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Longtime NBA writer Ben Dowsett brings you unique perspective, guests and real-time analysis on the Utah Jazz. Ben currently writes features for The Athletic. Follow him on Twitter @Ben_Dowsett

Longtime NBA writer Ben Dowsett brings you unique perspective, guests and real-time analysis on the Utah Jazz. Ben currently writes features for The Athletic. Follow him on Twitter @Ben_Dowsett
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United States

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Longtime NBA writer Ben Dowsett brings you unique perspective, guests and real-time analysis on the Utah Jazz. Ben currently writes features for The Athletic. Follow him on Twitter @Ben_Dowsett

Twitter:

@Ben_Dowsett

Language:

English

Contact:

415-488-7151


Episodes

NBA vs. NHL Officiating Conversation

5/16/2019
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Ben is joined by Ian Tulloch of The Athletic to discuss systemic officiating bias issues in the NHL, how these compare to the NBA in the past, and how the NHL could learn a few things from what the NBA did to solve their issue. For more podcasts like this, visit bluewirepods.com.

Duration:00:54:58

Conference Finals Frenzy & Lottery Bonanza

5/15/2019
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Ben this week hosted Blue Wire Buckets, Blue Wire's NBA Playoffs podcast, along with Andy Liu of Light Years. The two discussed the Warriors' thrashing of Portland in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals & looked ahead to preview the Bucks-Raptors series. They also discussed the ramifications of the unexpected results of the NBA Draft Lottery.

Duration:00:34:35

Mega Offseason Mailbag

5/8/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett takes a number of listener questions on the Utah Jazz's offseason targets, developmental needs and much more headed into a pivotal franchise summer.

Duration:00:27:26

Episode 25: Season Review and Summer Preview

5/1/2019
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Ben is joined by Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune to look back on a completed Utah Jazz season, then look ahead to a pivotal summer upcoming. For more podcasts like this, check out bluewirepods.com.

Duration:00:43:05

Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 7 Selection

4/29/2019
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Ben is joined by Justin Rowan of The Chase Down & Richie Randall of Buzz Beat for another edition of Blue Wire Buckets. Here is a segment on the officiating in Warriors-Rockets from the most recent episode.

Duration:00:07:18

Episode 24: Jazz-Rockets Game 5 Recap

4/25/2019
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Ben is joined by SCH's Dan Clayton to recap the Jazz's Game 5 and series loss to the Rockets, plus some broad takeaways from the series and season.

Duration:00:30:42

Episode 23: Jazz-Rockets Game 4 Recap

4/23/2019
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Ben is joined by SCH's Dan Clayton to recap the Jazz's first win of the series, strong play from Mitchell, Favors and others, and whether Utah has a shot to win Game 5.

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 22: Jazz-Rockets Game 3 Breakdown (+ Philosophical Riffs)

4/21/2019
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Ben and guest Dan Clayton break down a tough, nailbiting loss for the Jazz in Game 3 to the Rockets.

Duration:00:34:58

Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 3 Selection

4/19/2019
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Ben joins Justin Rowan & Andy Liu for an episode of Blue Wire Buckets, Blue Wire's roundtable NBA Playoffs podcast. Here's a segment from the most recent episode of Blue Wire Buckets.

Duration:00:05:59

Episode 21: Jazz-Rockets Game 2 Recap & Analysis

4/18/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett and Dan Clayton of Salt City Hoops break down another Rockets blowout in Game 2 of their series over Utah.

Duration:00:38:25

Episode 20: Jazz-Rockets Game 1 Breakdown (Alternate Title: "They Played Like Crap")

4/15/2019
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Ben and guest Dan Clayton of Salt City Hoops break down a big Jazz loss to Houston in Game 1 of their series, and offer some minor optimism.

Duration:00:24:24

Episode 18: Special Guest Monty McCutchen

4/9/2019
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Monty McCutchen, NBA VP of Referee Development and Training, joins Ben to talk about the league's major points of emphasis this year, evolving player-referee relationships, playoff refereeing assignments and much more.

Duration:00:27:54

Episode 17: Special Guest Dr. Scott Goldman, Performance Psychologist

4/2/2019
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Ben is joined by Dr. Scott Goldman, performance psychologist active across North American team sports and inventor of the Athletics Intelligence Quotient Test.

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 16: Checking Back In, Mailbag

3/20/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett is joined by Salt City Hoops' Dan Clayton to jump around Jazzland and take listener questions. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:52:22

Episode 15: Jody Genessy On "100 Things"

3/4/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett is joined by Jody Genessy to chat about his new book, "100 Things Jazz Fans Should Know & Do Before they Die"

Duration:00:49:55

Episode 14: Post-All-Star Break Mailbag

2/26/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett spends some time resetting Donovan Mitchell's progress as a sophomore, then takes listener questions on all things Jazz. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:36:08

Episode 13: Comparing NBA and NHL Tactical Revolutions

2/18/2019
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Over the NBA All-Star break, Ben is joined by Athletic NHL writer Ian Tulloch to investigate a concept: Is hockey on the precipice of a tactical revolution similar to the one basketball recently experienced? bluewirepods.com

Duration:01:05:42

Episode 12: Trade Deadline Recap and the Utah Culture

2/10/2019
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Host Ben Dowsett is joined by Eric Woodyard, beat writer for the Deseret News, to talk about the impact of trade deadline rumors on the Jazz's locker room plus the culture present in Utah. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:35:17

Episode 11: Jazz Trade Talk (Ft. Matt Moore)

2/4/2019
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On the latest Sharp Notes, Ben reviews the Rudy Gobert All-Star snub, a potential Mike Conley trade with the Memphis Grizzlies and welcomes on Action Network NBA writer Matt Moore to discuss the Jazz and other league-wide . topics. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:53:11