Coaching

Grading Quin Snyder’s Rookie Year
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Grading Quin Snyder’s Rookie Year

May 27th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Right around a year ago, the future of the coaching position for the Utah Jazz was both unknown and somewhat disheartening. The Ty Corbin era, ushered in with full backing from legend Jerry Sloan after his slightly messy...
Potential Stretch Four Free Agents for the Jazz
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Potential Stretch Four Free Agents for the Jazz

May 27th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Much of last season’s success for the Utah Jazz can largely be attributed to the team’s incredible improvement on defense. Head coach Quin Snyder really made his mark with his defensive philosophies and strategies,...
Don’t Get Your Hopes Up For A Utah Jazz Draft Day Trade
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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up For A Utah Jazz Draft Day Trade

May 26th, 2015 | by Clark Schmutz
There has been and will continue to be a lot of speculation and talk about what the Jazz will do with the 12th pick in the upcoming NBA draft.  It’s fun to imagine which players will be available at 12 or which players...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Bobby Portis
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Bobby Portis

May 25th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
Whether fair or not, my brain automatically puts a draft prospect into a particular role once I watch enough film of him. A couple months ago I mentioned Wisconsin stud Frank Kaminsky, who would make for the perfect 3rd big...
5 on 5: Trading The #12 Pick
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5 on 5: Trading The #12 Pick

May 23rd, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
1.  Jazz trade #12, OKC 1st, & Trey Burke to the New Orleans Pelicans for Jrue Holiday Ben Dowsett: All day, and twice on Sundays. I wrote about Holiday recently, and think he’s a great target for the Jazz. I...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Who Was Jerry Sloan’s Favorite Player?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Who Was Jerry Sloan’s Favorite Player?

May 22nd, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
  Here at Salt City Hoops, we’re occasionally accused of being too analytical. Basketball is a fun sport, they say, and we’re being too objective about it. Jumbo Rudding, on the other hand, is not analytical. He...
5 on 5: Carmelo Hatred and Jerseys Graded
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5 on 5: Carmelo Hatred and Jerseys Graded

May 19th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
What current or former Jazz player (who was not that good) do you irrationally love? Dan Clayton: I’m still sad that Raul Lopez didn’t work out, and I’ll insist until my dying day that he had a chance to be really good....
Players Come and Go – Lessons from the Past
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Players Come and Go – Lessons from the Past

May 18th, 2015 | by Ken Clayton
Every year, players captivate the hearts of Jazz Nation and fans don’t want to let go. This year was no exception, as was very evident during the final week of the season. Some players made their final home appearances at...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Christian Wood
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Christian Wood

May 18th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
In my Jazz Draft Big Board, I noted that if the Jazz decide to either move out of the lottery or are still looking for another big with a load of upside late in the 1st round, UNLV’s Christian Wood might be the best option...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will Rodney Hood Be Traded?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will Rodney Hood Be Traded?

May 17th, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Greetings Jimbo mailbaggers! I’m writing this from sunny Arizona, where it gets hotter than Cher in her “Believe” video. You 40-something gentlemen know what I’m talking about, right? Yowza! Now that I’ve got your...