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3 Utah Jazz Role Players Who Must Step It Up by NBA Playoffs Time
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Reeling from four losses in five games, the Utah Jazz need all the help they can get.

While recent injuries have allowed young players to shine, small cracks in the Utah Jazz armor have become gaping holes in desperate need of repair. 

With Houston and the Lakers nipping at their heels and their playoff hopes hanging by a thread, the Jazz are desperately searching their roster for a few role players to rev up their intensity and production forthwith. 

Perhaps the missing production will come from a reserve point guard, perhaps a forgotten wing player will step up or maybe one of the so-called "Core Four" will seize the reins and steer the team back to the winning path in the nick of time. 

The following three players are desperately needed to dramatically increase their performance in order for the Jazz to hang on to a playoff spot. 

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