• Glimpses for Next Season
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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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Salt City Hoops on ABC4′s Real Sports Live
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Salt City Hoops on ABC4′s Real Sports Live

February 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Salt City Hoops managing editor Andy Larsen joined ABC4′s Bill Riley and Wesley Ruff to talk about the Jazz’s season so far, which players have impressed, Derrick Favors not making the USA roster, and...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Warriors 1/31/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Warriors 1/31/2014

February 1st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The night belonged to Jerry Sloan. Yes, a game was played at EnergySolutions Arena Friday night, in front of a nationally-televised audience and a sellout crowd. But the game, especially in this season of non-contending, came...
A Salt City Hoops Roundtable Jerry Sloan Retrospective
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A Salt City Hoops Roundtable Jerry Sloan Retrospective

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Now an official state holiday, Jerry Sloan Day gave all of us the opportunity to reminisce. What follows is a look at our memories of Jerry Sloan: as both player and coach, in moments both great and...
Do Mid-Range Attempts Hurt Offensive Efficiency?
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Do Mid-Range Attempts Hurt Offensive Efficiency?

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The midrange taboo A whole legion of sports fans with fancy spreadsheets have waged a war on the long two. Many have gone as far as to refer to shot charts with few to no long twos as “moneyball” shot charts. I wonder if...
Is Good Defense Due To Player Skills or Scheme? – Salt City Hoops Podcast
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Is Good Defense Due To Player Skills or Scheme? – Salt City Hoops Podcast

January 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Salt City Hoops Podcast, Laura Thompson moderates a discussion between Ben Dowsett and Clint Johnson about defense. In particular, we’re concerned: the Bulls have built an excellent defense despite...
Does Offensive Rebounding Hurt Transition Defense?
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Does Offensive Rebounding Hurt Transition Defense?

January 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Uh oh, fellow basketball math nerds: we might have overcorrected. The analytics movement has given us so many new ways to see and understand NBA basketball. I myself am an ardent subscriber, and I think we’re just starting to...
Rudy Gobert Scouting Report
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Rudy Gobert Scouting Report

January 29th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
What have we learned about Rudy Gobert in his 226 minutes of playing time? We have the scouting...
Jazz Struggle on Nights When Numbers are Retired
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Jazz Struggle on Nights When Numbers are Retired

January 29th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Utah governor Gary Herbert declared January 31st to be Jerry Sloan day. For Utah Jazz fans, given the ceremonies that will transpire that day, it was already going to be Jerry’s day. From the sound of things, many Jazz...
A History of Jazz Midseason Signings
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A History of Jazz Midseason Signings

January 28th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
With Malcolm Thomas’s recent signing (and check out Dakota’s fantastic breakdown of his game here), I’ve been thinking about other pickups over the last few years—whether D-League call ups or picking up off waivers or...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 1/27/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 1/27/2014

January 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Mike Malone has a bad defensive squad, and he knows it.  Ranked 28th in the league defensively, the Kings don’t exactly have a sterling reputation when it comes to defending the ball. Sacramento head coach Mike Malone...