Triple Teams

The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 10-30-2013
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 10-30-2013

October 31st, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Core Four showed a lot of ability. With the injury to Trey Burke, there’s no need to fabricate new names for the Jazz’s dynamic young team; the moniker “Core Four” suffices. And indeed, Utah’s...
Who is Mike Harris?
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Who is Mike Harris?

October 30th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Saturday, in addition to bringing back veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley, the Utah Jazz released five players in order to get to their final Opening Day roster. After the dust cleared, Mike Harris was the lone training camp free...
Quick Thoughts on John Lucas III and Jamaal Tinsley, Jazz Opening Night PGs
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Quick Thoughts on John Lucas III and Jamaal Tinsley, Jazz Opening Night PGs

October 29th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
I went to two of the preseason games in Los Angeles last week and came away with a few thoughts. The main thought was that our point guard play was pretty atrocious. Not completely surprising given Trey Burke’s injury, but...
JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter
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JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter

October 29th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
Approximately seven years ago, I started a new job with an insurance company.  (I know this is quite possibly the most boring lede ever, but stick with me.) After seven years of learning the fascinating ins and outs of the...
JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush
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JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Projecting Brandon Rush’s season is an exciting exercise in the same way that flipping a coin is exciting. To Jazz fans, the Jazz’s recently acquired shooting guard is an enigma. He’s the only player on the...
Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?
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Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?

October 28th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
One of the largest challenges in managing an NBA franchise outside a major market will always be the inherently unbalanced nature of free agency within the league.  The big boys just have the deck stacked in their favor in too...
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Grading the Preseason – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this episode, Andy Larsen, Austin Horton, and the newly returned Ben Gaines talk about the just-concluded preseason. What can we learn from the 8 games? We grade each of the top 5 players with an A-F grade. Then, after Ty...
2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Pre-Season Positions
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2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Pre-Season Positions

October 25th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
I doubt Jazz fans have ever anticipated a draft prior to a season’s beginning as highly as they now do the 2014 Draft.  With the Jazz looking to struggle this season, and the most highly anticipated draft class since 2003...
All Losses Aren’t Equal
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All Losses Aren’t Equal

October 25th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
  The Jazz’s season is now only days away. For the first time in decades, however, their success won’t be determined by wins and losses. The most important thing for this young team is something that won’t show up on a...
The Doctor Is In: Five Under-the-Radar Performance Tips for the Jazz
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The Doctor Is In: Five Under-the-Radar Performance Tips for the Jazz

October 24th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz are days away from their Halloween Eve debut, but I have neither tricks nor treats planned for my last column of the preseason. Instead, I’ll be doling out some free advice to several Jazz players. I know, I know:...