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
Alec Burks
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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...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Sixers 12/27/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Sixers 12/27/2014

December 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Was this a poorly-played offensive game, or a well-played defensive game? I asked Quin Snyder, Derrick Favors, and Gordon Hayward this question after the game, all of them said some version of “both”. So it’s...
Jimbo Mailbag – Utah Jazz Merit Badges
Mailbag
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Jimbo Mailbag – Utah Jazz Merit Badges

December 26th, 2014 | 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 First Trimester Awards
Opinion
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Utah Jazz First Trimester Awards

December 25th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It seems as if the NBA season just started a few weeks ago, but here we are, over a third of the way through the marathon. With that in mind, as we did last season–borrowing from ESPN.com’s Trimester...
Ridiculous Upside: A Look At The Progression Of Rudy Gobert
Rudy Gobert
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Ridiculous Upside: A Look At The Progression Of Rudy Gobert

December 23rd, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
The sight of marveling at a huge unknown prospect and dreaming about the height of his unfounded potential is an experience that all basketball lovers, no matter if you’re an NBA scout or just an average is something that...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Grizzlies 12/22/14
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Grizzlies 12/22/14

December 23rd, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
1. A Christmas miracle to end the road trip Not sure many people saw this one coming. IT’S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Props to the entire Jazz team for finishing off a long road trip in a strong way against one of the best teams...
The Jazz’s Options With Enes Kanter
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The Jazz’s Options With Enes Kanter

December 22nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz have a 6’11, gregarious, occasionally Santa-themed, oft-bearded Turkish elephant in the living room as they play out another rebuilding season. Just as with burgeoning star Gordon Hayward last year, Utah faces the...