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Jerry Sloan Not Sounding Very Confident

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#1 LALakersFan4Life


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Posted April 15, 2009 - 02:44 AM

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See you Sunday.

Assuming the Lakers open the playoffs that day -- a safe bet since Sunday is also known in the league office as "Lakers vs. Whomever on ABC!" -- we know who they're playing

Passing up a chance to avoid the Jazz in the first round by losing, the Lakers instead dialed U for Utah, leading by as many as 21 points Tuesday, crushing the Jazz, 125-112, to lock in the matchup.

For the Jazz, it ended a nightmare finish in which it lost seven of its last nine -- including home games against Minnesota and Golden State -- dropping from No. 5 and a matchup with someone its own size, to No. 8 and the Lakers.

"We didn't give them much of a battle, knowing we have to play them again," said Utah Coach Jerry Sloan. "It looks pretty bleak. . . .

"They have a terrific team. They have guys who can pass the ball, do about anything you ask a team to do. They've got guys who can make big shots, who just know how to play the game, make the game look simple. . . .

"We're just like a little dent in the road, far as they're concerned. They're very comfortable playing against us and obviously should be."


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Posted April 15, 2009 - 03:01 AM

Take it like a man Jerry, take it like a man.

This will no doubt light a fire under Utah's [expletive] but it will all be in vain because Utah can't cope outside their own walls, it's been a fact for years and it certainly isn't changing now.

Bend over and take it like men Jazz.
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Posted April 15, 2009 - 03:05 AM

I think Sloan's run as a Jazz coach is over. Especially if they don't give a fight in the 1st round...

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Posted April 15, 2009 - 10:50 AM

Ah well he cant do anything about it :shifty:

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Posted April 15, 2009 - 01:56 PM

I think Sloan's run as a Jazz coach is over. Especially if they don't give a fight in the 1st round...

I sure hope so, would be even better if the NBA took away the team from Utah.

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