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JazzRank #5: Alec Burks
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JazzRank #5: Alec Burks

October 24th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...
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Whittling Down the Utah Jazz Roster

October 23rd, 2013 | by David J Smith
5:00 pm. EST on October 28th signifies the deadline for final Opening Day rosters for the 30 NBA franchises. Each passing day, teams are trimming their ranks. Some teams may have already whittled their rosters down and are...
JazzRank #6: Trey Burke – Raised to be a Pro
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JazzRank #6: Trey Burke – Raised to be a Pro

October 23rd, 2013 | by Mario Alejandre
On any franchise, there are particular positions that come with weightier expectations. For the Utah Jazz, that position is point guard. John Stockton’s Hall of Fame shadow still imposes itself over the many who have come...
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A Breakdown of Jerry Sloan’s Offense and Its Impact

October 22nd, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
If you missed part one of this two-part series, we covered the amazing impact coach Jerry Sloan had, not only on the Jazz teams he coached but on the city in which he coached them.  Here in part two, we’ll focus in more detail...
Jerry Sloan: A Biography
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Jerry Sloan: A Biography

October 21st, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
“…I’ve always said that the most important thing in sports is to keep trying. Let this be an example of what it means to say it’s never over.” Every Jazz fan over the age of 20 or so remembers The Hug –...
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Favors’ Extension and Dennis Lindsey’s Thoughts on the Jazz – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

October 20th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Saturday Show, Andy Larsen, Austin Horton and Dan Clayton talk about Derrick Favors newly signed extension with the Utah Jazz. Is 4 years, $49 million too much, a bargain, or just right for the young big man?...
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Derrick Favors Reportedly Signs 4 year, $49 Million Extension with Utah Jazz

October 18th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Adrian Wojnarowski dropped one of his classic news bombs Friday evening, reporting that the Jazz have come to an agreement on an extension with Derrick Favors. The extension is reported to be for 4 years and $49 million, with...
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Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter: The Superhero Frontcourt

October 18th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
It’s been a long time coming for Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors. After waiting patiently behind on the bench and fighting for minutes, it’s finally their time to shine. Kanter has already shown his soft touch around the rim,...
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JazzRank #7: Marvin Williams

October 17th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Editor’s note: This is the seventh in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...
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“Utah Jazz Basketball”: A Look At Assisted Field Goal %

October 16th, 2013 | by David J Smith
We often hear, when the Jazz win, that the team won by playing “Utah Jazz basketball.” For me, that has always connoted heart, hustle, tough defense, smart offense, and above all, teamwork. When you think about the...