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Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson, right, looks to pass the ball as Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Clarkson helps Jazz to 5th straight, beat Nuggets 109-105

Jan. 17, 2021 11:29 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The game had a certain intensity — not necessarily playoff intensity, Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic cautioned, but definitely a tension. They always do when these two fierce Northwest Division rivals take the court. Reserve Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points, Donovan Mitchell added 18 and...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) lays the ball up as Atlanta Hawks forward Solomon Hill (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell scores 26, Jazz use 21-0 run to beat Hawks 116-92

Jan. 16, 2021 1:49 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trae Young was surrounded wherever he went, while Donovan Mitchell found himself alone on the perimeter time and time again. Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 run in the second half to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night...

Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell (45) drives to the basket as Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Jazz end shortened trip with 117-87 win over depleted Cavs

Jan. 12, 2021 10:39 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz are headed home with a victory, albeit a little earlier than expected. Mitchell scored 27 points and the Jazz rolled to a 117-87 win over the injury-depleted Cleveland Cavaliers, wrapping up their six-game road trip Tuesday night. Utah was scheduled to...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, left, and Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul, right, tap hands during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

NBA, union stiffen virus protocols; more games postponed

Jan. 12, 2021 10:00 PM EST

With five games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association enacted additional rules Tuesday in the hope of keeping the season going safely. For “at least the next two weeks,” the league and union said,...

Detroit Pistons guard Wayne Ellington (8) attempts to block a shot by Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Early hole too big for Pistons; Jazz prevail 96-86

Jan. 10, 2021 6:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 13 of his 28 points in a decisive first quarter, and the Utah Jazz held on for a 96-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. The Pistons were coming off an overtime win over Phoenix on Friday night in which they rallied from a 23-point deficit, but they couldn't...

Bucks beat Cavaliers 100-90 without injured Antetokounmpo

Jan. 9, 2021 11:12 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood the absence of two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-90 on Saturday night. Antetokounmpo sat out with back spasms after taking a hard fall one night earlier in a loss to the Utah...

Back spasms sideline Antetokounmpo for Bucks' game with Cavs

Jan. 9, 2021 6:46 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo isn’t playing Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers after taking a hard fall a night earlier in the Milwaukee Bucks’ loss to the Utah Jazz. The Bucks’ injury report listed the 6-foot-11 forward with back spasms. ...

Record 3-point night helps Jazz win 131-118 at Milwaukee

Jan. 8, 2021 11:19 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Utah’s record 3-point shooting ended the Milwaukee Bucks’ home-court dominance. Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points and the Jazz shot 25 of 53 from 3-point range to win 131-118 on Friday night and hand the Bucks their first home loss. Utah’s 25 3-pointers set a franchise...

New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) dunks next to Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in New York. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Rivers rallies Knicks past Jazz 112-100 for 3rd straight win

Jan. 6, 2021 11:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Rivers scored 23 points, including 14 straight for the Knicks down the stretch, and Julius Randle had 30 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists as New York won its third straight by beating the Utah Jazz 112-100 on Wednesday night. The Knicks trailed by 18 in the first half but...

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Kyrie Irving leads undermanned Nets to 130-96 rout of Jazz

Jan. 5, 2021 11:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 20 of his 29 points in the first half to lead the undermanned Brooklyn Nets to a 130-96 win over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Brooklyn, which entered the game having lost two straight and four of five, never trailed. The Nets led 35-14 after the first quarter and...