To Board Or Not To Board
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To Board Or Not To Board

October 16th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Like giddy teenagers on a fourth date, we’re still just getting to know the 2014-15 version of the Utah Jazz. With a new coach in the mix, you can’t take anything for granted. Pore over past performance if that makes...
The Right Kind of Mistakes: Passing TOs & Offensive Efficiency
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The Right Kind of Mistakes: Passing TOs & Offensive Efficiency

October 9th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
How much does Quin Snyder want to play with the pass? He’d rather see passing mistakes than mistake-free isolation plays. “Sometimes trying to make those passes doesn’t always give you the results you want right...
Expensive Air: A New TV Deal and the Utah Jazz
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Expensive Air: A New TV Deal and the Utah Jazz

October 7th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
  Don’t touch that dial. Things are about to get interesting. ESPN and TNT are making it rain in the NBA world, with a nine-year $24 billion TV deal that could change the NBA’s economic landscape forever. This...
Tempo Talk: Snyder, Jazz Aim to Push the Pace
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Tempo Talk: Snyder, Jazz Aim to Push the Pace

October 3rd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
    The Utah Jazz can still count on one hand the number of 2014-15 practices they’ve had, and already they’ve introduced their new philosophy in the form of a triumvirate of “P” words. Play with...
FIBA Scouting Reports: Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum, Raul Neto, and Ante Tomic
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FIBA Scouting Reports: Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum, Raul Neto, and Ante Tomic

September 11th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
In a gym some 5,000 miles away from Salt Lake City, a Jazz reserve was the talk of the basketball community on Wednesday. The FIBA World Cup marches on, with medals being handed out on Sunday. Four Jazz players — or...
Utah Jazz Yearbook: Most Likely To…
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Utah Jazz Yearbook: Most Likely To…

September 4th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
With a nod to yearbook staffs everywhere, we’re pulling out our own “Most Likely” ballot. Which current Jazz players have a shot at being in the conversation for All-Star appearances, defensive awards or even...
Examining the Utah Jazz Bench
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Examining the Utah Jazz Bench

August 28th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The key to how good the Utah Jazz can be in 2014-15 probably lies in the developmental leaps by key players such as Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors. The key to how bad they could be might be on the bench. The reality is, with...
How Ready is Rudy Gobert?
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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
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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?
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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...