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Nuggets 10 Jazz 7 with 6:37 left in the 1st quarter
Neither team hitting shots early. Nugs are 5 of 12 without a three and the Jazz are 3 of 10 with 1 three.
Denver is 27-4 at home
Teams playing at home with rest advantage have won 70% of all games this year

Nuggets 16 Jazz 9 with 3:31 left in the 1st Quarter
Nuggets will run an inverse pick and roll with Jokic handling and Murray picking. It is one of the best in the NBA averaging 1.3 points per pick and roll
Jazz offense struggling without a point guard right now.

Jazz 29 Nuggets 24 with 6:50 left in 2nd quarter
Nuggets are 0 for 10 from three to start
Donovan is 0 for 3
Gobert is 0 for 3
Offenses are generally 0 for so far

Jazz 41 Nuggets 31 with 2:53 left in the 2nd quarter
Thabo had three straight threes and is now 17 of 34 from three for the season
Jazz went on a 26-9 run from 1:38 in 1st to 4:17 in the 2nd quarter
Favors 8 points and 8 rebounds

Jazz 61 Nuggets 45 with 8:34 left in the 3rd quarter
Jazz lead by 15 at the half. Nuggets came out with a big burst but the Jazz have stretched the lead.
Gobert has some filthy dunks tonight. 2nd in NBA in dunks

JAzz 64 Nuggets 51 with 6:39 left in the 3rd
Here is the key to the game. Nuggets have the 3rd highest catch and shoot 3 pt rate in NBA and make 37% catch and shoot 3s. Make just 30% off the bounce. Jazz not doubling Jokic to prevent C/S 3. Nuggets are 3 of 15 from 3 all C/S

Jazz 84 Nuggets 77 with 9:18 left in the 4th quarter
Denver coming downhill at the Jazz on high pick and roll time and time again because Jazz aren’t leaving the shooters. Denver aggressively attacking rim.
Fatigue becomes a huge part of this game.

Jazz 111 Nuggets 104 Final Score
The Jazz exploit the Nuggets weaknesses. Take 13 corner 3s and eliminate the Nuggets 3 point game off Jokic action. Jokic only makes 1 assist for a 3 point shot tonight

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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They forgot how good Rudy Gobert is again? Donovan Mitchell, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal or Trae Young where would you rank them?

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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. On today’s edition of the show Locke trys to understand how ESPN can rank Rudy Gobert the 25th best player in the NBA. Locke reviews all the impacts Rudy Gobert has on the game and the most important one of all, winning. If you put changed out Rudy Gobert for the players ahead how often would the Utah Jazz actually win more games?

Then Locke digs into the interesting comparison of Donovan Mitchell, Devin Booker and Bradley Beal. Which one of these players should be ranked the highest. Locke compares their numbers and it gets really hard to decipher. Donovan’s ability to play point guard might be the difference in giving him an edge.

Then Locke touches on why the team is heading to Las Vegas and what they hope to accomplish in training camp,

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SI ranked Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert where? How do the Utah Jazz get better with Tony Jones

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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. Today, Locke delves into the SI NBA rankings and where they put Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. How is it possible that both of these great players are ranked as high as they after the Utah Jazz had such an amazing season.

Tony Jones of the Athletic wraps up a week worth of shows with Locke. Today the conversation is solely on the Utah Jazz. They start addressing the age of the Jazz players and how concerned should we be about the age of the Mike Conley, Joe Ingles, Rudy Gay and Bojan Bogdanovic.

Why the Utah Jazz will be better this season. The answer is Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert so Locke and Jones address how can Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert get better?

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Biggest concern for 21-22 Utah Jazz, Tony Jones on how the Jazz get better and 5 teams in West that could play in or win it

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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. Today, Locke opens the show with his biggest worry for the Utah Jazz season. Carrer years last year by Joe Ingles and Mike Conley could be hard to replicate as they both turn 34 years old in the upcoming weeks. Other players like Bojan Bogdanovic and Jordan Clarkson didn’t have career years and could match what they did or improve.

Then Locke is joined by the Athletic’s Tony Jones to continue the talk about 5 teams in the West that could play in the play in game and also could win the West. They did into Jason Kidd and Luke Doncic and how that impacts the Dallas Mavericks. They talk about the growth of Michael Porter Jr. and the Denver Nuggets.

Then they look at the Utah Jazz and how they can get better this year. Tony and Locke review game 6 v. the Clippers and then think about how the addition of Rudy Gay can help the Utah Jazz.

Thanks for making Locked On Jazz your first listen of the day

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