Jazz on a 14 to 4 run capped by a Donovan Mitchell alley opp from Joe Ingles to take a 20-10 lead with 4:51 left in the 1st quarter. Royce O’Neale got the start with Rubio out and has 7 pts and had big impact on first 3 defensive plays
Game and arena is a bit sleepy and the Grizzlies have played even with the Jazz since the 20-10 start. Cut it to 6 until Jerebko hit back to back 3 point shots. Jerebko is the Jazz 2nd best 3 point shooter at 40%.
Memphis has dominated this game since the 1st quarter. They have outscored the Jazz 44 to 31. Jazz aren’t hitting shots, 6 of 19 from 3 and 3 of 12 on above the break 3 point shots
Marc Gasol is killing the Jazz. He has a career high 6 three point shots in the game and has 13 points in the quarter and 28 points on 11 of 12 shooting. Grizzlies now lead it 64-60 with 6″04 left in the 3rd quarter
Jazz defensive rating right now is 116.5. Memphis is 16 of 26 since the 1st quarter and 6 of last 10 from 3. Grizzlies lead by 4
Memphis has hit on 26 of their 39 shots. Jazz defense not having an impact tonight. The Jazz lead it 80-76 going to the 4th quarter. Jazz have only lost two games all year leading going to the 4th quarter, The last two
Jazz can’t break free. 93-89 with 6:30 left in the 4th quarter. Marc Gasol has not played the 4th quarter. Jazz have the offense rolling but can’t get consistent stops. Mitchell with 19 points
Donovan Mitchell with 20 points – 42nd time this season. In the last 20 years only rookie to score 20 points in 42 or more games in last 20 years are Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant.
Joe Ingles 15th dunk of his career and 4th of the season gives the Jazz a 102-91 with 2:38. Derrick Favors closing tonight instead of Rudy Gobert. Quin said before the game it is fluid every night and it has been all year
Jazz outscore Memphis 27-21 in the 4th quarter (Marc Gasol does not play) and the Jazz win it 107-97. Dante Exum is the story of the night 8 of 10 from the field, 3 of 4 from three and blazing speed. totaled 21 points, one short of his career high.
Wackiness in the West, reminder on how good Mike Conley has been and who is the best offensive player in the NBA
David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider delivers the daily podcast on the Utah Jazz, Locked On Jazz.
* The wackiness in the West and how it all stands as we head into the final weekend
- Mike Conley returns and the great season he has had for the Utah Jazz
- The lineups we get back with Mike Conley
- the pick and roll returns with Rudy Gobert
- Points Gained for the final time of the year. Who is the best offensive player in the NBA?
- How are the Jazz players the same or different than a year ago
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!
- Wackiness in the West, reminder on how good Mike Conley has been and who is the best offensive player in the NBA May 14, 2021
- Staying above water has been amazing but Jazz are running out of steam and live audience May 13, 2021
- Jazz Game Rewind – Jazz offense sluggish as they fall to Blazers May 13, 2021
- POSTCAST – Jazz offense wears down and Dame and CJ have the answers May 13, 2021
- Quin Snyder Coaches Show – Quin on Gobert and guarding Lillard May 12, 2021
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