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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...

Madison Square Garden is empty of fans, before an NBA basketball game between the Utah Jazz and the New York Knicks on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in New York. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Rough road: Playing during pandemic means 'long days' in NBA

Jan. 13, 2021 8:06 AM EST

When Washington coach Scott Brooks was a player and would ask coaches about their profession, the response was always the same: It is a lonely job. Never more so than now, probably. As if playing games in arenas that are somewhere between mostly and entirely empty during a still-raging coronavirus pandemic...

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...

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...

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...

Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Lonnie Walker IV (1) as Jazz forward Derrick Favors looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Jazz set season-high for 3-pointers, beat Spurs 130-109

Jan. 3, 2021 10:27 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Utah Jazz are not getting too excited over their most productive outing of the season. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 points and the Jazz made a season-high 21 3-pointers to beat the San Antonio Spurs 130-109 on Sunday night. “We need to continue to play well,” Jazz coach...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) flexes his muscles after scoring against Los Angeles Clippers' Nicolas Batum (33) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Conley scores 33 points, Jazz beat Clippers 106-100

Jan. 2, 2021 1:03 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mike Conley endured many frustrating moments during his first season after being traded to Utah from Memphis. Everything from injuries to struggles absorbing the Jazz offensive system kept him from finding a rhythm for much of last season. Conley is not feeling that same frustration...