5 big names we'd love to see come to the Utah Jazz at the deadline

If the Utah Jazz got wild, one of these five players would be landing in Salt Lake City.

May 19, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) brings the ball up court
May 19, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) brings the ball up court / Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports
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The Utah Jazz have already dabbled with a trade (or two by the time you read this), and may in fact make more. We don't expect them to swing for the fences with who is available, but that doesn't mean there aren't potential players out there who could in fact come in, and remake the team in a positive manner.

These are pipedream players, but realistic. Obviously, we could just list off guys like Devin Booker, Nikola Jokic, and the like, but we aren't going to do that. All five names on the list could be traded, they just likely won't, or won't be traded to the Utah Jazz. The following five names are guys who fill a few roles on the team and would catapult the team to much larger expectations.

They just won't, because we don't think the Utah Jazz are serious, at this time, about adding real talent who can help them win. The trade of Simone Fontecchio may lead to something better eventually, but the deal just left the team without a reliable starting small forward.

So we don't really have a lot of fate that the club will bring in any of these names. As a quick aside, Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson should be on this list, but we've talked about the Brooklyn Nets stars a few times too often that we thought we'd shake things up. If the Jazz landed either, or both of them, that would be brilliant.

But we're getting a little different with things.