Detroit’s lost seven in a row to the Jazz (21-15) the last one was a 120-114 double-overtime heartbreaking home loss on Dec. 19 despite getting a season high 38 from Iverson. It’s time to get that Utah monkey of the Pistons’ backs, but again they will have to try to do it without Rip Hamilton and maybe Rasheed Wallace, who is a game time decision.
Don’t count on Stuckey either, he’s said he probably wouldn’t be good to play after leaving the game early in Denver with back issues.
I know plenty of you would love to have Boozer in Detroit, you can’t deny his game or what he would bring to the team. But me….I still think he’s a bit shady. Not to mention what happened in Cleveland or the fact that he was talking about opting out of Utah a month ago, he’s not even telling his team what’s going on with his injury.
“Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor was obviously miffed Saturday because he still had not heard back from Dr. Richard Ferkel – nearly 24 hours after the Los Angeles-based orthopedic specialist performed arthroscopic surgery to clean out the damaged left knee of All-Star power forward Carlos Boozer.
“It’s surprising that we haven’t heard anything, but we have not heard anything,” O’Connor said late this morning. “We’ve called him and we’re expecting a response soon.” Via The Desert News
I hate playing Utah, but I still miss Memo. Did you know he was the money man?
He does what he does out there…
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