Salt City Seven: Injury Woes, Historical Joe and More
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Joe Johnson heads to the basket and toward Jazz history. (utahjazz.com) You’ve waited all summer for this. No, not the return of NBA basketball… The Salt City Seven. Last year, we started the tradition of a weekly check-in on all things Jazz. Every Thur…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz Predictions Roundupsaltcityhoops.com Oct 26 (yesterday)Rodney Hood’s progress will continue to elevate this season. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Outside the Golden State Warriors, few teams had a better off-season than the Utah Jazz. They managed to add three savvy veterans in George Hill, Joe Johnson and …Share Tweet
Defining Success for Jazz Players in 2016-17saltcityhoops.com Oct 25 (3 days ago)Utahjazz.com/Getty As the Utah Jazz enter a season with high expectations, what does success look like for individual players? Success for the team will be measured by things such as making the playoffs and improving the core. But success at an individu…Share Tweet
Jazz shootaround: Derrick Favors out for season opener at Portlandsltrib.com Oct 25 (3 days ago)Portland, Ore. â¢ The sore knee/IT Band Syndrome thatâs dogged Derrick Favors since the beginning of training camp has spilled into the regular season. The Jazz will be without their starting power forward on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail …Share Tweetnba.com Oct 25 (3 days ago)LeBron knows teams gear up 'to beat me' | Rose: Regaining elite status 'a matter of time' | Jazz try to temper expectations | Pistons sign UdrihShare Tweet
Alec Burks: The Forgotten Man?saltcityhoops.com Oct 24 (4 days ago)Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE “Our best free agent, I’ve said this before, is Alec Burks.” One year ago, this is what Dennis Lindsey had to say about Alec Burks and the Utah Jazz offseason. He received criticism for the lack of initiative in using cap space an…Share Tweet
Schedule Spotlight: October/Novembersaltcityhoops.com Oct 24 (4 days ago)How long into the new season will it take before all four of Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors, and Gordon Hayward are on-court for the Jazz? [Melissa Majchrzak NBAE/Getty Images]At the end of each month, SCH’s resident schedule expert, Clint John…Share Tweet
The Utah Jazz Are All A Bunch Of Caffeine Fiends Now Thanks To Boris Diawdimemag.com Oct 21USA TODAY Sports/Getty Utah is a state, thanks to Mormonism, that frowns upon hot drinks. Ignoring the aspects of a religion that has rules about drink temperature, you would think this is the last place in the world a coffee connoisseur would thrive. B…Share Tweet
Phantom Cap Room Not a Reason to Make Rudy Waitsaltcityhoops.com Oct 20(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) In five days, the Utah Jazz will be playing basketball. Not exhibition basketball. Not glorified practice games. Real NBA basketball. But in 11 days, they have to have reached decisions on a contract extension for Rudy Gobert a…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz Waive Henry Simssaltcityhoops.com Oct 20Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images The Utah Jazz announced Thursday morning that they have waived center Henry Sims. Sims average 6.3 minutes per game in the preseason and it was clear he was facing an uphill battle to make the roster, with se…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 19Utah’s 2015-16 turn was hamstrung from the outset. Lead guard Dante Exum looked as skittish and ill-prepared as any teenaged point guard prospect with limited low-end international experience would during his 2014-15 rookie season, but his offseason ACL…Share Tweetsltrib.com Oct 19Jazz shootaround: Rodney Hood back in action after missing time with finger injuryShare Tweet
Reflections from the Not-Cheap Seats: Jazz vs. Clipperssaltcityhoops.com Oct 18During Monday night’s preseason Jazz blowout win over the Clippers, my 12-year-old son and I were fortunate enough to sit in VIP courtside seats for the first time in our lives. The Happy Dad and Son The fourth row seats — right behind the visitors’ ben…Share Tweet
The Exum Game: Coming Soon?saltcityhoops.com Oct 13Utahjazz.com/Melissa Majchrzak Just over three minutes into Wednesday night’s preseason game against Phoenix, Dante Exum was already cooking. At the 8:40 mark, the Jazz guard found himself in the corner, with Suns star Eric Bledsoe trying to deny him th…Share Tweet
Utah Jazz blog: Paige, Ford and Dawson waived in first round of cutssltrib.com Oct 13The Utah Jazz waived point guard Marcus Paige, forward Quincy Ford and center Eric Dawson on Thursday, as the teamâs front office made the first cuts of training camp. The Jazz roster now stands at 17 players and will have to be reduced to 15 before t…Share Tweet
Jazz blog: Injury holdouts precautionary, Snyder sayssltrib.com Oct 12Here are three things you need to know as the Jazz prepare to play the Phoenix Suns tonight at Vivint Smart Home Arena; 1. Some good news for the Jazz on Gordon Hayward, as he wonât need surgery on his broken finger, league sources tell The Tribune. S…Share Tweet
Jazz shootaround: Starters will be in short supply tonight vs. Sunssltrib.com Oct 12The injuries keep mounting for the Jazz. We know about Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks. Neither of those two are close to returning from a broken finger and knee surgery, respectively. Power forward Derrick Favors will miss his third consecutive preseason…Share Tweet
HOOP DREAMS: How The Utah Jazz Will Win The 2017 NBA Titledimemag.com Oct 11Getty Image The Utah Jazz will lose five of their first six games, with their sole win coming against the bumbling Los Angeles Lakers. They will have lost every other game by single digits, including an overtime barnburner in San Antonio, where George H…Share Tweetnba.com Oct 8Hayward's injury impact | Lowry planning to opt out | Bayless may miss start of seasonShare Tweet
Jazz blog: Dante Exum gets assignment to guard Suns' Devin BookerOne of the things the Jazz like so much about Dante Exum is his ability to defend both guard positions. Itâs the skill that got him on the floor as a rookie, and one of the reasons heâll be in Wednesdayâs starting lineup in place of Rodney Hood. T…Share Tweet
Jazz center, former Playmate of the Year break off their engagement over 'social media' issuesJazz center, former Playmate of the Year break off their engagement over 'social media' issuesShare Tweet
Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder looking for improvement tonight in PhoenixAs the Utah Jazz gear up to face the Phoenix Suns tonight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, coach Quin Snyder is simply looking for progress. It doesnât have to be substantial progress, mind you. He simply wants the second preseason game to be a bit bett…Share Tweet
George Hill Already Dishing Assistssaltcityhoops.com Oct 3Andy Lyons/Getty Images This summer when then Pacers point guard, George Hill, received news he was being traded to the Jazz, the Indiana native was shocked. “Last time I checked, I was supposed to retire from Indiana,” Hill said per Vigilant Sports wri…Share Tweet
Jazz Training Camp Week 1 News and Views – Salt City Hoops Showsaltcityhoops.com Sep 30The 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 …Share Tweet
Derrick Favors: Better Than You Think He Issaltcityhoops.com Sep 29Utahjazz.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…Share Tweet
Staff Scrimmage: Awards and Honors Watchsaltcityhoops.com Sep 29Will 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 …Share Tweet
Hayward Leads Jazz Past LakersMar 19Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.
Jazz Rout HornetsMar 16The Jazz scored 61 points in the first half and went on to beat the Hornets 94-66.
NBA Top 3 Plays Of The NightMar 12Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Kyrie Irving's big shot to send the game to overtime.
Gobert's Monster Game Carries JazzMar 12Rudy Gobert had 19 points and 22 rebounds in Utah's 109-91 win over Houston.