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Salt City Hoops ep. 208: Jazz Season Preview, Meet the Team

10/16/2018
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In a special season-opening edition of the podcast, Dan Clayton ushers through a parade of guests that includes some of the writers you'll hear from the most at Salt City Hoops this year. Weekly writers Jimbo Rudding, Tyler Crandall, Clint Johnson and Steve Godfrey take turns talking about their expectations for the season ahead, key players, and more. Of course, this is just a portion of the team that will be bringing the 2018-19 Jazz season to life here on the pages of SCH. Familiar and...

Duration:00:52:52

Salt City Hoops ep. 207: More Training Camp Quotes From and About Gobert, Exum, Burks & More

10/2/2018
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Ken and Dan Clayton continue their "In Their Own Words" edition of the pod, sharing quotes directly from the players themselves and analyzing what they mean in the context of the fast-approaching season. In this segment -- the second of a two-part look at 10 quotes from training camp -- they start by talking about Rudy Gobert's development, but touch on Dante Exum's contributions, Thabo Sefolosha's opportunity to connect with coaching, a minutes crunch on the wings, and more. Learn more...

Duration:00:25:51

Salt City Hoops ep. 206: Rubio's Been Waiting, Favors' Frankness, Mitchell & More

10/2/2018
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Ken and Dan Clayton are back to analyze the upcoming Jazz season, but this time they let Quin Snyder and his players do the hard work. This episode features quotes from the Jazz's training camp, and the Claytons react to each one and what it could mean to the Jazz's upcoming campaign. Derrick Favors gets as honest as we've heard him about last season, Ricky Rubio can't wait to get back to the playoffs, and Donovan Mitchell adjusts to life with a target on his back. More coming soon, too: we...

Duration:00:32:29

Salt City Hoops Ep. 205: First week of training camp, previewing Jazz vs. Perth Wildcats

9/28/2018
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On this week's episode, hosts Andy Larsen and J.P. Chunga talk about the Jazz's first week of training camp. What have we learned? 3-hour practices are still a topic in the news, but was Gordon Hayward trying to take a shot? Then, a focus on the Jazz's first game. We talk to Damian Martin of the Perth Wildcats, and then Ben Mallis live from Australia about the game, as well as the impact Joe Ingles and Dante Exum have had down under. All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops...

Duration:01:16:24

Salt City Hoops Ep. 204: Previewing Jazz roster a week before training camp with Tony Jones

9/21/2018
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On this week's episode, Tony Jones substitutes for Ben Anderson next to Andy Larsen. The Trib beat writers talk about the day's big news: Jimmy Butler's request for a trade from Minnesota. What does it mean for the Wolves and the Western Conference? Then, for the rest of the show, we take your questions and break down the Jazz's roster, before previewing Tony's tryout for the SLC Stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:28:56

Salt City Hoops Ep. 203: Ranking Jazz players from No. 1 to No. 17

9/14/2018
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The Salt City Hoops Show is back! On this week's episode, inspired by Sports Illustrated's run of projecting the top 100 players in the NBA next season, we take our crack at the Jazz's roster. Who is No. 1, Rudy Gobert or Donovan Mitchell? Who comes in 3rd between Ingles, Favors, and Rubio? Who's the best 6th man option for the Jazz? All that and more, even including the two-way guys, on this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:23:48

Salt City Hoops Ep. 202: Reviewing summer league, will Jazz be top 4 in West?

7/29/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson review what was learned in summer league. Grayson Allen only shot 30 percent, but how does that compare to what other guard rookies did? Then we start answering your questions. There's a big theme: did the Jazz keep pace in the West? And should they have gone for more in FA? Ben and I disagree. All that and more in this week's episode of the SCH Show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:35:31

Salt City Hoops Ep. 201: Previewing free agency, talking Grayson Allen

6/29/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the Utah Jazz's next two weeks through a series of listener questions. Who could the Jazz sign? How likely is it they get Paul George, or another top-tier free agent? Who is available for the Mid-Level Exception? All that, plus some talk about Grayson Allen and the 2018 NBA Draft, on this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:52

Salt City Hoops Ep. 200: Previewing the Jazz's No. 21 selection of the 2018 NBA Draft

6/8/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson break down the Jazz's options at No. 21 with two weeks to go. We came up with 18 names of possibilities for the Jazz to select at No. 21. We break all 18 players into three categories: don't like them, like them, and love them. Naturally, we explain why, and don't always agree. In the middle of the show, Cole Zwicker of The Stepien comes on to tell us about the prospects too. As always, we take listener...

