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Jazz Training Camp Week 1 News and Views – Salt City Hoops Show

Jazz Training Camp Week 1 News and Views – Salt City Hoops Show

saltcityhoops.com Updated 19 hours ago
The lovely Zions Bank Basketball Center. On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Zach Harper finally have the basketball world back. We get into it first by talking about (and hearing from) the Jazz players and coaches …
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  • Derrick Favors: Better Than You Think He Is

    Derrick Favors: Better Than You Think He Is

    saltcityhoops.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Utahjazz.com/Melissa Majchrzak No matter how good you think Jazz power forward Derrick Favors is, there’s a good chance he’s better. Even as the Jazz hype train barrels down the tracks with column after column citing reasons for optimism in Utah, Favors…
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  • Staff Scrimmage: Awards and Honors Watch

    Staff Scrimmage: Awards and Honors Watch

    saltcityhoops.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Will Hayward soar to his first ASG appearance? (utahjazz.com/Andrew D. Bernstein) We’re kicking off Jazz training camp season with a series of collaborative columns about fun & burning topics. Today, we continue the series by taking some guesses on …
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  • Staff Scrimmage: Contract Decisions Loom

    Staff Scrimmage: Contract Decisions Loom

    saltcityhoops.com Sep 28 (2 days ago)
    Utahjazz.com/Getty Our SCH staff has been celebrating the return of basketball with a series of roundtable columns about the excitement and expectations around the Utah Jazz and about rotation decisions. But October doesn’t just bring basketball — it is…
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  • Who is the Fastest Man on the Utah Jazz?

    Who is the Fastest Man on the Utah Jazz?

    saltcityhoops.com yahoo.com Sep 28 (2 days ago)
    Maddie Meyer/Getty Images What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the words “Utah Jazz”? Do you think of Jerry Sloan, Karl Malone and John Stockton? Or do you think of more recent seasons with Quin Snyder, Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, and a te…
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  • Staff Scrimmage: Camp Kick-off

    Staff Scrimmage: Camp Kick-off

    saltcityhoops.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) We’re finally here. Utah Jazz fall training camp officially begins later today when players and staff will meet with the media at Zions Bank Basketball Center. That means that soon we’ll have actual basketball thin…
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  • Why The Jazz Will Make The NBA’s Biggest Leap Next Season

    Why The Jazz Will Make The NBA’s Biggest Leap Next Season

    dimemag.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    Getty Image Quick, who’s had the best offseason in the NBA? Correct, it’s the Golden State Warriors. But who had the second-best offseason? I’ll admit it’s a pretty big drop-off, but taking everything into consideration, there’s a strong case to be made…
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  • Why Did The Jazz Sign Henry Sims?

    Why Did The Jazz Sign Henry Sims?

    Four-year NBA veteran Henry Sims is the latest addition to the Jazz roster. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports) The Utah Jazz got one step closer to finalizing their training camp roster, inking veteran center Henry Sims. While this appears to be a simple…
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  • Jazz shuffle staff: A week before training camp starts for the …

    Jazz shuffle staff: A week before training camp starts for the Utah J…

    sltrib.com Sep 19
    A week before training camp starts for the Utah Jazz, head coach Quin Snyder is making changes to his coaching staff. In a move announced by the Jazz on Monday evening, Igor Kokoskov has been promoted up the assistant coaching ladder and will sit on the…
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  • S.I.’s Top 100, Team Offseasons, Rodney Hood, and more – Salt C…

    S.I.’s Top 100, Team Offseasons, Rodney Hood, and more – Salt City Hoops Show

    Head coach Quin Snyder has relied heavily on the impressive trio of Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Gordon Hayward. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) In this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and guest host Stephen Lindsey look at all s…
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  • Utah Jazz: All five projected starters make SI's 'Top 100 NBA p…

    Utah Jazz: All five projected starters make SI's 'Top 100 NBA players'

    sltrib.com Sep 15
    The month of September. In NBA circles, those are the weeks preceding training camp where the prognostications begin churning. Different media outlets start predicting, social media starts rumbling and generally the NBA world begins to awaken from the p…
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  • Utah Jazz: Stars acquire returning player rights for PG Aaron C…

    Utah Jazz: Stars acquire returning player rights for PG Aaron Craft

    sltrib.com Sep 15
    The Utah Jazz D-League affiliate Salt Lake City Stars has acquired the returning player rights for Jazz summer league participant Aaron Craft in a trade with the Golden State Warriors’ D-League affiliate. Craft, a former Ohio State point guard, was ac…
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  • New Jazz Point Guard George Hill Did Some Spontaneous Homeless …

    New Jazz Point Guard George Hill Did Some Spontaneous Homeless Outreach In Utah

    dimemag.com Sep 15
    Some people talk about giving back to their community. Others put their money where their mouth is. Former Pacers guard George Hill landed in Utah this summer after being blindsided by a multi-team trade that netted Indiana Jeff Teague, and it looks lik…
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  • Rodney Hood And The Third Year Leap

