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Bad Time for Jazz to Be Unlucky

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Everybody feeling OK around here? Anybody feeling OK?

Anyone?

Uh no.

Given the sorry circumstances, who could?

The afternoon after a disappointing double-digit loss in Game 1 of the Jazz-Nuggets playoff series, an even darker storm cloud blew in and hovered over Jazz practice, and no amount of manly talk, no amount of forced optimism, no amount of bull slinging could clear it away.

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