Utah Jazz: Free Agency
Brandon Hartman: VP of Content/Hoopstuff
Traded for Brandon Rush (1 year, 4 Million)
Traded for Richard Jefferson (1 year, 11 Million)
Traded for Andris Biedrins (1 year, 9 Million)
Signed John Lucas (2 years, 3.2 Million)
Despite never winning an NBA Championship, the Jazz have always earned respect by battling it out with the larger market teams and often becoming a mainstay in the playoffs for years at a time. However, these are definitely not your father’s Jazz, a franchise that used to have big name players, like John Stockton and Karl Malone taking the court in Utah. For an organization that holds the distinct record of being one of only three teams to have never lost 60 games in a season, they might be in for a long fight to keep from losing that title this season.
The Jazz are expected to lose a lot this season, with many ranking them very low this season in power rankings, including Hoopstuff. The team obviously was interested in rebuildin...