It appears no outdoors of Utah has any love for the Jazz. LeBron James and Kevin Durant received to select their groups for the All-Star Recreation on Thursday. Although Utah had two gamers make the group from the West – Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell – each gamers have been chosen final.
What was making that? James mentioned no offense, however the Jazz have by no means been thrilling.
“There’s no slander to the Utah Jazz,” James mentioned. “You have to perceive, identical to in video video games rising up, we by no means performed with Utah. As nice as Karl Malone and John Stockton have been, we’d by no means decide these guys in video video games. By no means. “
Jazz followers aren’t going to love James’ scorching take. Mitchell and Gobert have been picked Nos. 22 and 23, respectively. Mitchell landed on Crew Durant and Gobert landed on Crew James.
The Jazz head into the All-Star breaks with the NBA’s finest report at 27-9. Between James’ scorching take and a few within the media not taking the Jazz severely, count on Mitchell and Gobert to take these feedback severely in the course of the All-Star sport and nicely into the second half of the season.