Social Media Jabs Possible Jazz Finals Run After Lakers Exit From Playoffs
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Basketball fans, including analysts and a former NBA player, took shots at the Utah Jazz potentially making a run to the NBA Finals.
Tweets flooded social media after the Phoenix Suns eliminated the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers from the postseason on June 3.
After the Lakers exit from the NBA Playoffs, basketball fans were less than excited about the potential of the Jazz making a run to the Finals.
Nick Young, former NBA player and one-time champion with Golden State Warriors
Weakest playoffs ever nobody wanna see Utah vs nets or suns vs bucks lol
— Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung) June 4, 2021
Max Kellerman, ESPN
So instead of a Lakers-Clippers Conference Finals we’re going to get Denver-Utah? And instead of a NY-LA Finals, maybe Utah-Milwaukee? League’s gotta be happy about that
— Max Kellerman (@maxkellerman) June 4, 2021
Michael Bohlin, CBS Sports
A Utah-Milwaukee Finals would be terrible for the game…but also the NBA also has no parity…just pick a lane and stick with it. I want to watch the best teams, not the biggest media markets.
— Michael Bohlin (@MBohlinCBS) June 4, 2021
I bet the NBA is super excited about a Jazz-Bucks Finals https://t.co/t1tI9SGy7Z
— Jason Rosenbaum (@jrosenbaum) June 4, 2021
— Mitch Carr (@mitchcarrtv) June 4, 2021
The Jazz advanced from the first round with a 4-1 series victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Utah will play either the Los Angeles Clippers or Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Semifinals. The Suns will play the Denver Nuggets in the other West semifinal series.
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