Utah Jazz

Salt City Seven: The Suddenly Indispensable Joe Ingles, and More
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Salt City Seven: The Suddenly Indispensable Joe Ingles, and More

January 12th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
It was a packed week for the Jazz, one with plenty of heroes, both of the likely and unlikely variety. This week we’re going to dig deep on someone who has quietly become a very important Jazz man, and then we’ll...
Alec Burks Battles To Get Into the Rotation
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Alec Burks Battles To Get Into the Rotation

January 11th, 2017 | by Julia Mecham
When Alec Burks slashes to the rim eluding long-armed defenders and gravity itself to finish, Jazz play-by-play announcer Craig Bolerjack often shouts in amazement, “Houdini!” After essentially just over a year out...
Jazz Stun The Cavaliers In Win; 100-92
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Jazz Stun The Cavaliers In Win; 100-92

January 10th, 2017 | by Spencer Wixom
LeBron James hasn’t won in Utah since 2010, and that streak continued as the Utah Jazz and their tough defense shut down the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Cavaliers have the fifth-best offense in the league...
Gassed Jazz Gutsy in Memphis Loss, 79 – 88
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Gassed Jazz Gutsy in Memphis Loss, 79 – 88

January 8th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game There are opponents who would present a less probable win at the end of a road trip than the Grizzlies, but perhaps none who are physically less pleasant to play in such a situation. There’s a strong...
Jimbo’s Mailbag: The Hill Hex, Dealing With Losses, & More
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Jimbo’s Mailbag: The Hill Hex, Dealing With Losses, & More

January 6th, 2017 | by Jimbo Rudding
Some questions demand answers. Others demand Jimbo. Jimbo’s Mailbag is our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. Jimbo, by virtue of being recently featured in the Deseret News, is now the world’s most famous...
Salt City Seven: Finding Favors, Guarding Guards, and More
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Salt City Seven: Finding Favors, Guarding Guards, and More

January 5th, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Our first Salt City Seven of 2017 is heavy on questions about a particular Jazz big man. But that’s just part of what we have to talk about after the Jazz went 3-1 during the week.   At some point, it’s OK for...
Jazz Break Away from Nets Late 101 – 89
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Jazz Break Away from Nets Late 101 – 89

January 2nd, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game Utah’s two All-Stars, Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert, may not be able to win games alone but they can keep their team in position to win seemingly without assistance. Through three quarters, Hayward and...
Schedule Spotlight: January Will Test the Surging Jazz
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Schedule Spotlight: January Will Test the Surging Jazz

January 2nd, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
State of the Jazz 2017 dawns with the Utah Jazz (21-13) threatening to join the NBA elite: winners of of ten of their last 14 games, in an early position for home court in the first round of the playoffs, and boasting the...
Jazz Win In Comeback Fashion Versus The 76ers; 100-83
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Jazz Win In Comeback Fashion Versus The 76ers; 100-83

December 29th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
  While the 76ers were without Joel Embiid in this game, the Utah Jazz had something they hadn’t had since November 6th.  All five of their normal starter.  That’s right, after missing a month with a sprained...
Salt City Seven: Jazz at New Year, Road Ahead, Network G-Time & More
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Salt City Seven: Jazz at New Year, Road Ahead, Network G-Time & More

December 29th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Let’s get one more Salt City Seven in before 2017, shall we? In this week’s modular recap of all things Jazz, we examine the schedule, hear from the coach, break down the biggest possession of the week and more....