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    Player to Watch: Rodney Hood
    By David J Smith: The NBA off-season, especially the months of August and September, are always interesting. With little news out there — especially...

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5 on 5: Jazz Roster & UJSL Thoughts
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5 on 5: Jazz Roster & UJSL Thoughts

July 14th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
1. In light of Raul Neto’s signing, which three point guards would you like to see on the Jazz roster for 2015-2016? Dan Clayton: Dante Exum, John Jenkins, and Neto. Mostly kidding about Jenkins, but that’s my way of...
There’s a Time and Pleiss For Everything
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There’s a Time and Pleiss For Everything

July 13th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
More than two weeks after Jody Gennesey’s mysterious TSA source broke the news that Tibor Pleiss had arrived in Salt Lake City, the towering German is finalizing a deal worth $10 million over three years with the Utah Jazz (per...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – How to Make Summer League Better
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – How to Make Summer League Better

July 10th, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Here at Salt City Hoops, we’re occasionally accused of being too analytical. Basketball is a fun sport, they say, and we’re being too objective about it. Jumbo Rudding, on the other hand, is not analytical. He is zany. He...
Utah Jazz Free Agency: Why Standing Still Is (Now) The Right Move
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Utah Jazz Free Agency: Why Standing Still Is (Now) The Right Move

July 10th, 2015 | by Clark Schmutz
In 1963 Paul Simon probably didn’t realize it, but he was penning an anthem that would perfectly describe the Utah Jazz offseason of 2015. “Hello darkness, my old friend, its nice to talk with you again.”...
The DeAndre Jordan Saga and Bobby Marks – Salt City Hoops Show
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The DeAndre Jordan Saga and Bobby Marks – Salt City Hoops Show

July 10th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
As we recorded this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, the DeAndre Jordan Saga was rapidly unfolding, and it dominates our show. Spencer Hall and Andy Larsen talk, and joke, about the incredible happenings of July...
Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jazz 7/9/15
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Bryce Cotton Makes His Case, Plus Player Grades for 76ers @ Jazz 7/9/15

July 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Bryce Cotton has had to fight every step of the way in his basketball career. As an undersized player in a game where height is of such paramount importance, he’s spent years being written off and underestimated, from his...
Chris Johnson is Making a Case
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Chris Johnson is Making a Case

July 8th, 2015 | by David J Smith
With two summer league games — and two victories — in the books for the Utah Jazz, it is more than understandable that Rodney Hood and Dante Exum have received most of the attention and praise. They are prized...
Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 7/7/15
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Rodney Hood’s Continued Development, Plus Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 7/7/15

July 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The mantra with first-round picks in summer league, particularly those playing following their rookie seasons, is fairly consistent: they should be among the best players on the floor, and dominate at times. Mark Utah’s top...
An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celtics @ Jazz 7/6/2015
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An Exciting Start to Summer League, Plus Player Grades for Celtics @ Jazz 7/6/2015

July 6th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It was just the start of summer league play, months out from the beginning of another NBA season — but don’t tell Jazz fans that. Over 10,000 strong (10,215, to be exact) packed into Energy Solutions Arena for the...
Things to Watch at Utah Jazz Summer League
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Things to Watch at Utah Jazz Summer League

July 5th, 2015 | by Ryan Hess
Back in 2006, Deron Williams completed what had been a bit of a rocky rookie season, in which Jerry Sloan played him behind a couple of point guards that probably did not belong in the NBA. Sloan eventually handed the starting...