Jazz Notes

Ben Anderson and Cleon Wall team up to give you the most entertaining and informative Utah Jazz podcast in the podcast-verse. Ben brings his analytically vast knowledge of the Jazz and NBA basketball while Cleon approaches the podcast more as a fan who gushes and groans through the team's highs and lows. Ben is John Stockton to Cleon's John Crotty. The Jazz Notes team is rounded out by Jeremiah Jensen, Sam Farnsworth and the rest of the KSL Sports staff. So #TakeNote and take a listen.

Episodes

  • June 18, 2021

    Jazz Notes Game Six Mailbag

    Ben Anderson answers your questions as the Utah Jazz prepare to face the Los Angeles Clippers in game six of their second-round playoff series. 

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  • June 8, 2021

    Andrew Greif Previews Jazz And Clippers

    Ben Anderson and the LA Times Andrew Greif preview the Jazz and Clippers

    Ben Anderson and LA Times reporter Andrew Greif preview the Jazz and the Clippers ahead of game one on Tuesday.

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  • June 4, 2021

    The Utah Jazz Playoff Mailbag

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports answers your mailbag questions ahead of the Western Conference Semifinals

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  • May 25, 2021

    Jazz vs. Grizzlies Game 2

    Previewing the Utah Jazz and Memphis Grizzlies with Memphis Grizzlies beat writer Drew Hill. 

     

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  • May 17, 2021

    5 questions for the Utah Jazz ahead of the playoffs

    With the top record secured, how will the Jazz perform in the playoffs?

    That will be determined by the answer to these 5 questions. 

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  • May 7, 2021

    Jazz Ideal Playoff Bracket

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast we look at the ideal playoff bracket for the Utah Jazz. 

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  • April 30, 2021

    Gina Mizell Previews Close To Season For Jazz and Suns

    Gina Mizell of Suns.com joined Ben Anderson to preview the close to the season for the top-seeded Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns. 

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  • April 23, 2021

    Dwyane Wade, Udoka Azubuike, and the Playoffs

    Will Dwyane Wade help the Jazz recruit free agents? When will Udoka Azubuike return, and how does the play-in tournament change the playoffs for the Jazz?

    We answer those questions and more in the latest Jazz Notes podcast. 

     

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  • April 9, 2021

    Neemias Queta Enters The NBA Draft

    Krysten Peek of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast to talk about Utah State star Neemias Queta declaring for the NBA draft, how the PAC-12 performed in the tournament and the Jazz options with the 30th pick. 

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  • March 25, 2021

    Jazz At the Trade Deadline

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News discuss the Utah Jazz and the NBA Trade Deadline. 

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  • March 19, 2021

    When Should Jazz Fans Panic?

    In the latest Jazz Notes episode, Ben Anderson looks back at the Jazz recent losses and determines whether it's time for fans of the team to panic. 

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  • March 12, 2021

    Jazz Introduce Ilyasova

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson explores the Jazz signing of Ersan Ilyasova and what he learned from the forward's introduction to the team. 

    Then, a special KSL Sports Round Table on the one-year anniversary of Rudy Gobert testing positive for COVID-19. 

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  • March 5, 2021

    All-Star Mailbag

    In this episode, Ben Anderson looks at the Jazz at the All-Star break and answers your questions about the team in the second half of the season. 

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  • February 25, 2021

    Jazz From A National Perspective

    On this episode of the Jazz Notes Podcast, Ben Anderson talks to Krysten Peek from Yahoo Sports about the Utah Jazz, what they need to accomplish in the second half of the season, and touch on the upcoming 2021 NBA Draft. 

     

     

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  • February 19, 2021

    Jazz Buyout Options

    The Utah Jazz have the best record in basketball and an open roster spot, will players be interesting in ring chasing on the buyout market?

    We look at some possible names, and answer your other mailbag questions. 

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  • February 11, 2021

    Quin Snyder's History of Basketball

    On this episode of the Jazz Notes Podcast, we let you hear Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder's incredible 10-minute answer on his history as a basketball and how he's adapted his style throughout the years. 

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  • February 5, 2021

    Which Jazz Player Will Make The All-Star Team?

    The Utah Jazz have the best record in the NBA at 17-5. How have they developed into the best rebounding team in the NBA, which Jazz players will make the All-Star team, and can the team's three-point shooting be stopped?

