Utah Jazz

A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Reserves
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A Post-All-Star Break Statistical Look: the Reserves

March 19th, 2015 | by David J Smith
While Wednesday’s loss to the Washington Wizards was a tough one, the Utah Jazz continue to be one of the NBA’s great stories this second half of the season. Last week, we delved into a post All-Star break analysis of...
Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?
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Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?

January 21st, 2015 | by David J Smith
On Tuesday, the Utah Jazz announced that swingman Rodney Hood will be out until All-Star break, at which point he will be reevaluated. That is sobering news for the promising rookie who has gone through an onslaught of foot...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz @ San Antonio Spurs 1/18/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz @ San Antonio Spurs 1/18/2015

January 18th, 2015 | by David J Smith
1. The San Antonio Spurs will be perpetually good.  Midway through the game, I half-jokingly, half-seriously tweeted the following: The Spurs window is closing; there’s only 17 more years left. #UTAatSAS — David J. Smith...
Utah Jazz First Trimester Awards
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Utah Jazz First Trimester Awards

December 25th, 2014 | by David J Smith
It seems as if the NBA season just started a few weeks ago, but here we are, over a third of the way through the marathon. With that in mind, as we did last season–borrowing from ESPN.com’s Trimester...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/19/14
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/19/14

December 20th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
1.  Back-to-back for the first time since way back…..in February For the first time since February 24 and 26, and consequently this season, the Jazz managed to put together back-to-back wins after outlasting Orlando...
Early Utah Jazz Impressions: the Bench
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Early Utah Jazz Impressions: the Bench

November 12th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Each passing game gives Utah Jazz fans a little more of a sample size to gauge, assess, critique and react. Last week, we took a look at the Jazz starters; it is time to take a gander at Utah’s bench and look at how the...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Pistons 11/9/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Pistons 11/9/2014

November 9th, 2014 | by David J Smith
1. Rodney Hood’s absence and foul trouble made for some interesting Jazz rotations. Rookie forward Rodney Hood sat out Sunday’s bout with the Detroit Pistons due to a case of plantar fascitis. This injury is a...
Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz
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Predictions for the 2014-2015 Utah Jazz

October 1st, 2014 | by David J Smith
With Utah Jazz media day in the books and training camp going full steam, optimism reigns supreme. That said, there should be a fair dose of realism, too. With this in mind, it’s time for my annual predictions. These are...
A History of Left-Handed Utah Jazz Players
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A History of Left-Handed Utah Jazz Players

August 13th, 2014 | by David J Smith
In case you were not aware, August 13th is officially Left-Handers Day. With that in mind, and because it is also interesting to review Jazz history,  it seems fitting that Salt City Hoops takes a look back at Utah’s...
Experts’ Take on the Utah Jazz’s Draft
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Experts’ Take on the Utah Jazz’s Draft

June 27th, 2014 | by David J Smith
For the second year in a row, Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey and his fellow front office cohorts had a stellar NBA Draft night. In 2013, Lindsey’s first at the helm, he brokered three trades that netted All-Rookie point guard...