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The Utah Jazz (7-6) overcame a 13-point fourth quarter deficit last night to beat the Sacramento Kings (3-9) 104-102. Gordon Hayward nailed a 22-foot game winner following a Sacramento turnover. AccuScore predicted a score of 102-95 for last night’s game. The data suggested taking the Kings and the points last night, and that’s exactly what the right decision ended up being. If you were just looking at the money lines, AccuScore data predicted 75 percent of the time that Utah would be the right choice. The two teams get to do it all over again tonight, this time in Sacramento. We’ll most likely get another close game and it’ll come down to if Utah can pick up their ever-so-unpopular level of play on the road.
AccuScore simulated the game 10,000 times and the Kings won 52.3 percent of the time. The average score in those simulations was 100-99.9, in favor of Sacramento. At the time of publication, the Jazz are 1.5 point favorites. The Jazz covered that spread in just 43.6 percent of ...
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Nobody will ever forget Gordon Hayward’s halfcourt shot against Duke at the buzzer that just rattled out, sealing a Duke national championship. Hayward has come a long way since his Butler days, and has developed into a much better NBA player than most people predicted. He’s averaging a solid 14 points per game in just his third year, and has become a reliable scorer for a team...
Gordon Hayward scored 23 points, including the winning basket with 4.5 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 on Friday night.
James Johnson's running jumper at the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim as the Jazz (7-6) stayed perfect at home.
Hayward scored 10 in the fourth quarter.
Tyreke Evans led Sacramento (3-9) with 19 points and...
Raja Bell and the Jazz will agree to a buyout once he finds a veteran's minimum deal from another club.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports!, the Lakers have interest in Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell.
Bell, a feisty defender who played for Coach Mike D'Antoni with the Phoenix Suns, is in the final year of his contract, earning 3.48 million. The Jazz and Bell tried to negotiate a buyout over the summer but were unable to agree to terms. Bell was instead asked not to come...
This weekend’s home-and-home series between the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings should provide fans with plenty of hoops to unwind with after yesterday’s eating bonanza. The Jazz (6-6), who are 4-0 at home, are looking for their third straight victory tonight, while the Kings (3-8) enter the matchup coming off a big win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Utah and Sacramento split...
SALT LAKE CITY -- This bench thing seems to be working out for Gordon Hayward. Hayward hit a game-winning jumper with 4.5 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. In improving to 7-6 overall, the Jazz used a late 17-2 run to overcome a Sacramento team that led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter...
DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins reels in the offensive rebound and puts down the big dunk over the defending, Derrick Favors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b53tx7MbwxE This big dunk came with about 2:30 seconds left in the 3rd quarter and put the Kings up 76-72. The jam was just two of Cousins 14 points on the night. He also chipped in with 9 rebounds...
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings overcame the third-quarter ejection of center DeMarcus Cousins to defeat the Utah Jazz, 108-97, Saturday night before 12,239 at Sleep Train Arena. The Kings (4-9) were led by Tyreke Evans' 27 points, while Jason Thompson scored 16 and grabbed nine rebounds. Evans also handed out five assists and grabbed five rebounds. The Jazz (7-7) were...
Tyreke Evans scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and the slumping Sacramento Kings beat the Utah Jazz 108-97 on Saturday night.
The Kings squandered a 13-point lead in a two-point loss Friday in Utah, but this time held on to win for only the second time in eight games.
Jason Thompson had 16 points and nine rebounds for Sacramento, which outscored the Jazz 56-41 in the...
An impressive fourth-quarter run against the Sacramento Kings helped the Utah Jazz remain undefeated at home.
Now, the Jazz will try to extend their season-high three-game winning streak with a home-and-home sweep Saturday night.
Down by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter on Friday, Utah (7-6) rallied for a 104-102 victory as Gordon Hayward's 22-foot jumper with 4.5...