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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- According to a recent report, one of Nike’s new Utah Jazz jerseys will feature gold as the primary color for the first time in franchise history. With Summer League now over, the free agency market mostly dried up and trade talks regarding
Just when the Jazz had a break in the on-court action, ESPN’s “Woj” filled the awkward silence by ushering in the rumors of trade season. Adrian Wojnarowski detailed the latest NBA trade scuttlebutt on Monday, and his co
Two of the Utah Jazz’s newest additions, Jonas Jerebko and Thabo Sefolosha, appear primed to be perfect fits on their new team. A couple days ago in wake of Jonas Jerebko officially inking his new two-year agreement with the Utah Jazz, I wa
Welcome to a very rookie-heavy edition of the weekly Salt City Seven. Donovan Mitchell is central to more than have of the week’s sections, and with good reason. The 21-year-old is now leading the Jazz (and the rookie class) in scoring, gar
According to reports, the Utah Jazz have renounced their rights to back-up center Jeff Withey and former second-round pick Tyrone Wallace. On the heels of their free agent signings over the last week, the Utah Jazz made two more moves on Tuesday. Acc
After Donovan Mitchell’s 29 points helped the Jazz spoil LeBron James’ birthday on Saturday night, Utah fell short in their attempt to string together back-to-back wins for the first time since their six-game win streak concluded
The Utah Jazz recently came to a new agreement withfree agent Joe Ingles who gave some heart-warming insight on his plans to use some of his significantpay raise to give back to those in need. Earlier in the month, Utah Jazz swingman Joe Ingles commi
There isn’t a ton of good news to discuss in this last Salt City Seven of 2017. The Jazz have been in their deepest and most protracted funk of the season, but as we cover in the main section today, things might be about to […]Aut
There were plenty of good reasons for Gordon Hayward to join the Boston Celtics, however, he could very well find himself missing one of the finest pieces the Utah Jazz had to offer. As disappointing as it was for Utah Jazz fans to learn that their o
Whew, that was a lot of basketball. Since the last installment of the Salt City Seven, the Utah Jazz completed their first 5-games-in-7-nights stretch of the season. They’ve had two different 5-in-8 sprints, and a number of 4-in-6s. But the
Despite some impressive performances, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell was noticeably absent from All-Summer League teams announced Monday. Before the 2017 NBA Draft, people were sleeping on Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell. Sure, he was largely co
The San Antonio Spurs visited the Utah Jazz on Thursday night without two starters and with Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker on minute limitations. Knowing what it feels like to be riddled with injuries and short-staffed, the Jazz didn’t send
Thabo Sefolosha, who is set to join the Utah Jazz as a back-up to starting wing Joe Ingles, will co-captain the African squad for the 2017 NBA Africa Game. Last week, defensive specialist Thabo Sefolosha agreed in principle to a deal with the Utah Ja
LeBron James proved to be too much for the Jazz to handle. In an entertaining and competitive game, James’ Cavaliers ultimately pulled away from the Jazz, 109-100. James logged a triple double with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists on
One of the newest Utah Jazz free agent signings, Jonas Jerebko, took to Twitter to express just how excited he is to play for such an amazing organization next year. The Utah Jazz and their fans were dealt subsequent tough blows on the week of Indepe
Despite having just two games since our last installment of the Salt City Seven, this was an eventful week in Jazzland. The losing streak continued, players coming back from injury exacerbated the ongoing lineup discussions and jerseys leaked. But be
One of the Utah Jazz’s newest signings, Ekpe Udoh, has a chance to make an impact behind Rudy Gobert in 2017-18. Throughout the week, the Utah Jazz have been making some under-the-radar moves. One of those included reaching a two-year, $6.5
While most of Jazz Nation is wondering if Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors can coexist, the question may actually be better phrased around guard Ricky Rubio. With Rubio navigating the ship and both bigs anchoring down low, the Jazz are simply unable to
The Utah Jazz made two more signings on Monday, inking summer league standout Eric Griffin and BC Zalgiris wing Royce O’Neale. Last week was a busy one for the Utah Jazz and GM Dennis Lindsey. With spots to fill on their 15-man roster, Lind
The tough part of the Utah Jazz’s December is decidedly underway. After opening the month with a pair of convincing home wins, Utah dropped back to the .500 with back-to-back losses to the Thunder and Rockets.There’s very little s
Although it’s far too early to be considering such a thing, here’s a look at some solid unrestricted free agent options for the Utah Jazz that hit the market in 2018. In the wake of the departure of All-Star Gordon Hayward and wit
As soon as Gordon Hayward announced on July 4 that he was taking his 22 points a game to the Boston Celtics, the Utah Jazz’s biggest question became how the team would score without its top scorer since 2011. How would Utah replacea shot cr
