Jazz 2013-14 SportVU Snapshot
Analytics
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Jazz 2013-14 SportVU Snapshot

August 1st, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
As I mentioned in my piece last week, I’m lucky enough to count myself a writer for Nylon Calculus, the new analytics arm of Hardwood Paroxysm (under the Sports Illustrated/Fansided banner). Several of my colleagues are...
Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
Analytics
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Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts

July 25th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players, teams, lineups and everything in between. As part of our natural human tendency, in many cases we...
Scouting Report: Rodney Hood
Rodney Hood
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Scouting Report: Rodney Hood

July 18th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
With a number of large developments surrounding the team over the summer thus far, there’s been a palpable sense of excitement among Jazz fans and media alike. A young, energetic coach has been hired in Quin Snyder, lottery...
Should Hayward Get a Max If He’s Not The First Option?
Free Agency
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Should Hayward Get a Max If He’s Not The First Option?

July 11th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Well, it’s been an interesting couple days in Jazzland to say the least. Tuesday appeared to be coming to a close as one of the slowest and least newsworthy days thus far in the offseason until Charlotte beat man Rick Bonnell...
Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?
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Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?

July 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Free agency is a complex game of give-and-take. Offer too much or too soon, and you’ve spent your way out of potential assets whose situations become clearer in later days. On the flip side, too much patience puts you at risk...
Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation
Dante Exum
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Dante Exum and Utah’s Guard Rotation

July 2nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Given the fast-paced nature of the silly season, it already seems to feel like last week’s Draft took place ages ago. Dante Exum and Rodney Hood have arrived in Salt Lake City and given their first sound bites to local media,...
SCH Podcast: Draft Reaction with Dan Clayton
Draft
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SCH Podcast: Draft Reaction with Dan Clayton

June 27th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  On this week’s Salt City Hoops podcast, hosts Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson are joined for the entirety of the pod by Dan Clayton, who attended last night’s draft on behalf of SCH. They talk about Dan’s...
SCH Draft Podcast: The Brothers Clayton on Jazz Tiers
Draft
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SCH Draft Podcast: The Brothers Clayton on Jazz Tiers

June 25th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
On this special edition mid-week podcast leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, Dan and Ken Clayton dive into Chad Ford’s annals to see how key current Jazz members were ranked when they entered into the NBA. Has their value...
Clint Capela: Upside Pick
Draft
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Clint Capela: Upside Pick

June 24th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
There’s so much going on in recent days in Jazzland that keeping up with all of it can be tough if you aren’t glued to a computer screen most of the day. Yesterday’s latest bombshell, released on the air by 1280 host...
Jeremy Evans: One More Chance?
Analytics
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Jeremy Evans: One More Chance?

June 20th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
There’s so much going on this time of year for the Utah Jazz, from expected yearly events (next Thursday’s draft and the upcoming free agency period following it) to very rare occurrences for this franchise (a coaching...