Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)
Gordon Hayward
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Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)

February 26th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
You’re going to read a lot about Gordon Hayward in this fourth edition of the Game Ball rankings. Another batch of glowing recognition for some of Utah’s recent victory engineers seemed like exactly what Jazzland...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers 2/25/2015
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers 2/25/2015

February 25th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. An 18-4 Lakers run in the 4th quarter lost the game for the Jazz. From 9:34 to 3:39 left in the 4th, the Lakers went on an 18-4 run that won them the game. 18 points is a high, but not ridiculous, amount of...
On Differing Approaches to Analytics, and Player Grades for Lakers @ Jazz 2/25/15
Analytics
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On Differing Approaches to Analytics, and Player Grades for Lakers @ Jazz 2/25/15

February 25th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Analytics and all its accompanying elements has been one of the hottest topics among NBA die-hards for much of the year, and especially in the last few weeks. Comments by guys like Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal on...
Evaluating Utah’s On-Court Product Post-Kanter
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Evaluating Utah’s On-Court Product Post-Kanter

February 25th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Much of the hubbub surrounding Enes Kanter and Steve Novak’s trade out of town in the final hours of Thursday’s crazy deadline has had an eye on the future, and justifiably so. Kendrick Perkins won’t so much as set foot in...
Talking Jazz Greatness Post Enes Kanter Trade – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700
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Talking Jazz Greatness Post Enes Kanter Trade – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

February 24th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700, we talk about an exciting time in Jazzland: the Jazz, having freshly traded Enes Kanter and Steve Novak away, have put together two incredibly impressive wins...
Who are Jack Cooley and Bryce Cotton?
Players
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Who are Jack Cooley and Bryce Cotton?

February 24th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Last week’s big trade that sent center Enes Kanter and sharpshooter Steve Novak to the Oklahoma City Thunder not only altered the Utah Jazz’s rotation. It also provided some roster flexibility with a few vacancies....
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs 2/23/2015
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs 2/23/2015

February 23rd, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. Second consecutive remarkable defensive performance by Utah After holding Portland to just 76 points on Friday (a season low), the Jazz turned around and held the world champion San Antonio Spurs to 81 points (a season low)....
Gordon Hayward’s Subtle Excellence, and Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 2/23/15
Gordon Hayward
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Gordon Hayward’s Subtle Excellence, and Player Grades for Spurs @ Jazz 2/23/15

February 23rd, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The truly great players in this league know that being successful means more than sinking shots or putting points up in a box score. And as Gordon Hayward takes aim at this sort of lofty perch, he’s already well aware of...
Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right Now
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Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right Now

February 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
  The trade of Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder for, in essence, a protected 1st round pick and 280 pounds of cap space is proving difficult for many Jazz fans to swallow.  That’s because they aren’t...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers 2/20/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers 2/20/2015

February 20th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. The new-look Jazz defense was dominant. Okay, sure, maybe the Blazers were a little bit sleepy coming off of the newly extended All-Star break. But wow, that was a seriously impressive performance by the Jazz, who held...