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Utah Jazz big men leading renaissance

The Utah Jazz are currently riding a seven game winning streak and their defense over this stretch has been outstanding holding opponents to 85.0 ppg, which is 10.9 less than their season average. You can credit this vast defensive improvement to the return of Jazz big men Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert. The importance of Rudy and Derrick to the success of the Jazz became evident...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms Episode 54: Utah Jazz – Magic Number 7!

Utah Jazz Magic Number 7 The Utah Jazz have won SEVEN in-a-row and are now sitting in SEVENTH place in the playoff picture! They defeated the Dallas Mavericks in OT in thrilling fashion. The dynamic duo of Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward are making plays in clutch situations. Is the sky the limit for the young team? Can the Jazz push their streak to nine? Can they make it to the...
Via TornBySports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rising Star Rodney Hood rose up with this ridiculous OT-clinching 3

In just his second NBA season, Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood is emerging as an offensive force. He made believers out of the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday with 29 points that included a near-impossible corner 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds left that sent the game to overtime.Utah won it on a Gordon Hayward buzzer-beater for a seventh consecutive victory, but they never would have gotten...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Gordon Hayward hits buzzer beater as Utah beats Dallas

Gordon Hayward was clutch last night as he nailed this buzzer beater to lead Utah over Dallas…. Coming through clutch, @gordonhayward buries the game-winner for the @UtahJazz in OT!https://t.co/8nliu7hRTx — NBA (@NBA) February 10, 2016 The post Watch: Gordon Hayward hits buzzer beater as Utah beats Dallas appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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Watch: Gordon Hayward hits buzzer beater as Utah beats Dallas

Gordon Hayward was clutch last night as he nailed this buzzer beater to lead Utah over Dallas…. Coming through clutch, @gordonhayward buries the game-winner for the @UtahJazz in OT!https://t.co/8nliu7hRTx — NBA (@NBA) February 10, 2016 The post Watch: Gordon Hayward hits buzzer beater as Utah beats Dallas appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward Extends Jazz Win Streak with Buzzer-Beater

A photo posted by Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) on Feb 9, 2016 at 9:00pm PST Gordon Hayward came up big in the clutch nailing a buzzer-beater to sink the Mavs, extending the Jazz win streak to seven in a row. The longest row of W’s the Jazz have seen in six seasons. “I think we have a fight in us. It seems like every time we come here they punch us in the mouth early,” Hayward...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-Pelicans Preview

Mention jazz during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and it's not going to make many people think of any Utah basketball teams. There might be more of a chance of the Beehive State being recognized on Bourbon Street this year with Quin Snyder's streaking team heading to the Big Easy a night after Fat Tuesday aiming to extend its own celebration through the All-Star break with a win over...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks can't hang on in overtime loss to Jazz

DALLAS (AP) -- Gordon Hayward hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer in overtime and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a 121-119 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. Rodney Hood had a tying 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left in regulation as the Jazz ended a 10-game losing streak in Dallas. Their last win on the Mavericks' home court...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

DALLAS (AP) Gordon Hayward hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer in overtime and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a 121-119 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. Rodney Hood had a tying 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left in regulation as the Jazz ended a 10-game losing streak in Dallas. Their last win on the Mavericks' home court...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward makes game-winning shot against Mavericks

As the Utah Jazz look to gain ground in the West playoff picture, Gordon Hayward might be one of the best small forwards in the association. Tonight, the Jazz faced off against the Dallas Mavericks and in overtime with the score tied, Hayward provided some late-game heroics with a game-winning jumper: Gordon Hayward, everybody! *** Hayward Game-Winner [Utah Jazz] Hayward image...
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Jazz-Mavericks Preview

The beginning of 2010 was the last time the Utah Jazz won in Dallas, and the end of that year was their most recent winning streak of at least seven games. While trying to remain one of the NBA's hottest teams, the Jazz can simultaneously end both of those droughts when they visit the Mavericks on Tuesday night. The opening three months of the season brought mostly headaches for...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA shifts to small ball, but this big man duo creates elite defense

If the NBA season ended today, the injury-plagued Jazz would narrowly earn the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs thanks to an impressive defensive presence focusing on big men -- not small ball like Golden State. Utah (25-25) has an even .500 record through 50 games this season; how has the team fared, however, when their two stars have been fully healthy? While Utah...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reeling Suns rally late but fall to suddenly surging Jazz

