Jared Koch

Jared Koch

Jared Koch is the Associate Editor of The Frozen Rope — SI.com's team website covering the Utah Jazz. He's covered the NBA and NFL for the past two years, also being the Managing Editor of Inside The Kings — SI.com's team website covering the Sacramento Kings.

Feb 12, 2024; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA;  Utah Jazz center Walker Kessler (24) blocks the shot of Golden State Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga (00) during the second half at Delta Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports
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Warriors Land Jazz's Walker Kessler in Wild Trade Proposal From B/R

Should the Utah Jazz send off their young big man to The Bay?

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Mar 31, 2024; Sacramento, California, USA; Utah Jazz center Walker Kessler (left) talks with guard Collin Sexton (2) during halftime against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Trade Rumors: Jazz Rejected 2 First-Round Picks for Walker Kessler

The Utah Jazz aren't letting their young center go that easily.

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Mar 21, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA;  Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen (23) warms up before the game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Kings Remain Aggressive in Lauri Markkanen Trade Talks With Jazz

The Sacramento Kings aren't going down quietly in their pursuit of the Jazz's All-Star forward.

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Apr 14, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; Utah Jazz guard Kira Lewis Jr. (13) drives around Golden State Warriors guard Lester Quinones (25) during the third quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Jazz PG Leaves to Join Rockets' Summer League Squad

This Utah Jazz guard from last season has just found a new home for the summer.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Cody Williams poses for photos with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected in the first round by the Utah Jazz in the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Jazz's Cody Williams Reveals Biggest Strength Ahead of Rookie Season

The Utah Jazz rookie could make a significant impact in his first year pro.

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Dec 31, 2022; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward/center Lauri Markkanen (23) bumps into Miami Heat forward Nikola Jovic (5) before a shot during the second half at Vivint Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Creveling-USA TODAY Sports
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New Team Emerges With Trade Interest for Jazz's Lauri Markkanen

The Utah Jazz are getting no shortage of calls for their All-Star forward.

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Dec 28, 2023; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen (23) celebrates with Utah Jazz guard Collin Sexton (2) against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Hinton-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Trade Rumor: Jazz Were 'Close' on Lauri Markkanen Deal With Kings

The Utah Jazz could be preparing for a massive move...

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Apr 10, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) controls the ball against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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Utah Jazz Linked to Trade Buzz Surrounding Hawks' Trae Young

The Utah Jazz have been investigating a massive move.

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Apr 9, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA;  Phoenix Suns forward Drew Eubanks (14) reacts during the second quarter of the game against the LA Clippers at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Suns C Drew Eubanks Signs 2-Year Deal With Jazz

The Utah Jazz have made their first signing of the offseason...

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Feb 1, 2024; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen (23) holds the all away from Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) during the fourth quarter at Delta Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports
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Tobias Harris Ends Jazz Speculation, Signs $52M Deal With Pistons

The Utah Jazz have missed out on a potential target on the open market.

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Apr 5, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (13) is defended by Utah Jazz guard Kris Dunn (11) in the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Jazz 'Lingering' in Paul George Sweepstakes Ahead of NBA Free Agency

The Utah Jazz could end up making a splash during this summer's free agency.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Kyle Filipowski arrives before the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Kyle Filipowski Sounds Off After Being Selected by the Utah Jazz

The newest Utah Jazz big man is excited to join aboard in Salt Lake City

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