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No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft

No Lotto Luck: Jazz Will Pick 12th in 2016 NBA Draft

saltcityhoops.com Updated May 17
Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown, left, is congratulated by Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, right, and Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak after the 76ers won the top draft pick during the NBA basketball draft lottery, Tuesday,…
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  • Utah Jazz summer league tickets on sale beginning Wednesday

    Utah Jazz summer league tickets on sale beginning Wednesday

    sltrib.com May 16
    Tickets for the 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League featuring four teams over six games in July go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. Lower bowl tickets will be available starting at $8 for a one-day pass or $15 for a three-day pass. Games featuring the Jazz, Boston…
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  • Utah Jazz: Hood picked to play for USA Select Team

    Utah Jazz: Hood picked to play for USA Select Team

    sltrib.com May 13
    The development of Rodney Hood continues. The Utah Jazz shooting guard has been picked to play for the USA Select Team this summer. As a part of the assignment, Hood will be on the team that scrimmages against Team USA in preparation for the Olympics in…
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  • The Jazz's new uniforms include a surprisingly wild sleeved num…

    The Jazz's new uniforms include a surprisingly wild sleeved number

    yahoo.com May 12
    The Utah Jazz on Thursday became the latest NBA team to unveil a "refreshed" "brand identity," complete with "uniform modifications, a new court design at Vivint Smart Home Arena, and the selection of the Jazz wordmark logo as t…
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  • The Utah Jazz Unveiled Their Awesome New Uniforms (Well, Except…

    The Utah Jazz Unveiled Their Awesome New Uniforms (Well, Except For One Of Them)

    dimemag.com May 12
    Via NBA On Wednesday, images leaked of the Utah Jazz’s new logos. The primary and secondary visuals aimed to blend the past and present, but specifically the goal was to go mountain-less when it came to the logos. Now, we have visuals on what the Jazz w…
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  • Listener Questions, Playoffs, Jazz Logo, Quin, & More — Sal…

    Listener Questions, Playoffs, Jazz Logo, Quin, & More — Salt City Hoops Show

    (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images) This week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show felt like an episode of PTI: so many topics, so little time. On an abbreviated show due to the Warriors/Blazers game, hosts Andy Larsen and Angie Treasure begin by talki…
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  • The Five People You Meet in (Utah Jazz Offseason) Heaven

    The Five People You Meet in (Utah Jazz Offseason) Heaven

    (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images) Before you read the title and think this blog post is about how the Jazz are going to sign Kevin Durant or Mike Conley this summer, be warned that it isn’t about that at all. This is about the five free age…
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  • What the Quin Snyder Extension Means

    What the Quin Snyder Extension Means

    In a thumbs up move, the Jazz signed head coach Quin Snyder to a multi-year extension. (Rick Bowmer/Associated Press) In the summer of 2014, the Utah Jazz were facing a daunting off-season. For the first time in literally decades, the team was encounter…
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  • Coaching, Crazy Jazz Trade Ideas — Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN…

    Coaching, Crazy Jazz Trade Ideas — Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    (Ron Hoskins/NBAE/Getty Images) On this week’s Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Zach Harper begin with a discussion of the coaching carousel in the NBA. Where does Frank Vogel go, and who replaces him in Indiana? We also look at the Kings, Ro…
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  • How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine

    How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine

    Photo by Cameron Browne – NBAE via Getty Images Even though the playoffs are happening, and supposedly they’re pretty exciting it’s hard not to feel the doldrums of the offseason. So in looking ahead to next season, what might make for an interesting st…
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  • President Obama Paid Tribute To Kobe Bryant By Dropping The Mic…

    President Obama Paid Tribute To Kobe Bryant By Dropping The Mic At His Correspondents Speech

    dimemag.com May 1
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  • Enes Kanter praises OKC for embracing him and his faith

    Enes Kanter praises OKC for embracing him and his faith

    sltrib.com Apr 28
    Enes Kanter praises OKC for embracing him and his faith
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  • The Utah Jazz and the Roadblocks of Free Agency

