Jazz have been quiet in rumor mill but Kevin O'Connor said this afternoon that the team is able to take on salary this season and next.
Foreshadowing of re-signing Boozer?
Simmons annual trade value column is out and he has Deron in at #10 right behind Roy and Rose.
The best "Would you rather … ?" of the column. I'd rather have Rose at one-third the price of Roy or Williams, but that didn't stop me from mulling it for a few minutes. And Roy edges Williams by a hair because of his fearlessness in crunch time.
Hard to argue there but I think all three fall into his next category of "let me save you some time, NO." I don't think any of their teams trade one of them for another. Any trade would have to be for one of his top 5 players for them to do a deal.
Boozer gets a DNP according to Bill because,
...he's a free agent-to-be. I can't tell if the Jazz would trade him, or if anyone wants him.
On a side note, he was in Park City for Sundance and couldn't throw a book signing together?
To trade or not to trade, that is the question. Whether tis nobler to stay pat and suffer a playoff loss or perchance to dream of something more.
Sorry for butchering that. But if the Jazz are willing to take on more money, why not go get a Tyrus Thomas? Given that so many other teams are trying to obtain his services only validates what he could be a game changer for a contender. If you have to take on Hinrich's deal to get it done, that isn't the worst thing in the world.
The Jazz need just a little sumpin' sumpin' to start making them favorites. Anyone else out there you want the Jazz to get?
82games.com confirming what most are thinking. The Jazz are a better unit on the floor when Boozer and Memo aren't playing together. What if you started Millsap and brought Memo off the bench? Or does it matter who's starting?
- Brewer and Millsap on the floor doesn't work well. However, plug in AK instead of Brewer and it becomes a great unit.
- The one unit where Miles shows up is the poorest of those listed.
- A surprise of sorts with this group, Williams-Matthews-Brewer-Boozer-Fesenko. They have the top +/- of any group and have the best winning percentage.
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