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This weekend’s home-and-home series between the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings should provide fans with plenty of hoops to unwind with after yesterday’s eating bonanza. The Jazz (6-6), who are 4-0 at home, are looking for their third straight victory tonight, while the Kings (3-8) enter the matchup coming off a big win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Utah and Sacramento split their four games last season. Utah is an absolute beast at home, however, and it should be no surprise they are favored in tonight’s game.
AccuScore simulations project a Jazz victory approximately 75 percent of the time (money line -456), with an average score of 102-95. It’s probably the safer bet to take Sacramento and the points since the Jazz only cover the spread (-9) in 42 percent of the simulations. At the time of publication, the oddsmakers changed the Jazz to 9.5-point favorites. If betting
Although the data heavily favors Utah, it is actually Sacramento with a higher chance (58.5 percent to Utah’...
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Nobody will ever forget Gordon Hayward’s halfcourt shot against Duke at the buzzer that just rattled out, sealing a Duke national championship. Hayward has come a long way since his Butler days, and has developed into a much better NBA player than most people predicted. He’s averaging a solid 14 points per game in just his third year, and has become a reliable scorer for a team...
The Utah Jazz (7-6) overcame a 13-point fourth quarter deficit last night to beat the Sacramento Kings (3-9) 104-102. Gordon Hayward nailed a 22-foot game winner following a Sacramento turnover. AccuScore predicted a score of 102-95 for last night’s game. The data suggested taking the Kings and the points last night, and that’s exactly what the right decision ended up being....
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports!, the Lakers have interest in Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell.
Bell, a feisty defender who played for Coach Mike D'Antoni with the Phoenix Suns, is in the final year of his contract, earning 3.48 million. The Jazz and Bell tried to negotiate a buyout over the summer but were unable to agree to terms. Bell was instead asked not to come...
Gordon Hayward scored 23 points, including the winning basket with 4.5 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 on Friday night.
James Johnson's running jumper at the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim as the Jazz (7-6) stayed perfect at home.
Hayward scored 10 in the fourth quarter.
Tyreke Evans led Sacramento (3-9) with 19 points and...
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings needed a victory in the worst way and used their best performance of the season to get it. The Kings used a strong third quarter and solid fourth period to run away from the Los Angeles Lakers 113-97 Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena. The Kings (3-8) scored a season-high number of points and also did a tremendous job defensively against Lakers...
SALT LAKE CITY -- This bench thing seems to be working out for Gordon Hayward. Hayward hit a game-winning jumper with 4.5 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. In improving to 7-6 overall, the Jazz used a late 17-2 run to overcome a Sacramento team that led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter...
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The Jazz will try for a season-high third straight victory Friday night when they host the Sacramento Kings in the opener of a home-and-home series.
Utah (6-6) defeated Houston 102-91 at home Monday, with the club winning for the second time in as many games with its new starting lineup...
Tyreke Evans scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and the slumping Sacramento Kings beat the Utah Jazz 108-97 on Saturday night.
The Kings squandered a 13-point lead in a two-point loss Friday in Utah, but this time held on to win for only the second time in eight games.
Jason Thompson had 16 points and nine rebounds for Sacramento, which outscored the Jazz 56-41 in the...
An impressive fourth-quarter run against the Sacramento Kings helped the Utah Jazz remain undefeated at home.
Now, the Jazz will try to extend their season-high three-game winning streak with a home-and-home sweep Saturday night.
Down by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter on Friday, Utah (7-6) rallied for a 104-102 victory as Gordon Hayward's 22-foot jumper with 4.5...
There are times, and places, where wins can be cathartic. For a lot of Kings fans, a win against the Lakers qualifies such. For me what was cathartic is that the Kings clearly got many quality performances across the board tonight in a much needed victory that now has the Kings 3-8 on the season.
First and foremost, Tyreke Evans, Jason Thompson, Chuck Hayes and Marcus Thornton...
DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins reels in the offensive rebound and puts down the big dunk over the defending, Derrick Favors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b53tx7MbwxE This big dunk came with about 2:30 seconds left in the 3rd quarter and put the Kings up 76-72. The jam was just two of Cousins 14 points on the night. He also chipped in with 9 rebounds...