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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C - Deandre Ayton (Phoenix Suns)

This may seem rude to say, but Deandre Ayton would look great coming off the bench for the Utah Jazz. He's a double-double guy for the Portland TrailBlazers and has a decent ability to block a shot. If you're looking to improve the perimeter defense, while having a decent option on offense, Ayton's the best the league has, that's available that is.

Ayton's time with the Phoenix Suns ended unceremoniously, with the former number-one overall pick being traded this offseason in the deal that netted the Suns Jusuf Nurkic from the Portland Trailblazers. Nurkic has been great for the Suns, while Ayton seems to be spinning his wheels in Portland.

It's clear he's not the number one pick he should've been, if he were he'd be able to raise the talent around him, but he could be a great rotation guy off the bench. If you put Walker Kessler in the starting five, Ayton could be a heck of a presence that opposing teams' second units would have to put up with.

He's not the All-Star many thought he'd be, but he'd be a great one-two punch with Kessler.

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