Found February 10, 2013 on HoopStuff:
  The Utah Jazz have a very bright future, headlined by their ridiculously talented young frontcourt duo, made up by Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors, the 3rd picks in the 2011 and 2010 drafts respectively. They also have two very talented young wings in recent lottery picks,  Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks, the former, is already their best perimeter scorer. That is a lot of young talent, but with Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap, their two highest paid players, set to hit free agency at the end of the year, they will be stocked with cap space. However, word is that at least one of the two will be traded before the February deadline and whether they trade Millsap or Jefferson they will get an excellent return to add to their future core, which is already fantastic. They may keep one long-term, but they would be wise to let it ride with their young players and add pieces around them, because Favors and Kanter are two of the most talented young prospects in the NBA and could be the foundat...

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