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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...
Salt City Seven… Plus One: Wrapping up 2015
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Salt City Seven… Plus One: Wrapping up 2015

January 1st, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome back to the Salt City Seven, this week with an extra 14.286% thrown in at no extra cost to the reader. Normally in this space, we recap a week’s worth of Jazz activity with some key topics, numbers and plays. This...
Game Recap: Jazz @ Timberwolves 12/30/15
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Game Recap: Jazz @ Timberwolves 12/30/15

December 31st, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz seemingly picked up where they left off Monday night. Yes, they defeated the Philadelphia 76ers that evening, but if anyone watched the game you would understand that this was not a compliment. As bad as they fared...
The Shrewd Addition of Jeff Withey
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The Shrewd Addition of Jeff Withey

December 30th, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have a well-deserved reputation of finding rotation players in interesting places. While their first-round draft pick history has been hit-and-miss — and which team’s is not? — the Jazz have...
January Schedule Look Ahead
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January Schedule Look Ahead

December 28th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
There are still a few games left in the month of December, but January is right around the corner so it’s time to take a peek at next month’s schedule. vs Memphis (1/2) The Jazz beat the Grizzlies in their first...
Jazz Defense Disappears Late Against Clippers
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Jazz Defense Disappears Late Against Clippers

December 27th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
One way to look at the Utah Jazz’s 5-point loss to the Clippers on Saturday is that they were simply running out of bodies. By game’s end, Utah was down four of its best six or seven players. Rudy Gobert is still...