Lakers Examiner: I was looking through the headlines of my Google Alerts today and I found this one inviting: Reasons the Jazz can beat the Lakers.
Naturally I had to take a look, as most people, possibly including Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan, think the Los Angeles Lakers will win the series easily.
What I found was quite insightful.
Here is how Salt Lake Tribune writer Gordon Monson began his column…
Man, everybody’s being so negative around here.
Even though it’s not my job to motivate anyone, they all have to motivate themselves, let’s punch it up and consider the top 10 reasons the Jazz will beat the Lakers in the first round:
OK, that was encouraging.
I almost died laughing, but the sad thing is he’s right. It’s funny, I didn’t even know things were going so poorly in Utah until everybody in the state threw in the towel when they found out they were playing the Lakers in the first round.