Utah Jazz

Early Utah Jazz Impressions: The Starters
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Early Utah Jazz Impressions: The Starters

December 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
Believe it or not, one month of the NBA season is past us.  It has been an exciting start for the Utah Jazz, full of impressive road wins, a few disappointing losses and some nail-biters versus some of the NBA’s elite...
The Rundown: Warriors @ Jazz 11/30/15
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The Rundown: Warriors @ Jazz 11/30/15

November 30th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Now that we’ve all resumed breathing (hopefully), let’s break down easily the most exciting game to take place in Vivint Smart Home Arena since that became the namesake. My goodness, what a game. While it’s...
December Schedule Look Ahead
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December Schedule Look Ahead

November 30th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
Depending on what the Utah Jazz do against the undefeated Golden State Warriors tonight, they will either be 9-7 or 8-8. The Jazz had a difficult schedule to begin the season, thanks to the unusual amount of road games they...
The Rundown: Pelicans @ Jazz 11/28/15
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The Rundown: Pelicans @ Jazz 11/28/15

November 28th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Slowly but surely, it feels like the pieces are coming together for this Jazz team. Snuck up on by the absence of star Derrick Favors and facing an opposing stud in Anthony Davis who was at risk of missing the game himself 24...
Derrick Favors, Superstar!
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Derrick Favors, Superstar!

November 28th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
“I think already have a superstar in development. His name is Derrick Favors.” I wrote that on January 8th, 2014. The premise met a healthy dose of skepticism. I suspect as I revisit the theme, the sentiment is not...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Are Blake Griffin’s Tantrums a Stat Category?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Are Blake Griffin’s Tantrums a Stat Category?

November 27th, 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...
Salt City Seven: An Alternate Use for Triple Wing & Oh, Hey There Hayward
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Salt City Seven: An Alternate Use for Triple Wing & Oh, Hey There Hayward

November 27th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Thanks for stopping by in between leftovers. Take a break from the cold turkey sandwiches and help yourself to a nice heaping portion of our new-ish weekly feature recapping a 168 hours of all things Jazz. It goes great with...
Nothing Like Beating The Whiners In LA
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Nothing Like Beating The Whiners In LA

November 26th, 2015 | by Laura Thompson
I should’ve known this game was going to go well for two reasons: a) it only took me 45 minutes for me to get from Newport Beach to the Staples Center—on THANKSGIVING EVE, and b) when walking to my seat, I saw a gentleman...
Clark Schmutz, #LOLakers, Jazz’s Bench, & More – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700
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Clark Schmutz, #LOLakers, Jazz’s Bench, & More – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

November 26th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, host Andy Larsen (yes, sadly, no Ben Dowsett) brings on 4 guests to talk about the state of the Utah Jazz and the NBA. The first is Clark Schmutz who looks at the big...
The Importance of Trevor Booker
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The Importance of Trevor Booker

November 25th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert have been a dynamic duo for the Utah Jazz this season, as many expected. The tandem’s defense has picked up where it left off. They are dominating things on that end, forcing opposing teams to...