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NBA
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NBA Finals Game 2 Notes and Observations

June 10th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Even though the Miami Heat won Game 2 of this NBA Finals to put the series in a 1-1 deadlock, there’s still only about a week of basketball left to be played in the 2012-2013 season. While this isn’t Jazz-related, I...
Jerry Sloan: Unexpected Piece of Jazz’s Puzzle?
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Jerry Sloan: Unexpected Piece of Jazz’s Puzzle?

June 3rd, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Late last night, Jody Genessy released this report that the Utah Jazz have talked to former head coach Jerry Sloan about returning to the club. There’s still much we don’t know: we don’t know if the interest...
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Announcements
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Introducing the New Salt City Hoops Writing Team

May 30th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Upon introducing Salt City Hoops 2.0 last week, we promised that a renaissance was underway. Today, we’d like to announce the most important part of that renaissance: additions to our writing team. When we asked for...
DeMarre Carroll’s War on Possessions
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DeMarre Carroll’s War on Possessions

May 23rd, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
In today’s basketball analytics paradigm, all of the talk is on efficiency, and for good reason: efficiency is highly correlated with winning. Per possession statistics like Offensive and Defensive Rating, and...
On Kevin O’Connor’s Luck
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On Kevin O’Connor’s Luck

May 21st, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Kevin O’Connor’s probably wearing his lucky green today. But will he be so sad tonight? “I got fired from that job, I’m not very good at representing at the draft lottery. We’re sending Randy...
The Winning-est Winners of All
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The Winning-est Winners of All

May 20th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
“Oh the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.”  ― Dr....