Utah Jazz Sign Patrick Christopher: A Scouting Report
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Utah Jazz Sign Patrick Christopher: A Scouting Report

December 10th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Update: SCH writer Dakota Schmidt gives his opinion on Patrick Christopher’s game: Throughout the D-League, there sit many extremely solid scoring threats. But within that landscape, Patrick Christopher has always...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Spurs 12/9/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Spurs 12/9/2014

December 9th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz avoid ignominy, first 10 game losing streak in 33 years.  Had the Jazz lost tonight, it would have been the team’s first double-digit losing streak since the 1981-82 season. However, the 9 game streak is only their...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 12/8/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Kings 12/8/2014

December 9th, 2014 | by David J Smith
1. Sacramento’s Rudy G proved a lot Monday.   Rudy Gay is stepping up in a major way. His reputation has been well known around the NBA: an inefficient gunner who will put points on the board while offering very little...
The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans
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The Natural Selection of Jazz Fans

December 9th, 2014 | by Scott Stevens
I had a conversation with my dad the other day that went something like this: “So how are the Jazz doing this year?” To which I hesitantly responded, “ummm…not…great.” “Oh, so pretty much like normal...
Some Positive (!) Notes Among Current Utah Jazz Players
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Some Positive (!) Notes Among Current Utah Jazz Players

December 8th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The Jazz lost their eighth consecutive game against a shorthanded Magic team Friday night, and morale surrounding the team has likely reached a season low. Utah continues to hemorrhage points at an alarming rate, still 29th in...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/5/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/5/2014

December 5th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Bad Jazz defense despite slow pace. In a game where both teams score under 100 points, it’s tempting to say that the real culprit in a loss was the offense. After all, 93 points doesn’t look like a particularly...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will the Jazz Re-Sign Millsap?
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – Will the Jazz Re-Sign Millsap?

December 5th, 2014 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag! At Salt City Hoops, we know that covering a losing team without any humor can be dreary. As such, we decided to add a little bit more levity to our site via Jimbo’s unique...
Coach Nick and Breaking Down Jazz Struggles – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700
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Coach Nick and Breaking Down Jazz Struggles – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

December 4th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, we break down the Jazz’s 7 game losing streak. What’s causing it? We look at the system and the individual players responsible for implementing the system. We...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 12/3/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Raptors 12/3/2014

December 3rd, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz defense was under-aggressive under an elite Raptors offense. This is by now somewhat of a broken record: the Jazz’s interestingly poor defense cost them another game. In this one, the Raptors shot 57% from the...
Rudy Gobert’s Steady Emergence
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Rudy Gobert’s Steady Emergence

December 3rd, 2014 | by David J Smith
While the Utah Jazz are in the midst of a current six-game losing streak, it is important to acknowledge and analyze the struggles. It is also just as important to remember and review the positives. Rudy Gobert’s growth...