FIBA Scouting Reports: Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum, Raul Neto, and Ante Tomic
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FIBA Scouting Reports: Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum, Raul Neto, and Ante Tomic

September 11th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
In a gym some 5,000 miles away from Salt Lake City, a Jazz reserve was the talk of the basketball community on Wednesday. The FIBA World Cup marches on, with medals being handed out on Sunday. Four Jazz players — or...
Rudy Gobert: Spanish Nightmare
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Rudy Gobert: Spanish Nightmare

September 10th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The basketball gods heard our continued whining about a lack of intriguing stuff going on this time of year, and delivered some much-needed sustenance in the form of a riveting upset win by France over co-favorite (and host)...
Rudy Gobert Makes Huge Impression as France Shocks Spain
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Rudy Gobert Makes Huge Impression as France Shocks Spain

September 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert won game MVP honors from ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla after a 5 point, 13 rebound performance as France shocked FIBA World Cup hosts Spain. Gobert played the entirety of the 4th quarter for France,...
What Actually Worked for the Utah Jazz Last Year?
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What Actually Worked for the Utah Jazz Last Year?

September 9th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Wins were precious last season. Only one team in Utah Jazz history garnered fewer wins for 82 games of effort than the Jazz’s 25 victories last year. I think it’s safe to assume Jazz fans, players, coaches,...
Pump the Clutch: Utah’s Late-Game Issues
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Pump the Clutch: Utah’s Late-Game Issues

September 8th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
August has come and gone, and there is much rejoicing. Never mind the nearly two months to go until regular season basketball played – September offers light at the end of the tunnel. FIBA competition, training camp before the...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Adam Keefe’s Jersey, Mark Jackson’s Mind, and Dick Bavetta
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Adam Keefe’s Jersey, Mark Jackson’s Mind, and Dick Bavetta

September 5th, 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; essentially none of what...
A Look at the Retro Jazz – Salt City Hoops Podcast
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A Look at the Retro Jazz – Salt City Hoops Podcast

September 5th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Podcast, Andy Larsen and Ben Dowsett are joined by Salt City Hoops writer David J. Smith as they discuss the great era of Utah Jazz history. We look at some big questions: how...
Utah Jazz Yearbook: Most Likely To…
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Utah Jazz Yearbook: Most Likely To…

September 4th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
With a nod to yearbook staffs everywhere, we’re pulling out our own “Most Likely” ballot. Which current Jazz players have a shot at being in the conversation for All-Star appearances, defensive awards or even...
What if: Rony Seikaly had come to the Utah Jazz in 1998?
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What if: Rony Seikaly had come to the Utah Jazz in 1998?

September 4th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Off the heels of an impressive 1996-97 season, which saw the team go 64-18 en route to its first-ever NBA Finals appearance, the Utah Jazz came back the following year more determined to not only get back to the big stage, but...
Looking at Last Year’s Predictions and Making New Ones
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Looking at Last Year’s Predictions and Making New Ones

September 3rd, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Since I was so right on with my predictions for last year (that’s some serious sarcasm, folks), I thought I’d go for Round 2 and see if maybe, just maybe, practice will make perfect. I’ll dare to dream. Last year, I was...