Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories
Derrick Favors
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Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories

November 30th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter are the core duo to the Jazz’s grand design. One an athletic marvel and defensive game changer; the other an irresistible force with the polished offense of a cowhide prodigy — an anchor in...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 11/29/2013
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 11/29/2013

November 29th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz allowed Suns to get what they wanted offensively. The Jazz are again not getting it done defensively, a major disappointment for a team that wanted its calling card to be paint protection. I asked Corbin what went wrong...
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Spencer Hall Back on the Saturday Show

November 27th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode, with Andy Larsen and Austin Horton both unavailable, Spencer Ryan Hall (the fantastic founder of this site) and Benjamin Gaines both joined the Salt City Hoops Saturday Show this past week. They talk...
Utah’s Offensive Evolution
Analytics
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Utah’s Offensive Evolution

November 27th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
As part of my debut for Salt City Hoops last month, I wrote a two-part series on legendary Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and his impact on both the team and the league as a whole.  Much of part two delved into some of the systematical...
A Jazz Fan’s Thanksgiving Gratitude List
Utah Jazz
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A Jazz Fan’s Thanksgiving Gratitude List

November 26th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been more difficult than I was expecting. I was expecting a lot of losses, but I wasn’t expecting the losses to be by this many points, and with seemingly little offensive progress or defensive intensity to...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Bulls 11-25-2013
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Bulls 11-25-2013

November 25th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
1. Sure, it’s cliche, but the Jazz needed this win. Whenever a team ends a losing streak, the phrase “X team needed this win” is used. In the long term, the Jazz don’t need this win, in fact, each win gets...
Gordon Hayward and the Shot Chart From Hell
Gordon Hayward
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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...
Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?
Derrick Favors
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Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?

November 21st, 2013 | by David J Smith
For a team in need of some good news, the Utah Jazz received some yesterday: rookie point guard Trey Burke made his official NBA debut versus the New Orleans Pelicans. While the highly-anticipated return by Burke from his broken...
Jazz Offensive Woes: Shot Selection or Shot Making?
Analytics
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Jazz Offensive Woes: Shot Selection or Shot Making?

November 20th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
As a difficult season in Utah continues with another couple disheartening losses, it’s news to no one in Jazzland that the team is struggling mightily offensively.  Their young, inexperienced roster is dead last in the league...
Waiting With Bated Breath for Trey Burke’s Return
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Waiting With Bated Breath for Trey Burke’s Return

November 19th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Jazz fans have been getting rumblings that Trey Burke is close to returning, which is such welcome news for a team that has severely struggled at the point guard position in Burke’s absence. Alec Burks has spent some time at...