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It’s the final chapter!

Today is the NBA Awards and Rudy Gobert is a finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year Award. Will he win it? Will he survive?

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As one sign that the Utah Jazz are an up-and-coming team in the NBA, head coach Quin Snyder, defensive anchor Rudy Gobert and budding superstar Donovan Mitchell will be in contention to receive the league's Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors, respectively, on Monday night at the second annual "NBA Awards Show" in Santa Monica, California.

Among the 18 finalists for six different awards related to play on the court (voted on by media before the playoffs began), the three finalists from the Jazz mark a tie for the most from one team. The Houston Rockets, which finished the regular season with by far the best record in the NBA, also have three.

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The Utah Jazz have drafted Grayson Allen from Duke

The Utah Jazz have stayed put at the #21 spot and selected Grayson Allen from Duke University.

Source: Utah Jazz have no plans to pass on Grayson Allen with the 21st pick.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 22, 2018

More details to follow ...

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The Jazz rookie talks about his first season and looks ahead to Year 2

NOTE: Podcast does contain a few swears. Listen at own risk.

J.J. Redick sits down with rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell to discuss taking the NBA by storm in his first season (9:00), reasons to love living in Utah, his desire to be drafted by Michael Jordan (17:00), what it would mean to win Rookie of the Year (24:05), the obsession with rewatching film from the playoffs (36:00), and ways to improve his game in Year 2.

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Does time heal all wounds?


We’ve all heard the saying: time heals all wounds. But I don’t think that’s completely accurate.

It feels like ages since the night that sent the Jazz organization into a tailspin. Personally, I felt like I could never forgive Deron Williams for what had happened. Even though he had taken the team to another level and led the Jazz all the way to the western conference finals, I could never see myself forgiving him for instigating Jerry Sloan’s retirement.

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