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Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley (10) drives around Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell (9) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell, Gobert help Jazz dominate Pacers in 118-88 victory

Jan. 21, 2020 1:40 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When the Utah Jazz find a rhythm around the basket, few teams can do anything to stop them from dominating on both ends of the court. That certainly was the case during a 118-88 victory Monday night over the Indiana Pacers. For the bulk of 48 minutes, Utah attacked the rim with...

Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) shoots as Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Gobert nets 28, Jazz race to early lead, beat Kings 123-101

Jan. 19, 2020 12:44 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert is known for his defense. Against Sacramento, he went to the rim time and again on offense. “Rudy was like a monster, so great on offense and, as usual, defensively protecting all us,” Bojan Bogdanovic said. Gobert had a season-high 28 points and 15 rebounds...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) reacts after making a basket with .2 seconds remaining in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in New Orleans, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Pelicans won 138-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Ingram scores 49, Pelicans end Jazz's 10-game winning streak

Jan. 17, 2020 1:19 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans wildly celebrated Brandon Ingram's off-balance jumper in the final seconds of regulation, believing it had won the game. Turns out it didn't. Fans were angry with an unusual foul call that allowed Utah to force overtime with .2 seconds left, but the way the...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots with Brooklyn Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) defending during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jazz run winning streak to 10 with 118-107 victory over Nets

Jan. 14, 2020 11:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Gobert is a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, as good a stopper as there is in the league. Even he wouldn't want to mess with the Utah Jazz right now. “I wouldn’t like to guard ourselves," he said. The Brooklyn Nets didn't enjoy it, either. Joe Ingles matched...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura, left, of Japan, guard Bradley Beal, center, and guard John Wall, right, watch from the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bogdonovic, Gobert help streaking Jazz beat Wizards 127-116

Jan. 12, 2020 7:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even on their biggest roll in two years, the Utah Jazz believe they can get a lot better. Bojan Bogdonovic scored 31 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 14 rebounds and the Jazz beat the Washington Wizards 127-116 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory. Utah overcame a 15-point...

Washington Wizards center Anzejs Pasecniks (18) looks to pass the ball as he is defended by Orlando Magic guard D.J. Augustin (14) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Wizards waive Miles, sign Pasecniks as Beal returns

Jan. 12, 2020 3:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards waived guard C.J. Miles and signed two-way player Anzejs Pasecniks to a multiyear contract before Sunday's game against the Utah Jazz. The Wizards's leading scorer, Bradley Beal, also returned after missing five games with soreness in his lower right leg. The Jazz's...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) blocks the shot of Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo (8) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)

Gobert leads Jazz to 109-92 win over Hornets

Jan. 11, 2020 1:01 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Opponents are starting to find out just how tough the Utah Jazz can be on defense over 48 minutes. The Jazz clamped down on the Charlotte Hornets from start to finish in a 109-92 victory on Friday night. Utah contested shots, forced a flurry of early turnovers, and won a second...

Harden, Young post triple-doubles; Rockets top Hawks 122-115

Jan. 9, 2020 1:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks after getting past New York Knicks guard Elfrid Payton (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)

Mudiay scores 20 against former team, Jazz rout Knicks

Jan. 9, 2020 12:52 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Emmanuel Mudiay has never lacked confidence, though the former seventh overall draft pick knew he could get better. Mudiay scored a season-high 20 points against his former team and Rudy Gobert added 16 points and 16 rebounds to power the Utah Jazz to a 128-104 win over the...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) drives to the basket in front of New Orleans Pelicans guard E'Twaun Moore (55) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)

Bogdanovic, Jazz edge Pelicans 128-126 for 6th straight win

Jan. 7, 2020 1:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Utah center Rudy Gobert wasn't going to allow the Pelicans' Brandon Ingram to blow by him for a layup at the final horn without getting his 7-foot-1 frame and long arms in the way. Incredulous players leaped off the Pelicans bench pleading for a foul, suggesting there was no small...