    We answer all of those questions in the latest episode of Jazz Notes. 

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  • January 29, 2021

    Jazz Have Won 10 Straight - Mailbag

    The Jazz have won 10 games straight, we look at a few trends leading to the winning streak, and answer your mailbag questions. 

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  • January 22, 2021

    What is a superstar?

    On the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast Ben Anderson and Sarah Todd discuss Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley's criticism of Donovan Mitchell, and what it means to be a superstar. 

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  • January 14, 2021

    Previewing the Jazz and the Hawks

    Sarah K Spencer of the AJC joins the podcast to preview the Utah Jazz and the Atlanta Hawks, followed by your mailbag questions. 

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  • January 4, 2021

    Kristian Winfield and the Brooklyn Nets

    Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News joins the Jazz Notes Podcast to preview the Jazz matchup with the Brooklyn Nets. Then, Ben Anderson answers your mailbag questions. 

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  • December 30, 2020

    Jazz Through Three Games

    Ben Anderson and Matt Baiamonte discuss the Utah Jazz 2-1 start to the season, including Mike Conley's high-level play and Donovan Mitchell's struggles. 

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  • December 21, 2020

    Rudy Gobert's Extension

    In the latest Jazz Notes Podcast, Ben Anderson looks at Rudy Gobert's contract extension and how it affects the Jazz going forward. Then, he previews the team's roster and answers your mailbag questions. 

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  • December 18, 2020

    What's Next For Donovan Mitchell And The Jazz?

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes Podcast, Ben Anderson and Scott Mitchell from KSL's Unrivaled discuss the Utah Jazz, what's next for Donovan Mitchell, and reflect on the team's offseason. 

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  • December 7, 2020

    Preseason Preview

    In the latest Jazz Notes episode, Ben Anderson previews the Jazz preseason, looks at the team's depth chart, and answers your mailbag questions!

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  • November 20, 2020

    Syracuse Voice Matt Park Discusses Jazz Guard Elijah Hughes

    The voice of the Syracuse Orange Matt Park discusses newest Utah Jazz draft pick Elijah Hughes. 

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  • November 19, 2020

    Kansas Jayhawks voice Brian Hanni on Udoka Azubuike

    The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks joins the podcast to discuss Utah Jazz draft pick Udoka Azubuike. 

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  • November 18, 2020

    Jazz Notes Pre-Draft With Sarah Todd

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News breakdown the players available to the Utah Jazz with the 23rd pick, plus their options to move up in the draft, and answer your mailbag questions. 

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  • November 12, 2020

    NBA Draft Big Board

    In this special edition of the Jazz Notes Podcast, host Ben Anderson releases his big board of candidates for the Utah Jazz in the NBA Draft. 

    Anderson breakdown and ranks 22 different prospects before Wednesday's NBA Draft. 

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  • November 9, 2020

    Sam Merrill Predraft Interview

    Utah State guard and NBA draft hopeful Sam Merrill joined the Jazz Notes podcast to breakdown his preparation for the draft and what he anticipates on draft night. 

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  • November 6, 2020

    NBA Season Returning

    The NBA season is set to return on December 22, Yoeli Childs and Sam Merrill have opportunities to get drafted, breakdowns on Tyrese Maxey, Aleksej Pokusevski, and answers to your mailbag questions. 

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  • October 30, 2020

    Ryan Smith Buys Jazz

    In the latest Jazz Notes episode, Ben Anderson examines the Miller family's surprising decision to sell the Utah Jazz to Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith. 

    Then, four more draft prospects go under the microscope, a breakdown of the latest news from the NBA, and answers to your mailbag questions. 

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  • October 23, 2020

    NBA starting on Christmas?

    Recent reports have the NBA aiming for a Christmas Day start date. What would that mean for the Utah Jazz?

    Then, we look at three potential draft options for the Jazz with the 23rd pick and answer your mailbag questions. 

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  • October 16, 2020

    Sergi Oliva and Michigan State Duo

    The Utah Jazz have added another coach to Quin Snyder's bench. Ben Anderson breaks down why this move is so unique. 

    Then, he looks at Xavier Tillman and Cassius Winston from Michigan State as options for the Jazz in the draft. 

