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Raul Neto is Proving to be More Than an Afterthought
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Raul Neto is Proving to be More Than an Afterthought

December 23rd, 2015 | by David J Smith
It was June 27, 2013, a day the Utah Jazz had looked forward to with great anticipation. The NBA Draft had finally arrived. They had just finished the 2012-13 season with a 43-29 record, just two games off of qualifying for the...
Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement
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Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement

December 15th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The detached perch from which fans and media generally view pro sports makes it laughably easy to minimize the importance of surroundings and comfort for the athletes involved. These are professionals, we think; the barrier...
The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15
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The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15

December 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It seems some subset of the NBA population will forever be wondering whether Gordon Hayward is a star, whether Gordon Hayward was overpaid, whether Gordon Hayward has what it takes to be the leader of a title-contending...
A Closer Look at Alec Burks
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A Closer Look at Alec Burks

December 9th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Coming into the season, the Utah Jazz coaching staff, players and fans were excited to welcome back Alec Burks. Fresh off a mid-season shoulder surgery that took him out after 27 games, many were excited to see how the athletic...
Salt City Seven: A Survival Guide to Life Sans the Stifle Tower
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Salt City Seven: A Survival Guide to Life Sans the Stifle Tower

December 3rd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
By now, you probably know that the Salt City Seven is meant to be a survey of a bunch of different important topics and data points surrounding the Utah Jazz. But suddenly there’s one storyline dominating the Jazz...
Derrick Favors, Superstar!
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Derrick Favors, Superstar!

November 28th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
“I think already have a superstar in development. His name is Derrick Favors.” I wrote that on January 8th, 2014. The premise met a healthy dose of skepticism. I suspect as I revisit the theme, the sentiment is not...
The Importance of Trevor Booker
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The Importance of Trevor Booker

November 25th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert have been a dynamic duo for the Utah Jazz this season, as many expected. The tandem’s defense has picked up where it left off. They are dominating things on that end, forcing opposing teams to...
What Have We Learned Thus Far?
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What Have We Learned Thus Far?

November 16th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
The Utah Jazz are finally home after a road trip that included losses to Cleveland, Miami and Orlando and a victory over Atlanta. A 1-3 record over the course of a road trip is hardly anything to write home about and 5-5 overall...
Miami Survives Favors… Barely
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Miami Survives Favors… Barely

November 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Like a lot of things in Florida, this was (almost) too close to call. No, not hanging chads, just some really good basketball, as Miami held off Utah, 92-91. Here are some quick themes, thoughts and figures from Utah’s...
Salt City Seven: Hayward, Horns, Happy Birthday and More
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Salt City Seven: Hayward, Horns, Happy Birthday and More

November 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to Thursday: the warmup act for the weekend, a Jim Croce B-side, and the day for our new tradition of dropping seven nuggets of Jazz wisdom. This is the second installment of the Salt City Seven, a weekly recap of all...