Jazz and the Suns
Jazz have won 19 of last 21
Suns have lost 21 of last 23
Thing to watch: TJ Warren takes 38% of his shots in the restricted area and the Jazz have a guy named Rudy Gobert
Dante will return expect it late in the 1st quarter and then play into 2nd Q
Against Detroit Ricky Rubio’s first 4 assists were for Rudy Gobert dunks. Tonight his first three assists are for Rudy Gobert baskets (2 of them dunks). Jazz lead it 13-10 with 6:47 left in the 1st quarter
Quin Snyder seriously fired up. Goes into the huddle before meeting with his coaches and gives quite a talk and then returns to his coaches. Game tied at 19 with 1:16 left in 1st. Jazz 1 of last 10 shooting
Jazz miss 11 of final 12 shots and Suns go on a 8-1 run to take a 23-20 lead at the end of 1st quarter . Gobert 9 pts leads the Jazz.
On Joe Ingles 450th career 3 and now 3 away from the Jazz single season record the Jazz lead 31-26 with 7:12 Jazz are on a 9-1 run over the last 2:59 (10:13, 2nd quarter to 7:14, 2nd quarter)
Craziness took over for a moment when marquese chriss cheap shotted Ricky Rubio and got ejected. Jared Dudley also ejected. Jazz leading 79-58 with 2:46 left in the 3rd quarter
Suns close 3rd quarter on a 8-2 run. Jazz didn’t close the 1st quarter well either. Jazz have missed 5 straight shots and missed 11 of final 12 in 1st quarter. Jazz still lead it 81-66 going to the 4th. Jazz are 34-4 leading going to 4th
Jazz go up 20 on a Donovan Mitchell lob to Rudy Gobert. Interestingly, Quin Snyder stops Donovan for a talk as the came off for timeout. Always teaching and always getting better. Jazz 92-72 with 8:26 in 4th
Jazz have won 20 of 22. 19 of last 22 games defensive rating of 101 or below and 31 of Gobert’s 43 games defense has been 101 or below. Jazz are now 28-15 when Rudy plays. Jazz defense has had a rating of 90 or below in 5 of last 6 games
Dante Exum in his return plays 14 minutes scores 10 points on 3 of 7 shooting and 4 of 6 from the line. He added 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Plus, he took one big fall.
Staying above water has been amazing but Jazz are running out of steam and live audience
David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, brings you the daily podcast on the Utah Jazz, Locked On Jazz
- Blazers had a great game plan v. the Utah Jazz
- Jazz are amazing to have stayed above water without Donovan and Mike
- However, Jazz are wearing out and a lot is being asked of Joe Ingles and Jordan Clarkson
- Warriors and Blazers were playing playoff games and it showed
- Biggest concern on the Jazz
- Completely freaking out.
Jazz Game Rewind – Jazz offense sluggish as they fall to Blazers
The Utah Jazz fall short to the Portland Blazers, 105-98, as the offense struggled to get into a rhythm while still missing their two All-stars. For a recap of tonight’s action, tune into this edition of Jazz Game Rewind!
POSTCAST – Jazz offense wears down and Dame and CJ have the answers
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