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Some Utah Jazz players watched the Lakers-Clippers game on a big-screen television inside the locker room while they prepared to face the Golden State Warriors. Others followed the contest on cellphones while riding on the late bus to the arena. Coach Tyrone Corbin just checked the final score when the Lakers lost.
''You could see the look on everybody's face change,'' Jazz guard Randy Foye said. ''Nobody said anything. It was just everybody had that look on their face, `You know what time it is. You know what we have to do.'''
While the Warriors had a chance to seal a playoff spot, Utah seized the opportunity for itself.
Mo Williams hit a huge 3-pointer in the final seconds to finish with 25 points, Al Jefferson added 19 points and 12 rebounds and the Jazz regained the Western Conference's final playoff position over the Lakers by holding off the Warriors 97-90 on Sunday night for a monumental road win.
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By LYNN DeBRUIN AP Sports Writer Tyrone Corbin remembers the scared pup that arrived in Salt Lake City as part of the Deron Williams trade two year ago.
Now the Jazz coach has so much confidence in Derrick Favors he wasn't afraid to unleash him with Utah's playoff hopes on the line.
The 6-foot-10 Favors delivered Sunday...
Mo Williams scored 25 points, Al Jefferson added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz regained the Western Conference's final playoff position by holding off the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Sunday night.
Williams made a 3-pointer with 13.4 seconds remaining to put Utah ahead by six and spoil Golden State's shot to clinch a playoff berth in front of a sellout crowd...
Entering the 3rd week of the Fight for the playoff series has the Portland Trailblazers out of the running, and the Utah Jazz clinging to the 8th seed. The race is still tight, with Utah one win ahead of the LA Lakers. Dallas has dropped off some though, and are now further back from 8th. Meanwhile, Golden State and Houston are still fighting for not only a guaranteed spot...
Game Time: 8:00 PM CT
Television/Radio: FS Oklahoma/WWLS 98.1 FM
Line: Oklahoma City -3.5
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