Jazz 13 Spurs 6 with 9:01 left in the 1st quarter
Early offensive push gets Jazz an Ingles penetration that leads to Mitchell corner 3, an Ingles open 3 and Rubio throwing ahead from 40 feet out to Favors for a dunk.
Jazz 3 for 3 from 3
Jazz 40 Spurs 26 with 9:36 left in the 2nd quarter
Mitchell has 13 with 2 corner 3s – Donovan was 2 of 15 on corner 3s this year before tonight. Last year hit over 50%.
Kyle Korver got loud applause on return to Utah and now has 8 points
Jazz 54 Spurs 37 with 3:47 left in the 2nd quarter
The irony is thick as Greg Popovich argues about Rudy Gobert’s moving picks with Tim Duncan sitting on a beach somewhere in St. Croix
Jazz 78 Spurs 55 with 8:07 in 3rd quarter
The French-Latvian relations may never be the same
International incident at the rim as Rudy Gobert posterizes Davis Bertans
Jazz 96 Spurs 69 with 3:05 left in the 3rd quarter
Never good to be on the wrong side of a palindrome
Pop has already going with the hockey line substitution earlier in the 3rd quarter
Jazz are 15 of 24 from three
Jazz 104 Spurs 78 end of the 3rd Quarter
Spurs in the middle of important 7 game stretch
Lost to Minnesota by 39, Rockets by 31, beat Portland. Trailing Jazz then have home and home with Lakers and play Utah at home.
Jazz 139 Spurs 105 – Final Score
Jazz offensive rating 135
Jazz defensive rating 102
7 players in double figures
20 three pointers is a new franchise record did on 33 attempts
The Spurs took 52 mid-range shots.
LOCKED ON JAZZ – Russell Westbrook to the Rockets, but are the Rockets better?
The NBA was rocked again as Russell Westbrook was traded to the Houston Rockets. Why was the deal done? How did the deal get done? Is it possible the Rockets didn’t get better by adding Russell Westbrook? David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and the Jazz NBA Insider takes a look at all these questions and breaks it down.
LOCKED ON JAZZ – What Jazz fans should be most excited for and Points Gained for the West
Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke gives Jazz fans the reason why they should be most excited for the upcoming season. Then, Locke takes his intial look at points gained and how the Western Conference is setting up offensively.
LOCKED ON JAZZ – Reaction to Kawhi and PG, what it means for NBA and how Rudy Gobert has become more important
Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke takes a look at the impact of Kawhi Leonard bringing Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers. Locke looks at the long term scary part of this for small market franchises. In addition, Locke takes a look at Rudy Gobert and how he has become more valuable and more important in the West.
Plus, a few quick thoughts on the summer league.