With the Utah Jazz Summer League set to start early next week, here’s a look at the top four reasons that Jazz fans ought to be excited to tune in.
Although the main thing that Utah Jazz fans are anticipating in coming weeks is without a doubt the start of free agency and the ensuing fates of Gordon Hayward, George Hill and Joe Ingles, that’s far from the only thing to look forward to this summer as beginning on Monday, June 3rd, the Utah Jazz along with the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and San Antonio Spurs will take the court to kick off Utah Jazz Summer League.
And while, yes, it’s true that Summer League doesn’t have nearly the intensity or importance as the real NBA regular season, there’s still several story lines that make it intriguing.
First-round picks will look to make a solid first impression and prove that their selection wasn’t a fluke. Meanwhile, second rounders and undrafted players will be playing for their very careers, hoping to prove that they are just as capable as the players taken above them. And each and every year there seem to be pleasant surprises as fans get their first look at their team’s newcomers.
So although the first few weeks of July will likely signify to most that the free agency frenzy has commenced, that shouldn’t eliminate the very deserving excitement for the Summer League. In fact, the following is a list of the top four reasons why Utah Jazz Summer League ought to be a real treat and a must-watch for Jazz fans.