So, let’s tack a crack at predicting the Utah Jazz’s final roster for October 17th: This group of players are almost a guarantee to be on Utah’s roster by the time the season starts. Taking into account talent, contract situations, and trade value, these are the player’s I’d consider a lock-in: Mike Conley: The market on a potential Mike Conley deal this offseason has long closed.
With a completely new roster, it’s a chance for all Jazz fans to get a look at the team in a way they haven’t before. From the Utah Jazz about the scrimmage: The Utah Jazz announced today an invitation for fans to attend the free Utah Jazz Open Scrimmage at 11 a.m. MT) on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Vivint Arena for a firsthand look at the 2022-23 team.
It might look like an uphill battle for Utah Jazz power forward Stanley Johnson to crack the 15-man opening-day roster, but don't tell that to the former No. overall draft pick out of Arizona. Johnson took full advantage of the limited minutes he received in Utah's preseason Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers and was an instant hit with Jazz fans.