Utah Jazz

SC7: Halfway Point, Playoff Talk, Sad Stats and More
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SC7: Halfway Point, Playoff Talk, Sad Stats and More

January 21st, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to the 12th installment of the Salt City Seven, which this week features a look at the Jazz from a little closer than usual. The team is paying a visit to the global SC7 headquarters this week, meaning that your faithful...
“Disconnected” Jazz Let Knicks Surge
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“Disconnected” Jazz Let Knicks Surge

January 20th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The road trip of heartbreak continued on for the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night, as they again let a late lead vanish on the way to another overtime loss, this time 118-111 to the New York Knicks. That makes three extra periods for...
Utah Jazz: Some Numbers To Consider
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Utah Jazz: Some Numbers To Consider

January 18th, 2016 | by Lucas Falk
The Utah Jazz have reached the halfway point of the season and currently find themselves with a below .500 record. Despite a bevy of injuries, the Jazz are still in the playoff picture thanks to, in large part, the weaker bottom...
Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More
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Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More

January 14th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to your 11th weekly recap of all things Jazz. Seven bits of wisdom and fun to wrap up seven days’ worth of Utah hoops. If you ran a basketball team that fielded a starting lineup of Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors,...
Trey Burke’s Improvement
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Trey Burke’s Improvement

January 14th, 2016 | by David J Smith
Going into the 2015-16 season, the Utah Jazz front office and coaching staff were centering all their plans on internal improvement. This was evidenced by their rather quiet off-season. No major free agency splashes. No...
Hayward, Jazz Get an Unlikely Win Vs. Star-Studded Heat
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Hayward, Jazz Get an Unlikely Win Vs. Star-Studded Heat

January 9th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
A team starting two rookies and a borderline NBA player alongside Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert in the latter’s first start since returning from injury was not enough to overcome a talented Heat squad with a combined 23...
Salt City Seven: Heavy Helping of Hood, Close Games and Development
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Salt City Seven: Heavy Helping of Hood, Close Games and Development

January 7th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
We only have six days to cover this week, but let’s get right to it. That will give us time to look at two well-designed plays, look at some stats and themes, give away a game ball, and more. And we’ll start by...
Building A Better Bench
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Building A Better Bench

January 5th, 2016 | by Lucas Falk
The Utah Jazz have now played as many games this season without Rudy Gobert as they have with him. With Gobert, the Jazz are 6-8. Without Gobert, their record is 9-10. Thanks to a somewhat favorable December schedule, Utah has...
Dennis Lindsey, Sam Hinkie and the Egotistical Art of Team Building
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Dennis Lindsey, Sam Hinkie and the Egotistical Art of Team Building

January 5th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
Every NBA General Manager has a plan. Every GM has different ways of carrying out said plans, and every GM answers to different owners with different mandates and goals.  But every GM (eventually) wants to build a championship...
Rodney’s Career Night Puts Jazz Over Memphis
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Rodney’s Career Night Puts Jazz Over Memphis

January 3rd, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
In 2016, the Utah Jazz are undefeated and second year player Rodney Hood is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 32 points per game. Small sample size be damned. The Memphis Grizzlies moseyed into town on the second night of...