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Danny Ainge Thinks Utah Jazz Will Be A More Exciting Team Despite Likely Losing More Games Next Year: "It's Going To Be More Entertaining..."

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The Utah Jazz have engaged in a rebuilding process over the course of the summer, trading stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves, respectively. 

It is clear that the partnership between the two stars had run its course, and the team needed to make changes if they were to win a championship in the future. They have consistently gotten eliminated in the first or second round during the Mitchell-Gobert era and were not close to becoming a contender despite their excellence in the regular season.


Danny Ainge Thinks The Utah Jazz Will Be A More Exciting Team With A Fresh Start

By trading the two stars, the Utah Jazz have managed to acquire a good number of future draft picks and some young talents. It is clear that the franchise has an exciting future, especially if they are able to land a top pick in this year's draft. There is a chance that the Utah Jazz would be able to draft a franchise-changing prospect such as Victor Wembanyama or Scoot Henderson if that were to happen.

Danny Ainge has recently claimed that the Utah Jazz will be playing a "more entertaining and more exciting" brand of basketball next season, despite them likely losing more games.

Danny Ainge: "Yeah, like, I don't anticipate that our team is going to win as many games as we won. But I believe that it's going to be more entertaining and more exciting basketball."

The Utah Jazz have some intriguing players on the roster that they could potentially develop. Collin Sexton and Lauri Markkanen were acquired as part of the Donovan Mitchell deal, and they will likely be key parts of the team's rebuild. Sexton is a three-level scorer, while Lauri Markkanen is an elite floor spacer as a big man. They also acquired guard prospect Talen Horton-Tucker, who was viewed as the Los Angeles Lakers' best young prospect prior to him getting moved to the Utah Jazz. Those players will likely be exciting for fans to watch and root for going forward.

Hopefully, we see the Utah Jazz return to contention sooner rather than later. With Danny Ainge at the helm, they will likely have a successful rebuild. They could be a contender in the future if they develop their players correctly, and it will be interesting to see what the team ends up looking like in a couple of years.