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Gordon Hayward won't play Monday due to a right shoulder injury.
The voice of the Utah Jazz, David Locke, tweeted that Hayward is day-to-day.
Gordon hayward is out tonight for the Jazz v. Rockets.Listed as day to day going forward
— David Locke (@Lockedonsports) January 29, 2013
Gordon Hayward (sprained right shoulder) is OUT tonight vs. Houston. He is day-to-day moving forward. #HOUatUTA
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 29, 2013
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James Harden had one of the sicker dunks of the NBA season Monday night against the Jazz. Harden drove by two Utah defender and then threw down over Alec Burke.The only thing uglier for the Utah Jazz than this dunk by Harden was that Houston beat them by 45 points.
Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward will miss his second straight game Wednesday night against the New Orleans Hornets with a sprained right shoulder.
The team announced the decision following a morning practice.
Hayward was unavailable Monday as well when the Jazz suffered their most lopsided home loss in franchise history, 125-80 to the Houston Rockets.
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Both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap are free agents this offseason. Photo via: Brownsville Herald.
The Utah are sitting comfortably in the seventh slot in the Western Conference at 24-20. For the second straight season, the Jazz are on pace to make the playoffs, and for the second straight season, the Jazz seem like another easy opponent a top four seed could beat on. They...
SALT LAKE CITY -- Somebody forgot to tell the Houston Rockets that the Utah Jazz are one of the best home teams in the NBA. James Harden scored 25 points, Omer Asik grabbed 19 rebounds and the visiting Rockets annihilated the Jazz 125-80 on Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. The 45-point loss was the worst home defeat in Jazz franchise history and the fifth-largest loss margin...
The Utah Jazz (24-20) look to get their seventh straight home victory tonight as they host the Houston Rockets (24-22) in a game that could play a big role in playoff seeding later on. Utah is coming off a grueling 114-110 OT victory against Indiana, while Houston enters tonight’s game after beating Brooklyn 119-106 on Saturday. Utah and Houston have split the season series so...
While some of you were probably getting over the Monday blues, Houston Rockets guard James Harden was rising to the occasion against the Utah Jazz.
In the final minute of the first half, watch as Harden drive past a Utah defender and throws down a one-handed jam in the face of Utah's Jeremy Evans:
It may be only one loss, but the Utah Jazz were humiliated on their home court in their last game.
That doesn't tend to be a problem when hosting the New Orleans Hornets.
Coming off the most-lopsided home defeat in franchise history, the Jazz look to re-establish their success in Salt Lake City by beating the last-place Hornets for the 10th time in 13 games there Wednesday...
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When you think Utah Jazz, slow and plodding and pick and roll come to mind. While some of these perceptions of who the Jazz are may no longer be true -- they actually run the fewest pick and rolls in the league according to some estimations -- the Jazz are still built around one, sometimes seemingly outdated truth:
Al Jefferson scored 25 points and Paul Millsap had 21, leading the Utah Jazz to a 114-110 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Utah scored the first six points in overtime after blowing a 97-89 lead with 2:44 left in regulation. Gordon Hayward coughed up three turnovers to Indiana's George Hill in the final minute of the fourth.
Paul George scored 24...
SALT LAKE CITY -- Al Jefferson scored 25 points, including eight in overtime, as the Utah Jazz edged the Indiana Pacers 114-110 Saturday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Paul Millsap added 21 points and Gordon Hayward fired in 15 points with six assists and a timely blocked shot in overtime to help Utah improve to 24-20 overall and 15-4 at home. David West scored 24 points and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Al Jefferson scored 25 points and Paul Millsap had 21, leading the Utah Jazz to a 114-110 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Utah scored the first six points in overtime after blowing a 97-89 lead with 2:44 left in regulation. Gordon Hayward coughed up three turnovers to Indiana's George Hill in the final minute of the fourth....