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The Utah Jazz are stacked in the frontcourt. Any one of their four bigs, Paul Millsap, Al Jefferson, Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors, could probably start for at least half the teams in the league (well, maybe Kanter would only start for a few).
They all score at least 15 points and grab around 10 rebounds per 36 minutes. The "weakest" of the four, Kanter, might have the most potential of all.
It looks like the Jazz's preference is to keep their younger duo of Kanter and Favors and see what they can get for Jefferson and Millsap in the trade market. Both have expiring contracts and would be helpful to any team in the playoff hunt.
But that's where the sticking point is for the Jazz because it's hardly like they're out of it. But, then again, they're not quite in it either, sitting on a 15-17 record.
That might cut it in the East, but it's not going to cut it in the West. There are too many teams to climb over to even get to the postseason, and even if they do, what do they have to face? At best a first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers or Oklahoma City Thunder?
As they get closer to the trade deadline and they get a better sense of what their playoff possibilities are realistically like, expect them to start dialing the phone.
With massive spending money for next season, their own draft pick and Golden State's pick coming in the next draft, they are primed to rebuild. Look for them to try and move Millsap and/or Jefferson to get better for next season. Favors is the more likely to move (via Hoopsworld).