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Danny Green: Behind the Numbers

June 15th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Spurs shooting guard Danny Green has made 19 of the 28 three-point field goals he attempted in the NBA Finals, a blistering 68% on the brightest stage playing for the biggest prize. Through four games, Green leads the team in...
Jerry Sloan’s Greatest Accomplishment
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Jerry Sloan’s Greatest Accomplishment

June 11th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
“I think I’m finished.” With four simple words, John Stockton casually and unceremoniously closed the curtain on an historic NBA career.  In true Stockton style, calling no attention to himself, he made the announcement at...
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NBA Finals Game 2 Notes and Observations

June 10th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Even though the Miami Heat won Game 2 of this NBA Finals to put the series in a 1-1 deadlock, there’s still only about a week of basketball left to be played in the 2012-2013 season. While this isn’t Jazz-related, I...
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Jazz 97 – Warriors 90: The Mo Williams Dagger Game

April 8th, 2013 | by Spencer Hall
The Jazz don’t win often on the road (this was only their third road win since January), so it was a pleasant surprise to see the hustle and fight in a crucial game. Mo Williams was at his best (25 points, 5 assists,...
5-on-5: Predicting the Playoffs
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5-on-5: Predicting the Playoffs

April 2nd, 2013 | by Spencer Hall
I chipped in on today’s ESPN 5-on-5 to make predictions on the fast-arriving Playoffs. Check out the piece on ESPN.com to read the rest from Kevin Arnovitz, Jim Cavan, Ian Levy, and Darius Soriano. Here are my responses: 1....
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NBA Pronunciation Guide

December 31st, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
In the spirit of proper pronunciation, here is the NBA’s official pronunciation guide. Some players are listed multiple times and some are on new teams, but it’s presented as it’s listed on the NBA media site....
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Jazz steal a wild one from the Nuggets, remain undefeated at home

November 27th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
Jazz 105 – Nuggets 103 ESPN Recap | Box Score Where to begin on one of the strangest Jazz home games in recent memory? To paraphrase Stefon, this game had everything: World-class matador defense giving up 65 points in the...
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On James Harden and hypothetical team building

November 16th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
By Matt Pacenza, special to Salt City Hoops Something exceedingly rare happened a few weeks ago: an NBA team voluntarily traded a young star on the cusp of greatness. The impact of the momentous trade of shooting guard James...
Kiki Vandeweghe’s Utah ties run deep
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Kiki Vandeweghe’s Utah ties run deep

September 11th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
With the Summer of Enes in full swing, a lot of attention is on Kiki Vandeweghe, the former NBA forward and front office fixture who is teaching Kanter his bag of tricks. In the rush of excitement about Kanter’s...
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Checking your religion at the door, or the No Booing Former Players Manifesto

September 10th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
One of my least-favorite things in basketball and all sports is terrible fan behavior. From The Malice in the Palace to the racist taunts in European soccer, the horrible things shouted at players, referees, coaches, or other...