If I remember correctly Karl Malone played some of his best games after learning
that he got an all-star shaft. Boozer will light up LA.
Both Karman and Boozer are playing well. I'd be more concerned about getting
some rest, avoiding another injury and eating fish tacos than going to that joke
of a game.
The outdoor cafe at Cabo Pacifica has the best fish tacos and ceviche!! Enjoy and get ready for the stretch run!
Remember when Malone was shafted for AC Green. He played the Bucks the next
night and had a career night... Look for the same to happen on
Tuesday...I have an inside source...
Hope Carlos doesn't get the quick-step for the balance of the season...wouldn't
surprise me though.
As luck would have it, Boozer will be playing against the very guy they picked
over him. I wouldn't be surprised if Boozer goes OFF tomorrow night.
Boozer is no Mailman. He lacks the competative spirit and talent Malone had.
Any induications he will have "light up" LA are an absolute joke. get real
How many years have you played in the NBA and where do you get off judging
Boozer? Have you even ever stepped onto a regulation basketball court?I DON'T THINK SO!!!P.S. NICE SPELLING
Oh yea Boozer is a Loser, Geez grow up poster at 1:45, yea you don't get to Duke
if you are a loser, then get into the NBA and stick in the league ulness you
work hard Grow up out there, no he isnt a Karl Malone, well who is, grow up!
This is directed toward mr CAPS LOCK who replied to Loozer. You obviously have
not been a Jazz fan for more than the past month. Boozer is a virus. He may be
a good basketball player, but he lacks the motivation and drive that would make
him an all-star. Remember when he didn't want to play for the Jazz anymore....
Have you ever played organized sports? Clearly you have no idea what motivation
and drive are.I DON'T THINK SO.... blah blah blah.
All I can do is be amused by this decision...Sorry Boozer. He was probably
hoping for an all-star berth to build credibility as he hopes for $13/yr with
some other team. And to think we thought the burn he did to the Cavs was only a
one time thing!HaHaHaHoHoHo
Now if Stern wanted to really get talked about, he would have selected Andre.
RE: Loozer you obviously haven't been a jazz fan for long either! If
you had been you would stop complaining about our most consistent player of the
year and be happy about the fact that we're in 3rd right now, instead of 8th as
we were last year without him!You obviously have no common sense
either. Someone who lacked motivation and drive would never be able to be a
professional athlete on any level! Get over it!!!
Yes, people, get over Boozer. Sure he said some stupid comments but there are
two sides to every story. Who knows what managment said to him. I, for one,
was very unhappy with Boozer but have kept an open mind and with his performance
on the court, I have nothing to complain about. This team has the potential to
do something special. Let's stand behind the team. Yeah and he's no Malone and
D-Will isn't Stockton either. Let's move forward. This is our team, this is
Kaman has been playing his hardest on a pathetic team for the past couple of
years. I agree with the choice for sake of playing for bball 100% and not for a
contract. If Boozer had two solid years of producing then we could discuss this
but he doesn't deserve anything with good play now but hasn't been noticed the
past two years or so
Boozer may have some good numbers on the season but he seems to disappear
against the better teams and players. I believe he is a negative for
the Jazz and that they will be a better teams when he is gone. He is not going
to get a lot better at this stage in his career and I think we have seen the
best of him as he plays hard this year trying to get traded to another team and
to get a big contract.The fact he was willing to be traded to a
worse team so he could make more money tells me all I need to know about his
heart and competitive drive.
I totally agree with all of you.
All we need is one great season from Boozer and this is it. If we get a
championship, that's all I need.
Booser has been great for the Jazz. This is his 3rd year with all star numbers.
Career for the Jazz he is averaging 19.2 and 10.4 in his career with the Jazz.
He's had 3 all-star like seasons (including this year). Averaging better than
20 and 10 in the playoffs...When healthy, he is one of the elite power forwards.
He didn't get selected because the NBA knows about his "I'm going to get a
pay-raise" comments. The Jazz are selling his jersey for 50% off, the NBA isn't
buying. That being said, if Melo can't go, I think he still might get in. How
does the 3rd place team not get 2 players?
Glad a Blazer is not getting replaced by a stupid, sel'fish' Jazz player..
I'm not sure how you can say the jazz are a better team. The only player that
can create his own shot is Boozer as Williams is usually hesistant and the
others lack the ability (Okur's post game is a joke). Maybe we'd be better
defensively but someone has to put points in the basket. I don't like his
attitude sometimes but the fact is he is a good ball player and its not like
there are many better replacements.
