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Jazz face many questions after another early playoff exit

Apr. 29, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz entered this season as one of the favorites to win the NBA title. Like a few other teams on the top of that list -- the Lakers and Brooklyn, primarily -- they wound up as disappointments. The Jazz, who brought back many key...

Luka Doncic, Mavericks beat Jazz to advance to second round

Apr. 29, 2022 04:23 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Luke Doncic believes he can score on anyone. To advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time, he had to trust his teammates. After previous postseasons filled with individual highlights, Doncic shared the ball and the Dallas Mavericks slipped...

Suns, 76ers, Mavericks all have chance for Game 6 closeouts

Apr. 27, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

The Philadelphia 76ers were up 3-0 in their series against the Toronto Raptors just a few days ago. The lead has since been sliced to 3-2. That is waking up some echoes for 76ers coach Doc Rivers. He’s the only coach in NBA history to lose three series in which his...

Doncic scores 33, Mavs rout Jazz 102-77 for 3-2 series lead

Apr. 26, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic delighted the crowd in his first home playoff game coming off a calf injury. Frustrated the Utah Jazz as well. The young Dallas superstar had 33 points and 13 rebounds while also being thrown to the court on a hard foul that led to Hassan...

Gobert fined $25,000 for profanity during live TV interview

Apr. 24, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah center Rudy Gobert was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for using profanity during a live televised interview. Gobert made the comments Saturday after dunking down a lob pass from Donovan Mitchell for the go-ahead basket with 11 seconds left in a 100-99...

As Nets try to hang on vs Celtics, Embiid, 76ers can move on

Apr. 24, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are struggling against Boston, and Ben Simmons won't be available to help them Monday night with the Brooklyn Nets' season on the brink. His former teammate plans to play on, though. Joel Embiid is determined to stay in Philadelphia's...

Jazz beat Mavericks to tie series, spoil Doncic's return

Apr. 23, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert gave Utah the lead with an alley-oop dunk with 11.0 seconds left and the Jazz held off the Dallas Mavericks 100-99 on Saturday in Game 4 to tie the first-round series. Spencer Dinwiddie missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer for Dallas. ...

Nets hope to get Durant started, 76ers try to finish Raptors

Apr. 22, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scoring has rarely looked so difficult for Kevin Durant. A four-time NBA leader who averaged 29.9 points this season, Durant missed each of his 10 shots in the second half of Game 2 against Boston. He made just 13 of 41 while the Brooklyn Nets fell into a 2-0 hole. ...

Brunson, Mavericks beat Jazz 126-118 to take 2-1 series lead

Apr. 22, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jalen Brunson was lying flat and still, watching his Dallas teammates build a 17-point lead before halftime on the monitor in the locker room. “I saw how hard the team was playing when I was laying back there,” Brunson said. “It gave me a little mojo to...

Nuggets put bickering aside, trail Warriors 2-0 in series

Apr. 20, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray found himself in the middle of things on the court — as a peacemaker, not a point guard. In street clothes, the injured Murray, who hasn't played in more than a year, had to break up a squabble between Will Barton and DeMarcus Cousins during a timeout...