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Coming off their first road win of the season, the Utah Jazz aim to remain perfect at home when they host a much-improved Cleveland team that's in the midst of a grueling seven-game road trip.
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There are changes afoot on the Cavaliers' rotation.Center Semih Erden has returned from a broken right thumb and will be given every opportunity to win the Cavs' backup center job.The 7-foot, 240-pound Erden played 17 minutes in the Cavs' 113-105 loss at Utah on Tuesday. He was the first big man off the bench for the Cavs (4-5, 1-3 on their seven-game road trip).The Cavs...
Game number four of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 7 game road trip continues Tuesday night in Salt Lake City as the Cavaliers (4-4) take on the Utah Jazz (5-3).
Utah coach Tyrone Corbin brings a starting lineup of Devin Harris, Raja Bell, Gordon Hayward, Paul Millsap, and Al Jefferson. Key bench players include Derrick Favors, Josh Howard, Earl Watson, CJ Miles, and Enes Kanter. The...
Streaking Utah Jazz face Kyrie Irving, improved Cavaliers
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 10, 2012 06:36PM MDT
Two of the early-season surprise teams in the NBA collide Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Utah Jazz, who have won four straight, play host to Cleveland in a game that will be carried on ROOT Sports starting at 7 p.m.
The Cavaliers, who...
Kyrie Irving had another strong game for the Cavaliers (20 points, 5 assists, 2 turnovers) and Antawn Jamison chipped in 22 points, but the Jazz’ interior, particularly Al Jefferson and his 30 points, were just too much for the Cavaliers.
Jerry Sloan's departure from the Utah Jazz last February was abrupt, and not just because it happened in the middle of the season or what appeared to be a falling out with the culture of the modern NBA. Sloan, more than any other coach save Tom Thibodeau (maybe), seemed to experience basketball as part of his soul. It's still tough to imagine him apart from the sport, in...
That headline isn't meant as a slight to Al Jefferson at all. He's a legitimate NBA style beast, a rich man's Kendrick Perkins, and a guy who's averaged over 20 and 10 for the season twice in his eight year NBA career. Call it a match-up problem for Cavaliers on Tuesday night, a failure by the Cavs bench to adjust schematically with a double team in the second half...
The Utah Jazz just earned their first road win of the season. Winning is all they've done in Salt Lake City in 2011-12.
Looking to extend its overall run to five games, Utah can open 5-0 at home for the first time since 2008-09 when it faces the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
After losing by an average of 19.0 points in its first three road contests, Utah (5-3) defeated...
Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott and point guard Kyrie Irving talk about Cleveland's 24 turnovers -- leading to 28 points for Portland -- in Sunday's loss to Portland.
Al Jefferson scored a season-high 30 points and Paul Millsap added 19 and the Utah Jazz defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-105 Tuesday night.
Utah's frontcourt duo of Al Jefferson and Paul Milsap combined to go 22-for-27 from the floor and the Wine and Gold dropped their second straight for the first time this year --- falling 113-105 on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City. Antawn Jamison led the Cavaliers with 22 points in the loss.
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Published Jan 10, 2012 06:46PM MDT
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