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Jazz Trade Talk, Around the NBA News – Salt City Hoops Show

Jazz Trade Talk, Around the NBA News – Salt City Hoops Show

saltcityhoops.com Updated Feb 11 (yesterday)
(Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Zach Harper begin the show by talking about the Jazz’s current trade situation. How likely is it the Jazz make a trade, and what would they acquire…
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  • Salt City Seven: Six Team Race, Deadline, Top Performers & More

    Salt City Seven: Six Team Race, Deadline, Top Performers & More

    saltcityhoops.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) The Utah Jazz used a 7-game winning streak to ensure they’d go into the All-Star break with a .500 record. A Wednesday stumble aside, momentum is back in Utah’s favor. As we take a step back to bring things into fo…
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  • A Fox Sports Announcer Seriously Thinks Saskatchewan Is Named A…

    A Fox Sports Announcer Seriously Thinks Saskatchewan Is Named After The Many Sasquatch Who Live There

    dimemag.com Feb 11 (2 days ago)
    How did #Saskatchewan get its' name? Here's what one American broadcaster thinks….(Video courtesy TSN) pic.twitter.com/lD1UtouCkb — Simon Dingley (@SimonDingleyCBC) February 11, 2016 Here’s a fun fact about Utah Jazz baller Trey Lyles: He’s the first ev…
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  • Jazz Streak Ends in New Orleans: Thoughts on Holidays and Three…

    Jazz Streak Ends in New Orleans: Thoughts on Holidays and Threes

    saltcityhoops.com Feb 10 (3 days ago)
    Well, dang, you can’t win ‘em all. You can’t blame Jazz fans for being greedy: Taking a 7-game winning streak into New Orleans to play the struggling Pelicans, an 8th win seemed a decent bet. But it wasn’t to be, as the Pelicans rode a solid game from J…
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  • NBA All-Time Leader in Points Accounted For: John Stockton?

    NBA All-Time Leader in Points Accounted For: John Stockton?

    saltcityhoops.com Feb 10 (3 days ago)
    No one accounted for more points in NBA history than Jazz legend John Stockton. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) As part of an interesting effort spanning the past month or so, a few media outlets have taken to ranking the NBA’s greats. Usually an activi…
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  • Hood forces OT, Hayward beats buzzer for big Jazz win over Mavs

    Hood forces OT, Hayward beats buzzer for big Jazz win over Mavs

    yahoo.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)
    Although they have not garnered much attention, the Utah Jazz have been one of the NBA's hottest teams over the past few weeks. They came into Tuesday night's road game at the Dallas Mavericks having won six in a row, good enough to rise to .500 at 25-2…
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  • Hayward’s Dagger Downs Dallas

    Hayward’s Dagger Downs Dallas

    saltcityhoops.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez Prior to tonight’s clash with the Dallas Mavericks, the Utah Jazz were the second hottest team in the association thanks to a six game winning streak. The Mavericks, on the other hand, had been struggling as of late, losing six o…
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  • Gordon Hayward’s Step-Back Jumper Sends The Jazz To Buzzer-Beat…

    Gordon Hayward’s Step-Back Jumper Sends The Jazz To Buzzer-Beating Victory Over The Mavericks

    dimemag.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    ONWARD AND HAYWARD pic.twitter.com/NgVIfxWBxc — Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) February 10, 2016 Remember this shot come April. The Utah Jazz entered Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks at eighth-place in the Western Conference, a half game u…
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  • Party Like It’s 1978: Jazz Beat Bucks

    Party Like It’s 1978: Jazz Beat Bucks

    Yeah, Rudy Gobert’s expression is a fair metaphor for this game. (AP Photo/Kim Raff) The Bucks play hoops like it’s 1978, and tonight the Jazz should have as well. There were a host of odd things about Utah’s 84 – 81 victory over Milwaukee, but three po…
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  • Jazz-Wizards postponed game rescheduled for Feb. 18

    Jazz-Wizards postponed game rescheduled for Feb. 18

    nba.com Feb 5
    The National Basketball Association announced today that the Jan. 23 game between the Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards, which was postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Eastern United States, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.…
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  • Jazz sign point guard Erick Green to second 10-day contract

    Jazz sign point guard Erick Green to second 10-day contract

    sltrib.com Feb 5
    Jazz sign point guard Erick Green to second 10-day contract
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  • Rudy Gobert DM’d The NBA’s Official Twitter Account With A Comp…

    Rudy Gobert DM’d The NBA’s Official Twitter Account With A Complaint

    dimemag.com Feb 4
    Getty Image The 7-foot-2 Rudy Gobert polices the paint as well as any big man in the league. Gobert’s gaudy 7-foot-9 reach presents a deterrent for opposing players with lofty layup aspirations. When healthy, he is the backbone of a stout Utah Jazz defe…
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  • Sluggish Jazz Take Care of Nuggets, 85-81

    Sluggish Jazz Take Care of Nuggets, 85-81

    The Utah Jazz used a balanced scoring effort and some gritty defense to escape with another close win and extend their win streak to four in a row after a battle against the Denver Nuggets. Despite Danilo Gallinari’s 24-point effort, 12 of which came on…
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  • Trade Talk, Rookie Rankings, Dan Clayton, & More – Salt Cit…

    Trade Talk, Rookie Rankings, Dan Clayton, & More – Salt City Hoops Show

    (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, we talk more about trade possibilities for the Utah Jazz with the trade deadline just over two weeks away. What is the likelihood the Jazz make a trad…
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  • Who Drives the Train for the Utah Jazz?

