On Actions, Outcomes and Playing with Purpose
Analytics
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On Actions, Outcomes and Playing with Purpose

December 11th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
  Oh good, you’re thinking. Another diagnostic piece about the Utah Jazz. Well, it comes with the territory. The Jazz narrowly avoided the worst losing streak since before all current Jazz players were born, so logic...
Utah Jazz Sign Patrick Christopher: A Scouting Report
News
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Utah Jazz Sign Patrick Christopher: A Scouting Report

December 10th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Update: SCH writer Dakota Schmidt gives his opinion on Patrick Christopher’s game: Throughout the D-League, there sit many extremely solid scoring threats. But within that landscape, Patrick Christopher has always...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Spurs 12/9/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Spurs 12/9/2014

December 9th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz avoid ignominy, first 10 game losing streak in 33 years.  Had the Jazz lost tonight, it would have been the team’s first double-digit losing streak since the 1981-82 season. However, the 9 game streak is only their...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 12/8/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 12/8/2014

December 9th, 2014 | by David J Smith
1. Sacramento’s Rudy G proved a lot Monday.   Rudy Gay is stepping up in a major way. His reputation has been well known around the NBA: an inefficient gunner who will put points on the board while offering very little...
The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans
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The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans

December 9th, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
I had a conversation with my dad the other day that went something like this: “So how are the Jazz doing this year?” To which I hesitantly responded, “ummm…not…great.” “Oh, so pretty much like normal...
Some Positive (!) Notes Among Current Utah Jazz Players
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Some Positive (!) Notes Among Current Utah Jazz Players

December 8th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz lost their eighth consecutive game against a shorthanded Magic team Friday night, and morale surrounding the team has likely reached a season low. Utah continues to hemorrhage points at an alarming rate, still 29th in...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/5/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/5/2014

December 5th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Bad Jazz defense despite slow pace. In a game where both teams score under 100 points, it’s tempting to say that the real culprit in a loss was the offense. After all, 93 points doesn’t look like a particularly...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will the Jazz Re-Sign Millsap?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will the Jazz Re-Sign Millsap?

December 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 via Jimbo’s unique...
Coach Nick and Breaking Down Jazz Struggles – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700
Podcast
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Coach Nick and Breaking Down Jazz Struggles – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

December 4th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, we break down the Jazz’s 7 game losing streak. What’s causing it? We look at the system and the individual players responsible for implementing the system. We...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 12/3/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 12/3/2014

December 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz defense was under-aggressive under an elite Raptors offense. This is by now somewhat of a broken record: the Jazz’s interestingly poor defense cost them another game. In this one, the Raptors shot 57% from the...