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The offseason rolls on, bringing us closer to clarity. We’re now just nine days away from what is usually the busiest trade day of the year in the NBA, and less than three weeks away from the start of free agency.
To think though all of those possibilities, we’ve been hosting weekly(ish) Q&As here at Salt City Hoops, tackling reader questions about the Utah Jazz’s summer options, asset situation and potential targets. This week, our friends from the inters provided another dozen questions. Let’s dive in.
The NBA Finals are in the rear view mirror was it really a complete white wash by the Golden State Warriors or is the real story how close the Houston Rockets got to beating the Warriors. Can other teams replicate what the Rockets did or is there a larger message from the playoffs.
David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, thinks there is a larger message of what the final 8 teams all had in common and that is the key item for the Utah Jazz moving forward.
Reports that Cleveland will look to trade Kevin Love if LeBron leaves, but that makes the timing tough for the Utah Jazz
Locke also looks at how hard it to play the off-season game because the timing of all the deals don’t line up if you are looking for Otto Porter, Kevin Love and Aaron Gordon.
Locke begins his draft breakdowns with a looks at Texas Tech’s Zhaire Smith and Villanova’s Mikal Bridges.
Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell joins The Woj Pod to discuss his breakout rookie season, his battle with Ben Simmons, learning how to become a franchise player, Quin Snyder, and why he believes he can be a recruiter to bring star talent to the Jazz.
Discussing possible players available to the Utah Jazz
The 2018 NBA Draft is deep and the Utah Jazz are going to have a lot of options at pick #21. It remains to be seen if the Jazz trade up in the draft, but it looks more likely they’ll stay put and make their picks. This may be the best move considering how deep this draft class is. The Jazz are very likely coming out of this draft with a rotation player, but who is that going to be?
On this SLC Dunk Live we look at four different prospects that are slated to fall around where the Jazz are picking: Elie Okobo, Kevin Huerter, Keita Bates-Diop and Donte Divincenzo.
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