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First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style
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First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style

December 19th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Each season, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein comes out with his trimester awards–recognizing the NBA’s high achievers–always a fun read. Make sure to give it a perusal when it comes out. Because this is Salt City...
Gordon Hayward and the Shot Chart From Hell
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Gordon Hayward and the Shot Chart From Hell

November 22nd, 2013 | by Evan Hall
So before any internet writer is allowed to talk about the basketball failures of an NBA player, he should probably have to start with some disclaimer. We never do, of course, because that’s an understated but nonetheless...
Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ
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Gordon Hayward & Restricted Free Agency FAQ

November 1st, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
There are WojBombs and then there are WojBombs. Much of Jazz nation spent Halloween with one eye on the candy bowl and the other eye on Twitter, hoping news would surface on the 10 p.m. MDT deadline for the Jazz to extend Gordon...
JazzRank #1: Gordon Hayward – A Roundtable
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JazzRank #1: Gordon Hayward – A Roundtable

October 30th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Editor’s note: This is the last 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...
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Utah Jazz Positional Battles: The Starters

October 2nd, 2013 | by David J Smith
The season is, at long-last, finally here. Media day is in the books, two-a-days are going, and Saturday’s annual scrimmage will give the public the first look at the new era of Utah Jazz basketball. In less than a week,...
Gordon Hayward: What Kind of Leader Will He Be?
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Gordon Hayward: What Kind of Leader Will He Be?

September 24th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Expectations were high for the 9th pick in the 2010 draft. Very high. The Jazz received the pick as part of the 2004 Tom Gugliotta trade, and before Jazz fans watched the Warriors’ record with bated breath, we watched the...
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Can Hayward or Favors be Utah’s First Options?

September 9th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
In an attempt to score, every team has a Plan A. Last season’s Plan A was Al Jefferson on the block.  Big Al’s execution of that plan earned frequent complaint from Jazz fans.  He was too slow, too finesse, too...
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The 2013-14 Jazz Season Can Be Enjoyable, if….

August 27th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’d like to begin this post with a hard truth about Jazz fans. We’re not great with objective analysis and reasonable expectations for our team. I don’t want to begin my post with such negativity, but it has to be said. ...
Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013
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Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013

August 20th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
  In terms of popularity, fantasy basketball is the Billy Baldwin of fantasy sports.  Maybe even Stephen. No, fantasy hoops can’t compete with the booming billion-dollar industry that is fantasy football, nor does it have...