Who the Utah Jazz Should Target in the 2015 NBA Draft

April 25th, 2015 by Andy Bailey Leave a reply »

For fans of teams that missed the playoffs, one of the most exciting times of the year is here. The May 20 NBA draft lottery is less than a month away, and the June 26 draft itself is about two months off.

And with the Utah Jazz missing the postseason for the third straight season, their fanbase is one of those combing the Internet in search of mock drafts and prospect profiles.

Assuming the front office doesn't make a trade, Utah will have the 12th pick of the first round, after losing a tiebreaking coin flip to the Indiana Pacers.

Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey talked about using the pick instead of trading it, despite already having plenty of young talent, with 1280 The Zone's David James and Patrick Kinahan:

I got a coaching staff that is very good with young players. That's why we hired Quin [Snyder]. That's why we set up the staff the way we did. And they've been able to advance a few young guys well beyond their years of experience. So, again, I think we have an advantage there, an inherent advantage. So if all of a sudden, we do have a young prospect that we really like, I think the ...

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