Jazz 8 Lakers 3 with 9:45 left in the 1st Quarter
Rudy Gobert dominating around the basket early. Players bypassing shots and then missing
Royce O’Neale has hit two above the break 3s. Surprised. Don’t be Royce is now 16 of 36 (44%)
Jazz 46 Lakers 34 with 6:53 left in the 2nd quarter
Donovan Mitchell with 14 points
Jazz offense is rolling against very good defensive team. Offensive rating is 127 right now
Lakers playing offense in the half court
Jazz 58 Lakers 38 with 1:59 left in the 2nd quarter
Donovan slams on McGee
Donovan blocks Kuzma off the glass
Ingles from Happy Valley for 3
Jazz 62 Lakers 41 at the half
Donovan Mitchell has 19 points and 4 assists. All 4 of Donovan’s assists are for three point shots. Donovan has directly contributed to 31 of the Jazz 61 points in the first half.
Royce O’Neale with 4 three pointers.
Joe Ingles 10 rebounds is a new career high
Jazz 76 Lakers 64 with 3:03 left in the 3rd quarter
Lakers on a 14-5 run. They are getting out and running and crashing offensive glass on the Jazz.
Neither team shooting well. Jazz EFG is 44.9% and Lakers is 39%
Jazz offensive rating is 102 Lakers is 87
Jazz 90 Lakers 73 with 9:12 left in the 4th quarter
Jazz have some huge rebound numbers tonight
Rudy Gobert with 15 Derrick Favors with 13 and Joe Ingles with a career high 12
Speaking of career high Royce O’Neale with 14 points
Jazz 95 Lakers 79 with 6:11 left in the 4th
Donovan Mitchell has 31 points, 6th time this year over 30. Did it 7 times all of last season
Gobert 1 rebound short of a season high with 18
Derrick Favors with season high 13 rebounds
Shooting tonight not good lots of rebounds
Donovan Mitchell has 33 points and 9 assists. His 9 assists were for 25 points, 7 of the 9 were for three pointers. 58 points of the 113 Jazz points
Jazz 113 Lakers 95 – Final Score
Career high and Season high all over the place tonight
Donovan Mitchell career high 9 assists
Joe Ingles career high 12 rebounds
Royce O’Neale 17 points and 5 three pointers
Derrick Favors season high 13 rebounds
Rudy Gobert season high 18 rebs
LOCKED ON JAZZ – Russell Westbrook to the Rockets, but are the Rockets better?
The NBA was rocked again as Russell Westbrook was traded to the Houston Rockets. Why was the deal done? How did the deal get done? Is it possible the Rockets didn’t get better by adding Russell Westbrook? David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and the Jazz NBA Insider takes a look at all these questions and breaks it down.
LOCKED ON JAZZ – What Jazz fans should be most excited for and Points Gained for the West
Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke gives Jazz fans the reason why they should be most excited for the upcoming season. Then, Locke takes his intial look at points gained and how the Western Conference is setting up offensively.
LOCKED ON JAZZ – Reaction to Kawhi and PG, what it means for NBA and how Rudy Gobert has become more important
Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke takes a look at the impact of Kawhi Leonard bringing Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers. Locke looks at the long term scary part of this for small market franchises. In addition, Locke takes a look at Rudy Gobert and how he has become more valuable and more important in the West.
Plus, a few quick thoughts on the summer league.