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Randy Foye Playing Last Games With Utah Jazz

Randy Foye drives the lane

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

The Utah Jazz have lost seven of their last 10 games and have played themselves out of the NBA playoffs with a 34-32 record.

The good news is that the club has over $40M coming off of the salary cap in 2014. Some of the older players like Randy Foye are going to be casualties to the rebuilding, but he will surely find work elsewhere, given his productivity this season.

Foye set a single-season Jazz record when he knocked down his 130th 3-point field goal on March 6 versus the Cleveland Cavaliers. After being selected seventh overall in the 2006 NBA draft, Foye has been a journeyman,  playing for three teams before making the stop in Utah prior to the 2012-13 campaign.

He has already reached a career-high in 3-point attempts with 344, but this is the first time since 2007-08 that Foye is shooting over 40 percent from beyond the arc.

He hit his stride in his third season in the league as he averaged career-highs in minutes, assists and points per game for the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves. At 29-years old, it’s fair to say Foye has lost a step; but if he is able to shoot a high percentage from the 3-point line, teams will be lining up at his door this off-season

2013 is also the first time since his famed 2007-08 season that he has started in more than 50 games — this is a large accomplishment, given ability of the Jazz to stay over .500 in a jam-packed Western Conference.

If the Jazz weren’t in rebuild mode, I would expect them to keep Foye. But, the Jazz would likely want him back to come off of the bench, which the veteran isn’t too interested in.