Keeping the Band Together: Can the Jazz Pay Everyone?
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Keeping the Band Together: Can the Jazz Pay Everyone?

June 7th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
After years of sacrificing short-term relevance to amass and develop young talent, the Utah Jazz have a solid core in place. An extra piece or two would certainly help accelerate the group’s contention, but Utah already...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Who Will Be Finals MVP?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Who Will Be Finals MVP?

June 3rd, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag! At Salt City Hoops, we know that covering a 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 outlook on...
Jazz What-ifs, NBA Finals Preview, & More – Salt City Hoops Show
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Jazz What-ifs, NBA Finals Preview, & More – Salt City Hoops Show

June 1st, 2016 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Zach Harper talk about the Jazz’s offseason, and take Twitter suggestions for what the Jazz could do with their pick in a trade. Then, we talk about the...
Why “You Need a Superstar to Win a Title” Is Wrong
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Why “You Need a Superstar to Win a Title” Is Wrong

June 1st, 2016 | by Clint Johnson
The belief an NBA team needs a superstar to win a championship is strong, especially whenever the lottery and draft creep up, tempting fans and maybe even front offices to gut a roster for that magical ping-pong bullet. One major...
Defensive Coaches: The Two-Year Theory, Part II
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Defensive Coaches: The Two-Year Theory, Part II

May 31st, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Three years ago, I posted my theory on a coach’s timeline for defensive influence and stamp on a team. I thought it might be interesting to dig into some data and see if the theory continues to pull some weight, or if the...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Convincing Free Agents NOT to Sign With the Jazz
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Convincing Free Agents NOT to Sign With the Jazz

May 27th, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag! At Salt City Hoops, we know that covering a 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 outlook on...
Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?
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Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?

May 25th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
It is against the rules of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NBA for a player to renegotiate their contract and take a smaller amount of money. However, when a team is under the cap, they can renegotiate current...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Jazz Player Workouts
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Jazz Player Workouts

May 23rd, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Q:  Any insights into who the Jazz may be working out in the next couple of weeks? @artdirector_g Thanks for the question! As a matter of fact, I just got off the phone with my source in the Jazz front office, who coincidentally...
Tall-Ball: Has Utah Relented on Decision to Fight Small With Big?
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Tall-Ball: Has Utah Relented on Decision to Fight Small With Big?

May 18th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
The Golden State Warriors deserve (and get) a lot of credit for almost inadvertently reshaping the positional conversation within pro hoops. Down two games to one in last June’s NBA Finals, the Dubs didn’t just go small; it...
No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft
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No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft

May 17th, 2016 | by Angie Treasure
The NBA Draft Lottery is a night of potentially endless chaos. Teams could lose picks to rivals. Barely eligible lottery teams can make a jump into the top three slots, giving GMs the chance to select a franchise changer....