Posted April 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Al Jefferson scored 24 points, Mo Williams hit six 3-pointers and the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 112-102 Monday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best five games. The win was Utah's second in four days over the Blazers (33-41), losers of five consecutive. Wesley Matthews scored 23 for Portland, still without leading scorer LaMarcus Aldridge because of a sprained ankle. Rookie standout Damian Lillard added 17 points, including three 3-pointers to break the NBA's single-season rookie record (166) for 3s. Utah moved a half-game ahead of the idle Los Angeles Lakers for the eighth Western Conference playoff spot, and two games ahead of Dallas. The Blazers were within 79-72 after Eric Maynor's 3-pointer with 2:02 left in the third before Williams hit his fifth and sixth 3-pointers to give Utah an 87-74 lead going into the fourth. Utah outscored Portland 52-28 in the paint. The Jazz opened the fourth on a 10-4 run, and never looked back. Ran...

Utah Jazz: 5 Straight Wins, With Al Jefferson is Leading the Way

The Utah Jazz won 5 straight games and they are currently back to being the 8th seed in the Western Conference by half a game. Just a little over a week ago, all seemed lost, as this team had lost 12 of 15 games and looked like anything but a playoff team. But now, with Al Jefferson leading the way, the playoffs are looking more like a 50:50 proposition, rather than the impossibility...

Utah Jazz: Tyrone Corbin, Should he stay or should he go?

Tyrone Corbin may be the biggest argument of them all amongst Jazz nation. I have heard so many angles on this argument. So, I went and polled a few other bloggers about this very question. Below you will find what they think along with my own opinion. Please let us know what you think the Jazz should do about Tyrone Corbin. Find more from Matt at the AI Blog and on Twitter @Matt_Quinney...

Video: Jamal Tinsley throws up a long distance alley-oop to Jeremy Evans

There are alley-oops and then there are ALLEY-OOPS. This connection between the Utah Jazz tandem of Jamal Tinsley and Jeremy Evans is fierce. Talk about a showstopper. The Jazz went on to beat the Portland Trailblazers 112-102 on Monday. Please click here to watch this video. The post Video: Jamal Tinsley throws up a long distance alley-oop to Jeremy Evans appeared first on Players View.

Tinsley, Evans connect on way-out alley-oop

You'll watch this twice. Jazz dudes Jamal Tinsley and Jeremy Evans combine on an ally-oop dunk where both were on the three point line as the pass began. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Video: Jeremy Evans finished incredible alley-oop from Jamaal Tinsley

Tweet Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans has competed in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest the past two All-Star Weekends, winning the contest in 2012. However, he rarely sees the floor for the Jazz, averaging less than 10 minutes per game. On Monday night as the Jazz were blowing out the Portland Trail Blazers, though, Evans [...]

Jamaal Tinsley and Jeremy Evans combine on long-distance alley-oop (Video)

Looking for the alley-oop dunk on Monday night in the NBA? We have it for you here at That NBA Lottery Pick.In the final minutes of the Utah Jazz/Portland Trail Blazers game, Utah guard Jamaal Tinsley found teammate Jeremy Evans with an alley-oop from the three-point line:

Utah Jazz: Fight for the Playoffs: Week 2

Just one week into the Fight for the Playoffs series and the landscape has shifted yet again.  The Jazz now find themselves sitting on the 8th seed, riding a 4 game winning streak.   The  Lakers have slipped out of the playoffs, but only by a tiebreaker.  Dallas is only one loss behind both of them.  Meanwhile Golden State and Houston are sitting at 6th and 7th.  Their records...

Trail Blazers-Jazz Preview

After moving back into the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz have an opportunity to deliver another big blow to the Portland Trail Blazers' fading playoff hopes. The Jazz will try for their season-best fifth straight victory and beat the reeling Blazers for the second time in three days on Monday night. Utah's postseason chances appeared slim after...

Jazz 116, Nets 107

Randy Foye scored 26 points, tying a career high with eight 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Brooklyn Nets 116-107 Saturday night to keep Deron Williams winless against his former team. The victory was the fourth straight for Utah (38-36), which entered the night eighth in the Western Conference by virtue of its tiebreaker over the Lo Angeles Lakers. Williams played better...
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