    Rodney Hood And The Third Year Leap

    Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images A year ago, the dialogue around the Utah Jazz centered around questions of player growth, such as whether Gordon Hayward could take a step to become a team’s lead dog and whether Rudy Gobert would develop offensively…
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  • Players In SLC, Death Lineups, Favors, and more – Salt City Hoo…

    Players In SLC, Death Lineups, Favors, and more – Salt City Hoops Show

    (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Zach Harper begin by talking about the Jazz players making their way to camp for basketball in September. With training camp just over two w…
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  • Jazz sign Ford to partially guaranteed deal

    Jazz sign Ford to partially guaranteed deal

    sltrib.com Sep 7
    The Utah Jazz have signed rookie small forward Quincy Ford, the team formally announced on Wednesday morning. In a deal that comes with a partial guarantee of $75,000, Ford, a 6-foot-8 small forward out of Northeastern, will attend training camp, which …
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  • Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?

    Could Pleiss Deal Clear the Way for Extensions?

    AP Photo/Steve Dykes The Jazz’s Friday trade with Philadelphia shows that the erstwhile asset-hoarders have changed gears. Spending picks at all is a big shift for GM Dennis Lindsey, who has been on the receiving end of those types of trade more often t…
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  • Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    nba.com Aug 26
    The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.
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  • League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Right…

    League, Players’ Union Should Fix Counterproductive Draft Rights Rules

    utahjazz.com (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE) The Utah Jazz signed guard Marcus Paige this week, a move that makes it less likely they’ll still hold the former Tar Heel’s draft rights once the season begins. Yeah, you read that right. Less likely. Beca…
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  • Jazz coach Johnnie Bryant traveling to Angola for Basketball Wi…

    Jazz coach Johnnie Bryant traveling to Angola for Basketball Without Borders camp

    sltrib.com Aug 23
    Jazz coach Johnnie Bryant traveling to Angola for Basketball Without Borders camp
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  • Jazz Schedule Release and Olympics – Salt City Hoops Show

    Jazz Schedule Release and Olympics – Salt City Hoops Show

    (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images) On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Andy Larsen welcomes new SCH writer Spencer Wixom as a fill-in co-host on the show while Zach Harper is on vacation. We begin by talking about the NBA sch…
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  • Dante Exum Says He’s ‘Fully Recovered’ After Missing Last Seaso…

    Dante Exum Says He’s ‘Fully Recovered’ After Missing Last Season With A Knee Injury

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    USA TODAY Sports After an up-and-down rookie season with the Utah Jazz in 2014-15, Dante Exum’s career suffered a major setback last year. During a summer exhibition game with the Australian national team, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 Draft suffer…
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  • A Projected Substitution Pattern For The Utah Jazz

    A Projected Substitution Pattern For The Utah Jazz

    (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) In my last article, I laid out a rotation and minutes projection and discussed why each player will get the specific number of minutes that I projected. In this article, we are going to look at typical substitution p…
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  • Projecting the Rotation for the Utah Jazz

    Projecting the Rotation for the Utah Jazz

    (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) The Utah Jazz made big moves trading for George Hill and Boris Diaw while also adding veteran Joe Johnson in free agency this offseason. These moves gave the Jazz some much-needed depth after losing 179 combined ga…
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  • Jazz unveil preseason schedule, tip off Oct. 3 at Portland

    Jazz unveil preseason schedule, tip off Oct. 3 at Portland

    sltrib.com Aug 3
    Jazz unveil preseason schedule, tip off Oct. 3 at Portland
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  • Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II

    Give & Go: Jazz vs. the West Part II

    AP Photo/Rick Bowmer In part one of this mental exercise, a pair of SCH writers tried to figure out exactly which Western Conference teams the Jazz will top in the 2016-17 standings. Here, Aaron Hefner and Dan Clayton go back to work, asking the same qu…
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  • Ex-Jazz coach Ty Corbin goes to Phoenix in assistant's role

    Ex-Jazz coach Ty Corbin goes to Phoenix in assistant's role

    sltrib.com Jul 28
    Tyrone Corbin is back in the NBA coaching ranks. After head coaching stints with the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings, Corbin’s hiring by the Phoenix Suns as an assistant coach is now official. Corbin was an interim head coach for the Kings during t…
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  • The Jazz Are Reportedly ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Consider Trading G…

    The Jazz Are Reportedly ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Consider Trading Gordon Hayward

    dimemag.com Jul 23
    USA TODAY Sports The Jazz have actually obtained a pretty nice roster for themselves heading into the 2016-17 season. They have a solid core of young emerging guards like Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, and Shelvin Mack, they still have one of the West’s best …
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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.