Utah Jazz

Salt City Seven: Splitting the Bigs, Dissecting a Dunk and More
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Salt City Seven: Splitting the Bigs, Dissecting a Dunk and More

November 11th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Since our last installment of the Salt City Seven, a weekly wrap-up column of all things Jazz, Utah’s star has returned, its starting point guard got hurt, and the squad started an East coast swing 2-1. Let’s dive...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – New Eye-Opening Stats
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – New Eye-Opening Stats

November 11th, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag, our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. In each mailbag, Jimbo answers your burning questions with his unique outlook on Jazz basketball. Jimbo, by virtue of being...
Extending Hill At (Almost) Any Cost
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Extending Hill At (Almost) Any Cost

November 8th, 2016 | by Aaron Hefner
The Utah Jazz just inked Rudy Gobert to a four year contract worth almost exactly what the Miller family paid Karl Malone during his entire 18-year career in Utah. And if that dollar figure seems exorbitant, buckle up: that is...
Salt City Seven: Hayward’s Healed, Hill’s Hot, and More
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Salt City Seven: Hayward’s Healed, Hill’s Hot, and More

November 6th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
  The big basketball-related Jazz stories of the past week have all centered around George Hill. And the biggest news involved Rudy Gobert. But before we get to that, there something bigger we need to discuss. The...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – My Brother, George Hill
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – My Brother, George Hill

November 5th, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag, our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. In each mailbag, Jimbo answers your burning questions with his unique outlook on Jazz basketball. Jimbo, by virtue of being...
Jazz Loss Rematch At Home To Spurs; 86-100
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Jazz Loss Rematch At Home To Spurs; 86-100

November 4th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
The Utah Jazz knew it was not going to be easy to win two in a row to the San Antonio Spurs, and that proved to be true.  While the Jazz had to play the Dallas Mavericks in between their last match-up, the Spurs had...
How Quin Snyder Measures Up
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How Quin Snyder Measures Up

November 3rd, 2016 | by Julia Mecham
Jazz coach Quin Snyder is sometimes described as intense. His terrifying glare, fit for the Halloween season, is only one of the reasons why.  In 2014-2015, Snyder’s first season as an NBA coach, we saw him vary his...
Jazz Win At Home Over Mavericks; 97-81
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Jazz Win At Home Over Mavericks; 97-81

November 2nd, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
While it may not have been the way they wanted, the Utah Jazz were able to dig deep and pull out a win against Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks.  It was a tale of two halves in this one as the Jazz only shot 26.1% in...
Growing Pains: Bench Edition
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Growing Pains: Bench Edition

November 1st, 2016 | by Thatcher Olson
After an active NBA offseason, several different media outlets ranked the 30 teams’ starting units and benches. The Jazz bench consistently came out as one of the best in the league, if not the top bench. For example,...
New Math: Your Post-Extension Cap Questions Answered
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New Math: Your Post-Extension Cap Questions Answered

October 31st, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz cemented their defensive identity on Halloween, committing to a near-max deal for their young star center Rudy Gobert. The elite paint protector and his rising team agrees to a four-year extension that will start next...