October 12, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz guard Mo Williams (5) during the first quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Utah Jazz 2012 Trade Series: Player Evaluation (Part 3)


October 1, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz shooting guard Kevin Murphy (55) during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Shooting Guard Kevin Murphy 6ft 6in – Murphy made a name for himself scoring 50 points in a game during his senior year in college. He provides great upside and outside shooting. His 2 year $473,604.00 contract is on target for a rookie in the NBA. His trade value – D, value as a player for the Jazz – C, likely hood of being traded – D


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October 1, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz point guard Chris Quinn (22) during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Point Guard Chris Quinn 6ft 2in – Quinn is an average player that has potential to grow. If he makes the final cut with the Jazz he will be a low risk addition to the team. His 1 year $854,389.00 salary is average and safe. His trade value – D, value as a player for the Jazz – D, likely hood of being traded – D


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October 1, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz point guard Jamaal Tinsley (6) during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Point Guard Jamaal Tinsley 6ft 3in – Tinsley is a good backup to Mo Williams and Earl Watson. He also brings insurance against injuries. If anything should happen to the front line, he is a veteran who would be able to use his leadership off the bench with the second unit. His 1 year $1,352,181.00 salary makes him a good asset off the bench. His trade value – F, value as a player for the Jazz – C, likely hood of being traded – D


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October 1, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) poses for a portrait during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Point Guard Earl Watson 6ft 1in – He is great off the bench, and offers veteran leadership for the second unit. However injuries could potentially hamper him from producing. When healthy he puts up solid numbers for a backup. His 1 year $2,000,000.00 salary makes him an asset when healthy. His trade value – C, value as a player for the Jazz – B, likely hood of being traded – C


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October 1, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz small forward Marvin Williams (2) poses for a portrait during media day at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Power Forward Marvin Williams 6ft 9in – Williams was a tremendous pickup for the Jazz. His outside shooting will help bandage up the Utah Jazz glaring weakness last year. In the past he has posted disappointing numbers, and has not lived up the status a 2nd overall draft pick carries. Look for him to be an explosive and dependable player. His 2 years $8,287,500.00 salary is equal to his current status. His trade value – B, value as a player for the Jazz – A, likely hood of being traded – C


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Point Guard Mo Williams 6ft 1in – Williams return home to where he was originally drafted is going to be a perfect match. He has stepped into the starting role, and fits the part. He has potential to be a long term player for the Jazz. His trade value – A, value as a player for the Jazz – A, likely hood of being traded – D


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