Tag: Utah Jazz

Kevin Garnett Celebrates Hall of Fame Selection by Shooting Adam Sandler

by Alex Poletti
Photo by A24

A surprise to no one, Kevin Garnett was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday in a class that included fellow legends like Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. To celebrate the tremendous achievement, the power forward expressed his joy by shooting his “Uncut Gems” co-star Adam Sandler in the face with a handgun. Continue reading “Kevin Garnett Celebrates Hall of Fame Selection by Shooting Adam Sandler”

Utah Jazz Layoff Employees to Reflect Music World at Large

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Sam Forencich

The economic downturn of 2020 has found its way to the NBA, with the Utah Jazz laying off some non-basketball personnel. While the decision was in part for economic necessity, Jazz president Jim Olson says this is inspired by the current state of the jazz musicians in the world at large.

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Utah Jazz Starting to Wonder If Cutting Gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s Mucus Not the Best Idea

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

After Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, effectively shutting down the 2020 NBA season, management and players alike have started to wonder if they could have done more to prevent the spread of the virus. The Utah Jazz is no exception, as they have now begun to question if cutting the team’s supply of gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s mucus wasn’t the best idea after all. Continue reading “Utah Jazz Starting to Wonder If Cutting Gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s Mucus Not the Best Idea”

With NBA Season Suspended, Adam Silver Relieved He Can Take That Mid-March Vacation He Planned

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Jae C. Hong / AP Photo

The NBA announced on Wednesday that they will suspend the season in light of Utah Jazz center Rudy Golbert testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. While this was met with frustration and disappointment from fans and players alike, league commissioner Adam Silver tells The Second String that he’s actually kind of relieved, as he can now go on the Mid-March vacation he planned last year. Continue reading “With NBA Season Suspended, Adam Silver Relieved He Can Take That Mid-March Vacation He Planned”

Opinion: J.K. Simmons Should Be Considered as Next Utah Jazz Head Coach

by Alex Poletti

Last year, the Utah Jazz proved that they were still contenders in a competitive Western Conference, finishing with the fifth seed; however, they were no match for the Houston Rockets, getting eliminated in five games. Despite new additions like Mike Conley to compliment budding stars Donvoan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, it seems they will stay in playoff limbo after the conference as a whole got a facelift. To compete, they’ll have to do something drastic. The Second String knows just what to do.

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