When the Utah Jazz facethe Boston Celtics next season, Joe Ingles may have a special surprise in store for former Jazzman Gordon Hayward. So this isn’texactly a hot take, but Gordon Hayward’s decision to spurn the Utah Jazz in fav
In the month of December, the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder will square off three times, starting tonight in Oklahoma at 6 p.m. MST. The Thunder entered the season as overwhelming favorites to win the division, but with a quarter of the season
The Utah Jazz have added three new pieces to the roster this last week. The roster is starting to take shape, and with all the new additions, it looks vastly different from last year’s squad. No one would’ve guessed this is what t
The surging Jazz have now played more than a fourth of their 2017-18 season. Now 12-11, Utah passed the quarter mark this past week, which makes it a good time to check in on some trends, key players and expectations in light of a growing [&#8230
According to some recent NBA win projections released by SportsLine, the Utah Jazz’s outlook for 2017-18 isn’t all that promising. One of the most exciting parts of the NBA offseason is trying to predict how all the various trades
If it feels like we just did this, it’s because, well, we kind of just did this. The holiday moved last week’s Salt City Seven column back a couple of days, which means this edition covers a shorter period than usual. But there&am
For the Utah Jazz to have a legitimate shot at getting back to the playoffs, they are going to need Derrick Favors to take the leap we all felt he was capable of after the 2015-16 season. Ifsomebody made the comment at the end of the 2015-16 season,
The absence of Utah’s leading scorer didn’t slow them down much in Tuesday’s matchup with the Denver Nuggets. Rodney Hood and his 17.7 points per game weren’t available, but other Jazz playerspitched in to give
The fifth episode of the Three-Point Threat Podcast welcomes a new guest to the show while also covering the Utah Jazz’s recentsignings and what they’ll have to do to make the playoffs this upcoming season. The Utah Jazz have been
Normally we gather here every week to relive the stories and games from seven days in Jazzland. Because of the holiday, you get bonus coverage this week. Here are the big stories, key numbers, awesome plays and superb performances since our last SC7,
After just one season with the Utah Jazz, Boris Diaw will move on to the next chapter of his basketball career. If James Bond was a 6-foot-8 French basketball player, he would be Boris Diaw. When the Utah Jazz big man isn’t throwing no-look
  The Jazz suffered their sixth straight road loss on Friday night for a lot of different reasons: porous defense, not enough players breaking the paint, and an overall energy deficit. But the fair place to start in picking apart the club&am
In a recent podcast, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated that he believes the Utah Jazz are primed to make a significant dealrelatively soon. For anyone that thought that Dennis Lindsey was going to simply rest on the job and stand pat in free ag
The struggles continue for the Jazz, who since our last Salt City Seven lost three more games andmore importantlytheir best player. In this week’s modular recap of all-things-Jazz, we dissect the recent struggles a bit, and we also check ou
The Utah Jazz made their third transaction in the last 24 hours by coming to a two-year, $6.5 million agreement with Euroleague star and former NBA player Ekpe Udoh. It’s been an extremely busy 24 hours for the Utah Jazz as they look to fin
The Utah Jazz got a season-best scoring outburst from Rodney Hood on Wednesday, and Donovan Mitchell got a memorable Madison Square Garden debut. Neither, though, got when they came to Manhattan for: a first road win of the 2017-18 season. The Jazz s
The Utah Jazz made their second signing in 24 hours, inking power forwardJonas Jerebko to a two-year, $8.2 million deal, according to reports. Wednesday was a busy day for the Utah Jazz. Following their reported signing of small forward Thabo Sefolos
The Utah Jazz were hoping for better luck against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night, or even a case ofdj vu in the form of a closer game.Instead, they were on the wrong end of a blowout. Remember, the first matchup versus these pesky Wolves
Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles recently made some hilarious comments about former teammate Gordon Hayward. And while they were likely largely sarcastic, they still provide some intriguing insight on how Hayward’s former teammates are handling
Dan and Ken Clayton huddle up to discuss the news that Rudy Gobert will miss four to six weeks with a bruised knee. The Jazz had already been slumping, and Gobert’s injury raises the stakes for finding answers in the rotation and getting co
With spots to fill on the wing, the Utah Jazz have come to terms on a contract with swingmanThabo Sefolosha. Following the departure of Gordon Hayward, the Utah Jazz were left shorthanded on the wing. Particularly at the small forward position where
Since the start of the 2015-16 season, the Salt City Seven has been our weekly, multi-faceted way of catching up on all things Jazz through a number of different lenses. SCH readers occasionally ask ifthere’s a page with, for example, all o