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Old 09-12-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Default Matt Harpring

After some doctor appointments this week, we'll find out if he is going to play out the last year of his contract.



If he does retire he will have had a great last moment:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J4CW...rom=PL&index=7
(just turn off the sound...)

Destroying Pierce defensively, on the glass, and with the must score shot for a huge home victory. I was at that game...wonderful.

But, if he can do that again for 10 minutes a night, I want him back for one last year. Especially for the playoffs.

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Old 09-14-2009, 04:59 PM   #2
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From the news today, it sounds like Harpring is probably done.
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:39 PM   #3
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Looks like its going to be Dupree. As it stands then,

Williams (36) / Maynor or Price (12)
Brewer (30) / Korver (18)
Miles (18) / Kirilenko (30) / Dupree
Boozer (24) / Millsap (24)
Okur (36) / Koufos or Fesenko (12)/ Suton

Backup 1 and 5 we go with matchups. Control v Agression, Skill v Size. Fes is going to get minutes this year against big teams.

Who know's what we'll get for Boozer. Until something happens, I bet he splits the time with Millsap evenly. If we could go with a three man rotation
Boozer (16) / Millsap (32)
Okur (32) / Boozer (16)
that would be best...but Boozer at 5 just doesn't work out defensively.



I'm still holding out for a Battier for Boozer trade where we shed salary.
Williams (36) / Maynor or Price (12)
Brewer (28) / Korver (14) / Miles (6)
Battier (28) / Kirilenko (12) / Miles (8) /Dupree
Millsap (32) / Kirilenko (16) / Suton
Okur (36) / Koufos or Fesenko (12)

36mpg for Williams and Okur. Central pieces.
32mpg for Millsap. Bully the paint.
28mpg for Brewer, Battier, and AK. Fresh perimeter defense. Offesive roles: get inside, stretch the floor, move the ball.
14mpg for Korver and Miles. Role players, try to get hot.
6mpg for Maynor, Price, Koufos, and Fes. Matchups.

I like it.
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:25 AM   #4
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if he can do that again for 10 minutes a night, I want him back for one last year. Especially for the playoffs.

His expiring contract is worth more than 10 minutes a night for mid level money.

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Backup 1 and 5 we go with matchups.

Sloan goes with Price. Ugly!

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Fes is going to get minutes this year against big teams.

Ugly!

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Until something happens, I bet he splits the time with Millsap evenly.

Can't see them paying him. They have to make a trade.

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If we could go with a three man rotation

Don't think there's much doubt if they did keep him.

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that would be best

It wouldn't be the best cuz it leaves Koufos on the bench. He should step into Milsap's role if they have a clue at all which they continue to prove they don't.

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Boozer at 5 just doesn't work out defensively

Neither does anyone else they have.

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I'm still holding out for a Battier for Boozer trade where we shed salary.

Can't see them doing anything but dumping his salary. I thought you didn't want anyone taking time away from Brewer and Miles?

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Suton

Anyone know what happened to Duncan? He was their best player in the summer league. Probably better than Fesenko as well.

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36mpg for Williams and Okur. Central pieces.

Okur as a central piece is ugly.

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6mpg for Maynor, Price, Koufos, and Fes. Matchups.

Fesenko shouldn't play over Koufos EVER! Price shouldn't be playing at all.
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:03 AM   #5
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So Harpring is done? He's always been one of my favorite players to watch due to the effort he puts in.
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Old 09-21-2009, 03:29 PM   #6
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I haven't heard anything explicitly about his retirement yet, but I think the decision is already made.

His last big moment will be the victory of Boston. Shut down Paul Pierce in the 4th, and hit big shots on him on the other end. Beautiful. He did it exactly like Sloan wanted, also: pick and curls, and responsible physical defense with rebounding.
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Old 12-02-2009, 03:39 PM   #7
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I wouldn't retire if I thought there was a chance I could still play, even if wasn't until the playoffs. Unless it was going to negatively affect my long term health in some way.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:17 PM   #8
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His definitely very tradable with insurance picking up much of his expiring contract if he can't play.
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http://www.insidehoops.com/blog/?p=5103

So Matt isn't playing anymore this season. Or future seasons imo.
He's a trade piece. 6.5M expirer
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Old 12-03-2009, 07:25 PM   #10
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I'm not surprised at all. Harpring always seemed like he was 10 years older than he was. When he was 28 I would always comment, that he looked like he was about 38, but people would keep telling me he was still young. Good player, tough player, but was always hurt or injured in some sort of way, and just kind of looked rigid when he walked.

Luckily the Jazz have some young players in need of playing time that need to develop, so this doesn't hurt them too much. But I enjoyed him while we had him, seemed like a pretty good guy too.
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:58 PM   #11
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Luckily the Jazz have some young players in need of playing time that need to develop, so this doesn't hurt them too much.

Could help them in lots of ways. Sloan can't throw his boy in there when the situation isn't right for him. One less 6'7" PF to play ahead of Koufos at least. ROTFLMAO! Might just mean more of his other fave Korver though so it might not matter.
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Could help them in lots of ways. Sloan can't throw his boy in there when the situation isn't right for him. One less 6'7" PF to play ahead of Koufos at least. ROTFLMAO! Might just mean more of his other fave Korver though so it might not matter.

Koufos has been bas this year. I had high hopes for him, but he hasn't earned a place on the court at all so far.
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No he earned it last year. Anyone that saw him should know that. The guy can play.
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Just when they lull ya into thinking maybe things in the post LHM world will be different they pull off a baffling trade like this one. They've had plenty of opportunities over the past few months to cut salary and not only do they give away a kid with talent(unlike Price) they give him to their division rival. He could be the difference that puts them in the playoffs ahead of the Jazz? They going to pick up Jauque Vaughn to fill the 13th spot at least?
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