JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter
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JazzRank #3: Enes Kanter

October 29th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
Approximately seven years ago, I started a new job with an insurance company.  (I know this is quite possibly the most boring lede ever, but stick with me.) After seven years of learning the fascinating ins and outs of the...
JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush
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JazzRank #4: Brandon Rush

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
Projecting Brandon Rush’s season is an exciting exercise in the same way that flipping a coin is exciting. To Jazz fans, the Jazz’s recently acquired shooting guard is an enigma. He’s the only player on the...
Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?
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Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?

October 28th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
One of the largest challenges in managing an NBA franchise outside a major market will always be the inherently unbalanced nature of free agency within the league.  The big boys just have the deck stacked in their favor in too...
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Grading the Preseason – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

October 28th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this episode, Andy Larsen, Austin Horton, and the newly returned Ben Gaines talk about the just-concluded preseason. What can we learn from the 8 games? We grade each of the top 5 players with an A-F grade. Then, after Ty...
2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Pre-Season Positions
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2014 NBA Draft Rankings: Pre-Season Positions

October 25th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
I doubt Jazz fans have ever anticipated a draft prior to a season’s beginning as highly as they now do the 2014 Draft.  With the Jazz looking to struggle this season, and the most highly anticipated draft class since 2003...
All Losses Aren’t Equal
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All Losses Aren’t Equal

October 25th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
  The Jazz’s season is now only days away. For the first time in decades, however, their success won’t be determined by wins and losses. The most important thing for this young team is something that won’t show up on a...
The Doctor Is In: Five Under-the-Radar Performance Tips for the Jazz
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The Doctor Is In: Five Under-the-Radar Performance Tips for the Jazz

October 24th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz are days away from their Halloween Eve debut, but I have neither tricks nor treats planned for my last column of the preseason. Instead, I’ll be doling out some free advice to several Jazz players. I know, I know:...
JazzRank #5: Alec Burks
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JazzRank #5: Alec Burks

October 24th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...
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Whittling Down the Utah Jazz Roster

October 23rd, 2013 | by David J Smith
5:00 pm. EST on October 28th signifies the deadline for final Opening Day rosters for the 30 NBA franchises. Each passing day, teams are trimming their ranks. Some teams may have already whittled their rosters down and are...
JazzRank #6: Trey Burke – Raised to be a Pro
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JazzRank #6: Trey Burke – Raised to be a Pro

October 23rd, 2013 | by Mario Alejandre
On any franchise, there are particular positions that come with weightier expectations. For the Utah Jazz, that position is point guard. John Stockton’s Hall of Fame shadow still imposes itself over the many who have come...