Utah Jazz: Is the Jazz's weakness too much depth?

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  • Jazz Source Alpine, UT
    Nov. 7, 2012 4:19 p.m.

    Too much depth? More fantasy talk.

    Teams with theoretical too much depth win games. The Jazz have Millsap who is too short and they have Al Jefferson the defensive doormat.

    Alternative to that they have Favors who shows freakish flashes and consistent inconsistency combined with Kanter who is the preseason world champion of beating up on 2nd rate scrubs.

    This team is stuck in limbo because the duo up front is taking this team nowhere that matters so at least one has to go but when that happens you will suffer for a while because there is nobody consistent enough to take their place.

    Pick your poison.

    Too much depth? Pfffft!

    Too much kool-aid? Sounds like it to me.

  • Wookie Omaha, NE
    Nov. 7, 2012 12:50 p.m.

    Make the floor twice as big with 2 baskets on both ends of the floor and let 10 guys from each team play simultaneously...that way everyone gets to play...

  • Americanvet Ivins, UT
    Nov. 7, 2012 10:38 a.m.

    If Jazz fans were asked whether they would rather see Corbin play the veterans and probably win a few more games at the expense of developing the young guns, or, play our young guys and not win as many games, I would bet a strong majority would say put the team on the young kids backs and let them play. Kanter showed how much he had developed in the pre-season when he averaged more minutes than Jefferson but now he seems to be playing without the same aggression because he is afraid to make mistakes and get pulled out of the game. Let him play coach!! Favors seems to be picking it up after a slow pre-season. Let him play coach!! Hayward is getting minutes and producing. Keep playing him coach!! Burks showed so much aggression in the pre-season and while he is a little mistake prone he has so much potential. Let him play coach!! If giving these guys more minutes results in a few less wins that's ok I really believe for most of Jazz nation. Coach, step up and make the decision to turn this team over to the kids.

  • Jazzledazzle Provo, UT
    Nov. 7, 2012 8:39 a.m.

    Too much depth?

    Demarre Carrol
    Jeremy Evans
    Earl Watson (injured I know)
    Kevin Murphy
    Jamaal Tinsley

    Those are 5 players that don't make much of a difference on a roster. I like Carrol and I think he is the best of that group, but too much depth? Then Jefferson stalls an offense. Favors and Kanter are still proving themselves and we don't know how Burks will turn out.

    Let's just say the Jazz have about 8-9 players that are nice players, but to say this team is too deep is delusional.

  • Your dead Uncle Saint George, UT
    Nov. 7, 2012 7:56 a.m.

    "They've quietly established themselves as contenders" That statement is in complete contradiction with the rest of the article. I think some delusional super fan edited your piece before it went into print.

  • Kakashi Tokyo, Japan
    Nov. 6, 2012 11:30 p.m.

    yup...too much depth is a problem...it does not help improve the youngsters who will eventually lead the team...or leave and get their careers back on track..im still a loyal fan...but a championship...is a pipe dream

  • RBN Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 6, 2012 3:27 p.m.

    They've quietly established themselves as contenders? How are they contenders? The 1-3 record? They haven't established anything.