The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Celtics 2/24/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Celtics 2/24/2014

February 24th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. As Favors’ returns, so does the Jazz’s interior defense. And it’s not a coincidence: Favors is essentially Utah’s defensive plan at this point. Of course, the Jazz are 0-9 with him out of the lineup,...
How Alec Burks Uses Screens
Alec Burks
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How Alec Burks Uses Screens

February 24th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
When breaking down this wonderful game of basketball we all know and love, we typically start with general assessments: is this guy a good rebounder?  How well does he understand the system and work with his teammates?  Is he a...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 2-22-2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 2-22-2014

February 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Kevin Love dominated tonight without much effort.  Of course, the story of the game in a Minnesota blowout is Kevin Love’s first triple-double of his career, a remarkable 37 point, 12 rebound, 10 assist performance (in...
Trade Deadline Recap – Jazz Jolt Podcast
Podcast
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Trade Deadline Recap – Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 21st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this edition of the Jazz Jolt Podcast, Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson talk about the Jazz’s inaction at the trade deadline. What is the priority of the front office: development, draft pick, or something else? Could...
What’s Behind Gordon Hayward’s Inconsistency?
Analytics
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What’s Behind Gordon Hayward’s Inconsistency?

February 21st, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
From the moment he entered the basketball community’s collective consciousness, Gordon Hayward has always inspired mixed reviews.  Coming out of Butler following a magical run to the NCAA title game, optimistic scouts found...
Jazz Make No Moves at Trade Deadline
Trades
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Jazz Make No Moves at Trade Deadline

February 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
On an NBA trade deadline that mostly featured tank trades, salary dumps and cosmetic upgrades to a couple teams’ benches, the Utah Jazz again stood pat. Let’s dive in and look at what happened — and didn’t...
Enes Kanter Vs. The World
Enes Kanter
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Enes Kanter Vs. The World

February 20th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
On the eve of the 2013-14 season,  the Utah Jazz brass were cautiously expecting the duo of Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors to be the team’s frontcourt catalysts for the next decade. As we reach the unofficial start to the...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nets 2/19/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nets 2/19/2014

February 19th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Gordon Hayward’s up-and-down season continues. Hayward was coming off a 3-17 performance against the Philadelphia 76ers last Wednesday, that was naturally overshadowed by a win. After a loss, naturally the players get...
Utah Jazz Trade Rumors and Trade Machine Fun
Trades
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Utah Jazz Trade Rumors and Trade Machine Fun

February 19th, 2014 | by David J Smith
First off, Salt City Hoops has a lot of great NBA trade deadline material. If you’ve not done so, check out Dan Clayton’s perspectives on each team’s outlook for trades, both in the Eastern and Western...
What If We Had Kept Wesley Matthews? An Alternate History
Former Jazz Players
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What If We Had Kept Wesley Matthews? An Alternate History

February 19th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
When your team is 19-33, it has plenty of needs. Ask a fan of the Utah Jazz what it lacks, and that list is sure to include 3-point shooting, wing defense and toughness. (Among other things.) That list raises an interesting...