Coaching

What the Quin Snyder Extension Means
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What the Quin Snyder Extension Means

May 6th, 2016 | by David J Smith
In the summer of 2014, the Utah Jazz were facing a daunting off-season. For the first time in literally decades, the team was encountering something very unfamiliar: a hiring search for a new head coach. With Tyrone...
The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey
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The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey

February 24th, 2016 | by David J Smith
Things are starting to really hum smoothly for the Utah Jazz. While they dropped a few heart-breakers of late, they have emerged victorious in nine of their past 12 outings. They look every bit the part of a Playoff team in the...
Predictions for the 2015-16 Utah Jazz
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Predictions for the 2015-16 Utah Jazz

October 14th, 2015 | by David J Smith
With half the preseason in the books, we are starting to get a better idea of what the 2015-16 Utah Jazz will look like. Not a clear picture, but better than two weeks ago. There have been some encouraging elements along with...
Playing With the Pass: A Key for the Utah Jazz
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Playing With the Pass: A Key for the Utah Jazz

October 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
When Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder was hired in the summer of 2014, one of the points of emphasis that was consistently mentioned was his desire to see his team “play with the pass.” A focus on a pass-heavy system...
Has the Door Closed on Jeremy Evans in Utah?
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Has the Door Closed on Jeremy Evans in Utah?

May 5th, 2015 | by David J Smith
  For five seasons, the high-flying, beyond athletic Evans has called Utah his home. He has spent his entire NBA career in a Jazz uniform. Thanks to his acrobatic plays, astounding alley oops, constant all-out hustle and...
Reviewing My Preseason Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz
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Reviewing My Preseason Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz

April 15th, 2015 | by David J Smith
As the final moments of the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz season sadly tick down, it is accountability time. Back in October, this writer took the opportunity to jot down some predictions for this season. Some were bold, others were...
5 on 5: Reflecting On The 2014-2015 Season
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5 on 5: Reflecting On The 2014-2015 Season

April 10th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
As you’ve probably seen, ESPN.com will do 5-on-5s to talk about various events in the NBA schedule. We’re going to do one at SCH that talks about the end of the season. Thanks to newest SCH writer Aaron Hefner for...
The Value of Alec Burks
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The Value of Alec Burks

April 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have been one of the league’s really fun stories over the second half of the season. The defense has been the league’s best, experiencing an absolutely stellar metamorphosis right before our very eyes....
When Is It Time To Win?
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When Is It Time To Win?

March 18th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
After the pandemoniacal trade deadline, opinions surrounding the Kanter-Thunder trade were passionately varied. In spite of differing opinions on the trade, one thing was certain: the Jazz traded away a talented asset for future...
A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Starters
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A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Starters

March 11th, 2015 | by David J Smith
We all know what has transpired since the All-Star break. The Utah Jazz have gone 8-2, which happens to be the NBA’s second best record since that time. They have defeated a number of playoff teams, including the San...