Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader
Trey Burke
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Trey Burke, Plus/Minus Rookie Leader

January 27th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Because Adjusted Plus-Minus (APM; full description here) is a metric designed to track the actual scoreboard impact of individual players, it has some tendencies that aren’t shared by other common player evaluation metrics. ...
Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report
Malcolm Thomas
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Malcolm Thomas Scouting Report

January 26th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
On late Saturday afternoon, it was announced that NBA journeyman Malcolm Thomas was acquired off waivers from Utah after being released from San Antonio earlier in the week. Prior to his less than stellar stint with the Spurs,...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Wizards 1/25/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Wizards 1/25/2014

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. The Jazz answered the Wizards’ two-big lineup with one of their own. The Jazz have had more success (i.e., more than 1 win in 15 games) since starting Marvin Williams at the 4, giving them a lineup with lots of shooting...
Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers
Malcolm Thomas
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Jazz Sign Malcolm Thomas Off Waivers

January 25th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
The Utah Jazz picked up Malcolm Thomas off of waivers Saturday, two days after the San Antonio Spurs waived him on Thursday. Thomas, a 6’9” power forward from San Diego St, brings the Jazz’s roster to the...
Now, Injuries Only Consistency For Inconsistent Jazz
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Now, Injuries Only Consistency For Inconsistent Jazz

January 24th, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
The sequence of nine games since the start of January demonstrates the uncertainties that surround this team. They won at home against Milwaukee, no surprise. Then they lost to the Lakers, one of the few teams playing...
Salt City Hoops Podcast – Talking Favors/Kanter & Jazz Standing
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Salt City Hoops Podcast – Talking Favors/Kanter & Jazz Standing

January 24th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops midweek podcast, Clint Johnson, Ben Dowsett, and Dakota Schmidt talk about where the Jazz stand after two consecutive losses to the Timberwolves: do they still have a chance in...
The Myth of Movement & the Jazz Fan Conundrum
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The Myth of Movement & the Jazz Fan Conundrum

January 24th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
The subway, the snow and the polar vortex conspired this week to remind me about the myth of movement. And since there’s a basketball metaphor trapped inside my very chilly commute story, you get to hear about it. I arrived...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-up 1.0
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-up 1.0

January 23rd, 2014 | by David J Smith
Throughout the next six months, look for periodic updates so you can see all the mocks in one location–perhaps once a month through the rest of the season and then more frequently after the NBA Draft Lottery transpires on...
Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?
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Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?

January 22nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  Building and maintaining a competitive NBA roster from year to year is a complex task. More often than most GM’s around the league would prefer, crises arise in some area of this process. These situations can come up...
Hapless Jazz Brushed Aside By Spirited Wolves Display
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Hapless Jazz Brushed Aside By Spirited Wolves Display

January 22nd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Wolves comfortably dispatched Jazz 112-97 Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena, completing a 210-169 aggregate win against a suddenly out-of-form Utah side.  After Saturday’s away 98-72 defeat to the Minnesota side, Jazz...