Utah Jazz men today, but next year?

Compiled by Jody Genessy, Tim Buckley, Loren Jorgensen and Andrew Aragon

Published: Wednesday, April 29 2009 12:07 a.m. MDT

Morris Almond

Position: Shooting guard

Contract status: Unrestricted free agent (team declined option)

Looking ahead: "Year three is, I think, going to be a year for me to blossom. First year is a rookie year, the second year you're still considered a young player. I'm looking for some big improvements going into year three."

Carlos Boozer

Position: Power forward

Contract status: Player option to become unrestricted free agent.

Looking ahead: "I'm going to talk to the team and I'll talk to my agent and my family and then I will make a decision form there. But I do want to stay here. I want to be in Utah. I want to play for the Jazz. I made that loud and clear from Day 1.

Ronnie Brewer

Position: Shooting guard

Contract status: Under contract.

Looking ahead: "(The Jazz) have the option (to work on a contract extension with me this offseason), but they have the option not to. I have no control of that, so I'm just going to work during the offseason to try to get better and improve so I can come back stronger next year."

Jarron Collins

Position: Center

Contract status: Unrestricted free agent

Looking ahead: "The Jazz, we, they, want a championship — and you never know what the future holds. You just play it by ear, and see what happens. ... I'm, knock on wood, healthy, finally; 30 years old. I'd like to play a couple more years, and move on."

Kyrylo Fesenko

Position: Center

Contract status: Team has yet to exercise/decline option for next year.

Looking ahead: "I think it went pretty well. I have a lot of improvements, I think. I have a long way to go even more, so I'll just try to stay in shape. I'll play for my national team and we'll see what's going to happen next season. I don't know yet."

Matt Harpring

Position: Small forward

Contract status: Under contract

Looking ahead: "I'm planning (to return). ... This summer I'm looking forward to trying to get motion back in my ankle, to try to get that scar tissue out there so I could move better and feel better and not have the daily pain that I'm dealing with. ... Right now, that's the issue."

Andrei Kirilenko

Position: Small forward

Contract status: Under contract.

Looking ahead: "What can we do? We can work hard during the summer and try to be better next year. … We have pretty good group of guys. We have a great chemistry in the locker room. We never have a problem with the players between each other, so I hope we can keep it. I'm feeling good."

Brevin Knight

Position: Point guard

Contract status: Unrestricted free agent

Looking ahead: "You never know in this game. I enjoyed being here. I would love to come back here. But that's the business we're in. You sit back and see if you have options or what they may be and you go from there."

Kyle Korver

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