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    Phoenix Suns watch

    Next two games are going to be challenging, especially without Donovan or Conley. GS and Portland have both been playing extremely well, and both obviously have incredible scoring guards, which is our weakness. Hopefully we can get at least one of the next two.
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    Our “load management” strategy has been horrible

    Tonight was the second night of a back to back. This is definitely the game to rest players if you’re going to rest anyone. I like the choice, though did worry about those minutes for Ingles and I think it showed. it was an entertaining game despite all of the all stars being out.
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    Game Thread Apr 13, 2021 07:00PM MT: Jazz vs. Thunder

    Man, Donovan is really, really bad on defense. I made a point to just watch him on the defensive end this game and he just cannot stay in front of anybody. I don’t know if the analytics back this up, but it seemed like most of Dort’s scoring came when Donovan was guarding him. I’ll give a little...
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    Game Thread Apr 07, 2021 08:00PM MT: Jazz at Suns

    I have to say that at no point did I think we were going to win tonight. The reason? They have Chris Paul and we don’t. The difference he has made for the Suns is astounding. He always plays poised and gets his team to play the same way. Donovan was clutch in the 4th quarter, but as a whole the...
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    Game Thread Apr 07, 2021 08:00PM MT: Jazz at Suns

    These last two games are the reason no one considers the Jazz to be legitimate title contenders.
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    2021 JazzFanz Awards - First Team All-JazzFanz

    Yeah, I think I need to see some advanced analytics on these posters before I can determine who to nominate. Other than @JazzAvenues, that one goes without saying.
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    Game Thread Apr 05, 2021 05:00PM MT: Jazz at Mavericks

    It would be interesting to rewatch this game and see exactly what Dallas was doing. They managed to pull Rudy (and Favors) out on switches several times, leading to mismatches and the paint open for offensive rebounds. The Jazz are usually pretty good at keeping Gobert closer to the rim.
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    Trade deadline discussion

    It will be interesting to see what the buyout market looks like. I know he hasn’t played much the last year and a half, but I’ve always liked Avery Bradley as a defensive guard.
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    Game Thread Mar 14, 2021 02:00PM MT: Jazz at Warriors

    Man, that was bad. I have a feeling this road trip is going to be painful.
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    Fixing Donovan

    Think you may have taken that one on a little too personally my friend. I was commenting on the 6 pages of posts in this thread and not any one post in particular. And for what’s worth, I went to my first Jazz game at the Salt Palace in 1986 :)
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    Donovan and Rudy selected last for all-stars

    I think a lot of this has to do with Ingles often not closing games anymore. Ingles makes his teammates better
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    Fixing Donovan

    Man, if this is what the fans are talking about in the forums of the team with the best record in the NBA I can only imagine what it going on in the Timberwolves forums...
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    Game Thread Mar 03, 2021 5:00PM MT: Jazz at 76ers

    Very tough loss to take in. No question the officiating was really frustrating, but the Jazz started to lose this game before those calls happened. They were unable to pull away and once again struggled to execute down the stretch. They were rushing and several players made poor chooses. On the...
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    Jazz Comparisons

    Yikes. A little bit of homerism here! 2014-15 Draymond was defensive player of the year and an innovative point forward. Definitely way more talented than Royce. And Iguodala was a former 20ppg scorer who settled into a 6th man role and decided to become an elite defender. He won finals MVP...
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    Elijah Millsap: Lindsey in exit interview: “if u say one more word, I’ll cut your Black *** and send you back to Louisiana”.

    I apologize for making assumptions, but I assume from this post that you may have enjoyed the privilege of identifying with a dominant culture. I believe that most people who have come from a marginalized culture understand the significance of “my truth”. When a dominant culture erases or...