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I’m calling shenanigans on this one. There is no way that this wasn’t nothing more than a cleverly orchestrated ruse. In the video, Bear, the Utah Jazz mascot, is supposedly presenting some random Jazz fan with a birthday cake. But trouble ensues as Bear “accidentally” drops the cake over the ledge of the upper deck [...]
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At a recent Utah Jazz home game, their mascot pulled a stunt on fans, who we're sitting in the lower level seats.In the video (above) the mascot was celebrating a man's birthday, who was sitting in the upper level section. You can hear the P.A. speaker ask the mascot to lean the cake over, A LITTLE, so that people in the arena could check out the cake on the big screens in...
I am not convinced this is organic, it may well have been staged. Even so, it’s funny. Tuesday night Jazz are celebrating the birthday of a season ticket holder and the team’s furry bear-like mascot — named “The Jazz,” how long did it take them to come up with that? — comes out with a…
Howard gives Jazz a late lift
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 10, 2012 11:09PM MDT
With the Jazz in danger of losing their grip on Tuesday night’s game against Cleveland, they turned to Josh Howard.
It turned out to be a good idea.
Howard scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, when Utah kept the Cavaliers at arm’s length during a 113-105 victory...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Al Jefferson scored a season-high 30 points and Paul Millsap added 19 and the Utah Jazz defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-105 Tuesday night.
It was Utah's fifth straight win as the Jazz (6-3) improved to 5-0 at home.
The Jazz are off to their best start at home since beginning the 2008-09 season at 6-0.
The Cavs (4-5) fell to 1-3 on a seven-game road...
Utah Jazz say OT defeat to L.A. Lakers not a total loss
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:43PM MDT
Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin didn’t get the victory he wanted. But he received almost everything else.
Corbin entered Utah’s 90-87 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers saying the game was the Jazz’s first real challenge of the 2011-12 season...
Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz, Al Jefferson denied in bid to beat Lakers
By Kurt Kragthorpe
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:04PM MDT
In those frantic, final seconds Wednesday night when Gordon Hayward kept dribbling and searching for a receiver, all the rewards the Jazz ever could have wanted were right there for the taking.
Having battled their rivals through four quarters...
The Cavs didn’t play ANY D last night as the Jazz shot 59.2% from the floor and it did them in. Antawn Jamison (22 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 blocked shots) and Kyre Irving (20 points and 5 assists in 27 minutes) led the way for the Cavs in this game. Anderson Varejao also had a solid game as he finished up with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 1 assist. Ramon...
Al Jefferson scored a season-high 30 points and Paul Millsap added 19 and the Utah Jazz defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-105 Tuesday night.
Jan 10, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Utah Jazz Odds
The Utah Jazz host Cleveland on Tuesday, looking to build on their 5-3 mark against the 4-4 Cavaliers in NBA action at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Jazz bring a 5-3 record (4-4 ATS) to the battle against the 4-4 Cavaliers, who are 5-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go...
Coming off their first road win of the season, the Utah Jazz aim to remain perfect at home when they host a much-improved Cleveland team that's in the midst of a grueling seven-game road trip.