On this week's episode, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson reconvene after All-Star Weekend. Donovan Mitchell was the star of All-Star Saturday, how does that impact the him and the Jazz moving forward? How likely are the Jazz to make the playoffs, and how important of an accomplishment would it be? If the Jazz do move on from Derrick Favors in free agency, how will the Jazz fill the power forward hole? Will the break stop the rolling Jazz? We also have Kyle Goon on in the middle of the show to talk about All-Star weekend, the Jazz's bid for the 2022 or 2023 contest, and more.
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and JP Chunga talk about the 10-game winning streak. What's the best win of the bunch? Is it the comeback win against San Antonio? The 30 point win against Golden State? We talk about Donovan Mitchell's Rookie of the Year candidacy. Dan Clayton joins us to talk about the streak, and the futures of Derrick Favors and Dante Exum, upcoming free agents. Finally, we take your questions and go around the NBA. All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show!
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Ben Anderson and J.P. Chunga talk about the suddenly core-of-the-sun hot Utah Jazz. What's clicking for the Jazz, and what's just luck? Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert, and more are discussed. But the win streak comes at an unusual part of the season, right before the trade deadline. Will the Jazz's plan change at the deadline based on the win streak? Then, the hosts bring on usual co-host Andy Larsen into the show from Memphis to talk about the team. We take your questions throughout. All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show!
With less than a week remaining for NBA teams to complete in-season trades, Ken Clayton joins Dan Clayton to talk about the latest deadline intrigue. Nikola Mirotic, a known Jazz target, was dealt to New Orleans on Thursday, so what other options does GM Dennis Lindsey have? Ken and Dan spend the podcast nailing down a fair return for each of Utah's four most likely trade chips, and parse a number of rumors along the way.
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the situation of the Utah Jazz: 10th in the Western Conference, with 2 weeks to go until the trade deadline. Tony Jones joins us in the middle of the show to talk about the situation surrounding Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood, among other Jazz players. Meanwhile, we answer your listener questions about the possibility of a Kevin Love deal, Niko Mirotic update, and more.
Ben Anderson and Andy Larsen really did have a show plan for today's episode, but you guys asked so many questions on Twitter that we just spent the entire show talking about what you all wanted to talk about. Things like: what is Derrick Favors' trade value, anyway? Why have there been so many fights and ejections in the NBA recently? What are the Jazz going to do about Ricky Rubio? How about Joe Johnson? Is Evan Fournier a good idea? All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show!
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, it's all about the trade rumor that would bring Nikola Mirotic to the Utah Jazz. How good is Niko, and how could the Jazz get him? Hosts Andy Larsen and JP Chunga discuss. We look at some trade ideas involving Mirotic, and talk about his unique trade situation. Then, we answer your questions: would the Jazz be interested in Andrew Wiggins? How much value does Derrick Favors really have? Finally, we answer some basketball hypotheticals: how good would the Golden State Warriors be if they had to play in socks? All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show!
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Ben Anderson and Andy Larsen talk about the year that was for the Utah Jazz in 2017, and preview 2018. In particular, we look at the 5 biggest stories for the Jazz in 2017, the 5 best players for the Jazz in the 2017-18 season so far, the 5 biggest things to watch for in 2018, 5 (okay, we added more) crazy trade ideas for the Jazz in 2018, and finally, the 5 biggest villains for the Jazz in 2017. In between, we answer your questions, talk about the Jazz's win over the Cavs, and what's happening in the NBA. All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show!
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 consistent performances from several key players. The Clayton bros discuss an expanded role for Derrick Favors, and talk about why Utah's recent poor play has a lot to do with the up-and-down production in the backcourt.
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson look at what's going on with the 3-game winless Utah Jazz. Do moves need to be made? Changes to the starting lineup? What's the answer? As always, we take your Twitter questions and calls. Finally the big second hour segment is on possible Derrick Favors trades. With Favors unlikely to re-sign in 2018, what can and should the Jazz do? All that and more on this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show!
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, host Andy Larsen and guest host Marcos Aragon talk about the suddenly much more positive Jazz, who have gone 3-0 since our last episode. How much of Ricky Rubio's shooting and aggressiveness is sustainable? Donovan Mitchell has had two excellent games of the three, how much has he developed? Also in this show, new Deseret News Jazz beat writer Eric Woodyard joins the program, and old friend and SCH editor Dan Clayton talks about every facet of the Jazz's performance so far. It's the Salt City Hoops Show!
After the Jazz lost back to back games in ugly fashion to the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns, things are looking pretty pessimistic in Salt Lake City. What's going wrong with the 2-3 Jazz? Will they ever be able to score? Will Donovan Mitchell get better? This Jazz team has a lot of questions. But how panicked should you be? We're still only five games in, after all. Hosts Ben Anderson and Andy Larsen look at how optimistic (or not) Jazz fans should be in the bigger picture.
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the first week of Jazz happenings. Who has impressed, who hasn't, and other news and notes from training camp and whatnot. Donovan Mitchell has impressed, talking about all of the new players, and much more.
On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, Ben Anderson is out, so Andy Larsen called in some favors, filling in each segment with four of the biggest names in Jazz coverage. We start with Andy Bailey from Bleacher Report, talking about Ricky Rubio's performance during Eurobasket and Bailey's proposed Jazz rotation. Then, it's on to former show co-host Zach Harper, talking about Rubio (and in particular, his defense). Then, Dan Clayton comes on the show, talking about how the Jazz will play differently this season without Gordon Hayward. Finally, the Salt Lake Tribune's Tony Jones joins the program, giving us an update on the offseasons of Derrick Favors, Alec Burks, and Dante Exum. All four guests answer two questions: 1) What would your final offer be to Rodney Hood if you were Dennis Lindsey? and 2) Where will the Jazz finish in the Western Conference, and how many games will they win? All that and more in