Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement
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Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement

December 15th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The detached perch from which fans and media generally view pro sports makes it laughably easy to minimize the importance of surroundings and comfort for the athletes involved. These are professionals, we think; the barrier...
River City Rout: Jazz Fail to Measure Up To Spurs
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River City Rout: Jazz Fail to Measure Up To Spurs

December 14th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Every now and then in the NBA, one of those nights comes along to remind a team exactly where they are and where they aren’t. For the Utah Jazz, that night has happened in three straight games. Those “measuring...
A Utah Jazz Player’s Wish List
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A Utah Jazz Player’s Wish List

December 14th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
Last week I wrote about what Jazz fans should be putting on their holiday wish list. This week I’ll take a look at which statistic each Jazz player would want to improve — their own seasonal checklist. Alec Burks...
Two Takeaways: Utah Unravels in Overtime
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Two Takeaways: Utah Unravels in Overtime

December 13th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
Tonight featured another late game letdown where the Jazz lost in overtime after leading by 16 points earlier in the evening. At one point, it looked like OKC was going to run away with it after roaring back in the third quarter...
The Rundown: Thunder @ Jazz 12/11/15
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The Rundown: Thunder @ Jazz 12/11/15

December 11th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Calling Quin Snyder a psychic might be jumping the shark a tad, right? Multiple times leading up to the first of three straight games for the Jazz against elite Western opponents, Snyder reinforced a point: he just wanted his...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Rudy’s MCL Transplant
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Rudy’s MCL Transplant

December 11th, 2015 | 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...
What Makes an Exceptional (or Exceptionally Bad) Quarter?
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What Makes an Exceptional (or Exceptionally Bad) Quarter?

December 11th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
The Jazz’s 29 to 11 first quarter domination of the Knicks was, metaphorically speaking, a ritualized slaughter. It summoned ghostly memories of Vivint Smart Home Arena’s past lives as an altar where visiting teams...
Breaking down the Utah Jazz’s First 20 Games – Salt City Hoops Show
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Breaking down the Utah Jazz’s First 20 Games – Salt City Hoops Show

December 10th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
On this episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Dowsett begin the show by doing a through breakdown of the Jazz’s defense and offense. Why has the defense struggled, while the offense has flourished?...
Salt City Seven: Not-So-Hot Rod, Life Without Rudy & More
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Salt City Seven: Not-So-Hot Rod, Life Without Rudy & More

December 10th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Believe it or not, the season is now six weeks old. That also means this is the sixth edition of the Salt City Seven, our weekly look at the Jazz from a variety of viewpoints. This week, we talk shooting, analyze life without...
The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15
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The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15

December 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It seems some subset of the NBA population will forever be wondering whether Gordon Hayward is a star, whether Gordon Hayward was overpaid, whether Gordon Hayward has what it takes to be the leader of a title-contending...