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Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-95 on Wednesday night and tie their Western Conference playoff series at one win game apiece. Derrick Favors had career playoff bests of […]

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Jazz Prep For Game Two In OKC

Jazz Prep For Game Two In OKC

(Oklahoma City, OK)  —  The Jazz will look to even up the series when they take on the Thunder tonight in Oklahoma City. Utah dropped the first-round opener 116-108 on Sunday in OKC.  The series will shift to Vivint Smart Home Arena for Games Three and Four. Share Tweet +1 […]

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George, Mitchell questionable for Game 2 of Thunder-Jazz

George, Mitchell questionable for Game 2 of Thunder-Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Paul George and Utah guard Donovan Mitchell, the leading scorers for their respective teams in their first-round playoff series, are questionable for Game 2 on Wednesday. George scored 36 points in the opener and set a team playoff record with eight 3-pointers in Oklahoma […]

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Jazz G Mitchell has left foot bruise, uncertain for Game 2

Jazz G Mitchell has left foot bruise, uncertain for Game 2

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has a left foot bruise and his status is uncertain for Game 2 of the Western Conference playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Mitchell left Oklahoma City’s 116-108 win Game 1 on Sunday after stubbing his toe in the third […]

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George scores 36, leads Thunder to 116-108 win over Jazz

George scores 36, leads Thunder to 116-108 win over Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George scored 36 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Utah Jazz 116-108 in Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series on Sunday night. George set an Oklahoma City playoff record with eight 3-pointers, blowing past the previous record of five. He […]

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NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

The NBA has released the first-round playoff schedule, and the reigning NBA champs will host the postseason opener. Game 1 between Golden State and San Antonio opens the slate on Saturday at 3 p.m. Eastern — a somewhat unusual noon local time tip-off for the Warriors. The Warriors-Spurs game will […]

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Blazers claim No. 3 seed with 102-93 win over Utah

Blazers claim No. 3 seed with 102-93 win over Utah

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 36 points and 10 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-93 victory over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night to earn the Northwest Division title. With the win in the regular-season finale, Portland claimed the third seed […]

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Jazz Visit Trail Blazers

Jazz Visit Trail Blazers

(Portland, OR)  —  The Jazz are visiting the Trail Blazers tonight in their regular season finale. Utah and Portland are both tied at 48-and-33 on the season.  The winner of tonight’s contest will be the three-seed in the Western Conference heading into the playoffs. The Jazz are currently 2-and-1 against […]

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Jazz cruise to 119-79 win over Warriors

Jazz cruise to 119-79 win over Warriors

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and set an NBA rookie record for 3-pointers, Derrick Favors added 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Utah Jazz cruised to a 119-79 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Jonas Jerebko scored 14 points, and Rudy […]

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NBA teams paying closer attention to players’ wingspan

NBA teams paying closer attention to players’ wingspan

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Not until Nate McMillan began being fitted for custom-made suits a few years into his NBA career three decades ago did he understand just how far his arms reached. When Bill Walton dominated at UCLA in the 1970s, no one ever measured his wingspan — from […]

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