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Few Milwaukee Bucks notes before Tip Off
They take the 3rd most shots at the rim and the 2nd most threes
They allow the fewest shots at the rim and they allow the most Corner 3s and the most overall 3s.
They will take away rim and dare you to make shots

For all the talk about Giannis in transition the Bucks are the best half court offense in the NBA. They have the 4th best shot quality (Jazz have best)
They are 28th in frequency of picks, 29th in frequency of handoffs and 26th passes.
They run limited action penetrate and dish

There is a chance the Jazz are getting Giannis Antetokounmpo at the wrong time.
He is 7 of his last 21 (33%) from three and was 7 of previous 58 (12%)
He has hit 9 of his 20 (45%) on mid range he was previous 16 of 47 (34%)
He had 43 and 18 v. Toronto

Bucks 12 Jazz 11 with 7:23 left in the 1st quarter
Ricky Rubio relented on defense and then immediately called to the bench for an injury. He screamed in frustration and then bang his hand on a table as he left the floor and immediately went to the locker-room

Jazz point guard situation
Rubio — injured
Exum — injured
Neto – available
Allen — injured
Mitrou-Long- active and available

Rubio’s hamstring injury in the playoffs was left hamstring this is right hamstring

Jazz 48 Bucks 45 with 7:03 left in the 2nd quarter
Jazz are playing a one man zone with whomever is guarding Giannis and leaving Giannis open until he moves into the paint. Giannis is 4 of 10 and 0 for 5 outside restricted area.
Both offenses having a great start

Jazz 62 Bucks 58 at the half
Donovan Mitchell with 15 and Giannis Antetokounmpo with 13
Giannis is 0 for 6 outside the restricted area
Jazz 8 of 17 from three Bucks 6 of 13
Off Rtg: 125 Def Rtg: 117

Jazz 74 Bucks 67 with 8:28 left in the 3rd quarter
Jazz moving the ball terrifically
Jazz took a brief 11 point lead
Jazz defense has been great on Giannis and he still has 17 on 7 of 15 WOW

Jazz 92 Bucks 92 with 8:50 left in the 4th quarter
Great game tonight – 23 lead changes, 10 ties
Donovan has not checked out in the 2nd half without Exum and Rubio
Favors 12 pts 7 rebs and Brogdon 18 pts are the unsung heroes tonight

Bucks 107 Jazz 99 with 3:30 left
Bucks pulling away late after close game all night
Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon make huge plays
Giannis plan has been strong he is 12 of 28 and has no field goals outside 5 feet.
Jazz 4 of 19 in 2nd half from 3
Lost ball movement for a while

Bucks 114 Jazz 102 Final Score
Great game. Super effort. Bucks wear the Jazz down in the 4th quarter
Jazz made Giannis work all night 13 of 30 shooting.
Shots didn’t fall and offense lost spark in 4th

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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Previewing Utah Jazz v. Denver Nuggets and Crossover with Adam Mares plus road to 55 wins

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Utah Jazz match up with the Denver Nuggets tonight in an NBA Northwest Division battle. Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert renew the rivalry against Nikola Jokic and Michael Porter Jr.

David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider brings you the daily podcast on the Utah Jazz, Locked On Jazz, Now live each morning on You Tube

Locke will break down the Nuggets loss last night v. the Cleveland Cavaliers and where they are heading in the early part of the season. Plus, the keys to the match-up tonight v. the Jazz in Utah.

Then Locke looks at what it will take for the Utah Jazz to win 55 games in the Western Conference this season. The Road to 55 and what has to happen for the Jazz.

In the final segment, Locke is joined by Adam Mares of Locked On Nuggets to breakdown where each team stands and look ahead to the Tuesday night tilt.

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Strong win in Sacramento, defense carried and running late, Whiteside minutes

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David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider brings you the daily podcast on the Utah Jazz, Locked On Jazz,

Now live each morning on You Tube

On Today’s episode Locke discusses a strong win in Sacramento against a feisty Kings team. Those wins are bigger than you think and the Jazz just got a tough one. The Utah Jazz defense was the key early and then they ran late which was a change from how they finished last year at times.

The show will also look at Hassan Whiteside’s minutes and the performance of Trent Forrest in the 2nd half as well as the big guns Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert.

Finally, Locke takes a look at an early trends around the NBA and what is different about the 2021-22 season.

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POSTCAST = Locke and Boone breakdown how Jazz held of the swords of the Kings

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Utah Jazz broadcast team David Locke and Ron Boone breakdown the Jazz tenacious win over the motivated and energetic Sacramento Kings

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