead the team in scoring most nights but he sure has an impact on his team's winning percentage. Rudy recorded his fifth straight double double with 16 points and 20 rebounds. Five of those rebounds were on the offensive end. He also had some … Continue reading Jazz 2020 Game #54 Review

Jazz Media Day Trick or Treat special

The Utah Jazz are back and ready to build upon last season. They have now been to the playoffs for three straight years with two second round and one first round exit to show for it. They've made trades. They've signed players. Let's go! What does October have in store for the Jazz? Well, they … Continue reading Jazz Media Day Trick or Treat special

SLC “Comic Con” 2020

By: Daniel Olsen Photo from Spider-Man Far From Home Commercial This is a script detailing the Utah Jazz's pursuit of an NBA championship via a dynamic duo that shall henceforth be named the Comic Con Peter Parker, having announced his retirement from his superhero career, passed on his Spider-Man outfit to a rising star named … Continue reading SLC “Comic Con” 2020

The Utah Jazz and the 2019 NBA Draft

by Daniel Olsen The Utah Jazz drafted a polarizing player in Grayson Allen in 2018 who will hopefully develop to be an integral piece of the team. A player selected in the 20s or higher often has to to earn his way to the top and Grayson was humble enough to put in the work … Continue reading The Utah Jazz and the 2019 NBA Draft

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?

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

Jazz Hope to Avoid Strike 3 Against Grizzlies

Mark Milligan Jr. Nov. 11, 2018 The Utah Jazz are sitting with a 6-6 record to start the season and if you were feeling like they were underperforming, you're not alone. Considering their post-All-Star dominance last year and their uneventful offseason, I'd dare say most fans expected Utah to pick up where they left off. … Continue reading Jazz Hope to Avoid Strike 3 Against Grizzlies

The Dead Arise, Grizzlies, & Revenge

By Mark Milligan Jr Nov. 1, 2018 Wow. I had the craziest nightmare last night. (It had to be a dream because nothing like it could happen in real life.) I dreamed that Derrick Rose's corpse rose from the depths of the NBA graveyard on Halloween night and took revenge on the team that traded … Continue reading The Dead Arise, Grizzlies, & Revenge