The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Warriors 1/31/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Warriors 1/31/2014

February 1st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The night belonged to Jerry Sloan. Yes, a game was played at EnergySolutions Arena Friday night, in front of a nationally-televised audience and a sellout crowd. But the game, especially in this season of non-contending, came...
A Salt City Hoops Roundtable Jerry Sloan Retrospective
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A Salt City Hoops Roundtable Jerry Sloan Retrospective

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Now an official state holiday, Jerry Sloan Day gave all of us the opportunity to reminisce. What follows is a look at our memories of Jerry Sloan: as both player and coach, in moments both great and...
Do Mid-Range Attempts Hurt Offensive Efficiency?
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Do Mid-Range Attempts Hurt Offensive Efficiency?

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The midrange taboo A whole legion of sports fans with fancy spreadsheets have waged a war on the long two. Many have gone as far as to refer to shot charts with few to no long twos as “moneyball” shot charts. I wonder if...
Is Good Defense Due To Player Skills or Scheme? – Salt City Hoops Podcast
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Is Good Defense Due To Player Skills or Scheme? – Salt City Hoops Podcast

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Salt City Hoops Podcast, Laura Thompson moderates a discussion between Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson about defense. In particular, we’re concerned: the Bulls have built an excellent defense despite...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 1/27/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 1/27/2014

January 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Mike Malone has a bad defensive squad, and he knows it.  Ranked 28th in the league defensively, the Kings don’t exactly have a sterling reputation when it comes to defending the ball. Sacramento head coach Mike Malone...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Wizards 1/25/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Wizards 1/25/2014

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Jazz answered the Wizards’ two-big lineup with one of their own. The Jazz have had more success (i.e., more than 1 win in 15 games) since starting Marvin Williams at the 4, giving them a lineup with lots of shooting...
Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers
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Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Utah Jazz picked up Malcolm Thomas off of waivers Saturday, two days after the San Antonio Spurs waived him on Thursday. Thomas, a 6’9” power forward from San Diego St, brings the Jazz’s roster to the...
Salt City Hoops Podcast – Talking Favors/Kanter & Jazz Standing
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Salt City Hoops Podcast – Talking Favors/Kanter & Jazz Standing

January 24th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops midweek podcast, Clint Johnson, Ben Dowsett, and Dakota Schmidt talk about where the Jazz stand after two consecutive losses to the Timberwolves: do they still have a chance in...
Hapless Jazz Brushed Aside By Spirited Wolves Display
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Hapless Jazz Brushed Aside By Spirited Wolves Display

January 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Wolves comfortably dispatched Jazz 112-97 Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena, completing a 210-169 aggregate win against a suddenly out-of-form Utah side.  After Saturday’s away 98-72 defeat to the Minnesota side, Jazz...
Welcome to the New-Look Salt City Hoops!
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Welcome to the New-Look Salt City Hoops!

January 20th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
As you can tell, Salt City Hoops has updated its design. We’ve worked on this for many months now, and we are extremely proud to be launching this new design for a project we truly love. Here’s what we hope we...