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Yucca Man

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My real life name is Jon. I'm one of the primary writers for SLC Dunk, and I love every minute blogging about the Jazz. Thanks to all readers and participants.

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This also happens to think why I think the Sixers and the Magic will be okay
Commented on The Downbeat #1331 -- The "Thank you all so much" Edition on Apr 19 2014, 6:03p - 2 replies
My favorite quote form Matt Moore's article:
Commented on The Downbeat #1331 -- The "Thank you all so much" Edition on Apr 19 2014, 6:01p - 1 reply
for Spurs
Voted on Apr 19 2014, 5:50p
The thing about OKC's model
Commented on The Downbeat #1330: The Dennis Lindsey is Freaking Awesome Edition on Apr 18 2014, 12:48p - 3 replies
KOC has ridden off to the sunset in South Carolina, if I remember correctly
Commented on The Downbeat #1330: The Dennis Lindsey is Freaking Awesome Edition on Apr 18 2014, 12:43p - 2 replies
for Enes Kanter
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 9:40a
As Dennis Lindsey pointed out,
Commented on End of season player review on Apr 18 2014, 9:35a - 1 reply
I don't either
Commented on Game Recap: Trey Burke career high 32 points leads Utah Jazz to victory over Minnesota Timberwolves in double overtime, 136-130 on Apr 17 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
The key is whether it's a max contract or not
Commented on Game Recap: Trey Burke career high 32 points leads Utah Jazz to victory over Minnesota Timberwolves in double overtime, 136-130 on Apr 17 2014, 12:33p - 1 reply
for A decision on the team's future coach
Voted on Apr 17 2014, 9:17a
Curry is also ridiculously underpaid for his production
Commented on Game Recap: Trey Burke career high 32 points leads Utah Jazz to victory over Minnesota Timberwolves in double overtime, 136-130 on Apr 17 2014, 2:57a
My hope is that DL handles restricted Free Agency differently than KOC did
Commented on The Downbeat #1328: The Award-less Edition on Apr 16 2014, 11:30a - 2 replies
I can see him having a very Millsap-like career progression
Commented on The Downbeat #1327 -- The "Swaggy P" Edition on Apr 15 2014, 12:31p
Well, that's the issue with this ... isn't it? Who really is the BPA?
Commented on The Downbeat #1327 -- The "Swaggy P" Edition on Apr 15 2014, 12:29p - 2 replies
Honestly, I think Hornacek should be one of only three guys to really get consideration
Commented on The Downbeat #1327 -- The "Swaggy P" Edition on Apr 15 2014, 12:25p - 4 replies
I honestly don't think it's just that Jabari's a Mormon
Commented on The Downbeat #1327 -- The "Swaggy P" Edition on Apr 15 2014, 11:13a - 2 replies
for No, silly. The Jazz fans win if the Jazz lose. Don't you understand delayed gratification yet? Do you not have any long-term concepts or plans?
Voted on Apr 14 2014, 11:01a
No problem
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:22p
I was really bummed by Burks' fouls
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:21p - 1 reply
Hasn't happened in the past 4 seasons at least
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:18p - 2 replies
Yes
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:16p
Anyone else hoping we see no made 3's for either team?
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:14p - 1 reply
Yep :(
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:14p - 1 reply
Kanter and Favors were simply fantastic that half.
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:13p
It was just bizarre
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:10p
It was UGLY!
