Monthly Archives: December 2012

Earl Watson admits he’s a bad loser

After Wednesday’s loss to Golden State, Earl Watson said he absolutely hates to lose and that no loss is easier or more difficult to accept. Before Friday’s game teammate Marvin Williams said Watson was indeed cranky during Thursday’s practice. “I … Read More

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Jazz-Clippers preview

Here come the big, bad, high-flying Los Angeles Clippers, winners of 15 in a row. Now, that’s not normally a sentence basketball fans would associated with the Clippers – the Lakers, maybe – but not the Clippers, who own the … Read More

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Jazz-Warriors preview

If you’re looking for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA standings, look higher than usual. They come into Wednesday’s game at EnergySolutions Arena rocking an 18-10 record, the second-best record in the Pacific Division, a group that includes the … Read More

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Thumb’s the word: Mo Williams out for Wednesday’s Jazz game

Jazz point guard Mo Williams has what the team is calling a “severely” sprained right thumb and is out for tonight’s home game with the Golden State Warriors. Williams suffered the injury during Utah’s Dec. 22 loss at Miami and … Read More

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Big Al knew exactly how to beat the Spurs

Wednesday’s buzzer-beating, last-second, come-from-behind victory over the NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs wasn’t a surprise to Jazz center Al Jefferson. He offered up a game plan after the team’s morning shootaround and, sure enough, he and his Utah teammates made it … Read More

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Jazz hope to end Spurs’ domination tonight

When it comes to facing the San Antonio Spurs, the fundamental things apply. Led by power forward Tim Duncan, known around the NBA as “The Big Fundamental,” the Spurs come into EnergySolutions Arena Wednesday for an ESPN-televised game with the … Read More

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Jazz injury update: Favors’ status uncertain for Spurs game tonight

Jazz power forward Derrick Favors said Wednesday morning he is ready to play against the San Antonio Spurs in an ESPN-televised game at EnergySolutions Arena. Here’s the problem though: Favors is ready but his right foot might not be so … Read More

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Beat-up Jazz look to avoid a Raptor attack

At 4-15 overall and only 1-11 on the road this season, the Toronto Raptors appear to be easy targets for the Jazz when the two teams meet Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. But the Jazz may not have the luxury … Read More

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Are Jazz’s ballyhooed bench players ready to step up?

One selling point for the 2012-13 Utah Jazz has been the great depth they have up and down their bench. Tonight, when they play host to the Toronto Raptors at EnergySolutions Arena, they may have to prove it. Center Al Jefferson … Read More

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Jazz hope to stop Magic from happening

Here come the Orlando Magic, riding a two-game road winning streak and feeling oodles of confidence. But the Utah Jazz have an idea about how to stop them, or at least slow them down. “We try to take them out … Read More

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