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Ex-Utah Jazz player Jose Ortiz charged in drug case

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  • Johnson72 Salt Lake City, UT
    June 30, 2011 11:23 a.m.

    Are you serious.. The guy played for the jazz for 2 seasons over 20 years ago?

  • Led Zeppelin II Bountiful, UT
    June 30, 2011 12:15 p.m.

    @Johnson72. Yeah dude. I can barely remember this guy. Was it really 2 seasons? I thought less but you may be right. This guy was terrible. Not NBA ready. He seemed to be in and out of here pretty quick. I guess the only reason why they are making a big deal out of this is because this dude is in serious trouble. If it was something little I dont think the media would care much. Ortiz really did nothing for the Jazz except being a bust.

  • MenaceToSociety Draper, UT
    June 30, 2011 12:28 p.m.

    * sarcasm alert *

    You know why this is a story? The liberal lamestream media can't resist reporting the negative.

  • Johnny Triumph American Fork, UT
    June 30, 2011 3:20 p.m.

    Call him a bust, but the 1987 draft wasn't all that great for the Jazz. Lots of hype about him, we needed another Mark Eaton, but we got a bust...

    1987
    Round Pick Player School
    1 15 Jose Ortiz Oregon State
    2 No Selection
    3 61 Clarence Martin Western Kentucky
    4 84 Ruben Holmes Alabama State
    5 107 Bart Kofoed Kearney State
    6 130 Art Sabb Bloomfield College
    7 153 Keith Webster Harvard

  • Jazz Cop San Francisco, CA
    June 30, 2011 5:02 p.m.

    wonder how much theyre selling his chiapet for after they turn him into a skinhead.

  • eagle Provo, UT
    June 30, 2011 11:03 p.m.

    Kofeod was a better player than Ortiz. Yeah, he was a bust, slightly better than Luther Wright but that's not saying much. Very similar to another great Jazz draft bust, Walter Palmer.