Game Thread: Utah Jazz at San Antonio Spurs

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Game #40: Utah Jazz (13-26) at San Antonio Spurs (30-8) AT&T Center- San Antonio, Texas January 15, 2014 -- 6 pm MT NATIONAL TV: ESPN TV: ROOT Sports -- RADIO: 1280 am / 97.5 fm

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Wow! Who would ever guess that we are already 40 games into this Jazz season! I sure wouldn't. It feels like we are just getting to know this crazy team.

While I was driving home from running errands a song came on my iPod. Its the song that reminds me and JasonForTheLove of our Utah Jazz

It made me a little sad thinking that we once again are having to watch one year vet mercenaries have starring roles on our team when we really should be learning if the F5 could all play together.

I try not to think about it and just enjoy the season, its a little hard. I do enjoy most of what's going on, its fun that Trey has made EVERYONE so much better. Its fun to see Favors get minutes. I love Burks doing Burk thangs. But to me it seems like there could be so much more.

Favors on being patient: (via Moni)

Favors on having to be patient as a young guy
It’s tough, you know? You a top pick, you know, you watch the other guys in your draft, you know, they come out, starting for they teams, being the face of they team, and you know, just playing. And you just gotta sit there and wait for it. And wait…When you getting minutes as a young player, you know, you gotta take, gotta make the most of it. You know, I found that out firsthand my rookie year.

I'd like Favors to know that we think its tough too.


There is a game tonight and its on national TV. Playing the Spurs in San Antonio will be a good measuring stick for this Jazz team. They have won 6-of-10 games including a one game win streak, beating the Nuggets at the ESA.

Starting Lineups

Utah Jazz

PF- Marvin Williams

C- Derrick Favors

SF- Richard Jefferson (LOL)

SG- *** Gordon Hayward is a GTD*** Alec Burks started last game Hayward was out

PG- Trey Burke

San Antonio Spurs

PF- Tim Duncan

C-Jeff Ayres

SF- Kawhi Leonard

SG- Manu Ginobli

PG- Tony Parker

Injury Report

Utah Jazz

Gordon Hayward (SG)- Hip (Doubtful)

San Antonio Spurs

Danny Green (SG) - Finger (OUT)

Tiago Splitter (C)- Shoulder (OUT)

Past Highlights Video:

Jazz vs Spurs coverage

Pounding The Rock

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