Utah Jazz

Jazz Misfire Against Philadelphia in a 104-97 Loss
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Jazz Misfire Against Philadelphia in a 104-97 Loss

November 8th, 2017 | by Allen Reihman
Ghosts from the 2017 Utah Lego convention were reanimated in Vivint Smart Home Arena, as the Jazz laid brick upon brick, shooting 30 percent from the field. It was the worst shooting night by the Jazz in nearly four years, and a...
Jazz Takeaways From Early Northwest Battles
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Jazz Takeaways From Early Northwest Battles

November 6th, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
When NBA experts predicted which teams would make the Western Conference playoffs in the bloodbath battleground, all five Northwest Division teams were regarded as potential playoff candidates. Nearly three weeks into the season,...
Rockets Hit Stratosphere in 27-Point Blowout of Jazz
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Rockets Hit Stratosphere in 27-Point Blowout of Jazz

November 5th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game The modern NBA is driven by the three point shot and tonight Houston used it to obliterate Utah’s number three league defense. The Rockets hit 23 long range bombs on only 39 attempts, shelling the Jazz off...
Jazz Never Slow Raptor Offense in 100 – 109 Home Loss
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Jazz Never Slow Raptor Offense in 100 – 109 Home Loss

November 3rd, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game With Ricky Rubio and Donovan Mitchell providing unexpected offensive punch, Utah has become something of a sexy watch recently. But this loss to the Toronto Raptors, Utah’s first at home this season...
SC7: Jazzgasms on D, Thabo, 3 Game Balls & More
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SC7: Jazzgasms on D, Thabo, 3 Game Balls & More

November 2nd, 2017 | by Dan Clayton
Every week, the Salt City Seven column brings you the stories, stats, performances and quotes that mattered most in the previous seven days. After a 3-0 stretch, we get to spend this week’s edition doling out multiple game...
Jazz Overwhelm Blazers in OT, 112 – 103
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Jazz Overwhelm Blazers in OT, 112 – 103

November 1st, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game Utah defeated Portland in a crazy, contentious, and extremely competitive match up that required a gutsy Jazz comeback – and a game saving buzzer beating block by Rudy Gobert – simply to force...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Houdini, Spanish Lesson, Exum’s Caretaker
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Houdini, Spanish Lesson, Exum’s Caretaker

October 31st, 2017 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to your first regular season dose of Jimbo Rudding, our resident mailbag artist. Jimbo provides our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops, and he does it by answering the burning questions to which Jazz fans...
Best, Worse Case Scenario After Two Weeks of Play
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Best, Worse Case Scenario After Two Weeks of Play

October 31st, 2017 | by Steve Godfrey
Two weeks into the 2017-18 NBA season, the Utah Jazz have already shown fans both Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde. When times are good, like a third-quarter dominance against Oklahoma City, things are really good. But when things go...
Utah Dominates the Second Half in 104 – 89 Dallas Win
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Utah Dominates the Second Half in 104 – 89 Dallas Win

October 30th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game This contest was best understood as two disparate halves spliced into an odd whole. The first belonged to Dallas. Enabled by some lackluster individual defense by the Jazz, the Mavericks started the night white...
Rookie Mitchell Soars in Jazz 96 – 81 Victory
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Rookie Mitchell Soars in Jazz 96 – 81 Victory

October 28th, 2017 | by Clint Johnson
Story of the Game While Utah broke its two-game losing streak at home against the lesser of Los Angeles’ NBA squads, the victory didn’t warrant undue excitement – except for perhaps the showdown between lottery...