Derrick Favors, Manning his Post; Plus Player Grades for Pistons @ Jazz 3/14/15
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Derrick Favors, Manning his Post; Plus Player Grades for Pistons @ Jazz 3/14/15

March 14th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The departure of Enes Kanter helped the Jazz in several areas where the Turk was weak, but also unquestionably left a large hole in others. Utah lost its most polished big-man scorer, particularly in the post, and this is a skill...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Rudy Gobert’s New Nickname
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Rudy Gobert’s New Nickname

March 13th, 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...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets 3/12/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets 3/12/2015

March 12th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Utah Jazz are a FORCE right now. They’re the youngest team in the NBA. They start 2 rookies. Their old starting PG and new 6th man, Trey Burke, can’t buy a basket right now. They have 7 rookies on the roster,...
Fantastic Four: How Favors Is Used Differently At PF
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Fantastic Four: How Favors Is Used Differently At PF

March 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
While one Utah Jazz big man is turning heads and garnering column inches, another is stealthily having his best season ever and becoming a two-way force. Rudy Gobert deserves every bit of the bushels of ink that have been...
Brett Koremenos and the 8-2 Utah Jazz – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700
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Brett Koremenos and the 8-2 Utah Jazz – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

March 11th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Ben Dowsett and Andy Larsen talk about the play of the Jazz on the road trip (3-1) and since the All-Star break (8-2). What is making the defense so successful, and...
A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Starters
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A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Starters

March 11th, 2015 | by David J Smith
We all know what has transpired since the All-Star break. The Utah Jazz have gone 8-2, which happens to be the NBA’s second best record since that time. They have defeated a number of playoff teams, including the San...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Knicks 3/10/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Knicks 3/10/2015

March 10th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
  1. Jazz’s inconsistency enough to win game against terrible Knicks squad. Tonight’s game was interesting. Statistically, the Jazz did all of the right things. On defense, they allowed their opponents to score...
On Rodney Hood’s Progression, Plus Player Grades for Knicks @ Jazz 3/10/15
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On Rodney Hood’s Progression, Plus Player Grades for Knicks @ Jazz 3/10/15

March 10th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s easy to forget at times given the speed with which an encouraging season has flown by, but Rodney Hood is still just learning the game at this level. Not only is he a rookie, he’s less experienced at this point...
Spreading their Wings: How Utah’s Perimeter D Has Flourished
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Spreading their Wings: How Utah’s Perimeter D Has Flourished

March 10th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
By now, any observant Jazz fan knows the numbers. Utah’s defensive ascension has been rapid and incredible, and they remain the league’s best per-possession unit since the All-Star break and, indeed, since the start of...
Game Ball V: Team Basketball at the 26 Win Mark
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Game Ball V: Team Basketball at the 26 Win Mark

March 10th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
The way the Utah Jazz are winning games right now, giving out game balls has become a much tougher job. And not just because of the volume. Sure, when I promised readers a game ball update every five wins or so, I thought that...