Las Vegas • With the acquisition of Trevor Booker and the logjam at power forward, Malcolm Thomas suddenly faces long odds in terms of making the roster of the Utah Jazz.
But, man, he's certainly making it difficult on the Jazz to part ways with him.Everyone knows about Dante Exum, and Rudy Gobert, and Trey Burke and Rodney Hood. Those are the headliners of Utah's summer league roster, the guys that Jazz fans are driving six hours down I-15 to see that the Thomas & Mack Center.
However, one of the more untold stories of the first week has been the play of Thomas. He's started every game. He's provided a target in the paint, and finished at the basket. He's rebounded the ball, and he's opened eyes with his athleticism and refined skill.