• Who is Brock Motum?
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    Who is Brock Motum?
    By David J Smith: When the Utah Jazz summer league roster was made public, most people scanned right past Brock Motum’s name, focusing naturally on the...

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Jazz and Lakers: More Similar Than We’d Like to Admit?
Utah Jazz
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Jazz and Lakers: More Similar Than We’d Like to Admit?

February 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In anticipation of the Jazz playing the Lakers at the Staples Center tonight, I wanted to break down what, historically, has been a very rare phenomenon: both the Jazz and Lakers are well out of the playoff picture heading into...
The Development of Alec Burks
Alec Burks
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The Development of Alec Burks

February 10th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Now in his 3rd year, where has Alec Burks improved since coming into the...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014

February 8th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. LeBron James wasn’t himself tonight. LeBron James has had some of his biggest games in Salt Lake City. In 2006, he accumulated 51 points in a performance so sublime that the Jazz-supporting crowd gave him a standing...
The Share and Stop Doctrine
Opinion
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The Share and Stop Doctrine

February 7th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
With the Jazz halfway through the first season of a new era, nothing is cemented yet.  Not the roster, not the coaching staff, not the systems or philosophy, not the identity.  So I’ve recently asked myself, who do I hope...
Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast
Podcast
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Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
We’re renaming the Salt City Hoops Midweek Podcast to the “Jazz Jolt”, a quick-hitting 20 minute podcast which should fit in one commute. Of course, any feedback is welcome. This week, we’re looking at the...
How are Former Jazzmen Doing?
Former Jazz Players
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How are Former Jazzmen Doing?

February 6th, 2014 | by David J Smith
At Jerry Sloan night, one of the exciting things for many fans was seeing many familiar faces – guys who once donned the Utah Jazz uniform. They helped bring back many fond memories. There are many former Jazz players...
On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds
Trey Burke
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On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds

February 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Basketball, it turns out, is complicated. I mean, there’s a more simplistic, linear way to approach it, but in the NBA, that route hardly ever makes you very good. Reaching a special level (see: San Antonio Spurs) requires...
Finding Comparables for Jazz Starters
Utah Jazz
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Finding Comparables for Jazz Starters

February 5th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
We at Salt City Hoops, and myself especially, spend a lot of time talking about Jazz players within the context of the team as whole.  That’s likely the case for most similar sites, particularly those covering a young team...
What’s the Solution for a Slump?
Utah Jazz
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What’s the Solution for a Slump?

February 4th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
There’s a lot to like about the all-around, two-way game of Gordon Hayward. But I think Jazz fans are also pretty realistic about the fact that he is not the #1 guy on a great playoff team. He’s a very good second or third...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Enes Kanter was pulled in favor of Rudy Gobert twice tonight. Coming off a performance in Los Angeles in which Enes Kanter led the Jazz in scoring, Raptors coach Dwane Casey built his game plan around preventing Enes Kanter...