Utah Jazz

  • Purple Mountain Haze is Back!!! Arch 2

    Purple Mountain Haze is back up and running! Look for new posts on the upcoming college football season with plenty of analysis and opinion on BYU, Utah and Utah State. All three teams are expected to have good years. As well, there will always be a little baseball and Utah Jazz/NBA sprinkled in. And don’t be surprised if you come across an occasional human/community interest story. My son Jacob will be one of the contributors going forward. This blog has always been a fun hobby but other priorities have preempted it for the past 3+ years. Thanks for coming back and here’s to a great college football season in the Beehive state!

  • Why I’m okay with the recent losing record of the Jazz jazz

    For those that have followed Purple Mountain Haze for some time, you know we don’t cover a lot of Utah Jazz basketball. That said, I would like to introduce our first guest blogger – Brian Barrow. He has written about the Jazz for several years and his work has been featured on sbnation.com. Please check out Brian’s take on the Jazz coming back down to earth after their recent hot streak. You can find Brian on twitter at @MoabJazz


    After going on a mini win streak the Jazz are again back to their old losing ways. But there is something different about the losses this time. As a fan I always want to see my team win and hate it when they lose. That being said, I am okay with the way things are going.

    From the end of last season up to present day there has been a constant reminder from the Jazz front office that we are not going to skip steps when it comes to building a solid, contending team. This season has just felt different than seasons from recent memory. You can feel the energy coming from the young team and an equal amount of energy, if not ...