    And finally, we answer your mailbag questions.

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  • October 2, 2020

    Yoeli Childs and Sam Merrill

    In this episode, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports discusses the strengths and weaknesses of BYU's Yoeli Childs and Sam Merrill as NBA draft prospects, Adam Silver saying the NBA hopes to be back in arenas next season and answers your mailbag questions. 

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  • September 25, 2020

    Demps, Dooling, Bey, Jones, and the mailbag

    In the latest Jazz Notes Podcast, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports breaks down the addition of Dell Demps and Keyon Dooling to the Jazz coaching staff. 

    Then, Ben looks closer at draft prospects Tyler Bey from Colorado and Tre Jones from Duke. 

    Then, we wrap up by answering your mailbag questions! 

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  • September 18, 2020

    Utah Jazz Top Free Agent Targets

    In the latest Jazz Notes episode, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports breaks down his top 10 free agent targets for the Utah Jazz. 

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  • September 11, 2020

    Draft Prospects And Mailbag Questions

    On this episode, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports breaks down six draft prospects from the PAC-12 that should be available at the end of the first round, the Jazz front office end of season comments, and answers your questions!

    0:00 - Intro

    1:08 - FO End of Season Comments

    5:50 - Draft Prospects Breakdown

    29:30 - Listener Questions

     

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  • September 4, 2020

    Season Recap & Summer Preview

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from the Deseret News recap the Utah Jazz sudden end to the season, what went wrong, and what the offseason holds for the Jazz. 

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  • September 1, 2020

    Game Seven Preview

    Ben Anderson and Sarah Todd preview the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets game seven. 

    Can the Jazz slow Jamal Murray, and get their offense back on track?

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  • August 20, 2020

    Jazz Even Series, Await Conley's Return

    In the latest Jazz Notes, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News breakdown the Jazz first two games against the Denver Nuggets, Donovan Mitchell's maturity, and what to expect from Mike Conley in game three. 

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  • August 17, 2020

    Recapping Donovan Mitchell's 57 point performance in game one

    Ben Anderson and Trevor Allen recap Donovan Mitchell's historic 57 point performance against the Denver Nuggets, and the Jazz game one loss. 

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  • August 13, 2020

    Nuggets Preview With Beat Writer TJ McBride

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and TJ McBride of Mile High Sports breakdown the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets. 

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  • August 11, 2020

    Is Tanking Ethical?

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes Podcast, KSL Sports Ben Anderson and Deseret News writer Sarah Todd discuss the Utah Jazz performance in Orlando through seven games, and their final meeting with the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday 

    The Jazz lost on purpose tot he Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday and will likely do so again against the Spurs. 

    Is tanking an ethical sports strategy? They break it down!

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  • August 6, 2020

    Jazz Notes With Gordie Chiesa

    Longtime Utah Jazz and NBA assistant coach Gordie Chiesa joins Jazz Notes to discuss the latest news surrounding the Utah Jazz, and life inside the NBA bubble. 

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  • July 28, 2020

    Jazz Notes Podcast: Reviewing the Jazz Scrimmages

    On the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News discuss the Utah Jazz performance over their first three scrimmages, and what the seeding games will look like for the Jazz. 

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  • July 14, 2020

    Inside the NBA Bubble with Kyle Goon

    Kyle Goon of the Orange County Register joins Ben Anderson from KSL Sports to discuss life inside the NBA's Disney World bubble, adhering to protocol, and the Lakers championship hopes. 

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  • July 7, 2020

    Utah Jazz Eight Game Schedule Preview

    The Utah Jazz are en route to Orlando to complete the NBA season. With eight games remaining, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News break down each of the remaining games on the Jazz schedule. 

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  • June 30, 2020

    Talking Phoenix Suns with writer Gina Mizell

    The Phoenix Suns are one of the 13 Western Conference teams preparing to finish their season in Orlando. Valley Tales writer Gina Mizell joined the Jazz Notes podcast to discuss what a team in Phoenix's position is trying to accomplish over the final eight games of the season, Ricky Rubio's fit with the Suns, and the future of Devin Booker and DeAndre Ayton. 

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  • June 19, 2020

    Jazz Notes Podcast - Kyrie Irving

    Ben Anderson is joined by the New York Daily News Kristian Winfield to discuss Kyrie Irving's role in the return of the NBA season. Winfield covers the Brooklyn Nets and has a unique perspective of Irving's motivations for questioning the league's return. 

