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The Utah Jazz's season ended Wednesday with a 38-44 record, but the Jazz ended the final two and half months with a 22-14 record. A team that once hit a stretch of nine-straight losses had suddenly become a team that could beat Portland and Dallas in back-to-back games.
So what's next?
Where does this team go from here? Could the Jazz bring in a big free agent with the money that hasn't been spent yet? Of the upcoming free agents and guys with team options, who returns?
A team with a losing record typically doesn't head into an offseason with optimism or flexibility. Those topics led to major themes during the team's end-of-the-season locker cleanout on Thursday. DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd, who attended the event, discuss their takeaways from what Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said, as well as the players.
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