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Bryon Russell
Bryon Russell
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Born: 12/31/70
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Earnings: $25,806,501 ($38,884,737*)
Utah was in Chicago to take on the Bulls, and Jordan decided to pay a visit to Malone and John Stockton. While he was there, we learned, young Jazz forward Bryon Russell decided to get chirpy with Jordan. “Pssh, OK, Bryon Russell?” Jordan recalled. “When I was playing baseball, Utah was in town to play the Bulls. They were practicing at the facility, I go over to say hi to John and Karl, and this kid Bryon Russell comes up to me and says, ‘Man why you quittin? Why you quittin? You know I could guard your ass, I couldn’t wait, you had to quit.’ I said, ‘Karl, you need to talk to this dude, man.’ ‘Nah, he’s just a young rookie.’ But from that point on he’s been on my list.”
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At 47, Russell feels like the Jazz should follow suit and lift his No. 3 jersey to the rafters of Vivint Arena, next to his former teammates John Stockton and Karl Malone. “Those are my two favorites. They should retire my number next to theirs,” Russell said. “The amount of work I did as a Jazz player, we made some history together and I was a key part of that history. So I figure if they retire Jeff Hornacek’s number, they should retire mine.”
The rest issue is one of those complex subjects where each side can put forth a valid argument. Yes, the NBA is hurt when players sit during nationally televised contests. At the same time, coaches are operating with championship aspirations and are gearing up for long playoff runs. And former players are steadfast in believing that today’s players are sullying a league they helped build. “It just seems like the players today don’t have the love for the game that we had,” former Jazz forward Bryon Russell said. But the fans have the biggest gripe. They are the ultimate losers, the ones who shell out the money to see their favorite stars.