    Who Drives the Train for the Utah Jazz?

    On March 20th, 2015, Dennis Lindsey was giving an interview on 1280 the Zone and he offered this assessment in regards to evaluating talent, specifically last year’s draft prospects from the University of Kentucky: “Again, if we’re all being honest here…
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  • Derrick Rose hits go-ahead 3, preemptively bows as Jazz get OT …

    Derrick Rose hits go-ahead 3, preemptively bows as Jazz get OT win

    yahoo.com Feb 2
    Hitting a go-ahead shot in crunch time is a really big deal, especially when it comes after 47 minutes of mostly poor play. Nevertheless, it's usually not a good idea to treat that clutch moment like a triumph when the game is not yet won. [Follow Dunks…
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  • Derrick Rose Takes A Dramatic Bow After Hitting A Crucial Three…

    Derrick Rose Takes A Dramatic Bow After Hitting A Crucial Three-Pointer

    dimemag.com Feb 1
    Derrick Rose is a sub-30 percent three-point shooter this year. Yet, when it counted the most, Rose’s shot was true, hitting a crucial three-pointer that put the Chicago Bulls ahead with 18 seconds to go in the fourth quarter against the Jazz. Rose hasn…
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  • Hayward and Favors react to Jeff Hornacek's firing in Phoenix

    Hayward and Favors react to Jeff Hornacek's firing in Phoenix

    sltrib.com Feb 1
    Hayward and Favors react to Jeff Hornacek's firing in Phoenix
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  • Jazz shootaround: Favors says sleeping on his stomach, soft mat…

    Jazz shootaround: Favors says sleeping on his stomach, soft mattress might have caused back injury

    sltrib.com Feb 1
    Jazz shootaround: Favors says sleeping on his stomach, soft mattress might have caused back injury
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  • Can the Jazz Snag a Superstar? Evaluating Trades for Love and G…

    Can the Jazz Snag a Superstar? Evaluating Trades for Love and Griffin

    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) It’s trade season and the Jazz find themselves in a fascinating situation: loaded with young talent and draft picks, but with a few clear holes to fill. The great Zach Lowe wrote a terrific state-of-the-Jazz column on ESPN.com last…
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  • Jazz shootaround: Utah seeks consistency; Favors returns to the…

    Jazz shootaround: Utah seeks consistency; Favors returns to the starting lineup

    sltrib.com Jan 29
    When the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz square off tonight at Vivint Smart Home Arena, it may seem like your typical late-January NBA game. But it won’t be typical the Jazz. They very badly need some consistency. The Jazz haven’t won conse…
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  • Trade Rumors and Jeff Teague — Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    Trade Rumors and Jeff Teague — Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) After Zach Lowe’s article on the Jazz this week mentioned the possibility of trading for Jeff Teague, and Teague was confirmed as being available by Hawks writers, he’s been the talk of the Jazz community. Andy Larsen and Angi…
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  • A miserable shooting night in Minnesota helped turn Rodney Hood…

    A miserable shooting night in Minnesota helped turn Rodney Hood's season around

    sltrib.com Jan 28
    A miserable shooting night in Minnesota helped turn Rodney Hood's season around
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  • Salt City Seven: Expanding Offense, Hayward on the Future, Risi…

    Salt City Seven: Expanding Offense, Hayward on the Future, Rising Stars

    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) So much to talk about in just seven days’ worth of Jazz basketball. This 13th edition of our weekly wrap-up covers a lot of ground, from big picture offense stuff to dealing with a star’s message about winning to welcoming Favors …
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  • Rodney Hood and Raul Neto selected for Rising Stars challenge

    Rodney Hood and Raul Neto selected for Rising Stars challenge

    sltrib.com Jan 27
    Rodney Hood and Raul Neto selected for Rising Stars challenge
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  • Erick Green almost missed his NBA call-up by screening his call…

    Erick Green almost missed his NBA call-up by screening his calls

    yahoo.com Jan 27
    Yahoo Sports NBA reporter Shams Charania broke the news Tuesday that the Utah Jazz had signed guard Erick Green from the D-League's Reno Bighorns to a 10-day contract. It's a move aimed at adding a healthy body to a Jazz backcourt beset by injuries to p…
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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.
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    Mar 12
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    Mar 12
    Rudy Gobert had 19 points and 22 rebounds in Utah's 109-91 win over Houston.