It looks like Enes Kanter will have a chance to take over full-time next season.credit: blogspot.com
Many fans have recently been following the Utah Jazz to track how the Los Angeles Lakers’ playoff chances are looking. The two are competing for the eighth and final playoff spot in a very competitive Western Conference.
The Jazz are led by their big men, particularly veterans Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap. Both are free agents after the season, and both are taking minutes from youngsters Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors. Surprisingly, the Jazz didn’t trade either Jefferson or Millsap at the deadline.
It seems as if next year will be the year where Favors and Kanter take over on a full-time basis. As a matter of fact, the Jazz are reportedly content taking a step back next season in order to grab a better draft pick. Via Zach Lowe:
Utah’s willingness to slide back into the lottery, and its patience with young players. Dennis Lindsey is Utah’s new GM, fresh from San Antonio (and Houston...