• Glimpses for Next Season
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    Apr 2014
    Glimpses for Next Season
    Last night’s Lakers game was depressing, encouraging, exhilarating, frustrating, demoralizing, and a host of many other conflicting emotions, and somehow all...

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Jazz Jolt Podcast: Sloan Sports Conference
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Jazz Jolt Podcast: Sloan Sports Conference

March 5th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  On this week’s Jazz Jolt, host Ben Dowsett is joined by Salt City Hoops Editor Andy Larsen to discuss his return from last weekend’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  Ben and Andy discuss some of the...
2014 NBA Draft Rankings: March Madness Is Coming
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2014 NBA Draft Rankings: March Madness Is Coming

March 5th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
The greatest month in American sports is nearly upon us.  Expect even more madness than usual with no team a dominant favorite and college hoops riding an influx of ultra-talented yet fascinatingly erratic freshmen.  Anything...
On Gordon Hayward’s Role Change
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On Gordon Hayward’s Role Change

March 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
In a season full of disappointments and questions about his role, positives have been few and far between for Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward.  Marred in what feels like a season-long shooting slump as the days count down to his...
Anatomy of a Deal: How the Warriors used the Jazz to sign Andre Iguodala
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Anatomy of a Deal: How the Warriors used the Jazz to sign Andre Iguodala

March 1st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
It sounds obvious: if you can get both sides to win in a negotiation, it’s much easier to get a deal done. That was the basis of one of the ten tenets of negotiation in a panel entitled “The Science of a Deal”...
Undercover Boss Review: Kleenex Required
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Undercover Boss Review: Kleenex Required

March 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night’s episode of Undercover Boss started with Greg Miller, the CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, talking about the Jazz, the years they made it to the NBA Finals, etc. And then he started talking about...
Predicting NBA Draft Prospects with Stats – Jazz Jolt Podcast
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Predicting NBA Draft Prospects with Stats – Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 28th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson are joined by draft aficionado Layne Vastro in this special extended version of the Jazz Jolt podcast. Layne has pioneered several rating systems for players in the upcoming draft class....
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 2/26/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns 2/26/2014

February 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. With Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe, and Leandro Barbosa out, the Suns are a pretty easy team to defend. Without those three guys, they really don’t have anyone who can excel coming off the pick and roll and begin forcing...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 2.0
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 2.0

February 26th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It’s that time again…our monthly look at the various NBA mock drafts out there. First off, there are still 26 games on the docket, so let’s enjoy them. That said, it is absolutely okay to keep an eye on the...
Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III Play Tennis with John McEnroe and Jim Courier
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Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III Play Tennis with John McEnroe and Jim Courier

February 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Tonight, Jazz players Gordon Hayward and John Lucas III attended the PowerShares Champions Challenge, a pro exhibition event featuring John McEnroe, Jim Courier, James Blake, and Pete Sampras playing each other in a knockout...
Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?
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Should Trey Burke Shoot Less?

February 25th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
In the 41 games since Trey Burke has been a starter, the Jazz are 19-22, for a 46% winning percentage. That’s obviously a significant increase over the Jazz’s record when Burke was injured. But as we’ve been hearing about...