Examining the Utah Jazz Bench
saltcityhoops.com Updated Aug 29 (4 days ago)
Jeremy Evans and Rudy Gobert will play important bench roles for the Jazz. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images) The key to how good the Utah Jazz can be in 2014-15 probably lies in the developmental leaps by key players such as Gordon Hayward a…Upvote Share Tweet
Freelance Friday: 3 Positives and Negatives of Dante Exum’s Play in FIBA Warmupssaltcityhoops.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)(news.com.au) Editor’s note: This is one of our Freelance Friday posts, a chance for users from around the Jazz community to contribute to Salt City Hoops. This post was written by Brad Tilley. Brad (@bradjtilley) is a devoted Jazz fan who can’t watch a…Upvote Share Tweet
What If: the Utah Jazz had kept Donyell Marshall?saltcityhoops.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)Associated Press Pondering the “what ifs” in sports can be painful and unhealthy. But like so many things in life that are painful and unhealthy, we do it. We spent time analyzing, scrutinizing, occasionally obsessing on what might have been. You know y…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz sign free agent guard Kevin Murphysltrib.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)A year after being traded away by the Jazz, guard Kevin Murphy has come full circle, signing a deal with Utah on Wednesday. Murphy was the Jazz’s offering to Golden State in the salary dump trade that brought Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brand…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz sign Brock Motum, Toure Murrysltrib.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)Add two more names to the Utah Jazz roster. The team on Tuesday announced the signing of Australian forward Brock Motum and, according to league sources, the team has also reached a deal with free agent guard Touré Murry. Murry and the Jazz have been in…Upvote Share Tweet
Laura’s Utah Jazz Offseason Gradessaltcityhoops.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)Nathaniel S. Butler – NBAE via Getty Images Here are my offseason grades for the Jazz: 1. Ty Corbin / Quin Snyder Whether you want to call it a firing, or that the Jazz chose not to renew Tyrone Corbin’s contract, the outcome was the same: Corbin was no…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 25Dick Bavetta retired last week after a 39-year career as an NBA referee. The longtime whistleblower did so in a relatively unspectacular fashion, considering his accomplishments, granting interviews to the league’s website and the Associated Press, hard…Upvote Share Tweet
Jazz hopeful Bost looks to avoid return to Boisesltrib.com Aug 23There is a steep road near Dee Bost’s home in North Carolina, where he has spent his summer working out at his old high school, and he runs up it every day. “It goes straight up,” says Bost, the 24-year-old point guard. “It’s tough. I’m just trying to g…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz Roster Additions: Dee Bost, Kevin Murphy, and Jack Cooleysaltcityhoops.com Aug 21Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE While training camp is still several weeks away, the Utah Jazz roster is starting to materialize quickly. In the past week, three names have emerged: point guard Dee Bost, shooting guard Kevin Murphy and forward Jack Cooley. Who a…Upvote Share Tweet
Jazz sign free agent Cooleynba.com Aug 19The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Jack Cooley. Per team policy, financial terms were not released.Upvote Share Tweet
Trey Burke Video Scouting Reportsaltcityhoops.com Aug 18Photo by Melissa Majchrzak – NBAE via Getty Images After the expected departures of Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap during the 2013 offseason, it was apparent that the Jazz were in the midst of an extended rebuilding period. While that chapter of the fran…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winnersdimemag.com Aug 17July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…Upvote Share Tweet
TeamSPACE and the Jazz’s “Core Five”saltcityhoops.com Aug 15Earlier in the week, I spent some time breaking down last year’s Jazz starting (and most-used) lineup using shooting data expertly compiled by Matt D’Anna of Nylon Calculus – how the five-man unit as a whole as well as individuals within it functioned i…Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Aug 14Somebody once said the two hardest things in the world to do are climbing a wall that’s leaning toward you and kissing someone who’s leaning away. The Jazz in 2014-15 will be attempting the equivalent of both. Their schedule was released on Wednesday, a…Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Aug 13Some of the NBA’s biggest names are coming to EnergySolutions Arena in November. Dwight Howard and the Rockets, LeBron James and the new-look Cavaliers, Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder, Derrick Rose, and the star-studded Clippers will all make thei…Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' MurryESPN.com Aug 13The Utah Jazz are closing in on a deal to sign free-agent guard Toure Murry away from the New York Knicks, according to NBA front-office sources.Upvote Share Tweet
A History of Left-Handed Utah Jazz Playerssaltcityhoops.com Aug 13Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images In case you were not aware, August 13th is officially Left-Handers Day. With that in mind, and because it is also interesting to review Jazz history, it seems fitting that Salt City Hoops takes a look b…Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Aug 12Donald Sterling is no longer the owner of the Clippers, no longer a part of the NBA. The league on Tuesday announced it had finalized the sale of the L.A. franchise, transferring control from the team’s disgraced long-time owner to former Microsoft CEO …Upvote Share Tweet
TeamSPACE and the 13-14 Jazz, Part 1saltcityhoops.com Aug 11The NBA may take the summer off, particularly the typically dead month of August, but nerdiness has no “season”, so neither do I. Last week I used this space to look at some contextualized elements of last season for the Jazz through the lens of SportVU…Upvote Share Tweet
Enes Kanter Freelance Friday Roundtablesaltcityhoops.com Aug 8(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) Editor’s note: This Freelance Friday, we had 3 different submissions focusing on Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter. As a result, I decided that the best way to include all 3 point of views was a roundtable o…Upvote Share Tweet
World Watch: Utah Jazz Guys Tuning Up With National Teamssaltcityhoops.com Aug 8A hoopless August? No way. A few Jazz players are keeping busy this summer in preparation for FIBA’s World Cup of Basketball in Spain. And even though that tournament doesn’t start until the very end of August, the exhibition lead-up has some Jazz guys …Upvote Share Tweet
The Utah Jazz Search for a Third Point Guardsaltcityhoops.com Aug 6Photo: Anthony J. Causi, NY Post The Utah Jazz always carry three point guards on the roster. That is one of the constant constants with this organization, going back to the dawn of time. With the team guaranteeing combo guard Ian Clark’s deal for the 2…Upvote Share Tweet
Why the Utah Jazz Signed Trevor Bookersaltcityhoops.com Aug 5(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) When looking at their team’s performances last season, one thing Jazz management noticed was a lack of toughness. This came out especially on the defensive end: despite a seemingly capable roster, with …Upvote Share Tweetsltrib.com Aug 5Gordon Hayward is a step closer to basketball’s World Cup. The Utah Jazz swingman survived a first round of cuts, and will be one of 16 finalists to continue training with the national team in Chicago later this month. The cuts come after a three-day ca…Upvote Share Tweet
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