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:08p
Okay, does anyone have any rational explanation
Commented on Game Thread: Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets -- The Struggle at the Summit on Apr 12 2014, 10:08p - 2 replies
for Alec Burks
Voted on Apr 12 2014, 7:21p
That's hilarious
Commented on Game Recap: Portland Trail Blazers get big scare from young Utah Jazz, still win 111-99 on Apr 12 2014, 3:01a - 1 reply
I'll be honest
Commented on Garbage Time and Development in a Winning Culture on Apr 12 2014, 1:00a - 1 reply
The funniest thing is that Matt and Boler have no clue what analytics are trying to investigate
Commented on Game Recap: Portland Trail Blazers get big scare from young Utah Jazz, still win 111-99 on Apr 12 2014, 12:36a
I love this
Commented on Utah Jazz Head Coach Tyrone Corbin made the tough decisions this year on Apr 11 2014, 1:32p
I'm actually a bit worried about the coaching situation
Commented on The Win a Prize from Amar Edition - The Downbeat - #1324 on Apr 11 2014, 11:24a - 2 replies
The Jazz can't trade Gordon Hayward
Commented on NBA Draft: Player upside isn't linear, but geometric according to the data on Apr 11 2014, 2:14a - 1 reply
Aside from the top 5, Gordon is who I'd be most excited about.
Commented on NBA Draft 2014: Magic, Celtics, Jazz, Lakers, and Kings in dogfight for #3 spot on Apr 10 2014, 5:34p
I've seen it over and over and over, as well
Commented on The Downbeat #1323: Hoe to the end of the row! on Apr 10 2014, 1:26p - 1 reply
The simple truth is this
Commented on The Downbeat #1323: Hoe to the end of the row! on Apr 10 2014, 12:57p - 1 reply
I am continually shocked at the Jazz defense this year. It is easily the most unexpected crummy surprise of the year.
Commented on The Downbeat #1323: Hoe to the end of the row! on Apr 10 2014, 12:44p - 4 replies
#3 - I strongly support the wheel
Commented on The Downbeat #1323: Hoe to the end of the row! on Apr 10 2014, 12:42p - 1 reply
People said the same about Millsap and Faried
Commented on The Downbeat #1322: The Bad City Edition on Apr 9 2014, 1:11p
Obviously, if this is who Wiggins can be, then you go for it
Commented on The Downbeat #1322: The Bad City Edition on Apr 9 2014, 1:05p - 2 replies
This is the worst thing about potentially trading one of the young players for a pick
Commented on The Downbeat #1322: The Bad City Edition on Apr 9 2014, 12:53p - 1 reply
I'd be so happy if the Jazz just played them together 36 min
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 11:07p - 2 replies
Whoa
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 11:06p
Kanter
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 11:03p
That's what I heard
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:53p
WOOOOOOOOOOOO
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:44p
Ty responded
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:41p
Kanter with the double-double
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:33p - 1 reply
I can't believe how little the Jazz run plays for Burks
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:30p - 1 reply
Dear Boler:
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:29p
The funny thing is that Kanter could do okay against Dirk
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:22p
And Jeremy Evans
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:18p - 1 reply
Nice passing on the break
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:18p
Nope, they never will
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:07p - 1 reply
I really wish we could get 100% honest end of year interviews
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 10:01p - 1 reply
Thank the basketball gods
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:57p
I'll try
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:53p
Wait?
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:52p - 2 replies
It's all part of Corbin's plan
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:49p - 2 replies
I love Alec Burks
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:47p - 1 reply
Does Vince know how bad that green headband clashes with his uni?
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:47p
That was a fantastic block by Kanter
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:45p
Corbin's just determined to end his coaching career with an 82-game flip off to the world
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:44p
Oh my ...
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:43p
I haven't heard of all this
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:43p
I imagine lots of things
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:41p - 3 replies
rec'd
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:40p
Love our team's FT% this game
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:38p - 2 replies
I liked how Amar's preview
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:38p
Nice to see Ty Corbin's keeping up his defensive strategies till the bitter end
Commented on Game Thread: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz -- Bittersweet memories on Apr 8 2014, 9:35p - 1 reply
for 31-40
Voted on Apr 8 2014, 5:52p
Good old-fashioned adjusted +/- needs at least two or three years of data to filter out the noise
Commented on ESPN has a new thing, Real Plus-Minus, does it mean anything for the Utah Jazz though? on Apr 8 2014, 9:15a - 1 reply
for A true Tank Oddity
Voted on Apr 5 2014, 11:34p
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