Trades

On Trades, Talent and Tiers
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On Trades, Talent and Tiers

June 17th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
  We’re a week away from the NBA Draft, which is great for people who have a physiological reaction to the words “upside” and “wingspan.” But we’re also seven days away from what is...
What Can The Jazz Learn From The Warriors?
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What Can The Jazz Learn From The Warriors?

June 15th, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Admittedly, this post would have packed a lot more punch had the Warriors won last night. But throughout this postseason, I’ve been thinking, What can the Jazz learn from this Warriors team? This team has been...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – NBA Draft Rumblings
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – NBA Draft Rumblings

June 11th, 2016 | 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...
Keeping the Band Together: Can the Jazz Pay Everyone?
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Keeping the Band Together: Can the Jazz Pay Everyone?

June 7th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
After years of sacrificing short-term relevance to amass and develop young talent, the Utah Jazz have a solid core in place. An extra piece or two would certainly help accelerate the group’s contention, but Utah already...
Why “You Need a Superstar to Win a Title” Is Wrong
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Why “You Need a Superstar to Win a Title” Is Wrong

June 1st, 2016 | by Clint Johnson
The belief an NBA team needs a superstar to win a championship is strong, especially whenever the lottery and draft creep up, tempting fans and maybe even front offices to gut a roster for that magical ping-pong bullet. One major...
Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?
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Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?

May 25th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
It is against the rules of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NBA for a player to renegotiate their contract and take a smaller amount of money. However, when a team is under the cap, they can renegotiate current...
Tall-Ball: Has Utah Relented on Decision to Fight Small With Big?
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Tall-Ball: Has Utah Relented on Decision to Fight Small With Big?

May 18th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Golden State Warriors deserve (and get) a lot of credit for almost inadvertently reshaping the positional conversation within pro hoops. Down two games to one in last June’s NBA Finals, the Dubs didn’t just go small; it...
No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft
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No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft

May 17th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
The NBA Draft Lottery is a night of potentially endless chaos. Teams could lose picks to rivals. Barely eligible lottery teams can make a jump into the top three slots, giving GMs the chance to select a franchise changer....
Jimbo’s Mailbag – The New Uniforms
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – The New Uniforms

May 13th, 2016 | 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...
The Five People You Meet in (Utah Jazz Offseason) Heaven
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The Five People You Meet in (Utah Jazz Offseason) Heaven

May 10th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
Before you read the title and think this blog post is about how the Jazz are going to sign Kevin Durant or Mike Conley this summer, be warned that it isn’t about that at all. This is about the five free agents that are most...