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Jazz Notes Grades: Utah Continues To Climb West Standings After Perfect Week

Jan 17, 2024, 5:38 PM

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SALT LAKE CITY – After going 4-0 last week, the Utah Jazz find themselves in the postseason picture for the first time this season.

With another long road trip hanging over Utah’s head, Jazz fans are left wondering how long the hot streak can last.

On the Jazz Notes podcast, Ben Anderson and Chandler Holt gave the Jazz weekly grades in various categories.

The Jazz received grades on veteran performance, youth development, standings, and fun factor.

Whether it be a down week from the young guys or a losing record, the Jaz had yet to see all As on a report card this season.

That streak was broken as Utah defeated Denver and Los Angeles on its way to an undefeated week.

With Lauri Markkanen and Collin Sexton leading the way for Utah during its recent hot streak, Utah got an A grade for veteran performance.

Other vets like Jordan Clarkson and Kelly Olynyk have played very well off the bench too.

For the rookie and sophomore players, Keyonte George’s play alongside Walker Kessler earned the young guys an A-.

For fun factor, the Jazz beat good teams and blew out some middle-of-the-pack teams which led to another A grade.

With 42 games under their belts, the Utah Jazz sit in the Western Conference’s 9-seed.

They are just 2.5 games from the 6-seeded New Orleans Pelicans and 3 games from falling back to 12th.

With the game against Golden State postponed, Utah looks onto Oklahoma City and Houston in its next two games.

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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