Home improvement shows love to show you scenes of "demolition day." The Utah Jazz have given you an entire demolition summer.
On Thursday, another piece of the old core was removed. In the wake of the megadeals that sent Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves and Donovan Mitchell to the Cleveland Cavaliers,
First of all, reports had long suggested that Utah believed Bogdanovic, Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson were each worth a first-round pick.
The deal the Jazz wound up taking obviously doesn't include a pick. And the younger player coming back (Lee) is already 23 years old,
For a rebuilding team, bringing back a veteran who's under contract for next season is a bit of a head-scratcher,
Ultimately, this looks like an attempt to simply clear the old roster (or continue the demo summer) ahead of training camp, and the winners and losers are pretty clear.