Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors, Superstar?
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Derrick Favors, Superstar?

January 8th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Last night, the Utah Jazz won their seventh game in the last twelve contests.  For those Jazz fans who believe the one overriding purpose of this season is to get a high draft pick, this winning is devastating.  The team that...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 1/7/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 1/7/2014

January 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. GORDON HAYWARD FOR WORLD LEADER President isn’t enough for the man known as G-Time. Gordon Hayward was absolutely incredible for the Jazz tonight, scoring 37 points for the Jazz. That wasn’t enough for him, so he...
Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players
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Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players

January 7th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
When word broke earlier in the week that both Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert had been sent down to the D-League for their second stint, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, they’d each get some much-need minutes, some time to develop...
Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?
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Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?

January 3rd, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Reward the big. It’s a frequent mantra on the hardwood.  If a front court player sprints up the floor, give him the fast break dunk.  If a center is anchoring a defense and cleaning the glass, throw him a bone...
A Per Quarter Profile of Derrick Favors
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A Per Quarter Profile of Derrick Favors

December 30th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
At the end of the first quarter of the Jazz’s November 15th game against the Spurs, I had a thought: Derrick Favors is a beast!  He’d racked up six points and nine rebounds in the first quarter alone.  (Not bad when...
Talking Enes Kanter, Minute Distribution, and Player Development – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show
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Talking Enes Kanter, Minute Distribution, and Player Development – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

December 30th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s edition of the Salt City Hoops Saturday Show, Andy Larsen, Dan Clayton, and Ben Gaines talk about important issues in the Jazz’s young season. the development of the young core. The team leads off by...
Trey Burke Video Interview
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Trey Burke Video Interview

December 22nd, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
  Trey Burke, acquired by the Jazz to fill a desperate need at the point guard position, spent the beginning of the season on the sidelines. The ninth overall pick suffered a fractured right index finger on October 12,...
Paul Millsap Jazz Media Interview
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Paul Millsap Jazz Media Interview

December 20th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
As reporters congregated around Paul Millsap, the eighth-year forward’s tone had a bittersweet tinge when reminiscing about his time as a member of the Utah Jazz. Millsap, the 47th overall pick in 2006, grew into a household...
Trey Burke: Is He Rookie of the Year?
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Trey Burke: Is He Rookie of the Year?

December 20th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
Alright, I’ll admit it up front. I’m a little biased towards one of the candidates for Rookie of the Year. With that being said, let’s take a look at Trey Burke’s positioning against the other leading rookies. It’s no...
Paul Millsap, Plus/Minus All-Star
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Paul Millsap, Plus/Minus All-Star

December 20th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
Editor’s note: This is a guest piece done by Salt City Hoops writer Ben Dowsett, written on GotBuckets.com, a statistically oriented NBA-wide blog. They’re doing a series on “Plus/Minus All Stars”, and...