One player from every Northwest Division rival the Utah Jazz could use

The Utah Jazz could pillage the Northwest Division to improve themselves.
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The Utah Jazz are in need of help. Defensive help to be exact. They were dead last in defense last year and featured some of the worst defenders in the league. They did have some solid defenders in Walker Kessler and Kris Dunn, but they weren't enough to keep the team afloat and moving toward the playoffs.

Complicating matters further, the Jazz may end up losing Dunn if they opt not to re-sign him. That would be a blow, that unless specifically addressed, would hinder the team's defense even further. Kessler's a fine defender but he isn't such a game-changer that he could raise the 30th overall defense up to grand heights on his own. He needs help.

We're looking for as many options as possible to improve the team's defense. After all, the team is going to lengths to such lenghts, why not us? Wed love to find some great two-way players but we're going to settle for great shooters or great defenders, and just hope that helps the team be better during the 2024-2025 season.

We want better defenders and better all-around players, so we opted to look around the Northwest Division to see which of our rival teams have free agents that could best serve the Utah Jazz's cause heading into the new season. We're targeting the one guy who makes the most sense while adding on an extra selection that isn't as likely. That player would need a lot of things to go in the Jazz's direction for him to land in Salt Lake.