The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Mavericks 3/12/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Mavericks 3/12/2014

March 12th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Mavs made their shots, the Jazz missed them. Around EnergySolutions Arena, you hear it a lot: the NBA is a make or miss league. Tonight’s Dallas game was perhaps the perfect example of that:   The Jazz actually...
Diante Garrett’s Jazz Future
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Diante Garrett’s Jazz Future

March 12th, 2014 | by David J Smith
While the season has been rough in many ways, there have been a fair share of bright spots for the Utah Jazz. One has been the recent play of point guard Diante Garrett. For a team with a long history of being able to find...
Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four
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Millsap’s Return: The Other Stretch Four

March 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Last night marked Paul Millsap’s first game in Utah since signing with the Atlanta Hawks in the offseason. Millsap was my favorite Jazz man for years, and I’m still not used to seeing him in the Atlanta jersey (seeing him in...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Hawks 3/10/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Hawks 3/10/2014

March 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Former Jazz players got the best of their old team. Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap, and DeMarre Carroll combined for 60 points and 9 for 13 shooting from 3 point land in their return against the Jazz. Despite the 3 point barrage,...
Future Coaching Options – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show
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Future Coaching Options – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

March 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
This abbreviated version of the Salt City Hoops Saturday Show (Sadly, we forgot to press the record button during the first half of the radio show) talks about the coaching staff of the future. Who are some good options for the...
Is Derrick Favors Too Short To Play Center?
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Is Derrick Favors Too Short To Play Center?

March 7th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Coming into his first season as the top big man on Utah’s depth chart, folks familiar with Derrick Favors’ game had a pretty reasonable handle on what to expect from him for the year.  Still raw offensively, especially in...
The Difference a Screen Makes
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The Difference a Screen Makes

March 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Ready for a bold prediction? I think the most significant early advances in the realm of video tracking will have to do with helping us understand and quantify the value of setting and using screens properly. The NBA, more than...
Updating The NBA Tank Race
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Updating The NBA Tank Race

March 6th, 2014 | by David J Smith
As the season slowly, but surely winds down, the off-season draws closer. It will once again be another vitally important one–one that could affect the trajectory of the Utah Jazz franchise for many years to come. There are...
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...