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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...
Game Recap: Jazz @ Pistons 10/28/15
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Game Recap: Jazz @ Pistons 10/28/15

October 28th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
One loss with 81 games to go is hardly cause for panic. But for those so inclined, the Jazz’s 87 – 92 loss to the Pistons provided plentiful reinforcement for existing anxiety. Practically every concern heading into...
The Underrated Importance of Joe Ingles
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The Underrated Importance of Joe Ingles

October 28th, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz’s offseason mantra has been one focused on internal improvement. Organic growth. Naturally, a lot of that is focused on the young core of Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert, Alec Burks, Rodney Hood...
Quin Snyder on Growth, Evolution and New Challenges
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Quin Snyder on Growth, Evolution and New Challenges

October 27th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
In the midst of a trying portion of Utah’s preseason, speaking with media ahead of a loss to Oklahoma City that later that night would serve as a jumping off point for maybe his most passionate and impactful monologue since...
Who Should Start At Point Guard For the Utah Jazz?
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Who Should Start At Point Guard For the Utah Jazz?

October 26th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
And then there were two. Recently, the Utah Jazz waived point guard Bryce Cotton, leaving Trey Burke and Raul Neto as the only healthy floor generals on the roster. So who should start for the Jazz when the regular season tips...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – The End of the Jazz Bear?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – The End of the Jazz Bear?

October 23rd, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag! At Salt City Hoops, we know that covering a team without any humor can be dreary. As such, we decided to add a little bit more levity to our site via Jimbo’s unique outlook on...
Solid Ground: Analysis and Notes From a Strong Jazz Preseason Finale
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Solid Ground: Analysis and Notes From a Strong Jazz Preseason Finale

October 22nd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Preseason or no, shorthanded opponent or no, the Jazz needed a game like Thursday night’s blowout over Denver to cap an inconsistent preseason. Heading into the game, there was a palpable sense of minor frustration from...
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...
Free Throw Shooting: A Key to the Utah Jazz Season
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Free Throw Shooting: A Key to the Utah Jazz Season

October 21st, 2015 | by David J Smith
Free throws are among the least exciting aspects of a typical NBA contest. After all, it sometimes takes 90 seconds or so for a player to shoot his two or three attempts, thus slowing the game. In outings where the officials are...
Quin Snyder’s Mic Drop, Plus Notes for Thunder @ Jazz 10/20/15
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Quin Snyder’s Mic Drop, Plus Notes for Thunder @ Jazz 10/20/15

October 20th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Tuesday night’s game between the Jazz and Thunder had several notable on-court developments. There were a few big runs, a few silly fouls, some great plays and some clunkers. Those of us on media row proceeded downstairs...