Found January 08, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Chris Douglas Roberts
SALT LAKE CITY -- Gordon Hayward was razzed about his new haircut and neatly trimmed face Monday night. The Dallas Mavericks didn't find it too funny how the Utah Jazz's emerging player transformed from a shaggy-looking swingman into a baby-faced assassin on this day. Hayward scored 27 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out five assists and blocked two shots to lead the Jazz to a 100-94 victory over the Mavericks at EnergySolutions Arena. "Hayward had a great game. He hurt as all night long," Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said. "He is a very athletic player. He is very skilled, and he understands how to play. He got us time and time again." Hayward hit a big 3-pointer with just over two minutes remaining to give the Jazz a seven-point cushion, then sank a couple of free throws in the final 44 seconds to help Utah hold on. Hayward's season-high scoring effort lifted the Jazz to their third win in four games and evened their record to 18-18 ahe...
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Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams will miss the next three games with inflammation in his right knee.
The team announced the injury Tuesday after Williams was treated by team orthopedist Dr. Lyle Mason.
Williams will travel with the team on its three-game road trip, but won't be able to play against former team Atlanta on Friday.
He left Monday's win over Dallas because...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 on Monday night.
Alec Burks added a season-high 13, including eight in the fourth quarter when Utah held Dallas (13-22) to 14 points on 5-of-16 shooting.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavs with 20 points. He had six straight late, but also...
SALT LAKE CITY — Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 100-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Hayward hit a big 3-pointer with just over two minutes remaining to give the Jazz a seven-point cushion down the stretch and then sank a couple of free throws in the final...
Utah Jazz starting guard/forward Marvin Williams will miss at least three games with knee inflammation, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday. Williams will skip the team's three-game road trip to the Charlotte Bobcats, Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons this week after having his knee treated. After the road trip, which begins Wednesday, the Jazz will play seven of eight...
The Utah Jazz's reserves have come up big lately, and they might have to keep it up with injuries to starters Mo Williams and Marvin Williams.
Utah will try to open its three-game trip with a seventh consecutive victory over the Charlotte Bobcats, who are going for their first home win in 12 tries Wednesday night.
Led by Gordon Hayward (72 points), Alec Burks (34) and Derrick...