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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:01:31:55

Salt City Hoops Ep. 189: Jazz win 6 in a row, trade deadline Thursday

2/7/2018
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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...

Duration:01:33:54

Salt City Hoops Ep. 188: 2 weeks 'til trade deadline, Hood/Favors talk with Tony Jones

1/24/2018
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On this week's episode of the Salt City Hoops Show, hosts Andy Larsen and Ben Anderson talk about the 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. Learn more about your...

Duration:01:27:27

Salt City Hoops Ep. 187: Answering your trade deadline and Jazz roster questions

1/17/2018
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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...

Duration:01:29:45

Salt City Hoops Ep. 186: Is trading for Nikola Mirotic the right move for the Jazz?

1/10/2018
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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:...

Duration:01:36:37

Salt City Hoops Ep. 185: Reviewing 2017, Previewing 2018

1/3/2018
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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...

Duration:01:02:25

Salt City Hoops Ep. 183: Do changes need to be made, Favors trade ideas

11/10/2017
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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...

Duration:01:30:33

Salt City Hoops Ep. 182: Is Ricky Rubio for real, Donovan Mitchell thoughts, and more

11/3/2017
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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...

Duration:01:28:59

Salt City Hoops Ep. 181: After back-to-back losses, it's time to panic

10/27/2017
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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...

Duration:01:29:09

Salt City Hoops Ep. 180: Training Camp, Media Day, etc.

9/29/2017
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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.

Duration:01:28:22

Salt City Hoops Ep. 179: Andy Bailey, Zach Harper, Dan Clayton, Tony Jones

9/15/2017
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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...

Duration:01:31:27

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

7/8/2017
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Salt City Hoops Ep. 173: What Now? Reader Q&A in the Aftermath of Hayward Departure Salt City HoopsSalt City Hoops Ep. 173: What Now? Reader Q&A in the Aftermath of Hayward DepartureSalt City HoopsGordon 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 ...

Duration:00:39:12

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

7/1/2017
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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 ...

Duration:00:37:30

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

6/30/2017
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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 ...

Duration:01:32:48

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

6/20/2017
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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 ...

Duration:00:45:59

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

6/15/2017
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Salt City Hoops Ep. 169: Our First Round Mock Draft, Gordon Hayward TalkSalt City Hoops Ep. 169: Our First Round Mock Draft, Gordon Hayward Talk{{svg_share_icon}} {{svg_share_icon}} {{embed_code}} Copy Embed EmbedOn 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 ...

Duration:01:30:33

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

6/9/2017
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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 ...

Duration:01:29:45

Salt City Hoops Ep. 167: Off-Season Q&A Part 2 on Jazz Trade Pieces and Target Questions - Salt City Hoops

6/8/2017
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Our two-part off-season Q&A continues with a bunch more reader questions about the value of Utah’s trade pieces and potential talent targets. The SCH associate editor knocks out question after question, guessing at which assets would need to be involved in a major move that could allow the Jazz to continue their upward trajectory.

Duration:00:41:29

Salt City Hoops Ep. 166: Off-Season Q&A Part 1 on Hayward, Hill, Star Free Agents - Salt City Hoops

6/7/2017
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In this edition of the podcast, our listeners set the agenda. SCH’s associate editor Dan Clayton tackles some of the toughest questions about Utah’s off-season, starting in this segment with the sense around Gordon Hayward, the Jazz’s plans to re-sign or...

Duration:00:40:12

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