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Grading the Mavericks Off-Season Acquisitions

The Dallas Mavericks were left with a low amount of players on their roster following last season, so they had to make a bevy of moves to improve their roster, and fill it.  They made some pretty impactful moves, and below I grade every signing they made:Jae CrowderGrade: C-I’m not a huge fan of Jae Crowder production wise.  He’s a bit of an undersized Small Forward, as he...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Chandlers Improve the Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have made quite the splash this summer. After nearly knocking off the San Antonio Spurs in the opening round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the Mavericks re-tooled their roster by adding Chandler Parsons, Raymond Felton, Richard Jefferson, Rashard Lewis, and bringing back center Tyson Chandler. Now the question is, are the Mavericks […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.4 million (veteran’s minimum) As for Chandler Parsons to the Mavericks, I loved the signing, but hated the money given to him, as they gave him about 3-4 million dollars per season more than his value, but since then, Marc Cuban and Donnie Nelson have made a...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs want to make Ellis' job easier, keep adding shooters

On whom else the Mavericks are going to acquire this off-season: Nelson: “Man we’re working on that right now. We feel real good about the point guard with Felton and Harris it’s a real nice none-two combo. Obviously (Monta) Ellis has got the two-spot locked down with Chandler Parsons and Jae Crowder — you know the great thing about Jae is he can slide to the two so he can...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Richard Jefferson Signing Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Richard Jefferson Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… The only reason that Richard Jefferson was a member of the Utah Jazz this season was his status as a player with an expiring contract. Thus, it was no surprise that the Jazz made no effort to retain Jefferson in the offseason. After playing for 13 years in the NBA and being a far lesser...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Richard Jefferson

Adrian “The Hitman” Wojnarowski is reporting that the Dallas Mavericks have signed veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal. Jefferson in theory is the replacement of Vince Carter who headed over to Memphis last week. Last season Jefferson was able to average 10.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 27 minutes of action per game with the Utah Jazz last year. The post Mavericks...
Via Overtime
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Richard Jefferson

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Richard Jefferson to the vet minimum just moments after acquiring Chandler Parsons. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Jefferson and the Mavs have agreed to a one-year deal. Jefferson averaged 10.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game for the Utah Jazz last season. The 34-year-old veteran has... The post Mavericks Sign Richard Jefferson appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Sign Richard Jefferson

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Mavs have signed Veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal. Free agent Richard Jefferson is finalizing a one-year agreement with Dallas, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 Jefferson averaged 10.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 27 minutes per game for the Utah Jazz last season.
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Sign Richard Jefferson

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Mavs have signed Veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal. Free agent Richard Jefferson is finalizing a one-year agreement with Dallas, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 Jefferson averaged 10.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 27 minutes per game for the Utah Jazz last season.
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz enter year two of rebuilding project

In the first year of a rebuilding effort, the Utah Jazz finished with the worst record in the Western Conference and franchise’s lowest win percentage in 32 years. Utah has a talented, young core in place to build around but still needs to address several needs this off-season. Utah Jazz (25-57 last year) 2014-15 Projected Depth Chart: C: Enes Kanter/Rudy Gobert PF: Derrick Favors...
Via The Sports Bank
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lottery Season Report Card: Utah Jazz

The Jazz didn’t win a lot of games, but set themselves up for a bright future. Oh, how easily success fades in the NBA. It’s hard to believe it’s been eight years since the Utah Jazz lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. Since then, they’ve said bon voyage to long-time head coach Jerry Sloan, who manned the helm for 22 years. Utah has also waived...
Via The Lottery Mafia
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Rumors: Veterans could be left out of rebuilding

The Utah Jazz are looking to get back to their winning ways. The future looks bright with having five lottery picks on the roster all under the age of 24. Where do veterans fit into this equation? Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams, John Lucas, and Brandon Rush are all wondering this same question. The four veterans on the Jazz do not have guaranteed contracts next season, leaving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Fantasy Stud of the Night: Apr 7th ☆

(Stephen Curry & Richard Jefferson by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Every morning The Hoops Manifesto scours the boxscores from the previous night’s NBA games to find which player helped out his fantasy owner the most.  If you are here looking for a different kind of NBA Fantasy Stud, you are at the wrong place.  Pervert.  Stephen Curry vs Utah 12-18 FG, 5-10 3Pts, 2-2...
Via Hoops Manifesto
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Is Jefferson worth re-signing?

