Jazz 16 Nuggets 8 with 7:00 1st quarter
Ricky Rubio starts on fire. 8 points and 3 assists.
Paul Millsap has tied Al Jefferson for 90th on the All-Time offensive rebounds list with 2,054. That is kinda fun.
Jazz 25 Nuggets 14 with 3:07 left in the 1st quarter
Nuggets defense has two weaknesses 27th in the league allowing shots at the rim and 30th in the league allowing corner 3 shots
Jazz 4 of 5 at rim and 4 of 8 from 3
Plumlee and Favors have been ejected from the game.
No penalty on the Nuggets who left the bench. Nikola Jokic left the bench
Rudy Gobert out of the game with 2 fouls on a terrible call by Tyler Ford who guessed on the call and guessed wrong. Game changer without Favors
Jokic guarded Udoh
Jazz 46 Nuggets 42 with 5:34 left in the 2nd quarter
Jazz front court right now is George Niang and Epke Udoh
Kyle Korver with 3 threes tonight – Jazz are 10-0 when he has 3 threes
Jazz 65 Nuggets 58 at the half
Offense is ruling the night
Jazz offensive rating is 139
Nuggets offensive rating is 125
Jazz have hit 13 of 27 from three.
Donovan has 16 points and Jokic has 11 pts 5 rebs 5 ast
Having digested the altercation between Favors and Plumlee I am not sure why anyone was ejected? No punches. Favors a shove, Plumlee came back at him but is that really an ejection?
Jazz 13 of 27 in the 1st half is a franchise record for makes and attempts in a half of basketball.
Interesting note – Nuggets have been very prideful about their new defense and the attack on the ball they got out of it and dropped the big later in the half.
Jazz 84 Nuggets 72 with 2:39 left in the 3rd quarter
Game doesn’t feel like a 12 point lead feels much closer. Nuggets offense is so great they are able to score
Jazz offensive game plan has the Nuggets running around like the coyote in the road runner cartoon but …
Jazz 98 Nuggets 86 with 8:10 left in the 4th quarter
Donovan Mitchell 8 points in the quarter and 6 straight
10-6 start to the 4th quarter for the Jazz
Donovan Mitchell has scored 30 points in 5 of his last 8 games. He had never gone back to back games before this stretch and scored 30 points in 7 games all of last year. #sophmoresurge
Jazz 106 Nuggets 97 with 4:19 left in the 4th quarter
Denver is the best close game team in the NBA
Jazz have lead by at least 5 since 55-50
Denver 6 of 17 in the 4th quarter
Jazz just 5 of 13 from 3 after 13 of 27 in first half
Jazz 114 Nuggets 108 – Final Score
Rudy Gobert 15 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks +16
Donovan Mitchell 35 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists +21
Joe Ingles 14 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists
Jazz shoot 19 of 46 from three – 17 of those were corner 3 attempts
JAZZ GAME REWIND: 2nd Half propels Toronto past the youthful Jazz
The Jazz fell short in the second half as the Toronto defense shut the new-look Jazz down in route to cruising to an 114 – 82 Raptors victory. Lauri Markkanen shined for the Jazz with 20 points and 5 rebounds but the Raptors length and athleticism proved to be too much for the Jazz riding a dominant 3rd quarter to pull away from the Jazz who played well in the first half, only trailing by one.
Relive the game through the radio highlights. Voiced by Leif Thulin.
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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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