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Published: Tuesday, Dec. 1 2009 12:00 a.m. MST

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I missed the game, actually i heard a little bit of Locke on the radio (man he's awful), but i'm impressed with the box score. I know it's only Memphis, but we have a habit of playing to our opponent, so finishing off a team like this is nice. Things are starting to come around, hopefully we can keep this positive momentum going.

todd to jbra

could you understand Dave Locke any more than my mom does and she is not even a basketball fan?

I thought we were being too "negative" jbra......

Locke has



You usually are, but hey i'm all for bashing a guy who just isn't any good. From the catch phrases, his voice, and the fact you are left clueless as to what is going on in the game (score, possession, where ball is on the floor). It's just unbearable, but he is the only option i have in the car. I could understand him though. I tuned in long enough to hear him talk with David James about how he didn't realize Deron was a good shooter, made for great radio. I just hope he doesn't last as long as Hot Rod.

Locke Suckes

His voice is TERRIBLE. I cannot stand to listen to him. The play by play is pathetic and all the useless stats don't make up for anything.

Cowboy Joe

Okur is the worst Jazz player making big money. He always looks like he is going to cry when someone touches him. I don't know why KOC signed him to an extension.

The Jazz should have used Okur's money to resign Boozer. The Jazz best line up is

PG. DWILL, Maynor
SG: Mathews, Brewer
SF: Brewer Kirilenko
PF Boozer Millsap
C Fes, Boozer

Fes is playing great, when Boozer is paired with Fes great things have been happening.

Whats The Fuss About?

The Jazz beat a bad team missing 2 of it's starters in Conley & Foye, so what kind of a big deal is that? Wait until the Fakers & San Antonio come calling shortly, then grade them.


What an amazing job Coach Sloan does with the talent he is given each year.


usually I agree with you and I do think they gave Okur to much. However, Okur is more of a specialist C. So is Fez. They are extremes and both match up well in certain situations.

Okur does try on defense much of the time but he is not fast or quick but he has improved his inside game and is still a very respected outside threat.

Okur and Fez give the Jazz 2 very different approaches to opposing teams. That versatility is putting up Ws. As Fez gets better the Jazz W % will go up. If necessary Okur can move to PF with Fez at C. That would only be an advantage for PFs that Boozer/Millsap are to short to guard. Z Bo probably was an example and he was not that much of a problem.

The Jazz need someone who can guard Gasol/Odom.


With the emergence of Fes out of the D League it is looking more and more like the Okur extension was a mistake, at least for that much money. Okur's lack of defense is being exposed right now. Okur and Korver are basically three ball shooters for when situations require. We have better options at their positions when it comes to playing both offense and defense.


I do not like locke at all,He sounds like his nose is plugged, he is hard to understand.

jazz man 98

64,000 dollar question. How will the return of CJ and Korver affect the chemistry?


boone is senseless as well.


I have to agree about Locke, I really hoped he would understand the game isn't about him, he isn't making us love the Jazz more because of his call. It's had the opposite effect on me, I cannot listen anymore in the car except in spurts. I hope the Jazz front office people are smart enough to realize their mistake and will turn it over to Klauke like they should've done initially. Locke is ok for his radio show, but he really is painful to listen announce games.

Re cowboy

last week you were bashing Boozer and Williams,the week before that it was Brewer,now Memo has an off game and you bash him, why don`t you go stack some hay


The Jazz are enjoying their recent ability to contend with other teams. Makes for great entertainment.

There seems to be less Boozer bashing, glad we are rid of those folks, hope they enjoy their time at home.

Great to see Fez get some playing time, he may yet surprise us and become a viable center.

Sloan seems to be making the most out of his shortend rotations and it seems to be confusing our opponents. Keep it up.


I think Loche is coming into his own! At first I did not like his presentation either but to his credit he is getting a lot better and I like how he envolves everyone. Truly he has become the 'Deron Williams' of broadcasting. Give the guy a break! He is doing a good job.
Side note:
Oh man, Oh man, "How 'bout them Jazz! Also Okur is a very underrated guy and when he is full strenth everyone will remember why we need him later in the season.


Memphis is horrible. About time the Jazz stomped a horrible team instead of letting them hang around.

@Cowboy Joe: Okur seems to be doing as little as possible to keep his starting job. I fear that when Boozer walks at the end of the year the KOC will mess things up by thinking that Millsap can handle the job.

I still think we need to find a legit 3.

AK does not really fit in with this team. I am shocked how well he plays considering how he is an outcast in Jerry's system.

You have to hand it to Maynor and Matthews on how well they are both playing.

CJ had better step up or he will be riding pine.

re Cowboy Jow

regarding Okur "I don't know why KOC signed him to an extension."

Probably because he is one of the best 3 point shooters in the NBA maybe?

Because he has hit several clutch shots to help the Jazz win?

Probably because big men are at a HUGE premium in the NBA?

Shall I go on?

Sure he is soft and is not a great defender but he does alot of things OK and does some things VERY well.

Big men that are complete are so few and far between. Look around the league...how many Centers are better than Okur? Sure there are several but are any of them AVAILABLE?


Now you hopefully understand...if you don't you should probably stick to being a cowboy and less of a jazz analyst.

re: The Fuss?

The good thing about beating a bad team, missing players or not, isn't just that we beat a bad team... It's the fact that we blew them away and din't look back. The Jazz have a habit of either playing down to their opponents, or getting a 20 point lead early and having it vanish midway through the third quarter. It was nice to see that killer instinct last night. Yeah, Memphis isn't good, but those are exactly the games the Jazz always have a hard time winning. Kudos to the Jazz. True team effort. If they keep sharing the ball, getting everyone involved, and hustling on d, they're going to be very hard to beat down the stretch.

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