Richard Jefferson scores in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Jefferson has started every game for the Jazz this season. As the NBA season rapidly approaches its climax for the Utah Jazz, a multitude of questions arise for general manager Dennis Lindsey about who the Jazz should keep for next season, and who should be let go in the wake of one of the worst seasons in Utah Jazz...
Via isportsweb.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Should They Have Kept Jefferson And Millsap?

Utah Jazz: Should They Have Kept Jefferson And Millsap? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… The Utah Jazz hold a record of 23-49 with ten games left to play in the NBA season and sit in last place in the Western Conference. After showing some promise with solid on-court play in January, the Jazz have looked every bit as awful since the All Star Break as pundits predicted...
Via HoopStuff
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Hayward fuels big win over Suns, 112-101

Gordon Hayward and Richard Jefferson scored 17 points each to lead the Jazz to a 109-86 victory over shorthanded Phoenix on Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. The Suns played without top scorer Goran Dragic, who missed the game because of an ankle injury. The Jazz made eight of their first 11 shots, including five straight to start the game. They built an 18-11 lead before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richard Jefferson Dunks Over Kris Humphries

Monday night at Energy Solutions Arena would prove to be quite the task for the Boston Celtics.  They came into Utah to wrap up their long road trip to face a Jazz team riding on a three-game losing streak.  Matters grew worse as Utah welcomed back their starting center Derrick Favors to action.  With Favors back in the lineup for the Jazz really opens the floor and creates opportunities...
Via Pass The Pill
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Conundrum that is The Utah Jazz

Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Dwaine Davis Utah Jazz Writer Everyone knows the Utah jazz are in “rebuilding mode” that was clear when they let Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap and Mo Williams walk after last season. The problem is was it to late? Have they already added enough young talent to keep them from being at the bottom and not allowing them to get the draft pick that...
Via TopSportsReport
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron, Heat Stifled in Salt Lake City

LeBron James fouled by Richard Jefferson during the second half of the game Saturday. Jazz won 94-89. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) The hot and cold pattern the NBA has seen from the two time defending champions has continued to show it self. Just three days after putting on a show against one of the western conference elites in the Los Angeles Clippers, LeBron & Co. would have a rough...
Via Pass The Pill
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jazz Are Trying To Trade Some Of Their Veterans

image from: nba.com Sportando is reporting that  the Utah Jazz are looking to trade some of their veteran shooting guards/small forwards: The Jazz will be active in trade talks with a handful of veterans in the last years of their deals including Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams and Brandon Rush. The reason the Jazz are interested in doing this is to shed cap space since all these...
Via Pass The Pill
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah’s Richard Jefferson possible trade piece for Andrew Bynum

At some time Monday the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to make a move, trading Andrew Bynum to a team that will turn around and waive him in the next 24-hours, saving themselves $6 million. The only question is who is coming back to Cleveland. The answer may be veteran swingman Richard Jefferson of the Utah Jazz, reports Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst at ESPN. Sources said Utah...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Targeting Richard Jefferson In Potential Andrew Bynum Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers are targeting Richard Jefferson in a trade sending Andrew Bynum to the Utah Jazz and enter the weekend with two other strategies, according to sources. The Cavaliers are also continuing trade talks with the Los Angeles Lakers. They could keep Bynum past Wednesday's guarantee of his contract and then try to deal him before the trade deadline in February...
Via RealGM
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumor: Cavs eyeing Utah’s Richard Jefferson in a Bynum trade

Utah small forward Richard Jefferson is the latest rumored target of the Cleveland Cavaliers in their ongoing efforts in dump center Andrew Bynum by Tuesday’s deadline. ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein have the latest on Friday evening about the Jefferson-to-Cleveland rumors. Here is their report on the three main exit strategies that the Cavs are weighing with a mind...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs Considering Andrew Bynum For Richard Jefferson Deal With Jazz

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, along with remaining in the Bynum-for-Gasol trade talks with the Lakers, the Cavaliers are also now considering a Bynum for Richard Jefferson deal with the Utah Jazz. Andrew Bynum latest co-reporting w/@WindhorstESPN: ESPN sources say among options Cavs now weighing is trade for Utah’s Richard Jefferson — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) January 4...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Richard Jefferson Says He Isn’t Loyal, Will Go Ring Hunting

We want our athletes to be honest and not go by the book, right? Well, veteran Richard Jefferson may have been a bit too honest here. The Utah Jazz hold the worst record in the Western Conference at (7-22) and Jefferson will become a free-agent in the summer. Jefferson discussed his plans in free-agency: “I wouldn’t say I’m unapologetic, but who doesn’t want to win a championship...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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