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Dec 10

Antetokounmpo scores 37 points, Bucks beat Jazz 117-100

The game was already well in hand for the Milwaukee Bucks, but a thunderous dunk by Giannis Antetokounmpo in the final minute provided an exclamation point on a successful stretch of three home games in four days. Antetokounmpo finished with 37 points,…

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Dec 09

Bucks strive for better defense vs. Jazz in rematch

After outlasting the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, the Milwaukee Bucks will have a quick turnaround before playing host to the Utah Jazz Saturday night at the Bradley Center. The teams met late last month in Salt Lake City and things didn’t go well at all for the Bucks, who allowed a season-high 18 3-pointers including six from rookie Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell finished with a career-high 24 points and scored 10 in the final quarter in the Jazz’ 121-108 victory.

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Dec 08

Best of NBA: Shorthanded Nets beat Thunder in Mexico City

Caris Levert scored 19 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 17 and short-handed Brooklyn overcame another strong performance by Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma Thunder 100-95 on Thursday night in the first of the Nets’ two games in Mexico City. Westbrook had 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Allen Crabbe had 15 points for Brooklyn, playing without guards Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell because of injuries and without power forward Trevor Booker after he was traded to Philadelphia before the game.

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Dec 08

Harden’s 29 Powers Rockets Past Jazz

James Harden scores 29 points to propel the Rockets past the Utah Jazz.

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Dec 08

Rockets pull away for 112-101 win over Jazz

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are defined by their explosive offense, and it got the best of the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Harden scored 29 points, Ryan Anderson added 23 and Houston overwhelmed the Jazz during the third quarter in a 112-101 …

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Dec 07

Report: 76ers To Trade Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas and Second-Round Pick To Nets For Trevor Booker

The Philadelphia 76ers have traded center Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas and a second-round draft pick to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Trevor Booker, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN. This marks the end of the 76ers’ attempts to enter contract buyout discussions with the big man. Okafor has played in just two games this season.

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Dec 06

NBA Power Rankings: Rockets remain on top, Raptors climb into top five

The Rockets have won seven games in a row since Chris Paul’s return, doing so by an average of 21.6 points per contest. Talk to the veteran Rockets and they are a focused group: “If you’re slacking, we let you know,” Trevor Ariza told NBC Sports. Rooki…

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Dec 06

NBA: Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz, Beal scores 51 points

Reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-94 victory over the Utah Jazz.
Westbrook recorded his third triple-double in his last five games by scoring 34 points with 14 assists and 13 rebounds on Tuesday.
The six-time

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Dec 06

Westbrook triple double as Thunder down Jazz

Russell Westbrook bagged a second consecutive triple double as the Oklahoma City Thunder staged a late rally to sink the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. Westbrook, who had guided the Thunder to a victory over San Antonio on Sunday with his seventh triple of the …

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Dec 06

Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Jazz 100-94

With all the excitement about the Oklahoma City Thunder’s new Big Three this season, Steven Adams had become a bit of an afterthought. The 7-foot center had 20 points and nine rebounds to support Russell Westbrook’s triple-double, and the Thunder defeated the Utah Jazz 100-94 on Tuesday night. The Thunder have won three straight, and Adams’ offensive play has been critical.

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Dec 06

Best of NBA: Bradley Beal’s career-high 51 points ignite Wizards’ win

Bradley Beal scored a career-high 51 points, and the Washington Wizards bounced back from a demoralizing loss the night before to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-92 on Tuesday night. Beal made 21 field goals, also a career high, and the Wizards led…

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Dec 05

Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz are red hot, but can they stay that way?

Donovan Mitchell’s been scoring at the rim and from beyond the arc during Utah’s six-game winning streak. Three weeks ago, it looked like the Utah Jazz were dead in the water. How, exactly, would a Jazz team that had been nightmarish offensively early …

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Dec 05

Jazz look to extend win streak vs. Thunder

The Utah Jazz are thriving. The Jazz are 4-1 in the second game of back-to-backs, including 1-1 on the road, entering a Tuesday game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Utah comes in having won six consecutive games, including a 116-69 home win over the…

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Dec 05

Burks scores 27, Jazz run away from Wizards 116-69

The Utah Jazz looked lottery bound two weeks ago after losing 8 of 10. Alec Burks scored 27 points for his third straight game with 20 or more, and the Jazz blew out the Wizards 116-69 on Monday night. ”We played really well,” Jazz coach Quin Snyder said.

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Dec 05

Wizards blasted by Utah Jazz in first game of road trip

Ugly loss: Coming off a big win over the Pistons on Friday, the Wizards embarked on a five-game road trip with reason to feel good about themselves and how they have fared so far without John Wall. The Wizards began their road trip on Monday with their…

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Dec 04

Jazz aim for sixth straight win in meeting vs. Wizards

The Utah Jazz are going off script and finding ways to win even while Rodney Hood (ankle) and Rudy Gobert (knee) remain sidelined with injuries. Utah has won five straight and six of its last seven and looks to get another win Monday when it hosts the …

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Dec 02

Watch Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell score 41 against Pelicans

Rookie Donovan Mitchell couldn’t hold back a wide, toothy smile as Utah Jazz fans chanted his name and gave an ovation that lasted for minutes after a win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Mitchell scored a career-high 41 points and powered the Jazz’s fou…

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Dec 02

Donovan Mitchell plays 40-chess with the Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins ponders his place in the cosmos as Donovan Mitchell leaves him behind to score two of his 40 points. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has been making his own push for Rookie of the Year this week. On Thursday night, Austin Rivers calle…

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Dec 02

Adams’ perfection breaks Thunder out of funk

The Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back in the NBA, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday. Oklahoma City finally got Paul George involved, and with a perfect night from Steven Adams, the Thunder were able to bounce back with just their se…

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Dec 02

Mitchell scores career-high 41, Jazz beat Pelicans 114-108

Rookie Donovan Mitchell couldn’t hold back a wide, toothy smile as Utah Jazz fans chanted his name and gave an ovation that lasted for minutes after a win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Mitchell scored a career-high 41 points and powered the Jazz’s fourth-quarter rally in a 114-108 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. The No. 13 overall draft pick set the Jazz scoring record for a rookie and became the first NBA rookie to score 40 points in a game since Blake Griffin in 2011.

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