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Ian Thomsen
March 18, 2002
On the Jazz, who at week's end was 2-12 against the top five teams in the West:
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March 18, 2002

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On the Jazz, who at week's end was 2-12 against the top five teams in the West:

"The most surprising thing is that Utah is second in the league in turnovers (16.5 per game). I never thought I'd see Jazz players become turnover prone. Since last year their shooting and scoring have gone down, while their opponents' scoring has gone up. You want to run them and keep the ball moving in the half-court because they're still built around John Stockton and Karl Malone, which means they're an aging team without a lot of quickness. They're going to face one of the top three teams in the first round of the playoffs, and I would imagine if they had to pick anybody among the front-runners, it would be the Lakers, because they don't run."

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