What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?
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What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?

July 17th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
A wise man once said “dealing in hypotheticals is a fool’s errand.”  (Okay, I actually just made that up, but doesn’t that sound like something a wise man would say?)  Regardless, I’m preparing to embark on a...
Post Mortem For an Era
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Post Mortem For an Era

July 15th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
  I began my eulogy of a passing era of Jazz basketball before it was officially over. Last month, I shared a look at jump-shooting trends that defined recent Jazz basketball, and now that nearly every veteran free agent of...
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Clark and Andy talk about the Utah Jazz’s Summer

July 14th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
This week Andy talks to Clark Schmutz of SLCDunk.com, reprising the popular Clark and Andy show again. There’s been much to talk about this summer for the Jazz, and we talk about the new direction of the franchise. Does the...
Top Defense, Offenses, and Championships
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Top Defense, Offenses, and Championships

July 12th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
In pondering what the Jazz’s defensive ranking might be this year with increased minutes for Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter—and zero minutes for defensive liability Al Jefferson, now a Bobcat—I was curious as to how...
RAULZINHO! Why Raul Neto is Destined for Greatness in Utah
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RAULZINHO! Why Raul Neto is Destined for Greatness in Utah

July 12th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
Raulzinho! The name alone is fun enough. The unsuspecting nature of the man behind it is even better. Raul Neto took the Jazz summer league by storm and all with one simple...
Historical look at point guard height as a predictor for NBA success
Analytics
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Historical look at point guard height as a predictor for NBA success

July 11th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Trey Burke has had a rough welcome to the NBA in his first three Summer League games in Orlando: shooting just 9 of 41.  He’s struggled finishing inside and had problems getting the same separation for jump shots he...
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NBA Free Agency Rundown: Eastern Conference

July 10th, 2013 | by David J Smith
The free agency moratorium lifted Tuesday evening at 10:01 p.m. MST and now everything that has been bandied about in various news reports will become official. How are each of the teams faring so far? Here’s a team-by-team...
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Salt City Hoops Saturday Show – Analyzing the Biedrins/Jefferson/Rush Deal

July 9th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s show, Andy Larsen and Ben Gaines analyze the big trade with the Golden State Warriors, in which the Warriors sent Biedrins, Jefferson, Rush, two first rounders, and two second rounders to the Jazz in exchange...
Jefferson and Biedrins:  A change could do them good
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Jefferson and Biedrins: A change could do them good

July 9th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
After hitting a homerun on draft night, Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey couldn’t wait to test his newly acquired loyalty by taking on two of the most bloated contracts in the league. For the princely sum of first-round picks in 2014 and...
Dear Big Al:  My Letter to Al Jefferson
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Dear Big Al: My Letter to Al Jefferson

July 8th, 2013 | by Kyle Hunt
Dear Big Al, We both knew this relationship would eventually come to an end, but perhaps neither of us expected such an abrupt conclusion. You’ve served as the veteran leader of the Jazz organization for three long years, and...