As March Madness rolls on, who should the Utah Jazz be looking at in the draft?

There are a number of intriguing players to consider for the Jazz with their draft picks this year.

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#4 - Tristan Da Silva - Colorado - 6'9" 220 lbs. Forward

For a Jazz team in need of consistent shooting and solid defense, they could do a lot worse than Tristan Da Silva. He might not be the most physical player but makes up for that with hustle.

He hails from Germany, where he played up through high school, before coming to the USA and playing with Colorado of the Pac-12 for the past 3 seasons. He steadily improved, going from 2.7 points as a freshman to 9.4 points as a sophomore starter, and 15.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game during his junior season that just concluded. He's also a bit older as a result, and will turn 23 in May prior to the NBA Draft.

He reminds me somewhat of Tobias Harris, a solid starter and consistent player, but not spectacular. Or maybe Kyle Kuzma to some degree. Both have been solid pros and have made a lot of money being what they are in the league. Da Silva has a chance to follow in their footsteps and will likely be drafted just outside the lottery.

Perhaps the Jazz make a deal with a team in that range (15-20) to select Da Silva for them - deals for Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert came together in this manner and worked out well for Utah in the past.