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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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LOCKED ON JAZZ — Mike Conley speaks and Tony Jones answers how good are the Utah Jazz

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It is the final day of the Summer Interview series with Tony Jones. David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, asks the simpliest of questions, How good are the Utah Jazz. Then Tony sloughs off the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers and Locke wants to know why Jones doesn’t have them in the top of the West.

Locke opens the show talking about Mike Conley and how he is developing a relationship with Quin Snyder and Donovan Mitchell

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LOCKED ON JAZZ — Tony Jones interview series how Westrbook situation impacted Jazz off-season and the move to Bojan

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The Utah Jazz 18-19 season will be most remembered the incident with the racism spewed toward Russell Westbook.  Looking back at that moment how does Tony Jones digest what took place.  Then David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider wonders with Tony on how it impacted the Jazz off-season and its ability to sign players.

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The Summer Interview series with David Locke and Tony Jones.  First, Locke takes a piece of the Full 48 podcast to talk about how the NBA Schedules.

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LOCKED ON JAZZ – What derails Lakers and Rockets plus Tony Jones Part 1 of Summer Interview Series

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What could derail any of the contenders in the West? David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider thinks it could be lack of defense. Locke looks at the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets to see if they can defend. Then Locke is joined by Tony Jones of the Athletic to talk about the play of Donovan Mitchell in Vegas and what pushes him to the next step as well as how the make up of this team is formed with all the new pieces.

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