PHOENIX -- A fast start was enough to propel the Utah Jazz to their season's-best sixth straight victory.Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Jazz withstood a late Phoenix rally to beat the reeling Suns 98-89 on Saturday night."I am going to let myself feel good about winning six in a row," Jazz coach Quinn Snyder said. "I want us to be consistent. Today...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hood, Jazz best reeling Suns 98-89 for 6th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Utah Jazz stretched their season-long winning streak to six games with a 98-89 victory over the reeling Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. The Suns lost their seventh straight and are 2-22 in their last 24 games. Devin Booker scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns, who cut Utah's 23...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-Suns Preview

Utah and Phoenix didn't appear so different heading into their first meeting a month and a half ago, but that winter solstice contest foreshadowed the Suns' dark days ahead. There's no sign of improvement heading into Saturday night's home game against the Jazz, who will try to extend their season-best win streak with more stingy defense. Prior to their Dec. 21 meeting, Utah was...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks battle to the wire in loss to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rodney Hood scored 23 points and the Utah Jazz pulled away late in an 84-81 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night despite an ugly offensive performance. The Jazz won their season-high fifth consecutive game but shot just 39 percent from the field. The Jazz pulled away in the final 5 minutes thanks to a reverse dunk by Rudy Gobert set up by a drive and...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz pull away in fourth quarter for 84-81 win over Bucks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Rodney Hood scored 23 points and the Utah Jazz pulled away late in an 84-81 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night despite an ugly offensive performance. The Jazz won their season-high fifth consecutive game but shot just 39 percent from the field. The Jazz pulled away in the final 5 minutes thanks to a reverse dunk by Rudy Gobert set up by a drive...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Erick Green Signs 2nd 10-Day Deal With Jazz

The Utah Jazz have signed guard Erick Green from the Reno Bighorns to a second 10-day contract. Green signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Jan. 26 and has appeared in two games, averaging 2.0 points in 3.0 minutes. Green (6-3, 178, Virginia Tech) appeared in 23 games (22 starts) for the Bighorns this season, averaging 26.7 points on 53.3 percent shooting, 4.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Postponed Jazz-Wizards game rescheduled for Feb. 18

WASHINGTON (AP) The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards will make up their game postponed by last month's snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 18. The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 23 but was cancelled when the Washington area got more than two feet of snow. Utah and Washington will each get back on the court early after the NBA All-Star break. The Jazz visit Boston and the Wizards...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz struggling on the road

The Utah Jazz are struggling to find any kind of consistency on the road resulting in a disappointing record of 7-15. Utah is only scoring 96.4 ppg away from Vivint Smart Home Arena, which is currently 24th in the league. Utah’s defensive efficiency at home and on the road is basically the same, holding oponnets around 96.0 ppg. The problem for Utah has been scoring the ball...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Jazz

The Utah Jazz are enjoying their longest win streak of the season with a fairly straightforward obstacle left on what has been a successful six-game homestand.The Jazz have won 13 straight at home over the Milwaukee Bucks entering Friday night's matchup of teams headed in opposite directions.Utah (23-25) fell 95-92 to Detroit to open this homestand Jan. 25 before winning the next...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-Jazz Preview

The Utah Jazz are enjoying their longest win streak of the season with a fairly straightforward obstacle left on what has been a successful six-game homestand. The Jazz have won 13 straight at home over the Milwaukee Bucks entering Friday night's matchup of teams headed in opposite directions. Utah (23-25) fell 95-92 to Detroit to open this homestand Jan. 25 before winning the...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors powers Jazz to 85-81 win over Nuggets

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Derrick Favors had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots to power the Utah Jazz over the Denver Nuggets 85-81 Wednesday night, extending their season-best winning streak to four games. Favors missed 16 games with back problems and the Jazz have been a different defensive team since his return five games ago. Utah, which also got 16 points from Gordon...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert sent official NBA Twitter account DM to correct his stats

Utah's Rudy Gobert is passionate about his defensive presence. In fact, he cares so much about his blocks he once direct messaged the NBA on Twitter asking for a stat correction. According to Sports Illustrated, Gobert sent a DM to the official NBA account requesting they modify his stats to reflect more accuracy. In the interview, Gobert explains he was trying to pass New Orleans...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Jazz Preview

Gordon Hayward realizes he won't receive the attention bestowed upon many of the NBA's other stars until the young Utah Jazz start winning regularly. Riding their longest winning streak of the season, Hayward is the main reason why. Utah can win its fourth straight game by beating the Denver Nuggets for the fourth consecutive time as it continues its homestand Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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