Laura’s Utah Jazz Offseason Grades
Opinion
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Laura’s Utah Jazz Offseason Grades

August 26th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Here are my offseason grades for the Jazz: 1. Ty Corbin / Quin Snyder Whether you want to call it a firing, or that the Jazz chose not to renew Tyrone Corbin’s contract, the outcome was the same: Corbin was no longer going to...
My First Basketball Memory: 1998 NBA Finals
Retro Jazz
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My First Basketball Memory: 1998 NBA Finals

August 25th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
My family moved from North Andover, Massachusetts (suburb north of Boston) to Salt Lake City in August, 1997. Up to that point in my nine-year-old life, I was mostly a hockey kid, with my dad (thankfully) filtering my rooting...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Why Are Balding BYU Guys So Good At Basketball?
Mailbag
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Why Are Balding BYU Guys So Good At Basketball?

August 22nd, 2014 | by Jimbo Rudding
Editor’s note: 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. Welcome to Jimbo’s Mailbag! For those of you...
Offseason Grades – Salt City Hoops Podcast
Podcast
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Offseason Grades – Salt City Hoops Podcast

August 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode, we invite members from around the Jazz community to share their A-F grades of the Jazz’s offseason thus far. We’re joined by: Laura Thompson, writer for Salt City Hoops, can be found...
Utah Jazz Roster Additions: Dee Bost, Kevin Murphy, and Jack Cooley
D-League
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Utah Jazz Roster Additions: Dee Bost, Kevin Murphy, and Jack Cooley

August 21st, 2014 | by David J Smith
While training camp is still several weeks away, the Utah Jazz roster is starting to materialize quickly. In the past week, three names have emerged: point guard Dee Bost, shooting guard Kevin Murphy and forward Jack Cooley. Who...
Coach Quin Snyder: Communication and Development
Coaching
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Coach Quin Snyder: Communication and Development

August 20th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Listening to this recent interview with Quin Snyder, I came away so impressed with a few things: He’s incredibly articulate. You’d expect that from someone with a J.D./M.B.A., but it’s still wonderfully refreshing to...
The NBA’s Goaltending Leaders
Analytics
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The NBA’s Goaltending Leaders

August 18th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Goaltending is awesome. Basketball players have an unfortunate choice: they can sky above the rim and forcefully reject a shot in a direction of their choosing, or they can meekly hope a shot misses so they may gather the...
Trey Burke Video Scouting Report
Trey Burke
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Trey Burke Video Scouting Report

August 18th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
After the expected departures of Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap during the 2013 offseason, it was apparent that the Jazz were in the midst of an extended rebuilding period. While that chapter of the franchise was on the verge of...
TeamSPACE and the Jazz’s “Core Five”
Analytics
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TeamSPACE and the Jazz’s “Core Five”

August 15th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Earlier in the week, I spent some time breaking down last year’s Jazz starting (and most-used) lineup using shooting data expertly compiled by Matt D’Anna of Nylon Calculus – how the five-man unit as a whole as well as...
Jody Genessy On The Beat Writer Life – Salt City Hoops Podcast
Podcast
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Jody Genessy On The Beat Writer Life – Salt City Hoops Podcast

August 14th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Podcast, we interview the Deseret News’ Utah Jazz beat reporter, Jody Genessy, about life as an NBA beat writer. We talk about the long hours and the perks of Marriott...