• Player to Watch: Rodney Hood
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    Player to Watch: Rodney Hood
    By David J Smith: The NBA off-season, especially the months of August and September, are always interesting. With little news out there — especially...

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Salt Lin City? A Proposed Free Agent Target
Dante Exum
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Salt Lin City? A Proposed Free Agent Target

June 8th, 2015 | by Matt Pacenza
It’s hard to exaggerate how woeful the Jazz point guard play was last year. That’s the bad news. The good news is that even with such poor production at PG, the Jazz by the end of 2014-15 were a playoff-caliber team in the...
Draft Prospect Breakdown and Game 1 Recap – Salt City Hoops Show
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Draft Prospect Breakdown and Game 1 Recap – Salt City Hoops Show

June 5th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
On this episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Andy Larsen and Ben Dowsett spend the first 20 minutes breaking down the NBA Finals, talking Kyrie Irving’s injury, whether or not the Warriors will sweep this series, and much...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Jerry Sloan’s Commencement Speech
Mailbag
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Jerry Sloan’s Commencement Speech

June 5th, 2015 | by Jimbo Rudding
Here at Salt City Hoops, we’re occasionally accused of being too analytical. Basketball is a fun sport, they say, and we’re being too objective about it. Jumbo Rudding, on the other hand, is not analytical. He is zany. He...
5 on 5: Depth Adding Trades
Utah Jazz
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5 on 5: Depth Adding Trades

June 5th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
1.  Jazz trade Trevor Booker & Non-Guaranteed Contracts to the Boston Celtics for Kelly Olynyk, Gerald Wallace, and 2018 Memphis 1st Round Pick Dan Clayton: Pass. The Jazz could do worse than Olynyk as a third big: he’s...
Who Are Some Potential Back-Up Center Free Agent Options for the Jazz?
Free Agency
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Who Are Some Potential Back-Up Center Free Agent Options for the Jazz?

June 5th, 2015 | by David J Smith
When the Utah Jazz consummated that Enes Kanter trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder in February, it left just Rudy Gobert as the lone true center on the roster. That was okay, as Gobert was obviously more than ready for...
Jazz Workout Features Portis, Looney, Connaughton
Draft
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Jazz Workout Features Portis, Looney, Connaughton

June 5th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz held another in a string of pre-draft workouts Thursday, with six more hopefuls convening on Zion’s Bank Basketball Center. While these workouts are common this time of year, Thursday’s was the first so far in this...
Why the Jazz Should Not Follow the Leader in Building a Contender
Utah Jazz
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Why the Jazz Should Not Follow the Leader in Building a Contender

June 4th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Ironically, it is the second team to enter the NBA Finals – the one without LeBron James – that every other franchise wants to be. The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of a well-extolled historic season:...
Will Alec Burks Be Traded? No.
Alec Burks
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Will Alec Burks Be Traded? No.

June 4th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
With a budding player in Rodney Hood, another lottery draft pick, plenty of cap space, and rumors of Jazz intending to be very active in trade talks, it begs the question: Is Alec Burks on the trading block this summer? To put it...
On Best Player Available, Upside, and Draft Unknowns
Draft
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On Best Player Available, Upside, and Draft Unknowns

June 3rd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Often lost in a pre-draft shuffle packed full of proclamations from “experts” up and down the spectrum of legitimacy is a simple fact: None of us are all that good at predicting how draft prospects are going to turn out. This...
Tomic Teetering: The Croatian Big Still Up in the Air, Reports Say
Utah Jazz
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Tomic Teetering: The Croatian Big Still Up in the Air, Reports Say

June 2nd, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
The on-again, off-again saga involving Ante Tomic’s NBA prospects is back on… sort of. Gigantes del Basket, an international hoops magazine and website, reports that Tomic is still considering the possibility of an...