Dante Exum Interview and Q&A

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  1. Dali

    Dali Well-Known Member

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    Thought I'd make a thread for this.

    He is quizzed about things like the potential 'tighter leash' he has than anybody else at Utah, and what his relationship is like with coach Quin.

     
  2. Jazz

    Jazz Well-Known Member

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    Aussie champion
     
  3. The Thriller

    The Thriller Well-Known Member

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    Ugh. Thanks for the reminder that he’s still on our team. Sigh
     
  4. Ellipse

    Ellipse Well-Known Member

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    I was reluctant to click on this thread, but I was board. Still, I can't bring myself to click on the video; I have no interest in hearing what he has to say until he proves himself on the court.
     
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  5. NUMBERICA

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    Lol @ “tighter leash” than other players. No one in Jazz history has been given more chances (not to mention money) on less good play than this dude.
     
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  6. Handlogten's Heros

    Handlogten's Heros Well-Known Member 2019 Award Winner

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    We are like 2 weeks away from the report that Dante has gained 15 lbs of muscle and looks great in camp report... We kind of need Dante to be functional... I'm rooting for it.
     
  7. JazzyFresh

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    I hope nothing but the best for the guy. If he could just somehow stay healthy, I think he brings a lot to the table. The problem is, there's absolutely nothing that leads me to believe he won't be sidelined for more than half of the year.
     
  8. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    Did you listen to Locke's podcast? He was mentioning how his upper body looked much bigger and I knew the HH theorem of 15 lbs of muscle was coming, that I almost stopped what I was doing to get ready to tag you in a post, but then he never said 15 lbs. of muscle. He probably has seen you post about that and that's the only reason he bit his tongue.
     
  9. NUMBERICA

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    Upper body weight is bad for a player with one of the highest rates of games lost to injury per career minute played in the league. Maybe the highest for active players.

    We’re not really in the point of the year where grumbling makes any sense, so I’ll say I’m way happy he’s making $30 million well-earned dollars that other people could be making.

    Let’s pray for the first good year for him in this, his sixth ****ing year of the NBA.
     
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  10. Jazzmix

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    Let's just raise him a statue (glass one), retire his number so that the curse doesn't pass on someone else and move on with the life.
     
  11. Jazzmix

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    But seriously, I feel sorry for him and wish him the best but I am sure he would be better off if he chose high jump in place of basketball. It would suit his skills perfectly, just run fast and take a jump with soft landing, no contact, not much to think. The money would be different though..
     
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  12. Handlogten's Heros

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    #Musclewatch2019
     
  13. Harambe

    Harambe Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I would consider CJ Miles again before making that statement.
     
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  14. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    This is the thought that has immediately come to my head every time, but then I always go look at his numbers, as underwhelming as they were, and compare them. Then I stop thinking that.
     
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  15. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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  16. Harambe

    Harambe Well-Known Member Contributor

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    You will end up being right. Exum hasn't had the chance to have as many opportunities as Miles yet.
     
  17. infection

    infection Well-Known Member Staff Member 2019 Award Winner 2018 Award Winner

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    Ah, yes, if you're talking about chances specifically, and not just performance. I guess I got lost in the thread.
     
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  18. MVP

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    His vertical sucks thought.... he should have tried 200 m or 400 m sprint instead.
     
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  19. RJF

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    That’s a nice watch!
     
  20. NUMBERICA

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    CJ Miles, a player that has had a 14 year NBA career, had more than a couple of very good performances ever, and earned a total of about $17 million with the Jazz?

    Yeah, no.
     

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