Found December 30, 2011 on Basketball ]
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
The 76ers will resume a grueling, season-opening five-game road trip Friday against a Utah Jazz club searching to avoid its worst start in 32 years.

For the Utah Jazz, 'Timing' is everything

Al Jefferson, Gordon Hayward, Paul Millsap, Devin Harris, & Raja Bell... the starting 5? nope. It's the 5 guys with the highest averages of minutes played, in order. var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; If those are the top 5 guys you would have liked to of seen with the most minutes, two games into this accelerated season, then...

Jazz C Jefferson out vs. Sixers

Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson sat out Friday’s home opener against the Philadelphia 76ers. Jefferson is sidelined with an inflamed right ankle, according to a team spokesperson. Head coach Tyrone Corbin mixed up his starting lineup – even before Jefferson was ruled out – adding Derrick Favors into the opening lineup in place of Paul Millsap. However, the injury to Jefferson...

Utah Jazz notes: Alec Burks enjoying crazy dream of life in NBA

Utah Jazz notes: Alec Burks enjoying crazy dream of life in NBA By Brian T. Smith The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 28, 2011 11:21PM MDT Denver • Alec Burks used one word to capture all his feelings and emotions: crazy. A year ago, Burks was a sleek, athletic guard for the Colorado Buffaloes. Now he’s a backup wing for the Jazz. The No. 12 overall pick of the 2011 NBA...

Top 10 Utah Jazz stories from 2011

Top 10 Utah Jazz stories from 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 30, 2011 07:48AM MDT For the traditionally stolid, predictable Jazz, 2011 was the year that broke the mold. Jerry Sloan retired. Franchise star Deron Williams was traded to New Jersey. And the club ended the season with a tailspin was historic in its futility. A look at the top 10 stories: 10. Josh Howard...

76ers vs Jazz NBA Game Preview

Dec 30, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena Philadelphia 76ers vs Utah Jazz Odds 1-1TEAM RECORD0-2 The Utah Jazz host Philadelphia on Friday, looking to build on their 0-2 mark against the 1-1 76ers in NBA action at EnergySolutions Arena. Utah will face the 1-1 76ers, who own a 2-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jazz are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season...

Andrei Kirilenko to play full season in Moscow, not NBA

Teams looking for a little boost along the front line will not be getting an AK47. Andrei Kirilenko came back to the USA as a free agent has decided to return to CSKA Moscow and play in NBA this season, confirmed. Kirilenko will join up with his CSKA Moscow teammates on January 3rd, after…

Favors scores 20 points to lift Jazz over Sixers

Derrick Favors scored a career-high 20 points and added 11 rebounds in his first start for Utah, and the Jazz beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-99 in their home opener Friday night to avoid their first 0-3 start in 32 years.

Andrei Kirilenko to finish season with Russian team

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Live Analysis: Utah Jazz fall 117-100 to Denver Nuggets

Live Analysis: Utah Jazz fall 117-100 to Denver Nuggets By Brian T. Smith The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 29, 2011 12:08AM MDT Denver • QUARTER-BY-QUARTER ANALYSIS The First: Nuggets 28, Jazz 23 Al Jefferson starts smooth, scoring eight of Utah’s first 10 points. Ty Lawson speeds the game up, though, and the Nuggets’ offense starts to take control midway through...

San Antonio favored by 14 against Utah on Saturday

Dec 31, 8:30 PM | AT&T Center Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs Odds 1-2TEAM RECORD2-1 NBA betting interest will be piqued on Saturday when the Jazz of Utah hit the hard court against the Spurs of San Antonio. The Spurs sport records of 2-1 and 2-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Jazz sit at 1-2 and 1-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-2 for the...
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