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Published: Saturday, April 18 2009 12:00 a.m. MDT

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Sloan-I'll Start Collins

Now you pro-Sloan addicts can get your fill of this OLD coach. He's gone senile, without a doubt. Collins can't score, rebound, or block a shot, and is slower than the second coming of you know who, and he is going to start him? All the more reason for Greg to bag this man. Just plain get him right to (you know where again) out of here now, right after this fiasco is over.

It's all over

Not just Okur has to play but also he has to play good for Jazz to have any chance of winning a game against Lakers. Probably Salon doesnt have any choice but start Collins. They need a big body to slow their big men Gasol and Bunyum. Boozer and Milsap are too small for them. Good luck Jazz!!!

Doesn't matter

They're done in four anyway.


Done in four? Please. Jazz are winning this series in six! ok...probably not. But I'm a true Jazz fan. When the Jazz play well together, they're as good as anyone. I'm not writing them off yet! LA is looking past us. Win or lose, we're gonna make it a tough series (unless Charmin, I mean Boozer, plays. Then we're in trouble. lol). GO JAZZ!!! And GO UTES!!!


The "fat lady sings" tomorrow in LA....


great news...miles is back,we lose for sure


Collins? Collins?? Really Sloan, really? Man, that just makes me want to swear.

todd from santa ana

unbelievable..What did i tell you...Because a couple of me contacted me and asked me politely if I "would restrain from the negative thoughts", I elected to honor this until after this series. However, it is grinding my teeth, continuing to smile, and take a deep inhale....I will make it, not easily but I will hold out...

todd from santa ana

did you guys know (i wish) that "big T" Thurl Bailey (another topic i will get into next week but grinding my teeth and smiling and even saying to myself sloan is the best)is working with Collins on the "jump hook". Jazz family members predicted this new move should allow Collins to score in double figures...

We need McDyess

Okay, try this... We know Detroit would like Boozer. What if they sign McDyess for a few mil and we trade Booz and CJ for Hamilton and McDyess??? Hamilton actually tries and can make shots (an upgrade from CJ) and McDyess will give you 15 sweet backup minutes a night, meaning no dropoff with Milsap not being on the bench. Detroit is rebuilding, but would they be willing to lose a guy like Hamilton? Man that would be a strong starting 5 (DWill, Memo, Hamilton, Milsap, Brewer).

todd from santa ana

(conclusion) sorry about 1st story punctuation-concluding this, scribes thought Carlos told Jerry he was concerned Kos would start. The feeling is Boozy would not have enough oppotunities with Kos getting rebounds and scoring chances to yell enough "and one and Iv'e got it". When Jazz play at home it has been reported, that Booz voice on this shrieks carry all the way to Provo.


Now, now. Lets not overreact. Sloan may start Collins, but I think Koufos will see his fair share of action, and he and Frensenko will probably get more action than Collins.

Could Koufos be the Spark??

todd to brock

i pray you are right..."to we need mcdeyss" remember he will be 35 years old next season. He is a team player but has he done anything this season? I do not know not sarcastic i really have not followed those losers. By the way I guess we should be grateful. People talk about our management, but then you have maybe the worst coach in the league "curry" and an arrogant gm "Dumars" they got smoked today., guys they STINK.....Hamilton is among the best players but would you not rather have Prince? Rip is not that young either.

Bill Dalew

No, Koufos most certainly can't be the spark. He could do a couple good things, but he hasn't played in the NBA for a while now. Neither Fes, nor Kosta will play much. Collins will start, Fes or Kosta will play a tiny bit, and Millsap and Booze will get the majority of the minutes together. That being said, the Jazz have absolutely no shot without Memo playing... and playing well. Unless..... Williams plays out of his frieking mind and the Lakers have a bad shooting night. I'll be praying for that tonight.

I`d rather have Collins

than miles,at least Collins gives an honest effort

re: Brock

You don't know much about Sloan, do you?


Is it just me ... or do Todd's comments seem to be disjointed and ill conceived? For example:

///did you guys know (i wish) that "big T" Thurl Bailey (another topic i will get into next week but grinding my teeth and smiling and even saying to myself sloan is the best)is working with Collins on the "jump hook".///

Huh? The above paragraph just leaves me scratching my head. Can anybody translate?

SoCal Jazz Fan

The Jazz are killing us fans- especially down here in LaLa land. The local media here are already talking about the 2nd round. A sweep is a foregone conclusion in their minds. I hope the Lickers overlook the Jazz. If so, the Jazz might win one. Save Okur for game 3.

What an unbelievably disappointing season.

Hugh G. Hater


Let's get this straight: Koufus rots on the bench
while Collins bumbles around and has two games where he scores more than 5 points.

Now Collins starts because . . . Koufus doesn't have the experience. Hmmm. Nice one Jerry.

The Jazz will NEVER, repeat NEVER be an elite team with Sloan. Two hall of famers got him close, but it isn't the '90s anymore . . .

the Mailman

@ Hugh G Hater

I concur wholeheartedly my good man..

Im sure your like me and hoping you are proven wrong
in the coming weeks but it aint much likely.

I am staying postive until this thing is done so all i can say is...


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