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2010 NBA Free Agent Class Loaded – Also 2009

December 26th, 2008 by Jay

With all of the talk about Carlos Boozer and his contract/free agency options, and all of the talk about Lebron James and the rest of the 2010 free agent class, I thought I would take a look at who all will be available in that 2010 offseason.  Any players the Jazz might likely look at?

First of all, let’s take a look at what things will or could affect whether the Jazz have roster spots or salary space for any of the 2010 free agents: Read the rest of this entry »

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The Jazz Junkies Power Rankings & Jazz MVP Rankings!

November 29th, 2008 by Jay

Just a heads up: The Jazz Junkies.com will be releasing their own version of the NBA Power Rankings. We will try to be as objective, fair, and thorough as possible, but as huge Jazz fans, they may have a Jazz-bias at times as well as be less knowledgeable about some of the lower 15 NBA teams.

Along with the Power Rankings, also look out for a The Jazz Junkies original, Utah Jazz Player MVP Rankings. We will be ranking each Utah Jazz player from 1-15 on how important they have been to the Jazz so far this season. Taken into account will be stats, leadership, impact with them on the floor, durability, consistency, etc.

We will try our

best to release each of these every Sunday. So stay tuned…. and if you haven’t signed up for The Jazz Junkies newsletter – do it! Go Jazz!

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NBA to Fine FLOPPERS

June 15th, 2008 by Jay

For those of you who get a little ill every time Kobe flails his arms and screams at the slightest contact, or hate watching Ginobili launch himself backwards when taking a nudge from an offensive player, there is hope!

Ginobili whining to the ref

Or for those who remember the King of Flops, Vlade Divac throwing himself around sans any contact at all, the NBA has decided to begin fining floppers beginning next season. They haven’t established how much the fine will be yet, or whether it will be an escalating offense that could lead to suspensions like Technical Fouls are. It sounds like the in-game observers and video reviewers will report theatrical flops as part of the post-game report, and said player will be fined. Read the rest of this entry »

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