Milsap at the 3, that would be the only way it would make sense to keep both him
and Jefferson next year.
It was fun to see Corbin finally toy with the "big lineup" some more. I
don't know that I'd want to see Millsap try to guard Andre Iguodala,
but on a team that is really thin on the wings, I sure enjoyed what Paul was
able to do from that spot.I was really frustrated that Corbin kept
Millsap on Aldridge for so long, though. Paul is just a little too short to be
effective against him. The same thing happened with Blake Griffin--with Millsap
on him he was scoring bucket after bucket. Favors' length was very
effective, however. Millsap at the 3 has some serious potential.Overall, the Portland game was a very flawed one, but a win is a win for the
Jazz right now, especially on the road, and it was a wild and fun ride!
Tinsley's steal sealed the win.Millsap is the beast that gets
no respect from the refs.To me, Big Al is looking tired on both
ends. Hayward, Tinsley and Burks as scoring optionsbesides Big Al and
Millsap are the keys to getting into the postseason imho. This team needs to
figure out breaking the zone defense and quick.
So funny that we were all calling for Watson to be a starter over Harris in
January, now we are calling for him to be 3rd string. From Corbin's
standpoint, it is not always that simple. However I agree that Tinsley should
be ahead of Watson for now. It is hard to come back from an injury, and he is
obviously still struggling. In a few weeks Tinsley might be in a funk, and
Watson might be the man to put in. It is all about timing.I would
love to see the Jazz make the playoffs. Guys like Harris and Howard (if he
heals) thrive in the playoffs. Kanter, Favors, Hayward, and Burkes have no
playoff experience, and even Big Al has hardly played any playoff games. This
team could be excellent in a few years if we play our cards right. But playoff
experience is important.
Tinsley! Tinsley! Tinsley! I hope he realizes how much the fans
love/appreciate/want him. I know I do.Go Jazzboys!!
The Jazz are playing great under an excellent coaching staff!
Once again, Wesley Matthews rubbing Jazz Management's cheapness the
fan's face.I miss the old owner.
Smart move to play the three bigs (Millsap, Jefferson, Favors) at the same time.
The key question here is whether the "drive for the playoffs" is
hurting the overall long range development of the team. An important point is
that if they make the playoffs, they lose the draft pick from Minnesota. If
Golden State ends up in the bottom seven, they lose that pick also.
That is just to bad for Portland, Sure was rooting for the victory, Oh well.
Liked the big line up its about time i have been saying for a month where is
that line up with Paul at the 3. And Ty this just in Tinsley is better than
Earl. A LOT BETTER.
I couldn't have said it better brahmabull, the 6 out of 7 wins a week and
a half ago, Tinsley was the PG. I love Watsons scrap, but he's lost some
of his timing and fire since he came back. You've got to earn your minutes
and Tinsley did just that with his incredible hustle and play. Not bad for a
34yr old….. Oh and by the way, wheres all the smack talk from "Trail
Blazer"? It sure has been quiet……..Now that the Jazz have a
better record than the Blazers. Can you say,,,,,,,,,Scoreboard.!
Watson should not lose his spot over an injury. Now he should lose it because
he is perhaps the worst shooter in the NBA!!!I can't stand
watching another shot from Watson. He is a professional (mostly) but I am
sorry...nobody has to guard him because he literally can not make a shot. It is
sooooooo painful to watch.Tinsley is as good or better than both of
our guards who are getting minutes in front of him.His pass-first
mentality and superior passing skills make both Harris and Watson look
amateurish in comparison.We have a better chance to win if Tinsley
is getting minutes. He made some mistakes last night too but overall there is
little doubt he runs our offense better and is a better passer.Burkes out to watch video of his shot. It is flatter than the plains of Iowa.
It is no wonder he is struggling with his shot...the ball is lucky to get above
I still can't understand why Corbin plays Watson over Tinsley. Tinsley is
better overall - Watson can't shoot the ball, turns it over way too much. I
like Watsons toughness, but Tinsley is the better option. It is no coincidence
that while Watson was out and Tinsley was playing the jazz were winning. As soon
as Watson came back they started losing. Tinsley commands the floor much better
and can score. Hopefully Corbin finally sees that.
Its amazing what a team can do when they check their egos at the door. You never
know who is going to step up on any given night.
Now coach Ty after a season of mostly bad 1st quarters I hope you have seen what
a lineup change can do occasionaly. We need to match up nightly against the team
we are playing, this bullet proof mentality of the same starters every night is
hogwash, especially when some of them are not producing. Big Al as an example
usually gets his points but his defense some nights kills us, and Miles, what
has he done that deserves starting every game lately? You have depth coach-use
it! Nice win team and especially you Milsap & Tinsley. Keep up the good play
Maybe Watson is still bothered by his injury, but recent comments here backing
Tinsley to back up or start in place of Harris have been logical. Tinsley has
earned it, and Watson lately can't hit anything. Going with three bigs
keeps Hayward and Burks from playing together. Not sure if I like that, but this
is this year and that, I guess, is part of next year's script. Let's
give a hand to Paul M-I-L-L-S-A-P, ladies and gentlemen.
Pretty simple, really. Play Tinsley, win games.There's been a
pattern there in the last 10.
fortydam: I agree Hayward played very well and has for a good string of games
now. He could be the Jazz MVP IMO this second half of the season. Good
Finally Corbin is starting to coach....Good use of the big lineup, with Millsap,
Favors, And Jefferson...props to Millsap he played like a beast tonite...Watson
needs to be demoted to the third string PG...I can name at least 5 bad plays he
did tonite, the worst one was the 3 point foul.The thing that irks me most about
Waton is he just jacks up horrible shots when he does shoot. Tinsley must play
if we have any chance of making the playoffs...
B Russ. they did play well with that big lineup, but I thought Hayward out
played Burks, especially on defense. If there was ever a argument that Tinsley
should get a bigger part, it was answered tonight. I thought Corbin stayed too
long with Watson. Wes played well (finally). I've had him on a fantasy
team, and he has been very poor this year.
I liked the lineup of Tinsley, Burks, Milsap ( at the 3 ) Favors and Big Al.