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  • June 2, 2020

    Jazz Notes: An Asterisk On The Season?

    In the latest episode of the Jazz notes podcast, Ben Anderson and Sarah Todd discuss the pending return of the NBA, Disney World, and whether this season's champion deserves an asterisk next to their name. 

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  • May 20, 2020

    Bojan Bogdanovic Out For Season, NBA on Verge Of Return

    KSL Sports' Ben Anderson and the Deseret News Sarah Todd discussed the latest news surrounding the NBA and the Utah Jazz in the newest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast. There was plenty to cover between Bojan Bogdanovic wrist surgery, Walt Perrin's departure for New York, and the NBA nearing a return. 

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  • May 7, 2020

    Dennis Lindsey Speaks To The Media

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson (KSL Sports) and Sarah Todd (Deseret News) discuss Dennis Lindsey's conversation with the media where addressed the feud between Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, how the team is adjusting to quarantine, and how quickly fans can expect to see the Jazz back in the practice facilities. 

     

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  • April 24, 2020

    Mike Conley Speaks, Last Dance Begins, Gobert Mitchell Feud Ends

    On the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News discuss Mike Conley's recent NBA HORSE Challenge championship, ESPN's new documentary following Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, and the end of the Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell feud. 

     

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  • April 16, 2020

    Would Knicks and Nets pursue Donovan Mitchell?

    In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports sits down with Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News to discuss his article on the potential pursuit of Donovan Mitchell by the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. 

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  • April 14, 2020

    Walt Perrin Podcast Part Two

    In Part Two of the Jazz Notes Series with Utah Jazz Vice President of Player Personnel Walt Perrin, we discuss how NBA teams use shorthand tools to get a better perspective of the draft. 

    Additionally, with the draft scheduled to take place in just over two months, how do the Jazz view the draft currently, and have they begun the process of separating the draft out in tiers?

    Finally, we close with the ever-changing value of the NBA draft, specifically how it impacts the Jazz. 

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  • April 8, 2020

    Walt Perrin Podcast Part One

    In this episode of the Jazz Notes podcast, Utah Jazz Vice President of Player Personnel Walt Perrin sits down for part one of a two-part series to discuss how the draft has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, where the Jazz are compared to where they would traditionally be at this point, and what type of draft this is shaping up to be. 

     

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  • April 3, 2020

    Does Las Vegas Hold The Key For Reopening The NBA?

    Does Las Vegas Hold The Key For Reopening The NBA? In the latest episode of the Jazz Notes Podcast Ben Anderson explores how Sin City may be the perfect city to host an abbreviated close to the NBA season. 

    Additionally, we reflect on the latest stories to emerge from the NBA, including Donovan Mitchell's ventures as an online gamer, and a host of new podcasts from Jazz players themselves. 

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  • March 24, 2020

    What Does Olympics Postponement Mean For The Utah Jazz?

    The International Olympics Committee announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been pushed back to the summer of 2021. 

    With Rudy Gobert, Joe Ingles, Donovan Mitchell, Mike Conley, and Bojan Bogdanovic all hoping to represent their countries at the Olympics, what does the change mean for the Utah Jazz?

    Ben Anderson and Sarah Todd discuss the impact of the Olympics on the Jazz, and what it means for the NBA this summer. 

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  • March 20, 2020

    Fill In the Blank with the Utah Jazz

    KSL's Sam Farnsworth and Cleon Wall can't believe it's only been a week since the NBA season was shut down.  So they decided to play a game of fill in the blank.  For example: If the NBA doesn't restart, you would consider the Jazz season a ____?  They also name their one key player who may not be on the team next season.

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  • March 16, 2020

    Gobert and Mitchell Beef

    It appears there is beef between Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell amid the coronavirus outbreak that has shut down the NBA season. 

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from Deseret News breakdown the latest from both Mitchell and Gobert and why the controversy might not be as new as Jazz fans think. 

    Plus, is rescheduling the playoffs possible, or will the logistical nightmare end the NBA season?

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  • March 13, 2020

    Covid-19

    A quick programming note from Cleon Wall.  Wait, is there such a thing as a programming note for a podcast?

