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Jazz brass hinted that they may not be done dealing before Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline.
For now, Miller insisted he would not be driven by finances but rather a desire to remain competitive. That meant taking a hit on the luxury tax.
“We’re in the fifth-smallest market with the sixth-highest payroll in the league, so we’re pushing the envelope as hard as we can to be aggressive and attract talent to this team,” Miller said.
No player is sacred if it means improving the team.
Asked how he would be able to market a team in Salt Lake City without a star, Miller said with “classic Jazz basketball.”
“It’s lunch pail, work boots,” he said. “And who knows? We may have a star player before any of us realizes it.”
Miller hoped Jazz players would continue to improve, and some of their first-round picks would blossom.
He said the identity would remain the same, even if the faces are rapidly changing.
“I hope our identity will continue to be toughness and being a scrappy ball team that never quits,” Miller said. “Those have always been the hallmarks through 23 years that Jerry was here. It wasn’t really glamorous. It was just get out there as hard as you can to make things happen.”
“Very rarely are you able to trade for someone who is arguably the best at his position,” Nets coach Avery Johnson said. “We had to give up a lot, but when you get a chance to get him, you go for it. It wasn’t a planned trade. This wasn’t a plan B. He’s a plan A guy.”
AP Basketball Writer Brian Mahoney in New York contributed to this report.
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