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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz @ Memphis Grizzlie…

The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz @ Memphis Grizzlies 3/3/2015

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(AP Photo/Brandon Dill) 1. Utah’s Post-Trade Deadline Defense Continues To Be Deadly Since the Trade Deadline passed, the Utah Jazz have faced four playoff-bound teams (Milwaukee, Portland, San Antonio and Memphis). Against those stretch of opponents, t…
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  • Post-game notes: Jazz coach Quin Snyder laughs off techical fou…

    Post-game notes: Jazz coach Quin Snyder laughs off techical foul

    sltrib.com 7 hours ago
    <freeform> Memphis • Quin Snyder couldn’t hold in his frustration. The Utah Jazz coach couldn’t quite hold onto the ball, either. Frustrated by a turnover, a bad pass from Rudy Gobert that wound up in Snyder’s hands on the sideline, the…
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  • The Utah Jazz Through the Lens of Synergy Data

    The Utah Jazz Through the Lens of Synergy Data

    saltcityhoops.com Mar 3 (yesterday)
    Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images During the All-Star break, NBA.com unveiled yet another set of intriguing and informative stats, this time in the form of Synergy Sports figures that had been largely unavailable to the public since the s…
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  • If their team huddles are any indication, the Nuggets can't wai…

    If their team huddles are any indication, the Nuggets can't wait for the season to end

    yahoo.com Mar 2 (yesterday)
    This is why sportswriters need to be given floor-level “press-row” seats again. In the hours after a blowout home loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday evening, Denver Post columnist Chris Dempsey dropped this little nugget about the National Basketball Assoc…
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Bucks @ Jazz 2/28/15

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Bucks @ Jazz 2/28/15

    saltcityhoops.com sltrib.com Mar 1 (4 days ago)
    AP Photo/Kim Raff 1. Trey Burke was Utah’s best player tonight, and had perhaps his best two-way game as a pro. Utah’s second-year point guard has been playing well for a period now, but tonight really seemed to up the ante. His offense has been a mostl…
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  • Shootaround notes: Denver's Jusuf Nurkic out with sprained ankl…

    Shootaround notes: Denver's Jusuf Nurkic out with sprained ankle

    sltrib.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    Shootaround notes: Denver's Jusuf Nurkic out with sprained ankle
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles La…

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers 2/25/2015

    saltcityhoops.com sltrib.com Feb 26 (7 days ago)
    The Jazz took a terrible tumble against the Lakers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) 1. An 18-4 Lakers run in the 4th quarter lost the game for the Jazz. From 9:34 to 3:39 left in the 4th, the Lakers went on an 18-4 run that won them the game. 18 points is a high…
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  • On Differing Approaches to Analytics, and Player Grades for Lak…

    On Differing Approaches to Analytics, and Player Grades for Lakers @ Jazz 2/25/15

    saltcityhoops.com Feb 26 (7 days ago)
    AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Analytics and all its accompanying elements has been one of the hottest topics among NBA die-hards for much of the year, and especially in the last few weeks. Comments by guys like Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal on TNT touched…
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  • Talking Jazz Greatness Post Enes Kanter Trade – Salt City Hoops…

    Talking Jazz Greatness Post Enes Kanter Trade – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    The Jazz. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700, we talk about an exciting time in Jazzland: the Jazz, having freshly traded Enes Kanter and Steve Novak away, have put together t…
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  • Who are Jack Cooley and Bryce Cotton?

    Who are Jack Cooley and Bryce Cotton?

    Jack Cooley looks to be the latest Utah Jazz addition (Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports) Last week’s big trade that sent center Enes Kanter and sharpshooter Steve Novak to the Oklahoma City Thunder not only altered the Utah Jazz’s rotation. It also provid…
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Sp…

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs 2/23/2015

    In a harbinger of what’s to come, Rudy Gobert towers over Tim Duncan. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) 1. Second consecutive remarkable defensive performance by Utah After holding Portland to just 76 points on Friday (a season low), the Jazz turned around and hel…
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  • Tibor Pleiss could be headed to Utah

    Tibor Pleiss could be headed to Utah

    sltrib.com Feb 23
    <freeform> Could Tibor Pleiss be on his way to Utah soon? On Thursday, our Tony Jones reported that the 7-foot center acquired as part of the Enes Kanter trade could be headed for a buyout that would allow him to make his way to the NBA. <block…
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  • Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right …

    Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right Now

    Mythological no more! With the trade of Enes Kanter, the Jazz formally unite Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert as the Utah Kraken, now unleashed on the world. [Retrieved from cavaliersnation.com] The trade of Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder for, i…
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  • Source: Perkins to join Cavs after Jazz buyout

    Source: Perkins to join Cavs after Jazz buyout

    ESPN.com Feb 21
    Center Kendrick Perkins has committed to signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers after he finalized a buyout with the Utah Jazz on Saturday, a source told ESPN.com.
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail…

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers 2/20/2015

    The Jazz doubling Aldridge in the 2nd half proved to be very effective. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) 1. The new-look Jazz defense was dominant. Okay, sure, maybe the Blazers were a little bit sleepy coming off of the newly extended All-Star break. But wow, th…
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  • Video - Jazz Stun Grizzlies 00:51

    Jazz Stun Grizzlies

    Mar 3
    Rudy Gobert's double-double of 15 points and 24 rebounds helped the Jazz put away the Grizzlies 93-82.
  • Video - Jazz Topple Visiting Bucks 01:00

    Jazz Topple Visiting Bucks

    Feb 28
    Derrick Favors had 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Jazz defeated the Bucks 82-75.
  • Video - Jazz Cruise Past Nuggets 01:02

    Jazz Cruise Past Nuggets

    Feb 27
    Derrick Favors had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Jazz defeated the Nuggets 104-82.
  • Video - Clarkson Destroys Exum At The Rim 00:33

    Clarkson Destroys Exum At The Rim

    Feb 25
    Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson posterized Jazz guard Dante Exum in the second quarter of Los Angeles' 100-97 win over Utah.

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