• Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
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    Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
    By Ben Dowsett: In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players, teams,...

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3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era
Coaching
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3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era

June 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
I don’t know about you, but I’m still on a bit of a high following the news and press conference about Quin Snyder’s hiring. Obviously, proof will be in the pudding as to whether or not he’s a good coach–or maybe...
Due Diligence: The Utah Jazz’s Free Agent Mini-Camp
D-League
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Due Diligence: The Utah Jazz’s Free Agent Mini-Camp

June 10th, 2014 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz announced that they will host a mini-camp for free agent players this week, June 10-12. If you remember, the team did the same thing last season; it seems like it’s something that’s going to be a...
3 Jazz Players Who Will Benefit Most From Quin Snyder
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3 Jazz Players Who Will Benefit Most From Quin Snyder

June 9th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
Central among the many frustrations Jazz fans struggled with last year was the seemingly slow or non-existent improvement and development of several young players on the roster.  Chock-full of potential and expected to be key...
Quin Snyder on his Coaching Philosophy, Player Development, Analytics, and More
Utah Jazz
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Quin Snyder on his Coaching Philosophy, Player Development, Analytics, and More

June 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
When Dennis Lindsey was hired in San Antonio in 2007, he was concerned about Quin Snyder as coach of the NBA D-League’s Austin Toros. “(Spurs general manager) RC (Buford) asked what I thought relative to Quin and the...
Reports: Utah Jazz Hire Quin Snyder as Head Coach
Utah Jazz
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Reports: Utah Jazz Hire Quin Snyder as Head Coach

June 6th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Sportando, and Jeff Zillgitt, the Utah Jazz have signed Atlanta assistant Quin Snyder to a 3 year deal with a team option 4th year to be the next head coach. Jody Gennesy of the Deseret News...
Coaching Profile: Quin Snyder
Coaching
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Coaching Profile: Quin Snyder

June 6th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
The “Qualifications” section of Quin Snyder’s coaching resume is a mightily impressive one.  Juris Doctor and MBA Degrees, playing and coaching under legendary Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and coaching in...
Finals Game 1: Turn Up the Heat
NBA
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Finals Game 1: Turn Up the Heat

June 6th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Well.  That was interesting. The basketball gods have clearly decided that this Finals matchup lacks the proper amount of intrigue, throwing us a curveball in what was already a doozy of a ballgame.  We’re going sticky...
Analyzing the NBA Draft with Dean Demakis – Salt City Hoops Podcast
Podcast
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Analyzing the NBA Draft with Dean Demakis – Salt City Hoops Podcast

June 6th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s show, the main attraction is our conversation with professional gambler and draft expert Dean Demakis. Dean explains why Marcus Smart is listed at #3 on his big board, and explains why Wiggins doesn’t...
Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited
Draft
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Scouting Reports vs. Reality: The Jazz Core Revisited

June 5th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
In June, draft profiles become almost canonical in their importance to fans. We quote them, we memorize them, we judge teams’ intelligence based on them. They are holy writ. If you’re anything like me, these profiles...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Roundup 6.0
Draft
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Roundup 6.0

June 5th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Strange to believe, but the NBA Draft is just three weeks away. What once seemed like it was ages away is now quickly approaching. Without further ado, here is the latest mock draft round up and which each of the sites has the...