    The Utah Jazz and the Roadblocks of Free Agency

    Location, Location, Location Imagine you are a small business owner making a comfortable salary in whatever city you currently live in. Let’s say you make $100,000 a year and you like your job. But you are considering a move and your job is very mobile.…
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  • 2015-16 Jazz SWOT Analysis

    2015-16 Jazz SWOT Analysis

    SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) is a popular planning method whereby an organization assesses its own characteristics as well as its situation, be that within a market or professional sports league. What follows is my own S…
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  • Celtics, Spurs, Sixers will be back for Jazz summer league star…

    Celtics, Spurs, Sixers will be back for Jazz summer league starting July 4

    sltrib.com Apr 21
    Celtics, Spurs, Sixers will be back for Jazz summer league starting July 4
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  • Ex-Jazz general manager Scott Layden becomes Wolves' GM

    Ex-Jazz general manager Scott Layden becomes Wolves' GM

    sltrib.com Apr 20
    Former Jazz assistant and executive Scott Layden is engaged in “serious talks” to become the next general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday. The Wolves are trying to replace the late Flip Saunders and, according …
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  • The Five Stages of Jazz Grief

    The Five Stages of Jazz Grief

    Photo by Streeter Lecka – Getty Images Last time, I wrote about the Psychology of a Jazz fan, and how the science behind fandom can contribute to our behaviors and our (sports) loves. Maybe it was arrogance, maybe it was naiveté, but I genuinely thought…
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  • Rudy Gobert finishes seventh in Defensive Player of the Year vo…

    Rudy Gobert finishes seventh in Defensive Player of the Year voting

    sltrib.com Apr 18
    Rudy Gobert finishes seventh in Defensive Player of the Year voting
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  • Jazz Season Wrapup – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    Jazz Season Wrapup – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    Brent Asay/Utah Jazz On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Andy Larsen and Angie Treasure look at the bad last week of Jazz basketball, the 3 losses in 4 games that caused the Jazz to miss the playoffs when it seemed likely the would make …
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  • Salt City Seven: That’s a Wrap

    Salt City Seven: That’s a Wrap

    DL & Quin deep in thought about a 40-42 year. (Source: @UtahJazz) Get it while you can, fans and friends of the Utah Jazz. It’s time for the 24th installment of our weekly wrap-up on all things Jazz, the last before we carefully power down the SC7 m…
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  • Where Did Kobe’s Final NBA Game Ball Go? Jay Z May Have The Ans…

    Where Did Kobe’s Final NBA Game Ball Go? Jay Z May Have The Answer

    Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game was as star-studded as it can get, with many celebrities sitting courtside to watch the Laker legend drop 60 against the Utah Jazz Wednesday night. After the final buzzer, Kobe gave a heartwarming speech, thanking his fans f…
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  • The Internet Had A Lot Of Fun After The Golden State Warriors M…

    The Internet Had A Lot Of Fun After The Golden State Warriors Made History With 73 Wins

    dimemag.com Apr 14
    Via Imgur The Internet about done broke itself (seriously) when Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his career finale against the Utah Jazz. However, Wednesday night’s conclusion to the 2015-16 NBA season was monumental beyond that, as the Warriors broke th…
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  • Goodbye, Good Riddance 2015-16: Lakers 101, Jazz 96.

    Goodbye, Good Riddance 2015-16: Lakers 101, Jazz 96.

    (NBAE/Getty Images) Tonight, Kobe Bryant left the NBA in unparalleled style, the Golden State Warriors earned their record-setting 73rd win of the season, and Houston beat Sacramento 116 to 81. The Jazz’s 101 to 96 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles…
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  • Video - Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers 01:15

    Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers

    Mar 19
    Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.
  • Video - Jazz Rout Hornets 00:43

    Jazz Rout Hornets

    Mar 16
    The Jazz scored 61 points in the first half and went on to beat the Hornets 94-66.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:56

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 12
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Kyrie Irving's big shot to send the game to overtime.
  • Video - Gobert's Monster Game Carries Jazz 00:54

    Gobert's Monster Game Carries Jazz

    Mar 12
    Rudy Gobert had 19 points and 22 rebounds in Utah's 109-91 win over Houston.