Keys Towards the Utah Jazz's Success as of Late

There's been a lot of talk surrounding the Lakers, Bucks, Clippers, and some other teams, but I haven't heard enough talk about the Jazz. The Jazz are currently boasting the number one record in the league while holding up at number one in the Western Conference. They are also 4th in the league on offense and defense while possessing the number two net rating.



Mike Conley's health has been a major factor in the Jazz's success as it comes in part with Rudy Gobert as they continue to perfect their pick and roll game. Another major factor is their three-point shooting. They currently rank third in the league in three-point percentage and number one in three-pointers made. Another point of success for the Jazz has been their rebounding. They are currently number one in the league in both total rebounds and defensive rebounds, while also grabbing the fourth most offensive rebounds in the league. With Bojan Bogdanovic starting at the power forward, this is quite impressive given the skill set of Bogdanovic (not a rebounder). The rebounding numbers merely speak to the effort, fight, and strength of this team. With players like Joe Ingles, Royce O'Neale, and even Jordan Clarkson, can get in the paint, box out, and rebound.



Another factor is the Jazz's bench, one of the best in the league if you asked me. Utah's bench is fourth in PPG and second in FG% at this point of the season, and with Jordan Clarkson and Joe Ingles coming off the bench, that production will continue. As for the three-point shooting, the Jazz know what to do when they are struggling from deep. Bogdanovic has shown that he can score from the mid-range in addition to a couple of thunderous dunks last game (yes, you read that correctly) and almost everyone on this Utah Jazz roster can do a little bit of everything so that when their shot isn't falling, they will still find ways to score.

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