- Sep 18, 2021 - Jarrell Brantley, previously with the Utah Jazz, became a free agent.
- Sep 16, 2021 - The Utah Jazz placed the contract of Jarrell Brantley on waivers.
- Sep 13, 2021 - Derrick Alston, Jr. signed a contract with the Utah Jazz.
Utah Jazz Front Office
The NBA has historically had a tough time rewarding elite defenders with limited or low usage style play on the offensive end. Rudy Gobert was the most valuable player on the team with the best record in the NBA but was nowhere near the MVP conversation.
The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21.
The Jazz and Suns have established themselves as two different types of main character but they're both defined by a kind of improbability, an anxiety about whether or not what they've been so far reflects what they're truly made of.