Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/14/13
Utah Jazz: Season Preview and Predictions By Matt Tonkinson: Hoopstuff Writer… Jazz Season Prediction: 14th in Western Conference Season Analysis: Unfortunately for Utahans, this isn’t going to be the season to buy playoff tickets, but the future is looking bright in Salt Lake. After going 43-39 last season and narrowly missing the playoffs, the Utah Jazz seem to be headed for another season without a postseason bid. That being said, this season will hardly be short on excitement and valuable player development for a young roster that could very well contend for a championship in future seasons. 2013 will be a growing period for this team. While Gordon Hayward will begin his transition as the go-to man on the court, power forward Derrick Favors will also have a solid year as he continues to make his presence felt on the boards. It goes without saying that all eyes will be on rookie point guard Trey Burke, who will be thrust into the spotlight immediately after being picked 9th in th...
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