Alec Burks Battles To Get Into the Rotation
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Alec Burks Battles To Get Into the Rotation

January 11th, 2017 | by Julia Mecham
When Alec Burks slashes to the rim eluding long-armed defenders and gravity itself to finish, Jazz play-by-play announcer Craig Bolerjack often shouts in amazement, “Houdini!” After essentially just over a year out...
Jazz Stun The Cavaliers In Win; 100-92
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Jazz Stun The Cavaliers In Win; 100-92

January 10th, 2017 | by Spencer Wixom
LeBron James hasn’t won in Utah since 2010, and that streak continued as the Utah Jazz and their tough defense shut down the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Cavaliers have the fifth-best offense in the league...
Gassed Jazz Gutsy in Memphis Loss, 79 – 88
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Gassed Jazz Gutsy in Memphis Loss, 79 – 88

January 8th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game There are opponents who would present a less probable win at the end of a road trip than the Grizzlies, but perhaps none who are physically less pleasant to play in such a situation. There’s a strong...
Prospect Watch: Stars Win At Home Vs Energy, 94-87
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Prospect Watch: Stars Win At Home Vs Energy, 94-87

January 7th, 2017 | by Spencer Wixom
The Stars hosted the Energy who had a league-worst record of 2-18 prior to the game, but this team isn’t to be taken lightly because of their record.  The Memphis Grizzlies affiliate team has plenty of talent and has...
Jimbo’s Mailbag: The Hill Hex, Dealing With Losses, & More
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Jimbo’s Mailbag: The Hill Hex, Dealing With Losses, & More

January 6th, 2017 | by Jimbo Rudding
Some questions demand answers. Others demand Jimbo. Jimbo’s Mailbag is our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. Jimbo, by virtue of being recently featured in the Deseret News, is now the world’s most famous...
Salt City Seven: Finding Favors, Guarding Guards, and More
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Salt City Seven: Finding Favors, Guarding Guards, and More

January 5th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Our first Salt City Seven of 2017 is heavy on questions about a particular Jazz big man. But that’s just part of what we have to talk about after the Jazz went 3-1 during the week.   At some point, it’s OK for...
Prospect Watch: Stars Win Double-OT Thriller Against Skyforce
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Prospect Watch: Stars Win Double-OT Thriller Against Skyforce

January 3rd, 2017 | by Spencer Wixom
The SLC Stars had their most exciting game of the year on Friday night, a double-overtime thriller against the D-League’s best team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. The Stars were down by 20+ throughout the game but came surging...
Jazz Break Away from Nets Late 101 – 89
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Jazz Break Away from Nets Late 101 – 89

January 2nd, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game Utah’s two All-Stars, Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert, may not be able to win games alone but they can keep their team in position to win seemingly without assistance. Through three quarters, Hayward and...
Schedule Spotlight: January Will Test the Surging Jazz
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Schedule Spotlight: January Will Test the Surging Jazz

January 2nd, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
State of the Jazz 2017 dawns with the Utah Jazz (21-13) threatening to join the NBA elite: winners of of ten of their last 14 games, in an early position for home court in the first round of the playoffs, and boasting the...
Jazz Win In Comeback Fashion Versus The 76ers; 100-83
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Jazz Win In Comeback Fashion Versus The 76ers; 100-83

December 29th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
  While the 76ers were without Joel Embiid in this game, the Utah Jazz had something they hadn’t had since November 6th.  All five of their normal starter.  That’s right, after missing a month with a sprained...