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Gobert goes for 25 and 14 as Jazz beat frustrated Warriors

Nov. 12, 2019 2:58 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz showed they can be a dangerous team from beyond the arc. Mitchell and Mike Conley each hit five 3-pointers as the Jazz shot 56 percent (15 for 27) from deep over the first three quarters to take command in a 122-108 victory over the Golden State...

Bogdanovic hits 3 at buzzer, Jazz beat Bucks 103-100

Nov. 9, 2019 1:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic didn't hesitate to ask his new coach for the final shot. With 1.3 seconds left, Utah coach Quin Snyder drew up a play the Jazz practiced earlier Friday, but Bogdanovic said he wanted the ball. "Mike (Conley) was supposed to be in that corner, but I asked him if he...

Mitchell scores 24, Jazz outlast 76ers for 106-104 victory

Nov. 7, 2019 1:50 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rebounding became a primary focus for the Utah Jazz after they struggled on the boards in two straight losses. It turned into an area of strength against the Philadelphia 76ers. Donovan Mitchell had 24 points and eight assists as the Jazz beat Philadelphia 106-104 on Wednesday night...

Kings knock off Jazz 102-101 to end 5-game winless streak

Nov. 2, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De'Aaron Fox got back to attacking the rim. Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic found their rhythm from the perimeter. And Luke Walton finally got his first victory with Sacramento. With one all-inclusive performance, the Kings ended their worst start in nearly 30 years and shook...

Conley breaks out, Jazz beat Clippers as Leonard rests

Oct. 31, 2019 2:21 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz had to kick Mike Conley out of the gym Wednesday morning. Conley kept shooting until the coaching staff pleaded for him to "save something for the game." Turns out, he had plenty left. Conley snapped an early season slump with 29 points and the Jazz beat the Los Angeles...

Mitchell's last-second FT lifts Jazz over Suns 96-95

Oct. 29, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Donovan Mitchell would have loved to end the game with some sort of highlight-reel dunk or step-back 3-pointer that would be replayed over and over again on television for the next 24 hours. But it wasn't that kind of night for the Utah Jazz. A physical drive, a drawn foul and a clutch free...

LeBron scores 32, AD adds 21 in Lakers' 95-86 win over Jazz

Oct. 26, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Less than 90 seconds into the game, Anthony Davis leaped and slammed home an alley-oop pass from LeBron James for the first points of his home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers. By the final 90 seconds, Davis and James were enjoying a blowout win from the bench. It's only a start, but...

Mitchell has 32 and 12, leads Jazz over Thunder 100-95

Oct. 24, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Soon as Donovan Mitchell started imposing his will on both ends of the court in the fourth quarter, there was nothing anybody could do to stop him. Mitchell's all-around performance Wednesday night led the Utah Jazz to a 100-95 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the season...

The NBA's West race should be incredibly good this season

Oct. 18, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

Stephen Curry knew roster change was inevitable. That being said, Curry and the Golden State Warriors aren't changing their expectations. The five-time defending Western Conference champions aren't the popular pick to represent their side of the league in this season's NBA Finals, understandable after losing the...

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...