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Check out what the Utah Jazz players had to say as they cleaned out their lockers and wrapped up the 2011-2012 season.

Raja Bell
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Position: Shooting guard

Years in the NBA: 12

Contract situation: Signed through 2013

Summer plans: "I'm going to go fishing. I'm going to play some golf, do some traveling." (And, yes, hope the Jazz make it possible to play elsewhere.)

Bell says: "I don't think I have a future with the team. ... I think that was in doubt for me last summer, and I don't think anyone was ready to come to grips with that yet. I tried to make it work again and it just doesn't seem to be a really good fit."

Alec Burks
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Position: Shooting guard

Years in the NBA: First season

Summer plans: He plans to "mix it up" between his hometown of Kansas City and Utah. Burks turns 21 this summer and said he plans to celebrate that milestone. He'll also expects to play with the Jazz summer league team.

Contract situation: Will make $2,171,640 next year in the second year of his four-year rookie contract.

Burks says: "It was a good year. I have some positive things to look back on. It's not just one thing, but I need to work on everything to become a more complete player. I need to get better by doing everything I can."

DeMarre Carroll
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Position: Forward

Years in the NBA: 3

Summer plans: Plans to return to Los Angeles and resume workouts with Don MacLean, who he credits for improving his jumper. Also plans to better his game with work against NBA players including Danny Granger, Nick Young and Paul George.

Contract situation: Team option for 2012-13.

Carroll says: "I would love to come back here. This is a good organization. (I would like to) be able to really help provide energy and provide a spark for us to go further in the playoffs."

Jeremy Evans
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Position: Forward

Years in the NBA: 2

Summer plans: Work out and do some Junior Jazz camps around Utah.

Contract situation: Restricted free agent.

Evans says: "I feel like I've improved but not to where I want to be. I still want to keep working and get better. And improve my ball-handling skills."

Derrick Favors
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Position: Power forward

Years in the NBA: 2

Summer plans: He's going to spend a couple of weeks in Santa Barbara working out with Al Jefferson and will also spend some time in his hometown of Atlanta, playing pickup games. He also wants to "hit the weight room."

Contract situation: Will make $4,753,320 in the third year of his rookie contract, with a team option in 2013-14.

Favors says: "I'm starting to feel like I'm in the NBA now. When I was with New Jersey, it was up and down with all the trade rumors. It was good to get a taste of the playoffs, so next year we'll be ready and know what we want as a team and be prepared."

Devin Harris
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Position: Point guard

Years in the NBA: 8

Summer plans: Relax, watch some basketball games, and get back to playing "when it is time."

Contract situation: Under contract for one more year with the Jazz.

Harris says: "I think we will be better. (We need to) continue to play one another, get used to one another, knowing each other's game."

Earl Watson
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Position: Point guard

Years in the NBA: 10

Contract situation: Signed through 2013

Summer plans: "My whole focus right now: walking and Disneyland," Watson, who had knee surgery a month ago, said while leaning on his crutches.

Watson says: "I'll be with the team in summer league in July. They probably won't let me play, but I'll start working out. Right now, it's one step at a time. My first step is to learn how to walk."

Gordon Hayward
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Position: Shooting guard/small forward

Years in the NBA: 2

Summer plans: After a couple of weeks off, he'll work out in his hometown of Indianapolis like he did last year. He said he'll definitely take a vacation, but doesn't know yet where he'll go.

Contract situation: Will make $2,709,720 next year in the third year of his rookie contract with a team option in 2013-14.

Hayward says: "I improved over my first year — I think that's what you want to do as a player, get better each year. I've still got a lot of work to do, but it was definitely an improvement."

Josh Howard
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Position: Forward

Years in the NBA: 9

Summer plans: Plans to return home and be with his family and continue to get better.

Contract situation: Unrestricted free agent.

Howard says: "It's been a fun ride. A lot of people counted us out and I was a part of helping them prove them wrong. So you can't beat that."

Al Jefferson
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Position: Center

Years in the NBA: 8

Contract situation: Signed through 2013

Summer plans: Big Al joked that he might stay in his bed and sleep for a couple of weeks. He plans on returning to Santa Barbara for offseason workouts.

Jefferson says: "It was satisfying for me, especially being in the playoffs for the first time in seven years. To do it with this group of guys, I'm very pleased."

Enes Kanter
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Position: Center

Years in the NBA: First season

Summer plans: He's going back to Turkey for two weeks to see his family, then work out in Chicago, Santa Barbara and L.A. Then he will play for the Jazz summer league team in Orlando.

Contract situation: Will make $4,443,360 in the second year of his four-year rookie contract.

Kanter says: "This year I learned so much. I learned so much from Al (Jefferson), from the playoffs and (Tim) Duncan. When I wasn't on the court, I watched what other players did. I'm going to work on my post moves and my passes and get more faster."

C.J. Miles
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Position: Guard/forward

Years in the NBA: 7

Summer plans: Plans to remain in Utah for a few days and then head to Texas to see his family. Will be back to working out in the next couple of weeks.

Contract situation: Unrestricted free agent.

Miles says: "I'm definitely going to explore my options. I have to. I feel like I owe that to myself to be able to do that. It's an experience I need to be able to go through."

Paul Millsap
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Position: Forward

Years in the NBA: 6

Contract situation: Signed through 2013

Summer plans: He said he'll rest for a while to heal the nicks and bruises "caused by this compressed season." He'll then throw in some fun with his workouts.

Millsap says: "We take a lot from the experience just getting here, getting to the playoffs, playing a team like San Antonio. All that plays a major factor into our development, into our progress."

Jamaal Tinsley
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Position: Guard

Years in the NBA: 9

Summer plans: Plans to spend time with his family in New Jersey, eager to be with his son who is in second grade.

Contract situation: Team option for $1,352,181.

Tinsley says: "It was just a good season with everybody. I think everybody will get better in the offseason. There's a lot to learn, a bunch of young guys got a lot to learn."

Blake Ahearn
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Position: Point guard

Years in the NBA: 3

Contract situation: Unrestricted free agent

Ahearn says: "It's a great locker room — a good bunch of guys and stuff like that — a very young and talented team."