CJ Miles you remind of the coach in Moneyball who was a traditionalist and never
wanted to think out of the Box. Go cheer for another team already. For the 5
millionth time you need a SUPERSTAR to contend not two bit role players like you
wanted them to waste their money on in free agency.
@CJ MilesI'm starting to wonder why you continue to post about
the Jazz if you're so down on the team. Personally, I wouldn't bother
to follow a team I despise. That's why I'm not an LA fan.
For those who missed it. ---Rudy Gobert killed it in the game
against Spain. He out-rebounded Pau and Marc Gasol combined (13 to 12). Gobert,
to put it mildly, was a nightmare for the Spanish team. He was aggressive and
tough against Serge Ibaka and in the first half hammered down a thunderous dunk
in Pau Gasol's face. He was as aggressive as anyone has ever seen him. His
French teammates left the game raving about how well he had played.Nicolas Batum said the following:"I want to give a big tip of
the hat to Rudy Gobert. We've been riding on his back every day. And what
he did tonight against the Gasol brothers, and a team like Spain, was
beautiful."French sport's writers hailed it as the greatest
basketball game ever played by a French team. And more than one was left
wondering why in the world did Rudy Gobert end up riding the pine for so much of
2013-2014 NBA season, given the "weakness of the Utah Jazz roster."I couldn't agree more. And here's hoping that this NBA season,
Quin Snyder realizes what he has sitting over on the bench.
@Super cool grandpaWho's Haywood? Did the Jazz pick up a new
player I missed?
As the article stated, the Jazz will be the 2nd or 3rd worst team in the League.
That's from the experts and not the fans! Synder is no miracle worker and
he does not have the horses to win many games. Haywood is no superstar, but
being paid like one. Booker is only a role player and over paid. Milsap was far
better! Exum isn't ready but they should throw him in, maybe he get better
by end of season. Hood could be be good but will be inconsistent this year. Trey
improved last year and can run the offense and is tough, smart and a leader. Yes
he probably be traded and go on to a great career. Burks could have a good year,
depends how Quinn uses him. Rudy has improved and will improve but still raw.
Favors is he a center or PF? Is Favors the jazz future center? Kanter is he a
PF or center? Can Kanter play defense? He can shoot but that's about it.
Their little outside shooting, no superstars and very young team. They win about
30 games, end up in last place, with a top 5 Lottery pick!
What people like CJ miles don't understand is that the Jazz trying to find
a superstar. They can't do this in Free Agency and the draft is all they
have. They can't do it in free agency.
@scalmanCJ drifted last year...he came back...dont know why...but
majority of his posts...involves hating on Hayward...who replaced CJ Miles the
player in the lineup...anyway...i think Corbin's coaching
doesnt fit the players that he has...and has to make do...apparently
Snyder's offense would involve open floor and a lot of passing...and
during Sloan's period...Hayward was actually pretty good rotating in a sort
of scheme that needs a lot of precise screens and a lot of ball movement...im
pretty sure everyone would be better...Exum is still a bit raw...watching his
speed...i know that's one weapon he has...his length is another
advantage...i hope that he does become a PG...and not a SG...i am in favor of
trading Trey Burke...in the future...this year would be the year Hayward needs
to bring his A game...or the fans would be calling for him to be traded if he
produces inefficient numbers...im hoping for a good year for Hayward...because i
like his overall play...
No, CJ, the Jazz won't be worse this year. Yes, I hope Hood and Exum play
well this year and prove that they are worthy to start by their second season.
Trevor Booker was a solid signing as a free agent. Quin should be a dynamic
coach who will make a difference, but the main push will be provided by the core
of players that you seem to have forgotten. Will your voice fade as the team
shows you up this year? This Jazz fan hopes so fervently.
When you are as bad as the Jazz were last year, you would think they could get
better for this season. But NO, the Jazz have managed to be worse than last
year. Signing Hayward did nothing except send a message to the fan base that
they don't care about winning. It's very possible that Hood and Exum
are 2 of the best players on this team by season's end. That is how bad
the Jazz will be this year. Lindsey didn't do anything in free agency.
Maybe Quinn will be so good at coaching that it won't matter who he has on
"Gregg Popovich and his snarkiness get tiring..."Really? So
why do you guys keep highlighting every time you talk about Pop. It isn't
his job to make the life of a sideline reporter easy. His job is winning NBA
titles and he's better at it than almost anyone. And his
"snarkiness" is as entertaining as many many of the players in the
league. And the rest of the players are just as boring to watch as their
coaches, who gush over an opportunity to talk to one of the dreamy sideline
reporters."It will be entertaining to see if he ... just
stare)s) incredulously and say(s), “Are you serious?”"Kind of like how I feel about Brad Rock, like so many other reporters, who
continue to badmouth and whine about one of the best coaches ever.