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Simons' career-best 45 points carries Portland past Utah

Dec. 04, 2022 00:38 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Anfernee Simons scored a career-high 45 points and blocked a potential 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 116-111 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. “I wanted to be aggressive and set the tone for my teammates,”...

Markkanen, Kessler help Jazz overwhelm Pacers 139-119

Dec. 03, 2022 00:58 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 139-119 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Rookie center Walker Kessler scored a career-high 20 points on 7-of-7 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds for Utah. Jordan Clarkson...

Clarkson scores 33, Jazz beat Clippers to snap 5-game skid

Dec. 01, 2022 00:54 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jordan Clarkson had a season-high 33 points and five assists, and the Utah Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak with a 125-112 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Collin Sexton added 21 points, six rebounds and six assists for the...

Powell, Jackson score season highs as Clippers defeat Jazz

Nov. 22, 2022 02:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard still working his way back and Paul George sidelined, the Los Angeles Clippers need the rest of the roster to pick up the slack. Norman Powell and Reggie Jackson did their part Monday night with season-high point totals. Powell...

Markkanen scores career-high 38 points, Jazz edge Suns

Nov. 19, 2022 00:33 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored a career-high 38 points, including an improbable turnaround jumper to beat the shot clock with 38.5 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz beat the Phoenix Suns 134-133 on Friday night. “I don’t know what the ceiling is on Lauri. I don’t...

Markkanen's season-high 32 helps Jazz beat Hawks 125-119

Nov. 09, 2022 23:12 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The best 3-point defense in the NBA was no match for Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz. Markkanen scored a season-high 32 points and the Jazz recovered after blowing a 15-point lead to beat the Atlanta Hawks 125-119 on Wednesday night. Hawks opponents...

Jazz rout Grizzlies 121-105, improve to 4-0 at home

Nov. 01, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Playing fearless is fueling success for the Utah Jazz. Lauri Markkanen had 31 points and 10 rebounds, and the Jazz dominated on both ends of the court Monday night in a 121-105 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Utah repeatedly contested...

Jazz edge short-handed Grizzlies 124-123

Oct. 30, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen and Kelly Olynyk each scored 23 points, including a pair of late 3-pointers, to lift the Utah Jazz to a 124-123 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, who were playing without Ja Morant. On their final possession, the Jazz were leading 124-123 and...

Markkanen has 24 points in Jazz's 109-101 win over Rockets

Oct. 27, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 24 points and nine rebounds to help the Utah Jazz beat the Houston Rockets 109-101 on Wednesday night. Jordan Clarkson scored 20 points — hitting five 3-pointers — and had six assists for Utah. Talen Horton-Tucker and Malik Beasley...

Previously winless Rockets hand Jazz first loss, 114-108

Oct. 24, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored 26 points and Jalen Green added 25 to lead the previously winless Houston Rockets to a 114-108 victory over Utah on Monday night, handing the Jazz their first loss of the season. Utah and Portland began the day as the only undefeated teams in...