• Glimpses for Next Season
    Utah Jazz
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    Apr 2014
    Glimpses for Next Season
    Last night’s Lakers game was depressing, encouraging, exhilarating, frustrating, demoralizing, and a host of many other conflicting emotions, and somehow all...

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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 2/8/2014

February 8th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. LeBron James wasn’t himself tonight. LeBron James has had some of his biggest games in Salt Lake City. In 2006, he accumulated 51 points in a performance so sublime that the Jazz-supporting crowd gave him a standing...
The Share and Stop Doctrine
Opinion
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The Share and Stop Doctrine

February 7th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
With the Jazz halfway through the first season of a new era, nothing is cemented yet.  Not the roster, not the coaching staff, not the systems or philosophy, not the identity.  So I’ve recently asked myself, who do I hope...
Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast
Podcast
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Talking the Trade Market – The Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
We’re renaming the Salt City Hoops Midweek Podcast to the “Jazz Jolt”, a quick-hitting 20 minute podcast which should fit in one commute. Of course, any feedback is welcome. This week, we’re looking at the...
How are Former Jazzmen Doing?
Former Jazz Players
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How are Former Jazzmen Doing?

February 6th, 2014 | by David J Smith
At Jerry Sloan night, one of the exciting things for many fans was seeing many familiar faces – guys who once donned the Utah Jazz uniform. They helped bring back many fond memories. There are many former Jazz players...
On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds
Trey Burke
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On the Basketball IQ of 21-Year-Olds

February 6th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Basketball, it turns out, is complicated. I mean, there’s a more simplistic, linear way to approach it, but in the NBA, that route hardly ever makes you very good. Reaching a special level (see: San Antonio Spurs) requires...
Finding Comparables for Jazz Starters
Utah Jazz
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Finding Comparables for Jazz Starters

February 5th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
We at Salt City Hoops, and myself especially, spend a lot of time talking about Jazz players within the context of the team as whole.  That’s likely the case for most similar sites, particularly those covering a young team...
What’s the Solution for a Slump?
Utah Jazz
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What’s the Solution for a Slump?

February 4th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
There’s a lot to like about the all-around, two-way game of Gordon Hayward. But I think Jazz fans are also pretty realistic about the fact that he is not the #1 guy on a great playoff team. He’s a very good second or third...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 2/3/2014

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Enes Kanter was pulled in favor of Rudy Gobert twice tonight. Coming off a performance in Los Angeles in which Enes Kanter led the Jazz in scoring, Raptors coach Dwane Casey built his game plan around preventing Enes Kanter...
How Steph Curry Stole the Show
NBA
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How Steph Curry Stole the Show

February 3rd, 2014 | by Kyle Hunt
The Jerry Sloan retirement ceremony I attended at Energy Solutions Arena on Jan. 31 caused me to reflect on a number of painful truths, including how far the Jazz have fallen in just a few years.  Yes, the Jazz are focusing on...
Jerry Sloan Memories and Hayward’s Game – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show
Podcast
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Jerry Sloan Memories and Hayward’s Game – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Saturday Show, we lead off with a recap of Jerry Sloan Night in Salt Lake City. John Stockton, Karl Malone, and the man himself all had interesting memories of 23 successful...