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Welcome to Purple and Blues, the Utah Jazz news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Purple and Blues is dedicated to providing top-notch Jazz news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Cody Powers, editor

Born and raised in a small town in Southern Idaho. Avid Jazz fan since birth. Utah Jazz, Denver Broncos, and Boise State Broncos in that order. Currently the parts manager for a New Holland farm equipment dealership in Burley, Idaho.

Josh Haslam, editor

Huge Utah Jazz fan since birth. In fact, I think I've only missed watching maybe 10 games since I was 5. Also a big fan of the Tennessee Titans, Real Salt Lake and Boston Red Sox. Started as Editor of Purple and Blues in March of 2013 and have big plans to become the number one Utah Jazz blog.

Clint Peterson, Staff Writer

Practiced purveyor of basketball tales for such stalwarts as ESPN's TrueHoop Network, the Utah Jazz and many independent establishments. Twitter troublemaker at @Clintonite33, accredited illustrator, attentive single father and frequent accidental celebrity stalker.

Blake Draper, Staff Writer

Blake is a lifelong Jazz fan from Utah. When not consumed with the Jazz, NBA, or fantasy basketball, he enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, and keeping up with pop culture. You can follow him on Twitter via his @buckleupjazz handle.

Brandon Dennis, Staff Writer

I am a huge sports fan, particularly football and basketball. I have a BA in psychology and history, a MA in counseling psychology, and am currently working towards a PhD in I/O psychology. When I'm not studying I can usually be found searching for sports articles. I grew up watching the Stockton to Malone Jazz, which instilled a desire to have my teams be tough and gritty all the time. I am opinionated with my views and am willing to debate as long as they remain civil.

westinjay, Staff Writer

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