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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...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

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...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) drives around Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mitchell scores 32 points to lead Jazz over Magic 109-96

Jan. 4, 2020 11:02 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell carrying Utah late in a game was no surprise, but having Georges Niang shoulder some of the load certainly was as the Jazz duo combined to take down the Orlando Magic 109-96 on Saturday night. Mitchell scored 10 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter when Utah broke...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love reacts after missing a three-point basket late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Graham breaks late tie, Hornets beat Cavaliers 109-106

Jan. 2, 2020 11:30 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Devonte Graham hit the biggest shot of the game. And then his coach came up with a clutch timeout. Graham hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left to break a tie and cap Charlotte's late rally in the Hornets' 109-106 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. "It was late in the...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks the basketball with Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown (6) watching during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The Utah Jazz won 104-81. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)

Mitchell scores 23 as surging Jazz beat Pistons 104-81

Dec. 31, 2019 1:20 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Amid early offensive struggles, the Utah Jazz never wavered on defense. The surging Jazz pulled away for a 104-81 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night by leaning on their trademark rugged defense. Utah ran the Pistons off the 3-point line, holding Detroit to 4-of-14...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, left, shoots as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mitchell, Clarkson push Jazz past Clippers 120-107

Dec. 29, 2019 2:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Clarkson insists he still is trying to get into a flow after just two games with the Utah Jazz. That suggests impressive performances are ahead. Despite the unfamiliarity, Clarkson scored 19 points as the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-107 on Saturday night. A more...

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Brown, Tatum carry Celtics past Cavs for 5th straight win

Dec. 27, 2019 7:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have quite a young pair of stars developing in Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. Brown matched his career high with 34 points, Tatum had 24 of his 30 points in the opening half and the Celtics cruised to their fifth straight victory, 129-117 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on...