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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...
Purple mountain jerseys make a return this season
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Purple mountain jerseys make a return this season

September 7th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
I’ve been meaning to post this for months, but a leaked Adidas catalog for retailers shows the throwback jerseys NBA teams will wear during the 2012-13 season. The Jazz purple mountain jerseys made famous during the Finals...
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Jeremy Evans to visit awesomely obscure towns on Junior Jazz summer tour

June 15th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
2012 NBA Slam Dunk Champion to conduct 12 clinics in Utah and Nevada The Jazz announced today that Jeremy Evans will return to rural Utah and Nevada for his third summer Junior Jazz tour later this month. Check the bottom of this...
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A Stockton Hall-of-Fame montage to cleanse the palate

May 3rd, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
After all the attention given to the now-infamous video of John Stockton and Jim Nantz in a hot tub during Stockton’s rookie season, it’s only right to follow up with this career montage based on Stockton’s Hall...
Jazz 105 – Suns 107
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Jazz 105 – Suns 107

April 5th, 2012 | by Spencer Hall
This game was just a punch in the stomach. It really felt like every shot the Suns put up was going in, but somehow the Jazz kept finding ways to claw back into it. Until this: Now, I don’t have a problem with the...
Condensed Season? No Problem
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Condensed Season? No Problem

January 26th, 2012 | by Jeff Lind
Note from the Editor: Spencer Horner joins Salt City Hoops to chat condensed season and this young Utah Jazz team. Last fall, I told my wife that an NBA season was the only present I wanted this Christmas. I got my wish. However,...