The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Sixers 2/12/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Sixers 2/12/2014

February 12th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Alec Burks’ performance won the game for the Jazz. The game was tied at 91-91 when Alec Burks went on his own 9-0 run to get Utah the 100-91 lead that would withstand a Philadelphia run. To be honest, it was relatively...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014

February 8th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. LeBron James wasn’t himself tonight. LeBron James has had some of his biggest games in Salt Lake City. In 2006, he accumulated 51 points in a performance so sublime that the Jazz-supporting crowd gave him a standing...
Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast
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Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
We’re renaming the Salt City Hoops Midweek Podcast to the “Jazz Jolt”, a quick-hitting 20 minute podcast which should fit in one commute. Of course, any feedback is welcome. This week, we’re looking at the...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Enes Kanter was pulled in favor of Rudy Gobert twice tonight. Coming off a performance in Los Angeles in which Enes Kanter led the Jazz in scoring, Raptors coach Dwane Casey built his game plan around preventing Enes Kanter...
Jerry Sloan Memories and Hayward’s Game – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show
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Jerry Sloan Memories and Hayward’s Game – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Saturday Show, we lead off with a recap of Jerry Sloan Night in Salt Lake City. John Stockton, Karl Malone, and the man himself all had interesting memories of 23 successful...
Salt City Hoops on ABC4’s Real Sports Live
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Salt City Hoops on ABC4’s Real Sports Live

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Salt City Hoops managing editor Andy Larsen joined ABC4’s Bill Riley and Wesley Ruff to talk about the Jazz’s season so far, which players have impressed, Derrick Favors not making the USA roster, and...
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...