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May 24, 2017

Utah Jazz: Does a duo of Gordon Hayward and Paul George make sense?

The ESPN show “Highly Questionable” recently touched briefly on a duo of Paul George and the Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward. Would pairing the two of them make sense? As we get nearer and nearer to the end of the NBA postseason and the start of a crazy offseason, the free agency rumors are certain to […] Utah Jazz: Does a duo of Gordon Hayward and Paul George make sense? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2017

NBA Draft rumor: Utah Jazz have guaranteed Michigan’s D.J. Wilson in first round

The Utah Jazz are rumored to have made a promise to Michigan big man D.J. Wilson with one of their first-round picks in the 2017 NBA Draft. The 2017 NBA Draft is still several weeks away and the Utah Jazz have only worked out a handful of prospects. However, word on the street is that […] NBA Draft rumor: Utah Jazz have guaranteed Michigan’s D.J. Wilson in first round - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2017

Four reasons Utah Jazz fans should root against the Golden State Warriors

The Utah Jazz may have been eliminated from the NBA Playoffs, but Jazz fans still have something to cheer for — an epic fail for the Golden State Warriors. With the Golden State Warriors already having punched their ticket to the NBA Finals and the Cleveland Cavaliers likely on their way after going up 3-1 on the Boston […] Four reasons Utah Jazz fans should root against the Golden State Warriors - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel features new segment with Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone

Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone joined the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” show and naturally hilarity ensued. Television host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel is known for featuring a wide array of guests on his show and regardless of who he has on, he always finds a way to make it hysterical and give viewers plenty of reasons […] Jimmy Kimmel features new segment with Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2017

San Antonio Spurs a threat to take Gordon Hayward from Utah Jazz?

As the San Antonio Spurs look to improve this offseason so that they can challenge the Golden State Warriors, could adding Utah Jazz All-Star Gordon Hayward be a part of their plans? In a recent Sports Illustrated article, author Danny Leroux went over the immediate future of the San Antonio Spurs, focusing on this upcoming […] San Antonio Spurs a threat to take Gordon Hayward from Utah Jazz? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2017

Unfortunately for Utah Jazz, free agent shooting guard market is thin

Although the Utah Jazz could use an improvement at the shooting guard position, they may be hard-pressed to find the answer via free agency. About a week ago, I wrote about how the Utah Jazz had two main positions that were in dire need of an upgrade this offseason – the power forward spot and […] Unfortunately for Utah Jazz, free agent shooting guard market is thin - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2017

Former Utah Jazz assistant GM Justin Zanik taking over in Milwaukee

Justin Zanik, a former assistant GM for Dennis Lindsey and the Utah Jazz, will reportedly get a chance to run the show for the Milwaukee Bucks. During his three years with the Utah Jazz, Justin Zanik was an integral piece of the team’s front office. As assistant to Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, Zanik played a […] Former Utah Jazz assistant GM Justin Zanik taking over in Milwaukee - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2017

Utah Jazz: Reviewing Gordon Hayward’s 2016-17 season

A look back at what was a breakout 2016-17 season for Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward. The concept of “getting better every year” is the ultimate goal for any individual that aspires to improve at whatever it is they do. From athletes to accountants and everything in between, true professionals strive to improve each passing season. […] Utah Jazz: Reviewing Gordon Hayward’s 2016-17 season - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2017

For what it’s worth, GSW’s smallest margin of victory came against Utah Jazz

It may not mean much, but for what it’s worth the Utah Jazz were able to play the Golden State Warriors closer than any of their other Western Conference playoff opponents. Three series, four straight sweeps. We all knew that the Golden State Warriors had an incredible squad, but if someone had told me at […] For what it’s worth, GSW’s smallest margin of victory came against Utah Jazz - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 22, 2017

Former Utah Jazz F/C Enes Kanter arrives in NYC a man without a country

Oklahoma City Thunder big man and Utah Jazz draftee Enes Kanter has returned to the United States following his detainment in Romania. Former Jazzman and current Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is back in the United States. Kanter’s arrival in New York City comes after the 25-year-old had his Turkish passport revoked, after which he was detained […] Former Utah Jazz F/C Enes Kanter arrives in NYC a man without a country - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 22, 2017

Should the Utah Jazz pursue a 2010 reunion in free agency?

With former Utah Jazz players Deron Williams, Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap all set to be unrestricted free agents this offseason, would it make sense for the Jazz to pursue any or all of them? Ask any Utah Jazz fan when the glory days of the franchise were and they’ll almost undoubtedly bring up the […] Should the Utah Jazz pursue a 2010 reunion in free agency? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 22, 2017

Is Runnin’ Utes standout Kyle Kuzma a draft-night possibility for the Utah Jazz?

Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma will be among a group of six prospects on hand for pre-draft workouts with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. When the Utah Jazz resume pre-draft workouts on Tuesday, they’ll do so with a couple of familiar faces in attendance. Kyle Kuzma and David Collette, both of whom manned the frontcourt […] Is Runnin’ Utes standout Kyle Kuzma a draft-night possibility for the Utah Jazz? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2017

Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists

Given the incredible season that Quin Snyder orchestrated for the Utah Jazz amidst a constant onslaught of injuries, he was absolutely snubbed by not being named a Coach of the Year finalist. Last week I was quick to commend Rudy Gobert for having been selected as a finalist for both the Defensive Player of the […] Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2017

Utah Jazz 2016-17 player review: Danté Exum

It was an up-and-down season for Danté Exum, but he continues to show flashes of brilliance that give Utah Jazz fans glimmers of hope for his future. Danté Exum had his fair share of rough treatment during his sophomore season; being dropped from the rotation several times this year due to one bad performance. He bounced around […] Utah Jazz 2016-17 player review: Danté Exum - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2017

Utah Jazz: Is it unreasonable for Hayward to expect healthy teammates?

How will Utah Jazz management ease the mind of Gordon Hayward regarding persistent injuries to his teammates? During a recent interview on 1280 The Zone, David Locke, radio voice of the Jazz, had this bit of counsel for Dennis Lindsey relating to keeping Gordon Hayward: “Dennis better be ready to answer every question Gordon Hayward […] Utah Jazz: Is it unreasonable for Hayward to expect healthy teammates? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More