• Glimpses for Next Season
    Utah Jazz
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    Apr 2014
    Glimpses for Next Season
    Last night’s Lakers game was depressing, encouraging, exhilarating, frustrating, demoralizing, and a host of many other conflicting emotions, and somehow all...

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Jazz Jolt: Analytics Podcast
Podcast
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Jazz Jolt: Analytics Podcast

April 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  On this week’s Jazz Jolt Podcast, host Ben Dowsett is joined by two esteemed members of Salt City Hoops, editor Andy Larsen and writer Dan Clayton, to discuss the wide world of basketball analytics.  They try to...
PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch
NBA
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PickWatch 2014: The Home Stretch

April 4th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Fourteen nights of NBA regular season action remain, meaning the rooting guide for the pickwatching Jazz crowd gets a lot simpler from here out. Of course, the rooting guide starts with the question of whether you’re...
Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 3.0
Draft
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Utah Jazz Mock Draft Round-Up 3.0

April 2nd, 2014 | by David J Smith
Hard to believe, but seven games remain in the 2013-2014 season. The time flies by when you’re having… well, when the time flies by. In seriousness, while there have been some struggles, there are a lot of positives...
Rebuilding Lessons from the 76ers?
Opinion
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Rebuilding Lessons from the 76ers?

April 1st, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been a very interesting one within Jazz fandom. There are often two factions: those who want wins regardless, believing that a winning culture is important, contagious, and essential to keeping fans coming to...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Knicks 3/31/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Knicks 3/31/2014

March 31st, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz started Marvin Williams tonight against Carmelo Anthony. I actually like this move. During the Knicks media session, coach Mike Woodson announced that Amare Stoudemire wouldn’t be playing, calling it a...
The Linearization of Basketball
Analytics
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The Linearization of Basketball

March 28th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Is our desire to analyze leading us to oversimplify a complex game? If a=b and b=c, then a=c. That immutable truth your junior high math teacher taught you is unquestionable. It’s tidy. It’s neat. It’s linear. It’s easy...
The Favors-Kanter Pairing Revisited
Analytics
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The Favors-Kanter Pairing Revisited

March 28th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
As a long season winds down in Salt Lake City, we begin the transition to the offseason – both a look back at the results from the year that was, and a look forward to the future.  In this year’s case, there will be somewhat...
Jazz Jolt Podcast: Jazz Coaching Situation
Podcast
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Jazz Jolt Podcast: Jazz Coaching Situation

March 27th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
On this week’s Jazz Jolt Podcast, host Ben Dowsett is joined by Salt City Hoops writer Dan Clayton to discuss Utah’s coaching situation and the performance thus far of Ty Corbin.  They discuss Corbin’s time as...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Grizzlies 3/26/2014
Triple Teams
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Grizzlies 3/26/2014

March 27th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Memphis allowed just 7 points in the last 7 minutes of the game. That was the difference: the Jazz went into the 4th quarter with a 9 point lead, but Memphis shut them down offensively with just 16 points in the quarter. This...
52 John Stockton Memories
John Stockton
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52 John Stockton Memories

March 26th, 2014 | by David J Smith
In the midst of a rough Utah Jazz season, sometimes it’s good to take a minute to reflect on some better times. In that same spirit, today is the one and only John Stockton’s 52nd birthday. Without further ado, here...