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Saturday Sep 13 | Salt City Hoops

Gordon Hayward Video Scouting Report

As we near the start of the 2014-15 season, the current iteration of the Jazz franchise that's centered around youth and potential will be looked at to move their way out of their current spot in the Western Conference cellar. While the additions of potential stars Rodney Hood and Dante Exum will be key facets to the future of the organization, the fate of one of the organization's most popular players stood as perhaps the most important aspect of Utah's off-season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Rodney Hood, Dante Exum, Trey Burke

Wed Sep 10, 2014

SLC Dunk

How Bright Is The Future For The Utah Jazz?: The Downbeat #1448

Utah plummets in ESPN's Future Power Rankings. Also: how Dante Exum is doing, NBA court-design rankings, an early season preview, and more.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Dante Exum, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke

Tue Sep 02, 2014

BleacherReport

10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out in New Roles During 2014-15

Movement is constant in basketball, even during the offseason. And for these 10 NBA players, moving into a new role in 2014-15 could be all they need to break out.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Utah Jazz

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SLC Dunk

JuMu's Jazzmen Previews: #6 Dante Exum

This post marks the halfway mark of the countdown for my top 10 Jazz players for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Dante Exum, John Stockton

SLC Dunk

Toure Murry Joins The Utah Jazz Big Band: The Downbeat #1439

No, seriously, we pretty much have enough players to fill out a Basie-style orchestra.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Rudy Gobert, Ian Clark, John Lucas III

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SLC Dunk

Ways to improve the 2014-15 Utah Jazz: #3 - Gordon Hayward's Shot

For the past decade, about two lotto teams suddenly make an improvement of 15 or more wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter

Lake Show Life

Wesley Johnson On Borrowed Time

Jan 24, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lake Show Life

Wesley Johnson On Borrowed Time

Jan 24, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Johnson against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Challenge Each New NBA Head Coach Is Facing Entering 2014-15

You're still new, figuring out how things run, sometimes battling the adjustments that come with relocating.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Salt City Hoops

Coach Quin Snyder: Communication and Development

He's incredibly articulate. You'd expect that from someone with a J.D./M.B.A., but it's still wonderfully refreshing to listen to him in an interview.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter

SLC Dunk

Free Agency 2014: Utah Jazz additions Dee Bost, Kevin Murphy, Brock Motum, and Jack Cooley mean what?

For whatever reason, the Utah Jazz are announcing their training camp invites pretty early this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kevin Murphy, Ian Clark, Rodney Hood, Trey Burke

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SLC Dunk

Ways to improve the 2014-15 Utah Jazz: #2 - Protecting the Paint

For the past decade, about two lotto teams suddenly make an improvement of 15 or more wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players

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