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The Utah Jazz had their rookie Enes Kanter give the end of the year speech to Jazz fans and it didn’t disappoint. The speech was to the point, motivational, and featured the best mic drop we have since Beyonce announced her pregnancy at last year’s MTV Music Awards. The Utaz Jazz players’ reactions were priceless.
H/T The Big Lead
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