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Monday Aug 25 | 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, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks

Monday Aug 25 | Deseret News

Photos: Jazz Bear and Bees' Bumble welcome kids back to school

The Utah Jazz Bear shoots silly string on kids Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, as Spring Lane Elementary School welcomes its students back to school in Holladay.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

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, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks

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, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Salt City Hoops

The NBA's Goaltending Leaders

Serge Ibaka goes for the block on Tony Parker's shot during this year's NBA playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sir Charles in Charge

The Sneaky Summer Of The Utah Jazz

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team Blue forward Gordon Hayward dribbles the ball during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

BleacherReport

Will Gordon Hayward Have His Bounce-Back Year Under New Jazz Coach Quin Snyder?

Gordon Hayward 's new four-year, $63 million contract - offered first by the Charlotte Hornets and matched days later by the Utah Jazz - could very well be a harbinger of the versatile forward's future worth.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Trey Burke, Alec Burks

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Jazz 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Utah Jazz 's rebuilding project, though it began in earnest last season, should truly kick into high gear in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Alec Burks, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers

SLC Dunk

NBA Preview 2015: Utah Jazz will be where in 12 months?

It's now August. Not August 2014. But August 2015. A whole year has passed since the doldrums of the NBA season where readers accuse blogs of mailing it in.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Miami Heat, Alec Burks, NBA Players, Dante Exum

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SLC Dunk

Kanter and Favors are Offseason Winners: The Downbeat #1428

Unless those who contribute their human and intellectual capital are given the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of the value creation they are driving, they will go where they have that opportunity - typically to newer, less tradition-bound companies.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt City Hoops

TeamSPACE and the 13-14 Jazz, Part 1

The 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 tracking data, namely their shooting prowess , passing and elements of rebounding.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Richard Jefferson, San Antonio Spurs

Salt City Hoops

Trevor Booker Video Scouting Report

Earlier this week, Andy Larsen did a terrific piece on this very site about the different reasons behind Utah's signing of veteran forward Trevor Booker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Rudy Gobert, Rodney Hood, Alec Burks

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Salt City Hoops

Enes Kanter Freelance Friday Roundtable

Editor's note: This Freelance Friday , we had 3 different submissions focusing on Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert

SLC Dunk

The Downbeat #1426: The Jazz are Caring and Impressive Edition

The Jazz have had a busy summer. Not only have they been busy hiring a new coach, drafting players, signing free agents and playing in the Las Vegas summer league for the first time in their history; the Jazz have been busy serving their community and others in need.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Deseret News

Photo gallery: Derrick Favors, Jazz host back-to-school party for youth

K Vaughn Allen stops to talk to Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors during a back to school party for youth from the Lied Boys and Girls club at the Zions Bank Basketball Center, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

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Salt City Hoops

Why the Utah Jazz Signed Trevor Booker

When looking at their team's performances last season, one thing Jazz management noticed was a lack of toughness.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks, NBA Players, Dante Exum

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Deseret News

The 2010 NBA draft redone: Where do Favors, Hayward land?

Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz react near the end of the game against New Orleans during NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Indiana Pacers, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Paul George

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Deseret News

Statistical analysis: Projecting how may games the Jazz will win

Nearly 20 percent of the projected 34 wins come from Derrick Favors, who led Utah in Win Shares last season with 5.1. His team-high 6.3 would be a career-high.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SLC Dunk

Utah Jazz Coach Quin Snyder Inspires Jealousy -- The Downbeat #1419

Coach Q gets the Millsap seal of approval, P3's effect on Kyle Korver, Dante Exum tries to identify a Ute, your FanPosts, and more.

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

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