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“Utah Jazz Basketball”: A Look At Assisted Field Goal %

October 16th, 2013 | by David J Smith
We often hear, when the Jazz win, that the team won by playing “Utah Jazz basketball.” For me, that has always connoted heart, hustle, tough defense, smart offense, and above all, teamwork. When you think about the...
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The Jazz At PG After Trey Burke’s Injury

October 15th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
In the first quarter of the preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Trey Burke fractured his finger. Thinking at first it was just a dislocation, Gary Briggs taped Burke’s first and second fingers together and Burke...
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Clippers 10-12-2013

October 12th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
1. Trey Burke’s injury was the story of the game. Trey Burke injured his finger in the first quarter of tonight’s game. He explained that at first it looked as if it was just dislocated, but once the finger was popped...
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Utah Jazz Positional Battles: The Starters

October 2nd, 2013 | by David J Smith
The season is, at long-last, finally here. Media day is in the books, two-a-days are going, and Saturday’s annual scrimmage will give the public the first look at the new era of Utah Jazz basketball. In less than a week,...
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Burke, Rush Expectations, P3, and George/Hayward – The SCH Saturday Show

September 30th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Salt City Hoops Saturday Show, Austin Horton and Andy Larsen are joined by Daniel Tate of the WeAreJazzNation pages, representative of the voice of the fan. Besides giving away a autographed Trey Burke photo...
How the Jazz Spent Their Summer Vacation at P3 – Part 2
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How the Jazz Spent Their Summer Vacation at P3 – Part 2

September 27th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
For the past several years, Jazz players have been spending weeks at a time during the summer training with the Peak Performance Project, or P3, in Santa Barbara. I sat down with several members of the P3 staff at their facility...
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Can Scott Machado Make the Roster?

September 26th, 2013 | by David J Smith
There was not that much excitement surrounding the 2012 NBA Draft for Utah Jazz fans. At one point in the season, there was the possibility that the Jazz would have two first-round draft picks: their own and Golden State’s....
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Where Good Character and Good Play Meet

September 4th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
In athletics, “character” is often equated to mean “virtue.”  They aren’t synonyms.  Character is the product of all a person’s traits, good and bad.  Virtue is adherence to a standard of good,...
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The 2013-14 Jazz Season Can Be Enjoyable, if….

August 27th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’d like to begin this post with a hard truth about Jazz fans. We’re not great with objective analysis and reasonable expectations for our team. I don’t want to begin my post with such negativity, but it has to be said. ...
Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013
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Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013

August 20th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
  In terms of popularity, fantasy basketball is the Billy Baldwin of fantasy sports.  Maybe even Stephen. No, fantasy hoops can’t compete with the booming billion-dollar industry that is fantasy football, nor does it have...