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End of 1st Quarter – Jazz 22 Grizzlies 19
Defense lives in the NBA
Jazz shot 8 of 24 and 2 of 9 from three
Grizzlies 8 of 21 and 2 of 8 from three

Jazz 41 Grizzlies 40 with 2:41 left
Donovan Mitchell with a nifty drive and a smart slash to the free throw line for a bucket and the Jazz take the lead.
Jazz just 4 of 14 from three
Jazz shot distribution not as good tonight. Memphis has them out of what they want to do

Grizzlies 56 Jazz 50 with 7:24 left in the 3rd quarter
Jazz can’t break through and the Grizzlies living on the two man game of Conley and Gasol.
Rubio is 1 for 5 and has struggled in his career v. Conley
Jazz bigs can’t find room v. Gasol – Gobert and Favors a combined 3/11

Grizzlies 62 Jazz 54 with 2:58 left in the 3rd quarter
Marc Gasol has clogged the middle and the Jazz can’t get the driving lane to create for others
Grayson Allen about to make his NBA Debut to try to spark the Jazz
Grayson Allen about to make his NBA debut

Grizzlies 70 Jazz 65 with 8:42 left in the 4th quarter
Marc Gasol is clogging up all the Jazz actions
Guys are coming off pick and roll and hitting roll man who runs into 3 guys then the open threes are being missed. Jazz are 6 of 24 from 3
Jazz shooting 23% on short mid range

Grizzlies 79 Jazz 66 with 5:48 left in the 4th quarter
Shelvin Mack hits back to back threes (revenge of the former Jazzmen continues) and then Wayne Selden follows with a three and the Jazz are in trouble.
Rubio is 1 for 8 and Exum is 2 for 11 on tough night for Jazz guards

Grizzlies 86 Jazz 77 with 2:43 left in the 4th quarter
Marc Gasol fouls out and the Jazz go on a 9-0 run
Gobert a vicious dunk his 2nd field goal of the night
Jazz closing with Mitchell, Allen, Ingles, Crowder and Gobert

Grizzlies 88 Jazz 82 with :24 seconds left
Mike Conley matters 21 points, 7 assists. +11
Final Score – Memphis 92 Jazz 84
Jazz missed a ton of looks but give Grizzlies credit for forcing the Jazz out of their flow and into shots they didn’t usually take.
Jazz shot 8 of 32 from 3 and 3 of 17 in short mid-range

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 – Creating the Jazz rotation for the upcoming season and winners and losers of free agency

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David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider was very surprised by the structure of the schedule and he talks about why. The Utah Jazz will allow fans in the stands on a limited basis. Locke looks into the rotation of the Utah Jazz and how to put together all of this talent and finally who were the winners and losers of Free Agency.

 

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LOCKED ON JAZZ – Dark Mode, Western Conference Over Unders where do Utah Jazz sit?

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The Utah Jazz revealed dark mode and it was kinda awesome. David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA insider makes his case for a color change for the Utah Jazz. Then he looks at the Western Conference over unders and where the Jazz and the rest of the West sit. Plus, a quick look at the Utah Jazz rotation for the upcoming season.

 

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LOCKED ON JAZZ – Mitchell re-signs rookie extension, Favors returns to Utah, Clarkson comes back to lead the Bench

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Donovan Mitchell has signed his rookie extension with the Utah Jazz and is in the fold for the next 5 years. Derrick Favors returns to fix the problems of last year and Jordan Clarkson leads the bench unit again. David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, takes a look at where this puts the Jazz today and why getting Favors signed and Clarkson to return was so vital to the Jazz

 

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