Salt City Hoops Ep. 177: What to do in 2018, jerseys, & more

On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the future of the Utah Jazz. In particular, with Ekpe Udoh, Jonas Jerebko, and Thabo Sefolosha all having their second years of their contracts nonguaranteed, what options will the Jazz have in the summer of 2018? We look at the NBA schedule …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 176: Ricky Rubio PnR, 2018 Buyers and Sellers

On this week’s offseason episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson take a look at some of the issues of this year’s Jazz team. Will Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert play together? Will Ricky Rubio pick and roll work? We’re optimistic. In our second hour, we look at the other 29 teams and try …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 175: Jazz FAs, Derrick Favors, and Your Questions

On this episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Ben Anderson and Andy Larsen review the Jazz’s offseason so far. Gordon Hayward’s departure is mentioned and discussed. Then, we look at Donovan Mitchell’s summer league, and his NBA comparison from the past and present. We answer some calls and tweets, before talking to Dan Clayton about Derrick Favors. What …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 174: Quick Ekpe Udoh Report from Greece’s George Orfanakis

After a flurry of Utah Jazz signings, Salt City Hoops welcomes a European hoops journalist to talk about what the Jazz are getting with the addition of 2010 lottery pick Ekpe Udoh. Fans probably know a bit about Thabo Sefolosha and Jonas Jerebko, but Udoh has spent the last two seasons overseas, and as such might be less familiar to …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 173: What Now? Reader Q&A in the Aftermath of Hayward Departure

Gordon Hayward’s departure from the Utah Jazz has created a bunch of questions about the club’s path forward. In this SCH podcast, associate editor Dan Clayton tackles reader questions about the state of the Jazz, the near-term options and likelihood of eventually replacing Hayward with another number one offensive option. This podcast belongs to you, so get your questions answered …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 172: Quick Reactions to Rubio Trade & How It Affects Hayward

Dan Clayton and Ken Clayton huddle up in the waning moments of free agency eve to talk about the Friday trade that landed Spanish point guard Ricky Rubio in Utah. They talks about what Rubio offers, and what this acquisition means to the Jazz’s goal of re-signing Gordon Hayward. In the process, they talk about the buzz around Joe Ingles …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 171: Will Gordon Hayward Stay or Go?

On Zach Harper’s last Salt City Hoops Show, we begin the show with talk about the blockbuster trades in the NBA. Jimmy Butler and Chris Paul have both been traded in the last week, how does that impact the Western Conference? Then, we start going local. Why would Gordon Hayward sign with Miami, Boston, or Utah. We break down the …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 170: Jazz Assets and Inserting Utah into NBA Rumors Du Jour

Dan Clayton and Ken Clayton are back, this time to look at the latest NBA stuff from a Jazz vantage point. Paul George gettable? Jimmy Butler on the block? Kevin Love available in a three-team deal? What would it take for Utah to get into any of those conversations? The Claytons explore that and get into the overall trade asset …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 169: Our First Round Mock Draft, Gordon Hayward Talk

On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen, Zach Harper, and Ben Anderson talk about the big goings on in the Jazz offseason. The first segment is on Gordon Hayward: what has Zach heard about Hayward’s future? We talk about that, and the other “events” in Hayward’s free agency this week. Then, we talk about …

Salt City Hoops Ep. 168: Our takes on a lot of draft prospects

On this week’s episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the upcoming NBA Draft, now just two weeks away. We look at the draft prospects in the Jazz’s range: who do we like and do we not like? Why? Andrew Johnson of Nylon Calculus joins us to talk about his NBA draft …