• Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
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    Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
    By Ben Dowsett: In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players, teams,...

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Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star
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Dennis Lindsey: “Nothing Sacred” in Jazz’s Search for Star

May 22nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The fifth pick in an NBA draft is normally a huge asset, but if was ever OK to feel a little dejected about occupying that spot, it’s this year. It’s supposedly a 4-man draft at the top, with potential franchise...
Utah Jazz Post-Lottery Mock Draft Round-up
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Utah Jazz Post-Lottery Mock Draft Round-up

May 21st, 2014 | by David J Smith
Utah Jazz fans are still trying to put everything together after last evening’s disappointment. Even though the mathematical probabilities were difficult to ignore, watching the team settle in at the fifth slot was a big...
Clint Johnson’s Post-Lottery Mock Draft
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Clint Johnson’s Post-Lottery Mock Draft

May 21st, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Now that the draft order is set, I finally share my mock draft of the full first round.  Explanations for each selection will be forthcoming. 1 – Cleveland: Joel Embiid, C 2 – Milwaukee: Jabari Parker, SF/PF 3...
Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft
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Backward Bounce: Jazz to Select Fifth in Upcoming NBA Draft

May 20th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Down with math. The statistically probable gut punch arrived this evening in Times Square in an envelope marked “5.” The Utah Jazz, slotted fourth going into the NBA Draft Lottery, now own the fifth pick after the...
Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck
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Feeling Lucky vs. Creating Luck

May 20th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Tonight is the night Jazz fans have been looking forward to ever since the season ended and we won the non-coin flip against Boston: the NBA Draft Lottery. Currently slotted 4th, we are statistically more likely to be bumped back...
Salt City Hoops News… and Feedback, Please?
Announcements
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Salt City Hoops News… and Feedback, Please?

May 19th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
It’s been an exciting year for Salt City Hoops. 364 days ago, Spencer Hall announced he had been hired as the News Director at KSL.com, and chose myself as successor to the Salt City Hoops Managing Editor position. In the...
4 Potential Choices with the Jazz’s #23 Draft Pick
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4 Potential Choices with the Jazz’s #23 Draft Pick

May 16th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
As the percentage of teams still in the hunt for 2013-14 glory continues to narrow with another two sent packing just last night, at least one eye in every front office but the few remaining in the title hunt turns to the...
Contemplating the Jazz Core
Opinion
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Contemplating the Jazz Core

May 15th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
First there was the Core Four. Then Four turned into Five. Next month could make it Six. Dennis Lindsey has talked about Jeremy Evans becoming a core-type player, and for those excited about Rudy Gobert or overseas Jazz draftee...
Coaching Profile: Adrian Griffin
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Coaching Profile: Adrian Griffin

May 14th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Woj-bomb alert!  A week that may have been expected to lack much excitement outside the draft combine the next couple days just got a whole lot more intriguing in Salt Lake City with Adrian Wojnarowski’s report that the Jazz...
How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?
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How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?

May 14th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
As Jazz fans, we were probably looking at our head-coaching vacancy and thinking that we were looking like a significantly better destination than Detroit, thanks to young talent, draft picks, money to spend, and ownership that...