How Ready is Rudy Gobert?
Enes Kanter
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How Ready is Rudy Gobert?

August 12th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
If you like bold predictions, then the recent throwback installment of the Salt City Hoops podcast is right up your alley. Among other gutsy calls, SCH founder Spencer Hall said he expects Rudy Gobert to play his way past...
World Watch: Utah Jazz Guys Tuning Up With National Teams
Dante Exum
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World Watch: Utah Jazz Guys Tuning Up With National Teams

August 8th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
A hoopless August? No way. A few Jazz players are keeping busy this summer in preparation for FIBA’s World Cup of Basketball in Spain. And even though that tournament doesn’t start until the very end of August, the...
Can the Utah Jazz Escape the Hamster Wheel of Losing?
Utah Jazz
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Can the Utah Jazz Escape the Hamster Wheel of Losing?

July 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Eighty-two percent of recently bad teams have some tough news to share with Jazz fans: getting off the lottery hamster wheel is tough work. It’s easy for teams to get stuck on the treadmill of multiple losing seasons. The...
Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All
Utah Jazz
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Salt City Stigma: An NBA Veteran Tells All

July 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
If you’re following NBA free agency, you’ve no doubt heard mention of the difficulty the Utah Jazz have in attracting top free agents. It’s sort of a built-in part of the discussion, mentioned now without...
Dante Exum: Quote Machine
Dante Exum
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Dante Exum: Quote Machine

July 17th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Dante Exum the Prospect was tantalizing and mysterious. Dante Exum the Jazz Draftee was exciting. Dante Exum the NBA Player has shown nice flashes. But Dante Exum the Quote Machine is just sublime. It seems that for about a...
The “After” Math: Hayward’s Offer and the Jazz Cap Sheet
Free Agency
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The “After” Math: Hayward’s Offer and the Jazz Cap Sheet

July 10th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Time to rework some numbers. A Tuesday BonnellBomb told us that restricted free agent Gordon Hayward is getting paid by somebody, and that we need to update our spreadsheets. By now, you know the basics. The Charlotte Horcats...
Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong
Analytics
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Why Our Gordon Hayward Comps Are All Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Before you jump off the Gordon Hayward bandwagon, there are some things you should know. Particularly if your discomfort at the idea of matching a max or near-max offer sheet for the versatile wing has to do with...
NBA Draft: Jazz Land Exum, Hood
Dante Exum
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NBA Draft: Jazz Land Exum, Hood

June 27th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Twice in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Utah Jazz were looking up at players they coveted and hoping for a good bounce or two. Both times, they got the bounces. Australian guard Dante Exum (no. 5) and Duke...
SCH Mailbag: Cap & Trade Questions
Derrick Favors
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SCH Mailbag: Cap & Trade Questions

June 26th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
You asked. We answer. As we prime for what should be a wild last few hours leading up the NBA Draft and the start to an equally wild free agency period, we asked you what questions you had about the collectively bargained rules...
SCH Mailbag: Your Questions Needed
Draft
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SCH Mailbag: Your Questions Needed

June 23rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
It’s time to get down to business. The next two to three weeks will be among the most interesting of the year for NBA fans, particularly those of rebuilding team. There is already a persistent hum of rumors involving the...