Gobert, George, Giannis headline NBA All-Defensive teams

Sports 05/22/19, 19:33

Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team.Boston's Marcus Smart and Milwaukee's Eric Bledsoe rounded out the first team that was announced Wednesday.Gobert finished with 97 first-team points and 196 points, giving the Utah ...

Giannis, George finalists for NBA MVP and defensive award

Sports 05/17/19, 19:38

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to be both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year.Reigning MVP James Harden is the other finalist for the league's top award. The NBA announced three finalists for six individual award categories Friday, based on voting results from a ...

Jazz will focus on adding offensive punch in offseason

Basketball 04/25/19, 19:19

Few teams could match the Utah Jazz in their ability to dominate on defense this season. An inability to generate consistent offense, however, ultimately doomed Utah in the postseason.After getting knocked out of the first-round of the postseason by the Houston Rockets, change is in the air for the Jazz ...

Mitchell scores 46, Jazz beat Nuggets 118-108

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:50

Donovan Mitchell matched his career high with 46 points as the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108 on Tuesday night.Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick Favors scored 16 points and Joe Ingles added 10 points and 13 assists as Utah won its last eight regular-season home ...

Caldwell-Pope, Lakers snap Utah’s 7-game winning streak

Basketball 04/07/19, 23:18

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 32 points and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers snapped Utah's seven-game winning streak with a 113-109 victory Sunday night over the playoff-bound Jazz.The Lakers, beset by injuries all season, dressed only 10 players and played eight. Caldwell-Pope, one of five Lakers in double figures, scored 18 points ...

Jazz dominate Kings 119-98 for seventh straight win

Basketball 04/05/19, 22:34

Donovan Mitchell and Grayson Allen each scored 23 points to lead the Utah Jazz to their seventh straight victory with a 119-98 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.Allen had his first career 20-point game while shooting 10 of 14 from the field. Mitchell had nine assists, Rudy Gobert ...

Mitchell, Ingles power Jazz over Suns 118-97

Basketball 04/03/19, 23:42

Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points, leading the playoff-bound Utah Jazz to a 118-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.Phoenix lost star guard Devin Booker with 4:28 left in the first quarter when he landed awkwardly on his left ankle while jumping to receive a pass. Booker sprained his ...

Mitchell, Gobert help Jazz withstand Walker’s 47 points

Basketball 04/01/19, 22:55

Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points, Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 18 rebounds, and the surging Utah Jazz overcame Kemba Walker's 47 points to beat the Charlotte Hornets 111-102 on Monday night.Gobert, who is second in the league with 62 double-doubles, controlled the paint as the Jazz built enough of ...

Gobert helps Jazz blow out Lakers 115-100 as LeBron sits

Basketball 03/28/19, 00:41

Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Derrick Favors scored 20 and Joe Ingles nearly posted his first triple-double to power the Utah Jazz over the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 115-100 on Wednesday night.Jae Crowder scored 16 points and the balanced Jazz, with seven players in double figures, won ...

Booker scores 59, but Jazz rout Suns 125-92

Basketball 03/25/19, 23:44

Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel the Utah Jazz to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns, who got 59 points from Devin Booker.Booker topped his previous season high of 55, set in December in a triple-overtime loss ...

Gobert sets dunk record, Jazz cruise despite Booker’s 59

Basketball 03/25/19, 22:51

Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel the Utah Jazz to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns, who got 59 points from Devin Booker.Booker topped his previous season high of 55, set in December in a triple-overtime loss ...

Gobert leads Jazz to 114-83 romp over Bulls

Basketball 03/23/19, 21:32

Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz rolled to one of their most lopsided wins of the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 114-83 Saturday night.The 31-point margin of victory was just three shy of Utah's season high. The Jazz raced out to a 70-36 halftime ...

Young has 23 points as Hawks stop streaking Jazz 117-114

Basketball 03/21/19, 21:24

Trae Young scored 23 points, including a go-ahead three-point play, and the Hawks beat Utah 117-114 on Thursday night to end the Jazz's five-game winning streak.Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 34 points.It was a costly loss. The Jazz entered the game fifth in the Western Conference but only a ...

Mitchell scores 30, Jazz pound Knicks 137-116

Basketball 03/20/19, 21:01

Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert made all seven shots and added 18 points, and the Utah Jazz romped to their fifth straight lopsided victory by beating the New York Knicks 137-116 on Wednesday night.Joe Ingles made six 3-pointers and also scored 18, while Mitchell made five 3-pointers as ...

Gobert, Mitchell lead Utah in 116-95 rout of Washington

Basketball 03/18/19, 20:34

Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell scored 19 and the Utah Jazz won their fourth straight by beating the Washington Wizards 116-95 on Monday night.Gobert, the reigning Western Conference Player of the Week, was perfect from the field (6 of 6) for Utah, which started the ...

Gobert shakes off illness to lead Jazz past Nets, 114-98

Basketball 03/17/19, 00:21

A flu bug kept Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert from feeling at full strength before tipoff and caused him to vomit in the locker room after the game.In between, Gobert did everything in his power to dominate the Brooklyn Nets.Gobert had 23 points and 17 rebounds Saturday in Utah's 114-98 ...

Thunder beat Jazz 98-89 to sweep season series

Basketball 03/11/19, 22:43

Dennis Schroder scored 24 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 points, 11 rebounds, and eight assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz 98-89 on Monday night to sweep the season series.Westbrook appeared to argue with fans of the Jazz, who knocked the Thunder out of the postseason last ...

Favors, Gobert push Jazz past Pelicans 114-104

Basketball 03/06/19, 22:46

Derrick Favors scored 25 points, Rudy Gobert added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 114-104 on Wednesday night.Donovan Mitchell had 22 points, and Joe Ingles had 10 points and 10 assists for the Jazz, who won for the second time in New ...

Randle and Holiday rally Pelicans to 115-112 win over Jazz

Basketball 03/04/19, 23:52

Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle each scored 30 points to rally the New Orleans Pelicans past the Utah Jazz 115-112 on Monday night.Anthony Davis had 15 points and 11 rebounds in three quarters for the Pelicans. Davis didn't play in the fourth, but New Orleans still won its third straight ...

Mitchell scores career-high 46 to lead Jazz past Bucks

Basketball 03/02/19, 23:56

Donovan Mitchell scored a career-high 46 points and led the Utah Jazz from a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit to a 115-111 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.Mitchell scored 17 in the final 8:10 of the game, including a 28-foot jumper with 43.7 seconds left that put Utah up 111-105. ...

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