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Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key Utah Jazz Player
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Even the firmest believers in the rebuilding strategy couldn't have expected the Utah Jazz—by far and away the worst team in the league—to be this bad.

After losing to the New Orleans Pelicans with a final score of 105-98 on Wednesday night, Utah's record now stands at a staggering 1-12.

Not only do the Jazz have the worst record in the NBA at -11.2, the team also boasts the worst point differential.

So you'd expect grades to be pretty harsh for such a team, and in most cases they will be, but there have been a few bright spots in an otherwise gloomy season.

Those good moments may not be enough to completely overcome the stats, observations and expectations upon which these grades are based, but they should offer hope to Jazz fans patient enough to suffer through this season.

This report card isn't sorted by grade or name, but instead, by the individual player's importance to or prominence on the team.

 

All stats courtesy of Basketball-Reference or NBA.com unless otherwise noted, and they are current as of Nov. 20, 2013.

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