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  • March 9, 2020

    Jazz Have Won Five Straight, Face Raptors

    The Utah Jazz are winners of five straight, Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News breakdown what has changed with the Utah Jazz, including MIke Conley's improved play and an a more familiar defensive effort. 

    Also, the Jazz and the rest of the NBA are trying to figure out how to handle the threat of coronavirus, Anderson and Todd discuss what the team is doing to stay safe.

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  • March 6, 2020

    Banana Rating the Jazz

    Kyle Ireland and Cleon Wall give their Banana Rating grades to members of the Utah Jazz at the 3/4 mark of the NBA Season.  Don't know about the Banana Rating?  Take a listen.  But first, the guys talk about how they are semi-impressed that Utah has won 3 straight.  They want to see a bit more.

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  • March 3, 2020

    Jazz Win Two Straight; Is The Team Fixed?

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from the Deseret News sit down to discuss the Utah Jazz two game winning streak. 

    How have the Jazz bounced back after a miserable start to the second half of the season? Are the problems fixed, and how will they fare against the New York Knicks?

    Also, the pair looks at the Western Conference standings -- how the Jazz should maneuver themselves strategically in the standings, and who the ideal first round match-up would be. 

    Finally, are the nets at Vivint Smart Home Arena extra swish? The team investigates. 

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  • February 28, 2020

    Extreme Views!

    With the Jazz struggling after the All-Star Break, Cleon Wall breaks out some extreme possibilities to get out of their funk.  They could either go all in on defense (boring) or go all in on offense (fun).

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  • February 25, 2020

    Fixing the Jazz After Three Straight Losses

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports breaks down the latest three-game losing streak from the Utah Jazz, including a false narrative surrounding the team, the trouble with momentum, and identifying problems versus fixing them.

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  • February 21, 2020

    The Last 28

    Kyle Ireland and Cleon Wall each give their 5 most crucial games in the last 28 of the Utah Jazz season.  Kyle stuck with Western Conference foes while Cleon did pick the Boston Celtics at least once.  They also discuss if Mike Conley can keep his groove through the end of the regular season.

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  • February 17, 2020

    Jazz Notes: All Star Weekend Wrap Up

    Ben Anderson shares his rambling thoughts on the All-Star game and NBA All-Star weekend including the massive success of Rudy Gobert, and the changes to the All-Star Game format. 

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  • February 15, 2020

    Jazz Notes; NBA All-Star Day Two

    A few quick thoughts from Ben Anderson of KSL Sports on the NBA All-Star Practice session from Chicago. 

    Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell spoke to the media before going through some light drills with the team coached by the Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse. 

     

     

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  • February 14, 2020

    Jazz Notes: From All-Star Weekend In Chicago

    Ben Anderson from KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from the Deseret News record live from Chicago for All-Star Weekend. 

    The two breakdown the Jazz league-best four-game winning streak heading into the All-Star break, pick winners for each All-Star event, and set the scene for the All-Star game in Chicago. 

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  • February 14, 2020

    Love and Hate plus All-Star Scenarios

    Since it is Valentine's Day, Cleon Wall and Sam Farnsworth discuss what they have loved and hated about the Jazz so far this season.  They also talk about the best case scenarios for Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert during All-Star weekend.  But first they talk about Jordan Clarkson and if he should be finishing games.

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  • February 7, 2020

    No Trades + Bad Play = No Hope?

    Utah's losing streak is wearing on the team and they didn't make any trades before the deadline to improve their roster.  But that doesn't mean all hope is lost!  Sam Farnsworth and Cleon Wall think the Jazz didn't make a deal because none of the deals for them were good.  And as for Utah's poor play, no one player is going to rescue them from how they are engaging on defense.

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  • February 4, 2020

    Jazz Notes Podcast Trade Deadline Primer

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from the Deseret News look at five potential targets for the Utah Jazz, and how they may, or may not fit with the roster. 

    Additionally, after a string of four losses, the Jazz defense has taken a step in the wrong direction, what can the team do to solve the issues before the All-Star break?

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  • January 31, 2020

    All-Star Jazz!

    They did it!  Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were picked as All-Star reserves and they deserve it.  Right?  Cleon Wall and Sam Farnsworth go through some of the guys Mitchell beat out to see if he was worthy of being in the All-Star game in Chicago.  The guys then discuss which team Donovan and Rudy should be on and if they like the changes to the game.

