Jazz sick of having defensive problems
Jazz powers are straight-up sick of watching their team get kicked around at the defensive end. Theyíve said that again and again, and itís more than sweet-sounding BS. If we all had five bucks for every time Dennis Lindsey has hammered the point, weíd all be rich enough to buy the Clippers. In the first real chance for the club to hire a head coach outside its organizational walls since Ö well, ever, this longtime weakness will be addressed. Defense can be taught, stressed, improved, insisted upon. Whoever the new coach is, he will think more like Tom Thibodeau than Mike DíAntoni. Itís not just that defense wins championships, itís that defense prevents you from getting blown off your home floor by the Denver Nuggets and crushed on the road by the Milwaukee Bucks. Itís a jumping-off point for future success.
-- Salt Lake Tribune