Derrick Favors - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Derrick Favors Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Splash Brothers provided the fast start, and the Golden State Warriors made it a quick finish to the second round. They're four wins from another NBA Finals appearance, and so far nobody can slow them down. Stephen Curry scored 30 points and the Warriors completed a second-round sweep of the Utah Jazz with a 12... Tue, 09 May 2017 05:16:00 GMT 2017-05-09T05:16:00Z Warriors' smothering defense overlooked during win streak SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' offense — led by former MVPs Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant — has overwhelmed the Utah Jazz for a 3-0 lead in the second-round Western Conference playoff series. Lost in the highlights has been a smothering defense allowing just 99.3 points per game — second-best among teams still alive in the postseason. W... Mon, 08 May 2017 06:22:00 GMT 2017-05-08T06:22:00Z After a week off, Curry, Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pulled off a razzle-dazzle spin move right around big Rudy Gobert at the perimeter, went in for a layup and raised his hands, begging the sellout crowd to do its thing. The Golden State Warriors sure did theirs, using that up-tempo, pass-happy style to run right by the Utah Jazz in Game 1 of the Western Conference semi... Wed, 03 May 2017 07:21:00 GMT 2017-05-03T07:21:00Z Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors in 2nd round OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Utah Jazz had the slowest pace in the league during the regular season, while the push-it-at-every-chance Golden State Warriors were among the fastest as they tried to establish their tempo from the tip. That clash of styles even showed up in the first round of the playoffs, as the Jazz needed a Game 7 to get past the Los Angele... Mon, 01 May 2017 23:36:00 GMT 2017-05-01T23:36:00Z Jazz flatten Clippers 104-91, win 1st-round series 4-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The young Utah Jazz have grown up quickly. Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and the Jazz eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday with a 104-91 victory, closing out the first-round series 4-3 to earn the franchise's first postseason victory since 2010. "We've been through some pretty hard downs," ... Mon, 01 May 2017 02:20:00 GMT 2017-05-01T02:20:00Z Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Joe Johnson saved the Utah Jazz — again. "Iso Joe" has become a major problem for the Los Angeles Clippers. Johnson scored 28 points, and the Jazz beat the Clippers 105-98 on Sunday night to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. It was Utah's first home playoff win since 2010. "He's so s... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:12:00 GMT 2017-04-24T05:12:00Z Rites of postseason: LeBron looks for sweep, Clippers ailing They seem like postseason traditions: LeBron James is going for a sweep, and the Los Angeles Clippers have big problems. James is one win from the second round and the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers might be on the cusp of getting several rest days. Meanwhile, Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the season in a major blow for a Clippers team that now faces playof... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:37:00 GMT 2017-04-22T19:37:00Z Paul scores 34, Clippers beat Jazz 111-106 to take 2-1 lead SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers sounded in awe of his point guard after watching Chris Paul beat the Utah Jazz with a fantastic fourth-quarter performance. Paul scored a season-high 34 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 111-106 victory Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:14:00 GMT 2017-04-22T06:14:00Z Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey faces domestic violence probe MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police are investigating an allegation of domestic violence against Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey. Manhattan Beach police spokesman Sgt. Tim Zins said Thursday that a police report had been filed accusing Withey of domestic violence and detectives are looking into it. Withey's attorney Alan Jackson vehement... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-04-21T04:30:00Z Lob City smash: Clippers beat Jazz 99-91, even series at 1-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buoyed by a newfound sense of urgency, the Clippers took it to the Utah Jazz from the opening tip. The patch of real estate under the basket was all theirs, all game. Blake Griffin led a smash-mouth revival of Lob City with 24 points and DeAndre Jordan had a double-double in the Clippers' 99-91 victory on Tuesday night that evened their playoff series at 1-1. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:36:00 GMT 2017-04-19T06:36:00Z Johnson's drive at buzzer helps Jazz beat LA 97-95 in Game 1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Johnson has seen a lot in his 16 years in the NBA. So the veteran didn't flinch with the clock ticking down and the game tied. All that experience is why the Utah Jazz brought him in this season. It paid off when Johnson drove the lane and hit a floater at the buzzer, giving the Jazz a 97-95 victory over the Los A... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:55:00 GMT 2017-04-16T06:55:00Z Damian Lillard scores Trail Blazers-record 59 points PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had no idea how close he was to the 60-point milestone. He scored a franchise-record 59 points and matched his career high with nine 3-pointers to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 101-86 on Saturday night. Lillard surpassed Damon Stoudamire's 54 points with a step-back 3-pointer wit... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 05:39:00 GMT 2017-04-09T05:39:00Z Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory over Jazz LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers lost a 16-point lead in the third quarter and their tempers went with it. Jamal Crawford and Chris Paul were whistled for technical fouls and suddenly, Utah had made a game of it. "My emotions got the best of me for a second," Crawford said. "I had to get it off my chest and settle down going ... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:18:00 GMT 2017-03-25T23:18:00Z Love returns in win over Jazz, but 2 more Cavs injured CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers got one player back from injury Thursday night, but lost two others. Fortunately for the defending NBA champions, they can always count on LeBron James. James scored 33 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, and Cleveland defeated the Utah Jazz 91-83 on a night that the Cavaliers' injury-riddled season took another strange twist.... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 03:38:00 GMT 2017-03-17T03:38:00Z Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat Jazz OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain and inched closer to Oscar Robertson. Westbrook had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. "Just being able to attack the basket," Westbr... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 01:38:00 GMT 2017-03-12T01:38:00Z Hayward helps Jazz hold off LeBron, beat Cavs 100-92 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even if Gordon Hayward isn't concerned with his All-Star candidacy, he put a signature performance on his resume in a huge win for the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Hayward went blow for blow with LeBron James in the second half to help Utah beat the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 100-92. Hayward scored 28 po... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:47:00 GMT 2017-01-11T05:47:00Z Hood hits pull-up 3 to give Jazz 103-100 win over Mavericks SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rodney Hood had never hit a game-winning shot — at any level. So when he knocked down a big one Friday night, all he could think to do was give a little shoulder-shimmy. Hood pulled up for a 3-pointer in transition with 0.8 seconds left that gave the Utah Jazz a 103-100 win over Dallas after a furious rally by the Mavericks in the fourth quarter. ... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:27:00 GMT 2016-12-17T07:27:00Z Hood scores 25, Jazz beat Thunder 109-89 to lead division SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — To say Rodney Hood was eager to return to the court after a hamstring injury sidelined him for three games might be an understatement. The third-year guard knocked down basket after basket from the opening tip and finished with 25 points as the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-89 on Wednesday night to break a tie between the teams atop t... 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