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TWITTER THREAD – Re-live the Jazz big win over Denver via @lockedonsports

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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

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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LOCKED ON JAZZ – President’s Weekend Edition – Where the West Stands, Jazz rotations and more plus Points Gained

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The All-Star break is here and David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider has what to look for in the 2nd half of the season in the Western Conference teams and their schedule.

Then Locke takes your questions largely about rotations and combinations that the Utah Jazz are playing or could play. Then it is time for Points Gained.

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LOCKED ON JAZZ – Warriors recap, guys stepping up and where the Utah Jazz stand at the break

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The Utah Jazz played their final game prior to the All-Star break and lost to the Golden State Warriors. The Jazz showed a lot of fight and grit. Two players in particular continue to be superb.

The Warriors also showed the World Champion approach and got brilliant stretches from Draymond Green and Steph Curry.

David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, takes a look at where the Jazz stand as we hit the all-star break and what they have ahead.

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POSTCAST – Jazz show grit Warriors show World Champ chops

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Utah Jazz radio post game show about the Utah Jazz battle with the Golden State Warriors

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