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Jimbo’s Mailbag: The DL Bandwagon, 50 for Mitchell, & More
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Jimbo’s Mailbag: The DL Bandwagon, 50 for Mitchell, & More

November 18th, 2017 | by Jimbo Rudding
The Jazz may be slumping, but Jimbo Rudding is still bringing it. Jimbo is our resident mailbag artist, providing a regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. He does it by answering the burning questions to which Jazz fans...
Down Five Players, Jazz Can’t Stop Nets in a 118-107 Loss
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Down Five Players, Jazz Can’t Stop Nets in a 118-107 Loss

November 18th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
  The Jazz suffered their sixth straight road loss on Friday night for a lot of different reasons: porous defense, not enough players breaking the paint, and an overall energy deficit. But the fair place to start in picking...
Salt City Seven: Outside In, Playoff Chances, Midtown Mitchell & More
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Salt City Seven: Outside In, Playoff Chances, Midtown Mitchell & More

November 16th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
The struggles continue for the Jazz, who since our last Salt City Seven lost three more games and—more importantly—their best player. In this week’s modular recap of all-things-Jazz, we dissect the recent struggles a...
Late Mistakes, Loose Balls Doom Jazz in New York
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Late Mistakes, Loose Balls Doom Jazz in New York

November 16th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
The Utah Jazz got a season-best scoring outburst from Rodney Hood on Wednesday, and Donovan Mitchell got a memorable Madison Square Garden debut. Neither, though, got when they came to Manhattan for: a first road win of the...
Too Little, Too Late as Jazz Lose to Minnesota
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Too Little, Too Late as Jazz Lose to Minnesota

November 13th, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
The Utah Jazz were hoping for better luck against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night, or even a case of déjà vu in the form of a closer game. Instead, they were on the wrong end of a blowout. Remember, the first...
Salt City Seven 2017-18 Archive
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Salt City Seven 2017-18 Archive

November 11th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Since the start of the 2015-16 season, the Salt City Seven has been our weekly, multi-faceted way of catching up on all things Jazz through a number of different lenses. SCH readers occasionally ask if there’s a page with,...
Inept Offense Costs Utah Fourth Straight Loss, 74 – 84 to Heat
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Inept Offense Costs Utah Fourth Straight Loss, 74 – 84 to Heat

November 10th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game As Utah’s offense slogged to a putrid 25-point second half in their 84 – 74 loss to Miami, their fourth straight defeat, a trend on the season crystallized: the Jazz offense cannot survive depending...
Salt City Seven: Will the Offense Improve?
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Salt City Seven: Will the Offense Improve?

November 9th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Seven days is a long time. That’s evident because the last time we met for this weekly feature recapping 168 hours in Jazzland, Utah was coming off a 3-0 stretch and their fans were wondering how real certain aspects of the...
Jazz Misfire Against Philadelphia in a 104-97 Loss
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Jazz Misfire Against Philadelphia in a 104-97 Loss

November 8th, 2017 | by Allen Reihman
Ghosts from the 2017 Utah Lego convention were reanimated in Vivint Smart Home Arena, as the Jazz laid brick upon brick, shooting 30 percent from the field. It was the worst shooting night by the Jazz in nearly four years, and a...
Jazz Takeaways From Early Northwest Battles
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Jazz Takeaways From Early Northwest Battles

November 6th, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
When NBA experts predicted which teams would make the Western Conference playoffs in the bloodbath battleground, all five Northwest Division teams were regarded as potential playoff candidates. Nearly three weeks into the season,...