Utah Jazz: One goal for every Jazzman in 2018-19

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JULY 5: Donovan Mitchell #45 and Royce O'Neale #23 of the Utah Jazz attend the 2018 Utah Summer League game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Utah Jazz on July 5, 2018 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JULY 5: Donovan Mitchell #45 and Royce O'Neale #23 of the Utah Jazz attend the 2018 Utah Summer League game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Utah Jazz on July 5, 2018 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) /
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SALT LAKE CITY, UT – MAY 6: Thabo Sefolosha #22 of the Utah Jazz arrives before the game against the Houston Rockets during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2018 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – MAY 6: Thabo Sefolosha #22 of the Utah Jazz arrives before the game against the Houston Rockets during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2018 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Thabo Sefolosha – Get back to where he was pre-injury

Would it surprise you if I told you that prior to going down with the season-ending knee injury, Thabo Sefolosha was averaging the second-highest point total of his career? Yes, it was only 8.2 points per game, but for a defensive-minded player like Thabo, that was a great mark.

Perhaps more important was the fact that he was putting those points up at an efficient clip, going 49.2 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from deep. Coming back from injury is never an easy task, but if the Jazz can get the Thabo back that they had before he got hurt, that will be a huge win for both parties.

Regardless of what Sefolosha does on the court, he’s an awesome veteran and locker room presence. However, if he can continue to give the Jazz stingy defense while picking up where he left off in terms of shooting efficiency, he’ll be a monster asset for them and a huge contributor to their success off the bench in 2018-19.