Jazz Won’t Rush To Trade Millsap Or Jefferson

With Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap both headed for unrestricted free agency this summer, many have speculated that the Jazz could be looking to move one or both of the big men before the February trade deadline.  However, the Jazz have trading Jefferson and/or Millsap as a low priority, so long as they remain in the playoff hunt, sources near the Jazz tell Steve Kyler of HoopsWorld.

If things change, General Manager Dennis Lindsey & Co. believe that it'll be easy to find a suitable deal for either player.  Despite Jefferson's inconsistency and Millsap's lack of size for the power forward position, both players should still net a decent return for Utah.  Jefferson is averaging 16.2 PPG with 10.2 RPG while Millsap is putting up 14.7 PPG and 8.1 RPG.

The Jazz are currently 15-14 (.517), a mark that would put them in the lottery if the playoffs were today.  Utah will have to pick up the pace over the next eight weeks in order to justify holding on to their frontcourt stars.

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3 Comments on "Jazz Won’t Rush To Trade Millsap Or Jefferson"


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oremlk
2 years 8 months ago

Millsap and Jefferson are heading for unrestricted free agency, not restricted free agency.

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Jordan
2 years 8 months ago

no millsap is a restricted jefferson is unrestricted

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HoopsRumors
2 years 8 months ago

Both are unrestricted actually. Thanks for the corrections, guys, it’s been fixed.

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