Duration:01:30:08

Salt City Hoops Ep. 199: Talking about NBA Combine, Lottery Results, Jazz at No. 21

5/18/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk a lot about the draft. What should Phoenix do at No. 1? Who is available at No. 21 that could be intriguing to the Jazz? How should they approach that pick? And how should the Jazz work to get on the Golden State/Houston level? All that and more on this week's episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:54

Salt City Hoops Ep. 198: Reviewing the 2017-18 season, answering 2018 offseason Qs

5/11/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the Utah Jazz's season that was. How did this season raise the ceiling of the franchise? What could Donovan Mitchell be? What signings would make sense for the Utah Jazz, and do they have cap space? Jabari Parker, Otto Porter, Aaron Gordon, and others are all raised. That, plus we briefly preview each of the Conference Finals series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:29:17

Salt City Hoops Ep. 197: Jazz-Thunder Game 4 Looms Large

4/23/2018
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With a pivotal fourth game approaching, Dan and Ken Clayton get back to breaking down the Jazz’s first-round playoff series with the Thunder. Utah is up 2-1 after a historic performance from Ricky Rubio, but reigning MVP Russell Westbrook has vowed to “shut that (stuff) down” when the teams resume the series on Monday night. As the Clayton bros find in their dissection of the series so far, Westbrook’s promise to stay glued to Rubio could actually bode well for Utah. They break that down and...

Salt City Hoops Ep. 196: Reviewing Game 1 and Game 2 of Jazz/OKC

4/19/2018
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On this week's episode, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the Utah Jazz's first two games against the Oklahoma City Thunder. What were the Jazz able to turn around in Game 2 thanks to Quin Snyder's adjustments? How did the Jazz tighten up on the defensive end, and finally get a rhythm offensively? All of that is discussed. Of course, we take listener questions, and then talk about Game 3. What adjustments will Billy Donovan make on Donovan Mitchell, and how will Mitchell adapt?...

Duration:01:29:54

Ep. 196: Throw Out the Season Series, Jazz/OKC Advantages

4/15/2018
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Most years, the regular season matchups between playoff opponents provide some hint of how a series might go. This year, Ken and Dan Clayton argue, you can throw out the four Jazz-Thunder games, all played before Christmas, and start fresh. They explain why, from a personnel standpoint, those games matter less, and they talk about the key advantages of each team as they approach the start of a best-of-7 series.

Salt City Hoops Ep. 195: In-depth preview of Jazz first round series vs. OKC

4/13/2018
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On this week's episode, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson go in-depth on the first round series between Utah and Oklahoma City. Who guards Westbrook? How do the Jazz keep Steven Adams off the glass? What do the Jazz need to do to be effective offensively? How can the Jazz exploit Carmelo Anthony? The first hour has us discussing all that and more. Then, we have Fred Katz, Oklahoma City beat writer for the Norman Transcript, as our guest. He'll give us his perspective on the upcoming series....

Duration:01:31:53

Salt City Hoops Ep. 194: Answering your Qs: Offseason preview + Western Conference predictions

3/28/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson have a shortened episode due to the University of Utah's NIT win. So with that time, we answer listener questions, about who the Jazz would like to face, what might happen in the offseason, and much more. We run down the remaining schedules for each of the teams, and predict a final win-loss record. All that and more on this week's Salt City Hoops Show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:05:29

Salt City Hoops Ep. 193: Western Conference playoff picture, Rudy Gobert dominance, FA possibilities

3/7/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson first take a look at the playoff picture. With now just a three game difference between third and 10th, the conference is closer than ever. But what's likely to happen? Who would the Jazz prefer to play? Who is most and least likely to make the playoffs? We discuss. Then, we look at the Jazz's run of form: Rudy Gobert has changed everything for the Jazz. Does he deserve to be DPOY? What can be done about...

Duration:01:37:31

Salt City Hoops Ep. 192: Jazz's Western Conference race and Jazz What Ifs

2/28/2018
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On this week's Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the crowded Western Conference playoff picture. How likely is it really that the Jazz make the playoffs? We break it down. But maybe the most fun part of the show was talking Jazz What Ifs. What if the Jazz had drafted Chris Paul and not Deron Williams? What if the Jazz have traded for Rony Seikaly? Those and many more on this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:33:25

Salt City Hoops Ep. 191: Mitchell's All-Star Experience (and how it helps the Jazz)

2/21/2018
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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...

Duration:01:31:51

Salt City Hoops Ep. 190: Ten in a row for the Jazz, Donovan Mitchell ROY, and more

2/14/2018
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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...

Duration:01:32:19