Utah Jazz

Why the Jazz Should Not Follow the Leader in Building a Contender
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Why the Jazz Should Not Follow the Leader in Building a Contender

June 4th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Ironically, it is the second team to enter the NBA Finals – the one without LeBron James – that every other franchise wants to be. The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of a well-extolled historic season:...
Tomic Teetering: The Croatian Big Still Up in the Air, Reports Say
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Tomic Teetering: The Croatian Big Still Up in the Air, Reports Say

June 2nd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
The on-again, off-again saga involving Ante Tomic’s NBA prospects is back on… sort of. Gigantes del Basket, an international hoops magazine and website, reports that Tomic is still considering the possibility of an...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jerian Grant
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jerian Grant

June 2nd, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
As we’re now less than a month away from the NBA Draft, the discussion about what the Jazz will do with that 12th pick is flowing freely. Over the course of this prospect profile series, we’ve already covered most of the...
Dennis Lindsey Doesn’t Need the Spotlight to Lead
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Dennis Lindsey Doesn’t Need the Spotlight to Lead

May 29th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Twelve months ago, you couldn’t talk about the Utah Jazz without talking about Dennis Lindsey. Now you can, and that’s just fine with the club’s general manager. This time last year, the state of the franchise...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Tips for Having a Good Workout With the Jazz
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Tips for Having a Good Workout With the Jazz

May 29th, 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 is...
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...