Even ESPN's John Hollinger---who knows a lot more about basketball than any of
you---says that it was "inexcusable" to put Kaman in over Boozer. Seriously, if we lose Boozer it would be one of the biggest mistakes our
franchise could make. He's too good offensively.
Jazz don't deserve even one guy in the game. Simple as that really, FACT. Go
You posters who think Boozer is a Loser need to find another sport to follow
cause you don't know carp about this one.
who ever said that no jazz player deserves to be an all star well then ya might
wanna start watching them play some,the whole team deserves to be there as
If Melo can't go than AK47 should be his replacementLOL BOOOOOZ
Boozer is having a great season no doubt about it, but if Utah could bring in
somebody like Andre Iguodala or Kevin Martin you trade him. Milsap is more than
ready to step in. A wing player like Andre could put Utah over the top.
Boozer should play with a chip on his shoulder the rest of the season
The Jazz need more wing players? Really? If they trade their best
scorer when it looks like they have a shot at a championship, even an outside
shot, well, there are lots of good college basketball teams in Utah. I'll
boycott all things Jazz indefinitely.
the booz has fooled alot of you. He's playing well this season just to raise is
credibility for a big contract next season. In reality, he's lazy and has no
motivation except his own paycheck. He's not an all-star. And I will be happy
when he's gone!He's playing the same game he did when the season
before the Jazz brought him in. Don't fall for his lies!
Did I read correctly that the Jazz have been talking to teams? quoted: 'The
Jazz are talking to a lot of teams about Boozer but we're not one of them,' the
official said."Maybe my eyes are deceiving me but Boozer seems to be
adding to the chemistry of this team now whereas before that was my main
complaint-- sure he scored a lot of points but he didn't seem to "add to the
team." Previously, my observation was that DWill and Booz would go into their
tandem thing and the rest of the team didn't know what to do. That seems to
have changed. Anyone agree with that? If so, then does trading Boozer not seem
like a good idea anymore?
For those who havent seen him play much this year Chris Kaman is the real deal.
His shooting percentage is sick and the his numbers are one of the best, if not
the best for a center. To compare Boozer and Kamans numbers isnt right, they
play totally different positions. There are also reports that he
worked out all offseason to improve his conditioning. He's a professional.
Good job sir! Kaman is indeed the real deal. He plays hard and keeps his mouth
shut.. stocktonese if u ask me. Stern did the right thing. Hollinger must have
his beer goggles on to select boozer. But then again, where's his credibility,
a couple weeks ago he said the jazz were better than the lakers. Ha! In my
dreams!All of you people who love the booze so much really have me
wondering. He doesn't care about you! If the jazz offer him a contract lower
than he gets elsewhere do you really think he'd stay? This is his 6th year with
this team and you all are touting his three years of all star stats....shouldn't
we have more than that? Ooh yeah, he's been sitting hurt most of the timeBooze=cancer. The only cure for cancer is to remove it!
Boozer and Kaman play the same position - power forward. Boozer is shooting 54%
this year, Kaman is shooting 50% - both awesome. They have similiar points and
rebound numbers per game (very COMPARE-able!)and their free throw % is
similar.I'd love to see Kaman in a Jazz uniform, because he is a
solid player. But, he is not as gifted athletically and boozer can create
better shots for himself, even when double-teamed.If we are looking
for scoring and a chance to get hot and win a championship, Boozer gives us a
(slightly) better shot.
Kaman deserves it more. He didn't spend his off season dissing his boss and
teamates. Stats only account for so much, and Boozer is a disengenious jerk.
I for one am hoping the Jazz still trade him, but wouldn't hold my breath.
Yes, he is playing well, but no he still doesn't want to be in Utah in part
because his wife doesn't want to be here. He won't be next year because we all
know the wife gets what she wants. Trade him for something while you still can.
I hope AK takes the All-Star snub to go off tonight as I have him on my fantasy
bball team, I have Kaman and Baron too. Boozer will not go off, that would
require heart and pride in what you do. He has neither.
Why does everyone act they had an inside on what was going on with Boozer in the
offseason? Sure he has a history of injuries.. The Jazz told him he was going to
be traded! He was looking for the best trade for him with his agent! But when he
found out he was staying he got to work! And he has been the most consistent
this year! I think we need to trade a couple wing players for Brendan Haywood
from Washington and that will be a championship contender.. If we get rid of
Booz right now, I dont like our chances