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Utah Jazz Shut Down The Sacramento Kings; 104-84
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Utah Jazz Shut Down The Sacramento Kings; 104-84

December 10th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
This game was all about stingy defense as the Utah Jazz Shutdown the Sacramento Kings in a 104-84 win on Saturday.  The Kings were playing their second game of a back-to-back, but unlike they Jazz they did not have a single play...
Jimbo’s Mailbag: Christmas Gifts and the Joes
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Jimbo’s Mailbag: Christmas Gifts and the Joes

December 9th, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag, our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. In each mailbag, Jimbo answers your burning questions with his unique outlook on Jazz basketball. Jimbo, by virtue of being...
Depleted Jazz Fight Hard But Fall To Warriors; 106-99
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Depleted Jazz Fight Hard But Fall To Warriors; 106-99

December 8th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
Prior to the game Jazz fans learned that not only would they be without Derrick Favors, Alec Burks, and George Hill, but they would also be missing Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward.  That meant the Jazz were going into battle with...
Salt City Seven: Taking Care of Business, Injuries (Still), Très Rudy
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Salt City Seven: Taking Care of Business, Injuries (Still), Très Rudy

December 8th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
It was a 3-1 week for the Jazz, now winners of seven of their last eight. Let’s dive right into seven stories, trends and tidbits in our weekly summary of all things Jazz. There are a lot of reasons to think that the Jazz...
An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad Ford
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An Expert’s Perspective on the Jazz: An Interview with Chad Ford

December 7th, 2016 | by David J Smith
NBA fans all know Chad Ford, the long-time ESPN writer who is an NBA Draft guru. Few do it better than Ford, whose analysis has been a constant for years. His ESPN work only entails one aspect of his incredibly busy, fascinating...
Utah Jazz Outlast Phoenix Suns, 112-105
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Utah Jazz Outlast Phoenix Suns, 112-105

December 7th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
Tuesday night the Earl Watson-led Phoenix Suns were in Salt Lake City to complete the back end of a back-to-back for the Utah Jazz.  While the Jazz were able to pull out a 112-105 win, it was not as comfy as the Jazz would have...
Jazz-Lakers Recap: When the Great Becomes Routine
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Jazz-Lakers Recap: When the Great Becomes Routine

December 6th, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Last night’s Jazz-Lakers game was a bit of a rollercoaster. From a quick burst of scoring in the first few minutes, to a stagnant second quarter, another great run in the third, and holding on at the end, emotions were all over...
Gordon Hayward: Hot Streak Or The Real Deal?
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Gordon Hayward: Hot Streak Or The Real Deal?

December 6th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
Gordon Hayward is currently playing at a Super Star level.  Over the last eight games the Utah Jazz have gone 6-2 while missing some key players in Derrick Favors and George Hill for various games.  They have been able to do...
What the Jazz Can Learn from the Injury Bug and Some of Its Victims
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What the Jazz Can Learn from the Injury Bug and Some of Its Victims

December 6th, 2016 | by Julia Mecham
The mere mention of the injury bug makes most Jazz fans’ skin crawl. It sends some into fits of denial or superstition. Can simply talking about injury invoke the wrath of the basketball gods and send the final seven...
It’s Time For Another Jazz All-Star
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It’s Time For Another Jazz All-Star

December 5th, 2016 | by Thatcher Olson
It seems like it’s been a very long time since the Jazz last had an All-Star. Six seasons have passed since the Jazz last had representation at the big February game, by far the longest streak in their history. They had...