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Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz wants a spot in the dunk competition this year, and from the looks of it it seems very doable. Check out the below dunk which Evans nailed by jumping directly over teammate Earl Watson.
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The Utah Jazz were without starting center Al Jefferson and shooting guard Raja Bell for Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Josh Howard and Derrick Favors joined the starting lineup in their absence.
Jefferson is out with inflammation in his right ankle. He is averaging a team-best 17.9 points along with 9.0 rebounds.
Bell, who has started every game this season...
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The Blazers won both of their games against the Jazz last season in Utah, but this season Portland has really struggled on the road. Utah is 9-3 at home this season and the Blazers have only beaten 1 team on the road this season that has a winning record and that was in the 2nd game of the season.
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Block City: Utah Jazz among NBA’s best at swatting shots
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 31, 2012 09:43PM MDT
The Jazz’s undersized big-men duo of Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap still patrol the paint. There’s no DeAndre Jordan, JaVale McGee or Serge Ibaka lurking in the lane to suddenly leap through the air and annihilate a potential basket. And...
Wesley Matthews' arrival in Portland last season helped the Trail Blazers turn around their fortunes against the Utah Jazz.
Matthews tormented his former team in 2010-11, and he'll hope to do the same as these Northwest Division rivals meet for the first time this season Monday night in Salt Lake City.
As an undrafted rookie two seasons ago, Matthews developed into a starter...
Gordon Hayward came up big on the defensive end late in regulation and hit the clinching free throws in the waning seconds, as the Jazz came back and defeated the Trail Blazers, 93-89.
Northwest Division rivals clash in Salt Lake City Monday when the Utah Jazz play host to a Portland team that has struggled away from Rip City.