Salt City Seven: A Week in the World of Jazz
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Salt City Seven: A Week in the World of Jazz

November 5th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to the new weekly recap of all things Jazz. A lot happens in 168 hours in Jazz land, so today we introduce you to the first of 24 regular check-ins as part of the 2015-16 season. Since Thursday is most often an off day...
Personnel Notebook: Roster Housekeeping, D-League Rights and A Bit of Wishful Thinking
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Personnel Notebook: Roster Housekeeping, D-League Rights and A Bit of Wishful Thinking

October 29th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Basketball’s back. The Jazz kicked off their season on Wednesday with a five-point loss in Detroit despite 26 points from forward Derrick Favors. Favors was the first Jazz player since 2009 to drop 25 or more in a season...
Most Likely to Succeed, 2015-16 and Beyond
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Most Likely to Succeed, 2015-16 and Beyond

October 22nd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Award speculation is a fun lens through which to preview a season. Until Quin Snyder rains on the parade. One way to think about the season ahead is to get wildly hypothetical about league recognition relative to Utah Jazz...
Will Utah’s Starting Lineup Work?
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Will Utah’s Starting Lineup Work?

October 16th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Midway through the preseason, Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder is already hinting at lineup changes. “We know our players and we’ll try different combinations,” he told Jody Genessy. “It’s important...
Positional Power Rankings After Two Preseason Games
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Positional Power Rankings After Two Preseason Games

October 9th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
With a sample size of 505 player minutes of preseason Utah Jazz basketball, some trends are already emerging to help us sort through a long list of roster and rotation questions. For starters, it’s already obvious which...
The Most Interesting Jazz Training Camp Duels
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The Most Interesting Jazz Training Camp Duels

September 24th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Stability is the antithesis of suspense, so Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert will have to forgive us if we skip past them in search of some autumn drama. Those three are Utah’s best players and surefire...
The Crucible of Rudy Gobert (Why Last Thursday Was Awesome)
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The Crucible of Rudy Gobert (Why Last Thursday Was Awesome)

September 21st, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Jazz fans have seen a lot of things from Rudy Gobert, and in a lot of different contexts. He’s waited his turn on the bench, he’s played important reserve minutes, he’s started. He has unveiled new moves,...
Roundball Reminiscing: My Saturday in the Hall
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Roundball Reminiscing: My Saturday in the Hall

September 11th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Pay no attention to the grown man choking back tears in front of the video board. There must have been some dusty air particles floating around Western Massachussetts last weekend, or else somebody was waxing seriously...
Future Finance Watch Part II: 2017-18
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Future Finance Watch Part II: 2017-18

September 7th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Let’s continue our look ahead into the Jazz’s dozens of contingency options and an ever-changing cap sheet. As covered in part one of this two-part look, Utah has definitely given itself a number of different...
Future Finance Watch Part I: This Season and Next
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Future Finance Watch Part I: This Season and Next

September 5th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Cap space doesn’t score buckets, and financial flexibility has never hoisted a Larry O’Brien Trophy. The value of keeping financial doors open is limited to the sum of what teams are able to do in leveraging that...