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Jimbo’s Mailbag: Rookie Leading the Way, Jazz White Elephant, and Jerseys
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Jimbo’s Mailbag: Rookie Leading the Way, Jazz White Elephant, and Jerseys

December 16th, 2017 | by Jimbo Rudding
Jimbo Rudding provides our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops, and he does it by answering the burning questions to which Jazz fans just must have answers. You can submit questions to Jimbo at...
Jazz Upset Celtics 107 – 95 after Losing Starting Front Court
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Jazz Upset Celtics 107 – 95 after Losing Starting Front Court

December 15th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game Reeling from four straight losses and an anemic two of 10 on the road this season, Utah headed to East-leading Boston, not only the city that stole Gordon Hayward as a free agent but also a place where the Jazz...
SC7: Trade Likelihood Rankings & Six Other Bits of Jazz Stuff
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SC7: Trade Likelihood Rankings & Six Other Bits of Jazz Stuff

December 15th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Despite having just two games since our last installment of the Salt City Seven, this was an eventful week in Jazzland. The losing streak continued, players coming back from injury exacerbated the ongoing lineup discussions and...
Sloppy Jazz Come Up Short Against Bulls 100 – 103
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Sloppy Jazz Come Up Short Against Bulls 100 – 103

December 13th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game When the Jazz stared December in the face at the start of the month, they faced possibly the toughest month of basketball that would test any team in the NBA. The month started well with two wins then turned...
As Rubio Lineups Continue to Struggle, the Guard Remains a Focal Point
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As Rubio Lineups Continue to Struggle, the Guard Remains a Focal Point

December 13th, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
While most of Jazz Nation is wondering if Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors can coexist, the question may actually be better phrased around guard Ricky Rubio. With Rubio navigating the ship and both bigs anchoring down low, the Jazz...
SC7: Weighing Options for a Trio of Utah Starters + Six Other Jazz-Related Bits
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SC7: Weighing Options for a Trio of Utah Starters + Six Other Jazz-Related Bits

December 8th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
The tough part of the Utah Jazz’s December is decidedly underway. After opening the month with a pair of convincing home wins, Utah dropped back to the .500 with back-to-back losses to the Thunder and...
Jazz Comeback Falls Short in 101 – 112 Loss to Rockets
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Jazz Comeback Falls Short in 101 – 112 Loss to Rockets

December 8th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game There is a good argument that the Rockets entered this game as the best team in the NBA. They brought not only the Western Conference’s highest winning percentage into the contest but also a league-record...
Donovan Mitchell Answers Utah’s Need for Scoring, Star Power
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Donovan Mitchell Answers Utah’s Need for Scoring, Star Power

December 6th, 2017 | by Andrew John
As soon as Gordon Hayward announced on July 4 that he was taking his 22 points a game to the Boston Celtics, the Utah Jazz’s biggest question became how the team would score without its top scorer since 2011. How would Utah...
Jazz Run Out of Gas in 4th in 94 – 100 OKC Defeat
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Jazz Run Out of Gas in 4th in 94 – 100 OKC Defeat

December 5th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game During Utah’s six-game win streak, the Jazz looked offensively unstoppable against a series of mediocre defenses. Oklahoma City, who entered the night third in the league in defensive rating, stopped that...
December Dates with OKC Will Be Valuable Down the Stretch
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December Dates with OKC Will Be Valuable Down the Stretch

December 5th, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
In the month of December, the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder will square off three times, starting tonight in Oklahoma at 6 p.m. MST. The Thunder entered the season as overwhelming favorites to win the division, but with a...