The Jazz have been getting notable contributions from a variety of players over the course of their current six-game win streak. Young guys like Derrick Favors, Alec Burks, and Enes Kanter have had the best nights of their young careers, and veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley has stepped in and played excellent basketball. Paul Millsap remains Utah’s old reliable, though. He out-performed Kevin Love in the opening game of the streak, led the team in scoring in the huge road win over the Lakers, and made a couple big shots down the stretch in the triumph over the first-place Thunder. He only had to score 14 points as he and the Jazz crushed the Nuggets last night, but he set the tone early, scoring the game’s first basket by throwing down a powerful dunk over the athletic Kenneth Faried. Skip to the 56 second mark…
Utah went on to score 64 points in the paint… about half of their total, 121, a season high. They shot 59.3% from the floor in the process, and that was also a season high. Way to get your team started off on the right foot, Paul Millsap! Honorable mentions to Mickael Pietrus (get well soon) and Ron Artest (:35).
Andrei Kirilenko has one of the more unusual marriages in NBA history, and it may be the polar opposite of the immense insecurity of the infamous union between Doug Christie and his wife, Jackie. Masha Lopatova, probably best known for giving Kirilenko permission to sleep with another woman once a year, wore a Halloween mask during a Russian basketball game while her husband played...
Al Jefferson had 23 points and eight rebounds, Gordon Hayward chipped in 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 121-102 on Friday night.
All five starters reached double figures as the Jazz (26-22) notched their sixth straight win. Paul Millsap had 14 points and C.J. Miles scored 12. Devin Harris added 13 points and nine assists for...
Playing four games in five nights is difficult enough, but the Utah Jazz will test their stamina in order to complete the stretch.
Fresh off playing one of the longest games in NBA history, Utah visits the New Jersey Nets on Monday night seeking its sixth win in seven meetings.
The Jazz (26-23), one of three teams tied for seventh place in the Western Conference, had their season...
A six-game winning streak still hasn't left the Utah Jazz much room for error in the crowded Western Conference.
The Atlanta Hawks' win streak is more modest, but their playoff future seems far more certain.
Fatigue could play a big role as the Jazz and Hawks both conclude back-to-back-to-back stretches Sunday night at Philips Arena.
Utah (26-22) has been among the league...
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