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    Happy trails, dude.

    Still bitter about that extension, though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by HipHopAnonymous View Post
    Jazz: 10
    Lakers: 7
    The Jazz are a more emotional franchise though. It's like people that keep certain items in their house for emotional attachment reasons.
    The Lakers are purely a uneducated fanboys bandwagon franchise.
    "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered." - Thomas Jefferson

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    Rumor has it he is still living in Utah. Can anyone confirm?
    GVC'S thoughts on the Jazz drafting Hayward......

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    Why not just buy a late 1st and draft Luke Babbitt? Better Body, better basketball skills, better athleticism...

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    I liked memo, bed head and all

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    He should not have played against Denver when he had the pain

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    Love the guy. I'd love to see him coach and I'd still love to see his number retired here. Plenty of #'s to go around after all. Might be a great shooting coach if Horny ever goes elsewhere or gets promoted...
    You know squat. You know less than squat. You and Squat could go to the movies and Squat could wear an "I'm with Stupid" t-shirt!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GVC View Post
    No. The Jazz already have far too many jerseys retired.
    Agree. He was a very good player, but not one of the all-time Jazz greats. Not enough to merit having a jersey retired, although I would put Mrs. Memo in the HOF.

    I was a big Okur fan. Outside of his 1st season, when he showed up out of shape, I felt like he gave 100% effort every year after that, even trying to play hurt. He had that one magical stretch when Boozer was out where he and Deron were running the pick and pop to perfection. IIRC, he hit nearly 60% of his 3's for close to a month.

    Best wishes, Memo.

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    In all seriousness, Memo might just be the most beloved Jazz player of all time, even more than Stockton & Malone. I don't think I've ever heard anyone say anything bad about Memo on a personal level, or even about how he played the game (given his limitations).

    Best wishes for the future, Memo, and may you have much success in everything you choose to do!
    "Giving to the poor is an essential part of Christian morality. I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. Im afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare... If our charities do not at all pinch or hamper us, I should say they are too small. There ought to be things that wed like to do but cannot do because our charitable expenditure excludes them." --C.S. Lewis
    :-)

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    Good memories... Love his reaction after he hit the last clutch 3pt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sepanol View Post
    I just saw in turkish sports news, he basically claimed that he understood he wont be as good as he was before physically after injuries, thats why he retires. Discuss
    ....just another guy the Jazz signed/had that owes them a big rebate for underachieving. Stole about as much money from the Jazz as Ostertag and Klinko did!

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    You are nuts.
    "Giving to the poor is an essential part of Christian morality. I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. Im afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare... If our charities do not at all pinch or hamper us, I should say they are too small. There ought to be things that wed like to do but cannot do because our charitable expenditure excludes them." --C.S. Lewis
    :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUMBERICA View Post
    Happy trails, dude.

    Still bitter about that extension, though...
    The Jazz made a shrew move though by trading him to the Nets. It was a great salary dump and created the trade exception used to acquire Mo. Granted, the season after the injury was a waste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colton View Post
    In all seriousness, Memo might just be the most beloved Jazz player of all time, even more than Stockton & Malone.
    .....what drugs are you using....and where can I get some?

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    Quote Originally Posted by colton View Post
    In all seriousness, Memo might just be the most beloved Jazz player of all time, even more than Stockton & Malone.
    Quote Originally Posted by carolinajazz View Post
    .....what drugs are you using....and where can I get some?
    You know, your franchise leader and your most beloved Jazz player might not be the same player. That`s normal.

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