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"At times, we can have a veteran lineup, at others a really young lineup," said Corbin. "And, then, we can mix everybody in. They’re all responding."
Against the Thunder, six Jazz players scored in double figures, and nearly everyone, particularly Hayward, played strong defense against Durant and his normally high-flying offensive teammates.
It was impressive.
"Right now, we believe in each other," Favors said. "We support each other."
This whole Jazz endeavor is not about punting on the season in the name of development, looking past end results and forgetting about any shot at the playoffs. It’s about development and results. It’s about mixing and matching and winning. The truth is, the Jazz are at their competitive strongest now when everybody’s in the pool.
"When we play together ... when we play the right way," Tinsley said, "we can beat anybody."
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