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TWITTER THREAD – Defense carries Jazz to 15th win in 17 games

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Jazz v. Magic about to get underway

Jonas Jerebko starts for Derrick Favors
Jonas in starts this season 9 pts, 4 rebs shooting 52% and 47% from three.
Off the bench he shoots 40% and 36% from three

6:24 left in the 1st quarter and both teams have used their timeouts. It is a Locke altitude alert. 6:24 left and no timeouts at high altitude. Magic lead it 10-9. Jazz started 9-0. Magic10-0

Magic lead after 1 29-25
Up and down quarter. No free throws taken in the quarter
Magic hit of 5 of 10 from three and the Jazz were 3 of 6.
Jazz 5th best defense and Magic 27th – who will play D first?

Jazz on a 9-0 run to take a 44-39 lead. Gobert with an awesome follow on a Rubio miss. Rubio has made two layups and now opening up passing lanes. Jazz getting corner 3s and Magic 29th in defending corner 3

Jazz have 11 corner 3 attempts already. Season high is 13 attempts Jazz 12-0 run to lead 47-39

Official Bennie Adams is visibly limping tonight

Jazz 63-52 over the Magic with 6:56 left in the 3rd quarter. Ingles has 16 points and 7 assists. Gobert has 15 points and 10 rebounds on 7 of 8 shooting. Ingles/Gobert pick and roll has been the main action tonight. They are learning on the fly

Rudy Gobert over the last 5 games has been averaging 17 points and 11 rebounds on over 70% shooting. Tonight 9 of 10 shooting for with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Jazz lead it 71-59 with 3:41 left in 3rd Q

Evan Fournier 3 makes it Jazz 80-73. First time tonight Fournier has gotten his play coming left to right off a pick for the three and Quin promptly calls timeout. Jazz had defended that perfectly up to that point.

With 4:58 left the Jazz defense is putting together another incredible night. Magic have scored 75 points, have an offensive rating of 89.6. Magic are 3 of 12 in the 4th quarter and 28 of 78 for the night, with 10 three-pointers.

Quin Snyder goes ballistic and gets thrown out of the game. As hot as I have ever seen him.

Jazz win it 94-80 have now won 15 of 17 and the defense is incredible.

RUDY GOBERT DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
14 of last 17 games Jazz defense rating at 101 or below
26 of Gobert’s 38 games defense has been 101 or below (68% of games)

David Locke enters his ninth year as the radio play-by-play voice of the Utah Jazz, having spent the majority of his career in radio in Salt Lake City and Seattle. In the summer of 2016, Locke created the Locked on Podcast Network which has podcast daily bite sized podcasts for every NBA and NFL team. A native of Palo Alto, Calif., Locke graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles with a degree in Political Science and Sociology. Locke and his wife have a son and a daughter.

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