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  • January 27, 2020

    Jazz Notes: The Passing of Kobe Bryant

    Ben Anderson of KSL Sports and Sarah Todd of the Deseret News discuss the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant, the complicated relationship between NBA fans and Bryant, his role as league ambassador, the reaction from the Utah Jazz players and coaches, and where the league goes from here. 

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  • January 24, 2020

    All-Star Votes, Awesome Offense and Mid-season Grades

    Kyle Ireland and Cleon Wall are not surprised that Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were not voted as starters for the NBA All-Star Game, but they were a bit shocked with some other players ranked ahead of them.  The duo also discuss Utah's dynamic offense and what that means for Mike Conley.  Plus, they give out some mid-season grades and Utah seems to be passing with flying colors.

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  • January 20, 2020

    Jazz Notes with Sarah Todd

    Ben Anderson from KSL Sports and Sarah Todd from the Deseret News discuss the latest news with the Utah Jazz. 

    • What to make of Royce O'Neale's new contract
    • Whose minutes does Mike Conley take?
    • Which Jazz players do you trust in the playoffs?
    • From the win streak, what is real, and what remains unanswered?
    • Potential trade options for the Jazz. 
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  • January 17, 2020

    Rudy Gobert: NBA MVP?

    Sam Farnsworth argued on kslsports.com that Jazz center Rudy Gobert should be considered as the NBA MVP for the first half of the season. Cleon Wall invited him to defend himself while shooting holes in his theory. Then again, Cleon also has praise for Gobert while Sam knows Rudy will never be the NBA MVP.

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  • January 17, 2020

    Jazz Notes: Ben Anderson Talks Joe Ingles with SEN1116 in Australia

    Ben Anderson from KSL Sports joins SEN1116 in Australia to talk Joe Ingles hot streak with the Jazz, and the development of Ben Simmons in Philadelphia. 

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  • January 15, 2020

    Jazz Notes Podcast Jazz won't face Zion Williamson

    The Utah Jazz will look to extend their 10 game win streak to 11 against the New Orleans Pelicans who despite rumors, will be without Zion Williamson. 

    They may also be without Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram and former Jazzman Derrick Favors. 

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  • January 10, 2020

    The Streak Is Alive

    Sam Farnsworth and Cleon Wall are impressed with Utah's 7 game winning streak, but wonder how much longer it can really last. They also discuss if the bench is for real, what Utah should do when Mike Conley returns and if Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert will be All-Stars.

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  • January 7, 2020

    Jazz Notes: What Does Three-Point Shooting Guarantee?

    The Utah Jazz are the best three-point shooting team in the NBA. What does that guarantee for a team in the modern NBA, and how does it correlate to success?

    Also, thoughts on the Jazz recent win streak, how it's impacted the NBA standings, and a new way to view the Mike Conley addition. 

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  • January 3, 2020

    All-Star Joke and NY Resolutions

    Cleon Wall and Jeremiah Jensen can't believe that Jazzman Donovan Mitchell is the only Jazz player getting any All-Star love in the voting from the fans. What about Rudy Gobert? Jensen wants the fan vote abolished. The guys then announce their New Year's resolutions for members of the Jazz. Wall really wants management to resolve to get a bulkier stretch 4.

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  • December 30, 2019

    Jazz Are Playing Well & January Looks Promising

    The Utah Jazz have won 8-10, largely due to Joe Ingles move to the starting lineup, and Donovan Mitchell's play at point guard. 

    Can they keep this level of play up through the heart of January?

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  • December 27, 2019

    Jazz Notes: Jazz Trade Exum, Waive Green

    The Utah Jazz traded Dante Exum, waived Jeff Green, and brought in Jordan Clarkson and rookie Rayjon Tucker. 

    What does that say about the previous Jazzmen, the new guys, and the direction of this roster?

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  • December 16, 2019

    Jazz Notes Podcast: Jazz prepare for Mike Conley's Return

    The Utah Jazz had a rare three days off. Listen as Joe Ingles and Quin Snyder discuss the value of the extra time and how they are preparing for Mike Conley's return. 

    Additionally, Phillip Rossman-Reich joins the podcast to preview the Jazz game against the Orlando Magic. 

