The Utah Jazz currently sit .5 games up on the Los Angeles Lakers for the 8th spot in the Western Conference, after appearing dead in the water two weeks ago on March 24th. But since that point, the Jazz have gone on a 5 game winning streak, and have won 7 out of their last 8 games, which has allowed them to regain possession of the #8 seed in the West. While many players on the Jazz have contributed to this string of success over the past couple of weeks, one player stands out above all the rest and that is the Jazz point guard Mo Williams.
Over this 8 game stretch, Mo Williams has averaged 15.25 points, 6.125 assists, and scored at least 20 points in 4 games. The averages may not seem like a huge difference, but when you look at how his backup point guards have been doing this season in his absence, it is clear that Mo Williams statistical contributions are much bigger than they appear.
What has also made Mo Williams effective in this stretch is h...