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The Jazz’s Options With Enes Kanter

The Jazz’s Options With Enes Kanter

saltcityhoops.com Updated 2 hours ago
AP Photo/Joel Auerbach The Jazz have a 6’11, gregarious, occasionally Santa-themed, oft-bearded Turkish elephant in the living room as they play out another rebuilding season. Just as with burgeoning star Gordon Hayward last year, Utah faces the restric…
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  • The Triple Team:  Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Hornets

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Hornets

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 21 (yesterday)
    Marvin Williams three goggles. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) 1. The Fatigue Factor It was painfully obvious the Jazz were in the second game of a back-to-back Saturday night in Charlotte. The team looked lethargic all night long, leading to the…
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/19/14

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Magic 12/19/14

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    Basketball photo (featuring Jeremy Evans). (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images 1. Back-to-back for the first time since way back…..in February For the first time since February 24 and 26, and consequently this season, the Jazz managed to put…
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  • Aaron Falk, Jimbo Rudding, and Rajon Rondo Trade – Salt City Ho…

    Aaron Falk, Jimbo Rudding, and Rajon Rondo Trade – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 19 (4 days ago)
    (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700, we kick it off by discussing the big news of the day: Rajon Rondo’s trade to Dallas. Does this trade make Dallas better? Andy says yes, Ben says no. Then, we get int…
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  • Pace Check-in, and Notes on Exum, Kanter & Ingles

    Pace Check-in, and Notes on Exum, Kanter & Ingles

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    The Jazz are trying to speed things up, in more ways than one. (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images) As we’ve discussed plenty here at SCH, there is more to pace than anything a single number can convey. Sure, the Utah Jazz are still crawling…
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  • Rudy Gobert on his World Cup performance and other stuff from t…

    Rudy Gobert on his World Cup performance and other stuff from the cutting room floor

    sltrib.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    <freeform> Whether it’s doing something like this …  <iframe class="vine-embed" src=" width="480" height="480" frameborder="0"></iframe><script async src="//platform.vine.co/s…
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  • Former Ute Bogut out indefinitely with knee injury

    Former Ute Bogut out indefinitely with knee injury

    sltrib.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    Former Ute Bogut out indefinitely with knee injury
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  • Watch Dwyane Wade Drop Season-High 42 Points In Loss To Jazz

    Watch Dwyane Wade Drop Season-High 42 Points In Loss To Jazz

    dimemag.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    In Wednesday night’s matchup against the Utah Jazz, the Miami Heat used its 11th different starting lineup in 26 games. Chris Bosh remained sidelined with a calf strain for the third straight outing, while Josh McRoberts awaits upcoming surgery to a tor…
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 12/17/14

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 12/17/14

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)
    1. Jazz got out to a great start! As everyone knows, the Jazz have had many slow starts this season, falling routinely behind by double digits in the first quarter. Tonight against the Heat, they were immediately hot, especially from long range. The Jaz…
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  • How are Former Jazzmen Performing This Year?

    How are Former Jazzmen Performing This Year?

    saltcityhoops.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)
    Former Utah Jazz players Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap are thriving in Atlanta. (Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Image) Several former Utah Jazz players have been making the news lately. From Carlos Boozer coming off the bench, Andrei Kirilenko finally b…
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  • Watch Tyreke Evans Find Anthony Davis For Dagger Reverse Slam V…

    Watch Tyreke Evans Find Anthony Davis For Dagger Reverse Slam Versus Jazz

    dimemag.com nba.com ESPN.com Dec 16 (6 days ago)
    Basketball sure is fun – especially when you’re playing well. Watch a hyped Tyreke Evans find Anthony Davis in the snug pick-and-roll for a dagger reverse jam to cap the New Orleans Pelicans’ game-deciding fourth quarter comeback against the Utah Jazz. …
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  • Jazz big man Favors out vs. Pelicans

    Jazz big man Favors out vs. Pelicans

    nba.com sltrib.com Dec 16 (6 days ago)
    Utah coach Quinn Snyder says Derrick Favors' sprained right ankle will sideline him for a second straight game.
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  • Anthony Davis is back and will play against the Jazz

    Anthony Davis is back and will play against the Jazz

    sltrib.com Dec 16 (6 days ago)
    The last time Anthony Davis saw the Utah Jazz, he scored a career-high 43 points and made it look uncomfortably easy in doing so. And as recently as a few days ago, it looked like Davis wouldn’t be around for the rematch, since a chest contusion sent …
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  • Young Jazz get to see process of contending Wizards up close

