• 5 on 5: Trading The #12 Pick
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    5 on 5: Trading The #12 Pick
    By Aaron Hefner: 1.  Jazz trade #12, OKC 1st, & Trey Burke to the New Orleans Pelicans for Jrue Holiday Ben Dowsett: All day, and twice on Sundays. I...

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Jimbo’s Mailbag – What Enes Kanter Will Miss About Utah
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – What Enes Kanter Will Miss About Utah

April 3rd, 2015 | 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 via Jimbo’s unique...
Dante Exum and the Third Defender
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Dante Exum and the Third Defender

April 3rd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
When Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder talks about his young point guards, the conversation naturally steers towards their ability to make reads. So when Dante Exum had perhaps his best pro game, it’s only natural that...
Enes Kanter, Jazz Development, and Royce Young Guests – Salt City Hoops Show
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Enes Kanter, Jazz Development, and Royce Young Guests – Salt City Hoops Show

April 2nd, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
  On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Ben Dowsett and I talk about the Enes Kanter quotes, what we learned about Enes, and what we learned through the Jazz’s reaction to them. We also talk about...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets 4/1/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets 4/1/2015

April 1st, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Jazz’s defensive switch is a little insane at this point. In the first 12 minutes, Denver scored 29 points. In the next 30 minutes, they scored 32 points. Those sort of insane defensive runs are starting to become...
Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15
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Dante Exum’s Growing Comfort, Plus Player Grades for Nuggets @ Jazz 4/1/15

April 1st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Dante Exum relentlessly got into the lane in Wednesday’s win over Denver. He flew past Ty Lawson, one of the quickest players in the league, on multiple occasions and sliced through Denver’s weak help defense on the...
The Value of Alec Burks
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The Value of Alec Burks

April 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have been one of the league’s really fun stories over the second half of the season. The defense has been the league’s best, experiencing an absolutely stellar metamorphosis right before our very eyes....
HAGS: What Each Jazz Player Needs to Improve This Summer
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HAGS: What Each Jazz Player Needs to Improve This Summer

April 1st, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
Player’s goals for improvement during the season are dramatically different than player’s goals for improvement over the summer. In-season growth is often about learning the system, understanding the game better, reading...
How Utah’s Length Has Become a Defensive Weapon
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How Utah’s Length Has Become a Defensive Weapon

March 31st, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
During Utah’s emotionally-charged victory over Oklahoma City Saturday night, one particular play stood out as the Jazz began to mount their comeback in the second quarter: No, it wasn’t for the long shot of The Former Player...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz @ Timberwolves 3/30/15
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz @ Timberwolves 3/30/15

March 31st, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
  1. The Jazz Just Played the JV, with Predictable Results Utah won by 20, dominating the Timberwolves offensively and defensively – despite not playing that well.  Yeah, it was a good game, but certainly not...
Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jakob Poeltl
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Utah Jazz Draft Prospects 2015: Jakob Poeltl

March 30th, 2015 | by Dakota Schmidt
  In last week’s post on Kelly Oubre, I put a lot of emphasis on this decision for the Jazz during June’s draft: between drafting the high upside talent that will need time to develop (Oubre) or picking a player...