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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the latest Jazz Notes episode, Ben Anderson previews the Jazz preseason, looks at the team's depth chart, and answers your mailbag questions!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
A quick programming note from Cleon Wall. Wait, is there such a thing as a programming note for a podcast?
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Defense? And what we don't know about the Jazz.
Cleon Wall dives into why the Jazz's defense has struggled this preseason and what we don't know about this Jazz squad. Cleon then speaks with Casey Holdahl from Blazers.com about this Portland Trailblazer squad after their numerous changes in the off-season.
What We Have Learned About The Utah Jazz...So Far
Through four preseason games, the Jazz have answered some of their preseason questions, and opened up even more mysteries. Ben Anderson from KSL Sports explores we we have, and have yet to learn from this Jazz team.
10 Teams 5 Questions: New Orleans Pelicans
Cleon Wall is not overreacting to Utah's loss to Milwaukee, but the loss shows how much Utah needs Rudy Gobert. Cleon then speaks with pelicans.com writer Jim Eichenhofer about the new look New Orleans Pelicans featuring former Jazzman Derrick Favors, former Utahn Frank Jackson and some rookie phenom named Zion Williamson.
Welcome Ben Anderson
Ben Anderson has joined KSL Sports to cover the Jazz this season and joins Cleon Wall to talk about what they would like to see from the team the rest of the preseason. Ben is curious about how Utah will handle dynamic power forwards and Cleon is curious about how they will play against long teams. Cleon also offers a mea culpa (a rarity) on the possibility of Royce O'Neale starting games this season. But Ben believes whether Royce starts or not will depend on O'Neale's shooting and the possibility of another play maker on the floor.
Power, Breakout and Mike Conley
Cleon Wall and Sam Farnsworth discuss ESPN's training camp power rankings and if 6 teams are better than the Jazz. They also talk about Utah's potential breakout player of the year and all the current love for Mike Conley
The Jazz Are Back!
It's a great time of the year because the NBA and the Utah Jazz are getting back to business. The Jazz held their annual media day before the start of training camp and Cleon Wall and Jeremiah Jensen dive into their thoughts after hearing from the players, coaches and management. This team is already coalescing and it mainly focuses on one guy.
10 Teams 5 Questions: LA Clippers
Cleon Wall continues his odyssey with asking 5 questions of the 10 most interesting teams in the Western Conference. In this edition, he focuses on the LA Clippers with Southern California News Group Clippers Reporter Mirjam Swanson. And you don't have to guess why this team is so interesting; it all has to do with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.
10 Teams 5 Questions: Denver Nuggets
Cleon Wall wants to know more about his 10 most interesting teams in the Western Conference. So he's asking 10 reporters 5 questions about the teams they cover. First up is Denver Nuggets team reporter Chris Dempsey. They talk about the the lack of change in the off-season, the Nuggets "smallish" backcourt and Nikola Jokic's next level.