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For the Jazz, despite their big win Saturday night, this season is more a march toward coming seasons. Still, winning has its benefits for the young club. Those were etched all over their faces in celebration.
They saw what they want to be when they grow up right there in front of them on the floor at ESA. At first, it was the other guys, the team with the stars. But then, at second glance, it was … themselves. They saw their own reflection in that mirror and liked what they saw.
All they have to do now is keep working, keep growing, keep following the plan, get a good draft pick, and keep hoping that one day they will always bear a striking resemblance to their accomplished cousin from afar.
GORDON MONSON hosts "The Big Show" with Spence Checketts weekdays from 3-7 p.m. on 97.5 FM/1280 and 960 AM The Zone. Twitter: @GordonMonson.
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