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    5 on 5: Trading The #12 Pick
    By Aaron Hefner: 1.  Jazz trade #12, OKC 1st, & Trey Burke to the New Orleans Pelicans for Jrue Holiday Ben Dowsett: All day, and twice on Sundays. I...

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Evaluating Trey Burke’s Development
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Evaluating Trey Burke’s Development

January 6th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Easily the most divisive, hot-button member of Utah’s roster this season has been second year point guard Trey Burke. He had an unusual rookie campaign that saw him buck certain negative first-year historical trends, but...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Indiana Pacers 1/5/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Indiana Pacers 1/5/2015

January 5th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. It’s a make or miss league, and tonight, the Pacers made and the Jazz missed.  This game would have been different if the Jazz made their outside shots. The Pacers shot over 7-13 for 53.8% from beyond the arc tonight,...
Lessons for Rudy Gobert, Grades for the Jazz
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Lessons for Rudy Gobert, Grades for the Jazz

January 5th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Rudy Gobert is learning new NBA lessons by the day, and tonight’s tough home loss to the Indiana Pacers was yet another on a long list. Matched up with Roy Hibbert, perhaps the most elite among a category of top rim...
Utah Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to 10-Day Contract after Waiving Toure’ Murry
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Utah Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to 10-Day Contract after Waiving Toure’ Murry

January 5th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
  Over the weekend, the Utah Jazz announced the waiving of G Toure’ Murry. Today, they announced the signing of Elijah Millsap from the Bakersfield Jam to a 10-day contract. This summer, Murry signed a 2-year, $2...
Utah Jazz Game Ball Rankings: Batch Two
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Utah Jazz Game Ball Rankings: Batch Two

January 5th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz went nine long games without getting a game ball, from the “Wake Up” game on November 18, clear until the reigning champs visited on December 9. At least the Jazz have a flair for the dramatic. Still, the...
Grading Every Trade in Jazz History: Acquiring Pete Maravich
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Grading Every Trade in Jazz History: Acquiring Pete Maravich

January 5th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
This is the first in a new series on Salt City Hoops, in which we take a look back at every trade the Jazz franchise has ever taken part in. We’ll analyze the departing players and assets, the returning players and assets,...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves

January 4th, 2015 | by Denim Millward
1. Burke Bounces Back After a dismal night against the Hawks just 24 hours prior, a match-up against the listless and equally as banged up Timberwolves turned out to be just what Trey Burke and the ailing Jazz needed.  Burke...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Atlanta Hawks 1/2/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Atlanta Hawks 1/2/2015

January 2nd, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. Utah’s shortened bench almost came back against Atlanta. We’ve talked a lot about how Utah’s bench is pretty shallow this season: beyond Rudy Gobert and Trevor Booker, no other player has a PER greater than...
Jimbo Mailbag – Could Patrick Christopher be an All-Star?
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Jimbo Mailbag – Could Patrick Christopher be an All-Star?

January 2nd, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag! At Salt City Hoops, we know that covering a losing team without any humor can be dreary. As such, we decided to add a little bit more levity to our site via Jimbo’s unique...
Utah Jazz Players and Opponent Field Goal Percentage
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Utah Jazz Players and Opponent Field Goal Percentage

December 31st, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Perhaps the most fundamental defensive principle of all is Guard Your Man. Players who cannot effectively defend their assigned offensive player are weak points in defensive armor.  Put together enough such weaknesses and the...