The Utah Jazz had the best record in the NBA during the 2020-21 regular season, earning them the No.1 seed in the Western Conference. Unfortunately, they couldn’t make the most of it as they were knocked out early in the playoffs.
Utah managed to beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of five games, but fell to the Los Angeles Clippers in the second round of six.
What makes this second-round outing even more disappointing is that Los Angeles won the last two games of the series after things were tied 2-2 without Kawhi Leonard.
Utah is mainly bringing back the same roster as they will look to race in the Western Conference again this season. But, there were rumors the team might be looking to shake things up.
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Sources said Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Ingles and Royce O’Neale were all available to be traded so the team could get pay relief. A deal never came to fruition, but something could still happen.
Could the Sacramento Kings be a game against Bogdanovic? Here’s a hypothetical swap between the Jazz and the Kings that would swap snipers.