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TWITTER THREAD – Jazz win 13 of 15 with win over Minnesota

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About to tip off Jazz v, Wolves

Strength v. Strength
Wolves 3rd offense v. Jazz 4th ranked defense
Wolves 4th best offenisve reb v. jazz 4th defensive reb
Wolves 1st at not turning it over v. Jazz 4th forcing turnovers

Jazz lead it 22-18 Gobert just had 3 straight incredible blocks. One of them was called goaltending by …… Kane Fitzgerald – The above the break three is going to key for the Jazz and Minnesota is 30th in NBA defending the restricted area

End of 1st Quarter – Wolves 24 Jazz 23. Jazz led 17-11 Minnesota went on a 7-0 run. Jazz 2 for 8 from three. 5 second chance points have been vital for Jazz. 5 turnovers for Jazz

Joe Ingles with more really poor passes tonight. Strange. Haven’t seen this since his rookie year. Jazz now have 9 turnovers and Minnesota has 15 points off those turnovers. Jazz have focussed on this every minute of practice this week. Minnesota leads it 39-36

Karl Anthony Towns has been ejected by Kane Fitzergald. 2 techs in the last 2 minutes. First on elbow to Crowder and this time arguing a call. Wolves without Butler and Towns

Utah Jazz lead it 56-45 at the halftime. Closing on a 20-6 run. Jazz living at the rim with 15 of 21 field goals at the rim. Gobert has been amazing 18 points and 10 rebounds and changed the game with his 3 blocks

Wiggins and Teague trying to take over the game for Minnesota. Royce O’Neale checking to stop Andrew Wiggins and forces an airball and a turnover. O’Neale is such a great defender.

Jazz lead 79-72 with 2:55 left in the 3rd Quarter. have a chance to blow out Minnesota tonight without Towns and Butler. Need to get it done

Jazz lead 85-77 heading into the 4th quarter. Jazz are 27-4 when leading going into 4th. The Jazz are 3rd best 4th quarter and the Wolves 27th

Ricky Rubio is having the ultimate Ricky Rubio game. 2 for 6 shooting 9 points and the Jazz are +24 in his 25 minutes and -15 in the 17 minutes he hasn’t played. Jazz 103 Wolves 94 with 5:42 left

Minnesota 8-2 run after Teague was ejected for cheap shot on Rubio, Jazz lead 107-102 with 3:25 left in 4th quarter

Jazz close it out and get a much needed win. No help from the rest of the West. That help is not coming. Jazz going to have to take care of it all themselves in this playoff madness.

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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