Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 2/27/13
  Despite having two of the most sought after players at the trade deadline, in upcoming free agents, Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson (their starting frontcourt), the Utah Jazz decided to stand pat. This surprised everyone as they could have added significant assets to add to their future core of Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter, Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks and there is no way that they are keeping both beyond the season. They now have two huge expiring contracts in Millsap and Jefferson and will have massive cap space this off-season, but they could have received an excellent package of young players and picks if they had made at least one deal. These are the trades they should have made, which would have set themselves up nicely for the future. Trade 1 Utah Jazz Receive: Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler Los Angeles Clippers Receive: Paul Millsap and Alec Burks Trade 2 Utah Jazz Receive: Monta Ellis and Sam Dalembert Milwaukee Bucks Receive: Al Jefferson * The following is assuming that th...
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