View Poll Results: Why is Burks glued to the bench?

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  • Foye is way better and deserves the time.

    3 6.12%
  • Foye is marginally better but we need to win now.

    16 32.65%
  • His work ethic blows.

    2 4.08%
  • He's failing to grasp our system or lack thereof.

    10 20.41%
  • Corbin is masterfully motivating him.

    3 6.12%
  • He's a hopper?

    0 0%
  • His attitude sucks

    5 10.20%
  • Other

    10 20.41%
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    Why question Corbin, his losing record speaks for itself....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Revolution 9 View Post
    Why question Corbin, his losing record speaks for itself....
    Oddly, there is much wisdom in that sentence.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Revolution 9 View Post
    Corbin thinks that Foye is better, and we need to win now. He obviously believes that Burks doesn't need time to develop, and won't help us.

    The results on the court are mind boggling. Our record, our team chemistry, the play of the starters, etc. Foye has a nice 3 pt shot, and makes good passes.
    I fail to find any other reason he belongs on the court so much. I want to see Foye play, just not for 30 mins. He simply gives up too much on the defensive end.
    I can understand the win now mentality that the Jazz have always had, but at what costs? I think it's fair to say, we win now when we know who we are and what our talent can do instead of letting the talent rot at the end of the bench.

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    Because Corbin has the mind of a *****.

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    It drives me crazy to not see him play, he is full of potential and is something the Jazz haven't had for awhile, a super athletic 2 guard. If he is traded it will come back to bite us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crawlnstall View Post
    It drives me crazy to not see him play, he is full of potential and is something the Jazz haven't had for awhile, a super athletic 2 guard. If he is traded it will come back to bite us.


    It's agonizing because he's not playing at all. He completely glued to the bench. It's a travesty we aren't finding time for him when guys like Marvin, Foye, and Hayward have been extremely inconsistent.
    But hey at least we are getting Carrol time
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    ^^ LOL. Wanna rep this one so bad but given out too much Reputation in the last 24 hours.

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    Oh, I can't take credit for that...it was from the jazzfanatical blog.

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    Even Watson, a 30-something corpse who's been injured for 9 months and made negative public statements about his playing time last year is instantly in the rotation when he is cleared for play.

    Burks must have ****** Ty's sister or something... I just really can't think of any other explantation.

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    Among 2nd year players, Burks ranks 38/48 in minutes played and 39/48 in games played

    Does that seem right for a kid that among his rookie class last year was 19/81 in win shares, 17/81 in pts, 21/81 in mins, etc.


    I'm very intrigued and confused about the whole situation

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    I predict Burks gets his season high in minutes tonight.
    Well done Sophie

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    Quote Originally Posted by franklin View Post
    I predict Burks gets his season high in minutes tonight.
    No. The team started to be more stable, so Corbin will still play the same way a couple of games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjunior View Post
    No. The team started to be more stable, so Corbin will still play the same way a couple of games.
    I think he considered possible garbage time against OKC tonight, while making that prediction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by franklin View Post
    I predict Burks gets his season high in minutes tonight.
    Quote Originally Posted by bjunior View Post
    No. The team started to be more stable, so Corbin will still play the same way a couple of games.

    I don't know, Corbin could put him in for 5 minutes. I'm with frank on this.
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