Nov 6, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward (20) drives the ball against Boston Celtics point guard Avery Bradley (0) in the second half at TD Garden. The Celtics defeated the Jazz 97-87. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Haslam's Musings: Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics


Battle of the totally defeated goes to the Celtics… or the Jazz depending on which way you look at it.  The C’s overcame a 16-3 deficit to win 97-87.

  • Hayward looks in control again which is great to see, but still don’t understand why he doesn’t get the ball for two quarters.
  • This team desperately needs a point guard.  Trey needs to get back asap.
  • Having Trey would cut down 7-8 turnovers a game even if TB3 averages 3 himself.
  • Kanter looks awesome on offense, but completely lost on defense still.
  • Where was the effort?  For 27 minutes straight the Jazz showed next to no effort or execution.
  • It’s good to see how depressed Kanter and Hayward look after games.  They absolutely hate losing which is a great thing cause this will stop at some point.
  • Brandon Bass hits that 15 foot jump every time.
  • Burks had his first “bad game” of the season and really hurt the Jazz at the very end of the comeback with two awful turnovers.
  • Jazz are officially in 1st for the “riggin for Wiggins” or the “safari for Jabari” depending on who you think is gonna be the top pick.
  • Favors looked out of it for 3 quarters then finally woke up at the end finishing with 10, 14 and 3
  • Once Jazz have depth they will start getting wins… how many depends on the effort.
  • It’s amazing how little help the Jazz have had outside the Core 4.
  • Tough game in Chicago Friday, Jazz NEED a win on this road trip.
  • Even though the Jazz came back with Harris and Clark they are not NBA players and I can’t wait to not see them on the court anymore.  I thought Clark was a shooter?

Tags: Boston Celtics Utah Jazz

  • Olivier Batiste

    Hi, thanks for this article. I could not watch that game but I really hoped the Jazz could have won this one… Looking at the boxscore Ian Clark stats are awful, even on shots like you mentioned & that’s true : after summer league I thought he was going to be helpful for 3pts. :s