Thursday, December 3, 2009

Hello Jerry - Goodbye Little Jerry

Two and a half Jazz notes on this Thursday evening:

First, Jerry has signed on for one more year of steering the Good Ship Jazz. I, for one, am glad he's still here. I know that some of my blogeagues have been hoping for his retirement, but when I survey the coaches out there I realize the Jazz have one of the best in the business. And he can tell the players stories about the Great Depression.

Second, as has long been expected, Matt Harpring has called it quits for the year and may be done for good. Insurance will likely pay for his salary this year. I have been a vocal critic of Harpring the past few years, but I have to admit that the Jazz miss his toughness. Harpring has always been a warrior, if a mediocre basketball player. You'll be missed, Sr. Harpring.

Lastly, luckily, our team may not miss Harpring's toughness and strength. We're about to get CJ Miles back!

1 comment:

Pasty Gangsta said...

Jerry is fine. He's tough and gets his guys to play hard. On the other hand he's a bit old school and doesn't seem to have kept up with the latest trends. . . like the three-pointer/defending the three-pointer.

I'm sure we could do worse; I'm also pretty sure we could do better. I'd put him squarely in the middle of the road of NBA coaches at this point in his career. As long as we make the playoffs and he wants to coach, you have to think Greg Miller will keep him there though.