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...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 12/30/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Timberwolves 12/30/2014

December 30th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz turned around a very lackadaisical start in the 4th Quarter. At the end of the 3rd quarter, the Jazz and Timberwolves were tied at 72. In many ways, this felt like the Sixers game on Saturday, in that the Jazz were...
With Alec Burks Out For Season, Dennis Lindsey Speaks
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With Alec Burks Out For Season, Dennis Lindsey Speaks

December 30th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Earlier today, the Utah Jazz announced that Alec Burks would undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. To discuss the injury, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey spoke with the media for 15 minutes before the Jazz played...
Just How Vital is Gordon Hayward?
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Just How Vital is Gordon Hayward?

December 29th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s no secret to any frequent observer that Gordon Hayward has been among Utah’s most pleasant bright spots in another developing season. Shouts of “overpay” at his matched extension in the summer have subsided in short...