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  • December 13, 2019

    Be Aggressive!

    Cheerleaders love to chant for teams to be aggressive and that's what Sam Farnsworth and Cleon Wall were happy to see from Joe Ingles against Minnesota.  But the guys don't think he's replacing Mike Conley in the near future.  And how about Utah doing exactly what they said they were going to do?

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  • December 9, 2019

    Jazz Notes: Joe Ingles breaking out and Maddie Lee

    Taking a quick look at the recent emergence of Joe Ingles, how the Jazz play without Mike Conley, and Thunder beat writer Maddie Lee joins the podcast breaking down what OKC will look like tonight, three months from now, and next season. 

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  • December 6, 2019

    Defense And Quarter Grades

    Cleon Wall and Sam Farnsworth still believe the Utah Jazz will turn their season around, but only if they find their defensive identity.  They also give out grades at the quarter mark of the season and Cleon used a bright red pen for a few players.

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  • December 3, 2019

    Jazz Notes: No Time to Panic, and Previewing the Lakers with Kyle Goon

    Ben Anderson digs through the Jazz disappointing five game road trip, and previews the Jazz and the Lakers with OC Register beat writer Kyle Goon. 

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  • November 26, 2019

    Jazz Notes - Jazz Embark on Five Game Road Trip

    Mike Scotto joins Ben Anderson discussing Bojan Bogdanovic and Ed Davis, and the remaining four games of the Jazz five game road trip. 

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  • November 21, 2019

    Rudy The Intimidator And Gunners

    Rudy Gobert showed against Minnesota why he is the best defensive center in the league.  Ben Anderson and Cleon Wall talk about why Rudy is so intimidating near and far from the basket.  Donovan Mitchell and Bojan Bogdanovic carried the scoring load against the Timberwolves, but does Donovan need to be more selective with his shots?  And should the Jazz expect more consistent scoring from Bogey?

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  • November 19, 2019

    Donovan's Downfall (In The Mid-Range)

    The Jazz's shooting against Minnesota was less than ideal and star guard Donovan Mitchell was at the heart of the poor performance. Ben Anderson and Cleon Wall blame Mitchell's poor mid-range outing and the delicate balance of finding good shots in that area of the court.  The guys also talk about the Dante Exum experience, Tony Bradley being exposed and what the Jazz should do with the back up center position.

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  • November 16, 2019

    Where Does Dante fit?

    Dante Exum is finally healthy enough to play for the Utah Jazz, but how does he fit with this current Jazz roster?  Ben Anderson and Cleon Wall discuss Dante's role, whose minutes he could possibly take and if he will even be on this team by the end of the season.  The two guys also discuss Mike Conley's 3-point shooting and why the team has cast up more long shots this season.

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  • November 12, 2019

    1/8th is great for analyzing

    The Utah Jazz are an 1/8th through their season.  That's enough time to discuss which way this team is trending.  Ben Anderson and Cleon Wall sit down to talk about any surprises, disappointments or if the team and players are right on track with their preseason presumptions.  

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  • November 7, 2019

    Adjustments and reliance

    Utah is now 5-3 on the season after beating the 76ers 106-104.  The Jazz got that 5th win due to the adjustments they made from the previous games past failures.  So was the win over the Sixers Utah's best win of the season?  And are the Jazz relying too much on Donovan Mitchell to save the day? 

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  • November 1, 2019

    Conley and Mitchell=Sharpshooters

    Cleon Wall and Sam Farnsworth discuss Mike Conley's busting out of his shooting slump and how his teammates had his back.  They also talk about Donovan's shooting efficiency and if the team's defense is really for real.

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  • October 25, 2019

    Game 1 down and here come the Lakers

    Cleon Wall and Kyle Ireland discuss their impressions from Utah's 100-95 win over Oklahoma City including Donovan Mitchell's greatness, Rudy Gobert screens and the toughness of Bojan Bogdanovic.  They preview Utah's game against the Lakers and wonder how Utah will match up with LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

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  • October 22, 2019

    Jazz Notes season preview with coach Gordie Chiesa

    Ben Anderson talks to long time Utah Jazz assistant coach Gordie Chiesa as the season approaches. The coach breaks down the first three games of the season, and gives his preseason awards predictions. 

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