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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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JAZZ GAME REWIND: 2nd Half propels Toronto past the youthful Jazz

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Utah Jazz trade Rudy Gobert – the emotions, the decision making, what did we get and what now

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The Utah Jazz traded Rudy Gobert on Friday after a 4th of July weekend to soak in the biggest news of the NBA trade season we try to digest what it means for the Utah Jazz. David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, take a look at all angles of the Rudy Gobert trade. The emotions of losing one of your own and a beloved player like Rudy Gobert. The player that we knew how great he was and had to argue on his behalf and now someone else gets the pleasure. Locke revisits the decision making tree of the Utah Jazz and how they got to trading Rudy Gobert and why they took this trade rather than other options that may have been on the table for the Utah Jazz. Then Locke looks into what did we really get in this trade and what are the possibilities of benefit for trading one of the great players in franchise history. A look at each of the 5 first round picks and what they could become and the margin starts to expand the farther out you go. Then are the Utah Jazz re-building? Why now would be the question. That is a decision that the Jazz don’t need to make for the some time. Summer league kicks off today and what are the Utah Jazz looking for and who could make an impression. What the Jazz want to see from Jared Butler Locked On Jazz Podcast 💻 https://www.lockedonjazz.net/ 🎧 LockedOnJazz.com https://buff.ly/2FEZTVY 🎧 Apple https://apple.co/3Dc8QBq 🎧 Spotify https://spoti.fi/3IfvgVX 🎧Stitcher https://bit.ly/3pkGyzB 🎧 Google https://bit.ly/3I8TwJz

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NBA Free Agency is here for the Utah Jazz

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