    Young Jazz get to see process of contending Wizards up close

    sltrib.com Dec 15 (7 days ago)
    The Washington Wizards are 16-6 on the season, near the top of the southeast division and one of the elite teams in the eastern conference. But up until recently, they were right where the Utah Jazz currently are, struggling to find their way with a you…
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  • As losses pile up, Jazz players remaining positive

    As losses pile up, Jazz players remaining positive

    sltrib.com Dec 15 (7 days ago)
    Alec Burks stepped out of the shower, got dressed and enjoyed a good-natured joke with Enes Kanter along the way. Trey Burke, Jeremy Evans and Derrick Favors each found time to smile and chat with their teammates, following a 93-84 Utah Jazz loss to the…
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  • This Year’s Gifts for the Utah Jazz

    This Year’s Gifts for the Utah Jazz

    Christmastime is here. Christmas is a time for generosity. So, while it may be easy to focus on the negatives of an early 6 – 16 season, this post assumes the young Utah Jazz are securely on Santa’s Nice List. After all, there is quite a bit that is nic…
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  • Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors out against the Wizards

    Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors out against the Wizards

    sltrib.com Dec 14
    Like Friday night in the second half against the Miami Heat, the Utah Jazz will be shorthanded, and missing one of their most important players. Derrick Favors has been ruled out of Sunday’s matchup against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center…
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  • The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 12/12/14

    The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Heat 12/12/14

    I just thought this was a cool photo. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) 1. This is the story of the Jazz’s season: They give up a lead in the 1st half, fight back in the 2nd, but lose the game. Here’s tonight’s quarter by quarter breakd…
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  • Booker prepares to face old team

    Booker prepares to face old team

    sltrib.com Dec 13
    On Sunday, Trevor Booker will face his old team, the Washington Wizards. It will be a homecoming of sorts for the Jazz power forward. He and his best friend on the team - Kevin Seraphin - will hang out on Saturday night, grab some dinner, have some conv…
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  • For struggling Jazz, win over San Antonio lifted spirits

    For struggling Jazz, win over San Antonio lifted spirits

    sltrib.com Dec 12
    Quin Snyder gets peppered with questions after every loss — even after he leaves the arena. “My 2-year-old still likes me,” the Jazz coach quipped at shootaround Friday morning. “But my 4-year-old watches the games and she wants to know why we l…
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  • Gordie Chiesa, LOLakers, and More – Salt City Hoops Show on ESP…

    Gordie Chiesa, LOLakers, and More – Salt City Hoops Show on ESPN700

    (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s episode, our main guest is Gordie Chiesa, who shares his coaching experience on what the Jazz are doing well and what they need to improve on in order to become a contending team. We play…
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  • On Actions, Outcomes and Playing with Purpose

    On Actions, Outcomes and Playing with Purpose

    AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Oh good, you’re thinking. Another diagnostic piece about the Utah Jazz. Well, it comes with the territory. The Jazz narrowly avoided the worst losing streak since before all current Jazz players were born, so logic holds that there …
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  • Jazz partner up with University of Utah Health Care

    Jazz partner up with University of Utah Health Care

    sltrib.com Dec 11
    Alec Burks’ shoulder has been a source of some concern since even before he became a member of the Utah Jazz in June 2011. In a pre-draft workout with the Milwaukee Bucks, Burks was injured and it caused him to miss a scheduled workout with Charlotte.…
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  • Video - Jazz Down Magic 01:00

    Jazz Down Magic

    Dec 19
    The Jazz beat the Magic 101-94 for their first two-game winning streak of the season.
  • Video - Wade's 42 Not Enough To Stop The Jazz 01:15

    Wade's 42 Not Enough To Stop The Jazz

    Dec 17
    Despite Dwyane Wade's 42 points, the Heat fell to the Jazz, who got 29 points from Gordon Hayward in a 105-97 victory.
  • Video - Pelicans Edge Jazz 01:17

    Pelicans Edge Jazz

    Dec 16
    Anthony Davis scored 31 points in his return from injury in the Pelicans' 119-111 win over the Jazz.
  • Video - Washington Wins Fourth In A Row 00:46

    Washington Wins Fourth In A Row

    Dec 14
    Bradley Beal led all scorers with 22 points in the Wizards' 93-84 win over the Jazz.

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