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Published: Monday, June 20 2011 3:25 p.m. MDT

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IndianaCoug
Bloomington, IN

Jimmer for President!

TJ
Eagle Mountain, UT

How is this a Jam. Practically no one thinks he should be taken with the 3rd pick. If the Jazz take a guard with #3, then they should not take Jimmer with #12. If the Jazz go big with #3, take Jimmer if he is available

worf
Mcallen, TX

Jimmered if you do---Jimmered if you don't. What the Jazzed are you supposed to do?

bigsoccer
Syracuse, UT

If Jimmer is there at 12 we have to take him, if we pick a big guy, or who cares lets take a chance Knight and Jimmer in the back court could be scary good.

Uncle Rico
Sandy, UT

Whatever team drafts Fredette will make me an instant fan.

JustAnotherName
Alpine, UT

Jimmer please.

TheSportsAuthority
Arlington, VA

If Jimmer is available at #12 and the Jazz fail to take him, my trust in the Jazz to correctly evaluate talent will be completely shattered.

Even if the Jazz take Brandon Knight at #3, they would be wise to take Jimmer at #12.

The Jazz desperately need outside shooting and Jimmer is without question the most deadly outside shooter in this draft, with unlimited range that will force teams to guard him as soon as he crosses half court.

Go Big Blue!!!
Bountiful, UT

Jazz need to avoid the circus. Jimmer is not worthy of the 3 pick and will hopefully be gone by the 12th pick. If he is still around at the 12th pick KOC will have to show his cards and pass on the over-hyped Jimmer.

bballjunkie
Cedar Hills, UT

If he is there at 12 take him. If not prepared for him to light you up everytime you play him. And then all the (we won't call them haters) doubters will want you head and job KOC.

Oh for the love please. I don't want to be a knick fan.

Doctor J
Manti, UT

Take Jimmer at 12...but I do not know if he will be there.
If Jazz pass Jimmer at 12....He will be living in Phoenix for about 12 years.
Always take the best player available...these guys are assets. Harris and Milsap are also movable assets. Okur and Fess are imovable assets...CJ is a Liability.

Veracity
Morgan, UT

Why oh why is everyone concerned?

KOC will make his pick, it will be wrong and a bust again, we will wait for another draft and the cycle will start all over again. If KOC were on the draft table himself, he would not even be picked in the second round.

Riverton Cougar
Riverton, Utah

I doubt Jimmer will be around at 12. He's too good.

shaybo
Richfield, UT

Williams, Kanter or Valucianes at #3 is a no brainer. Knight at #3 is no brains.

GoodGuyGary
Houston, TX

I smell a trade...can package AK with Miles and #12 pick for something?

Moderate
Salt Lake City, UT

RE: Shaybo - Knight at #3 is no brains.
Catchy little saying you have, but... it is WAY off the mark:

Kentucky's Brandon Knight is not your average student-athlete. His GPA coming out of High School, was an impressive 4.3. The last time he scored a B was in elementary school. When he came to the University of Kentucky, he already had 22 hours of college credit under his belt and his GPA from the first semester was an impressive 4.0.

AZJazzFan
Gold Canyon, az

Yet again, dear Jazz, take Jimmer at 3. If you take him at 3 and his defense turns out to be a significant liability, you will be forgiven for taking a chance on this home town phenom, the most popular player in the history of the state of Utah. If you don't take him at 3, he will not be around at 12, and will turn into another franchise's hero, and the Jazz brass will be second guessed for the duration of Jimmer's lengthy career. The Jazz is not in a quandry. You make the inteligent move, the opportunity of a generation, or you don't make the move.
The players they are thinking of taking at 3 are far less proven than Jimmmer. They simply vertically superior, that is it. That is what I call risky.
Jazz, you will forever have the chance to draft height. There is simply nothing special at all about those guys. You have one chance to draft the Jimmer. Take him at 3,or take heed from the warning of Lavell Edwards, "You've been Jimmmered!!!!"

Kakashi
Tokyo, Japan

@Moderate

This is why Brandon Knight didnt want anything to do with jimmer...going up against Jimmer might drop his stock...he is too smart to blow his chance to be a top 3-5 pick....

yarrlydarb
Ogden, UT

Looking at Kevin's history with the Jazz, what makes anybody believe there's a chance he'll get it right this time?

The last ten years, not even the #1 pick in the entire league has produced a champion.

Fire KO'C and hang the dartboard on Greg's office wall.

It couldn't possibly produce worse results than Kevin's choices over the years.

pate123
willard, ut

I think Kevin will package the #3 pick with Millsap and/or an expiring contract for a trade for a veteran big. I think they will use the #12 on Jimmer or a point guard. I wouldn't use both picks (rookies) to young

Ernest T. Bass
Bountiful, UT

If the jazz dont trade up to draft Jimmer number #1 I will be so mad.

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