Utah Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Derrick Favors #15 and Jeremy Evans #40 at EnergySolutions Arena on April 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (credit: Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Young Scores 41 To Lead Lakers Past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young scored a season-high 43 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.


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Lakers Match Franchise Record 6th Straight Home Loss With 96-79 Defeat

Reserve Alec Burks scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz sent the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers to a franchise record-tying sixth straight home loss, 96-79 on Tuesday night.


Blake Griffin dunks against the Jazz. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/National Basketball Association/Getty Images)

Sweet Music For Clippers As They Drown Out The Jazz, 102-87

Blake Griffin had 25 points and 11 rebounds.



Griffin Plays Beast Mode By Scoring 40 Points In Win Over Jazz

Blake Griffin scored a season-high 40 points, overcoming early foul trouble and a career-worst eight turnovers to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-90 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.


Los Angeles Lakers v Utah Jazz

Lakers Lose To West’s Worst Utah Jazz, 105-103

Derrick Favors had 18 points and 14 rebounds and made a putback dunk with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Utah Jazz to a 105-103 victory over the depleted Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.


Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors

Chris Kaman To Start At Center For Lakers

Lakers center Pau Gasol has been ruled out against the Utah Jazz, further weakening an already depleted lineup for Los Angeles.


Los Angeles Lakers (36-34)

Pau Gasol With Respiratory Infection To Miss Game Against Utah Jazz

Lakers center Pau Gasol, who is day-to-day, did not travel to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Jazz as he‘s still ailing from an upper respiratory infection. Gasol, who will miss the second game of the season, is coming off a descent game against the Miami Heat on Christmas Day by scoring 12 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.


ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 25: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the basketball while being guarded by Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz during a preseason game at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on October 25, 2013.   (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Wrap Preseason With Win Over Utah

Steve Blake scored 13 of his 19 points in the third quarter, Pau Gasol and Nick Young each had 16, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 111-106 Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.


Jordan Farmar #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers is defended by Scott Machado #30 of the Utah Jazz in the second half at Staples Center on October 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers defeated the Jazz 108-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Farmar Leads Lakers Over Jazz 108-94 In Preseason Win

Jordan Farmar scored 13 of his 20 points during a 3:17 span of the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers got double-digit scoring from three other reserves en route to a 108-94 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.


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Jazz Select UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad At No. 14

The Utah Jazz have drafted UCLA guard Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night.


Utah Jazz (41-37)

Lakers Clinch Playoffs Spot With Memphis Win Over Utah

Zach Randolph had 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ended Utah’s playoff hopes with an 86-70 victory over the Jazz on Wednesday.


Mo Williams #5 of the Utah Jazz advances the ball against Ricky Rubio #9 of the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 15, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jazz Keep Playoff Hopes Alive After 96-80 Win Over Wolves

Al Jefferson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.


Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers sits on the bench during their game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on March 25, 2013 in Oakland, California. . (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lakers Lead For Playoff Spot Down To One After 109-103 Loss To Warriors

Stephen Curry had 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds on a sprained right ankle, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Lakers 109-103 on Monday night.


James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets walks across the court past Al Jefferson #25 of the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center on March 20, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Jazz Lose To Rockets 100-93, Are One And A Half Behind Lakers

James Harden had 29 points and the Rockets improved their positioning in the Western Conference playoff race with a 100-93 win over the Utah Jazz.