By Tyler Crandall
Tony Bradley and rookie Grayson Allen will both be sidelined for the Utah Jazz’s latest summer league bout in Las Vegas.
Tournament play has officially begun at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. But if you were hoping to catch a glimpse the Utah Jazz’s Grayson Allen and Tony Bradley on Thursday night, you’re going to come away disappointed.
Bradley will continue to sit with a wrist contusion, while the team has also elected to rest Allen once again. Allen has missed multiple games already to rest a strained adductor.
Nevertheless, the duo’s absence from Utah’s upcoming bout with the Orlando Magic is no cause for concern. Sitting players who are already on the regular season roster for the last few games of summer league, or even giving them less time, is nothing new for the Jazz.
While some teams aim to give players as much experience on the court as possible, the Jazz seemingly prioritize learning what they need to learn and nothing more. Avoiding injury also remains a priority for this Jazz coaching staff.
The Jazz are near the bottom of the summer league standings and this shouldn’t bother any of us in the slightest. The coaching staff has likely already learned more than what they needed to know about new addition in Allen, as well as the returning sophomore...