Found January 29, 2012 on NBA 24/7 365:
To dunk on Earl Watson… it doesn’t seem very impressive.  However, this slam happens to serve as a prime example of why you should never judge a book by its cover, or a dunk by its description.  You’ve got to see this one for yourself, or else you’d probably figure Tyreke just plopped it in the bucket over a five-foot-something point guard.  That’s not how it went down, though.  Not at all… As you can see, what ‘Reke actually did was take off from the dotted line, strike the pose of a famous statue, and send it down with authority.  Anything but your run-of-the-mill slam dunk. I wish I had a chance to post Friday’s poster, because it was pretty awesome.  I chose Hakim Warrick’s one-handed facialization of Chris Johnson over LeBron’s power smash.  It was worth 8 faces and came with an awesome photo. Dunk rating on the Starbury Nastiness Scale: 8.5/10 Starbury Nasty Faces 2011/12 Daily Poster Stats Throwback Runner-Up Poster of the Day: John Wall lands on Tyrus Thomas.  Sorry to break away from the usual procedure, but this video had to be posted.

Jazz missing Jefferson, Bell vs. Blazers

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...

Video: Jeremy Evans Jumps Over Earl Watson

Jeremy Evans displays his hangtime with this dunk over teammate Earl Watson. Great body control and creativity for a forward of his size.

Video: Jazz player wants in on dunk contest

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. Click here to view the embedded video. via SLAM Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Hayward, Jazz spoil Jimmer's return to Utah 96-93

Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 21 points and C.J. Miles added 20 as the Utah Jazz snapped a two-game losing streak, defeating Sacramento 96-93 and spoiling Jimmer Fredette's return to the state where "Jimmermania" began.

Howard cracks starting lineup

Howard cracks starting lineup By BRIAN T. SMITH The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 30, 2012 09:36PM MDT Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin had two options Friday evening after learning starting shooting guard Raja Bell (strained right adductor) would be inactive against Portland: C.J. Miles or Josh Howard. Corbin went with Howard. Not because Miles wasn’t ready for prime time. But...

Jazz defense fuels crucial 13-0 run

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Jefferson, Bell out for Jazz; Howard to start

Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson and guard Raja Bell are sitting out against the Portland Trail Blazers because of injury.

Game Day: Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz (1/30/12)

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...

Paul Millsap scores 19 points, grabs 15 rebounds as Jazz rally to beat Trail Blazers 93-89

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Recap: Utah vs. Sacramento

Gordon Hayward scored 21 points, C.J. Miles had 20 and the Utah Jazz survived a tailor-made three-point attempt by Jimmer Fredette in the final seconds to beat the Sacramento Kings, 96-93, on Saturday night.

Portland Trail Blazers (12-8) at Utah Jazz (11-7), 9 p.m. (ET)

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.

Join our Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings chat

Join our Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings chat Published Jan 28, 2012 06:00PM MDT Join our Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz chat below: Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings chat < Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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