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Kobe, Lakers Advance to Western Finals

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Lakers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals for the first time in four years by beating the Utah Jazz 108-105 on Friday. Kobe Bryant scored 34 points for LA, which held off a furious rally by the Jazz to clinch the series 4-2. Los Angeles plays the... More »

Lakers Top Jazz, Take 3-2 Lead

(Newser) - So much for Kobe Bryant's sore lower back. Bryant scored 26 points, his teammates kept Utah at bay down the stretch, and Los Angeles Lakers extended the stunning home success by NBA teams in the second round of the playoffs, beating the Jazz 111-104 on Wednesday night to take a... More »

Kirilenko, Jazz Tie Series with Overtime Win

He makes key block on Kobe, three-point play in victory over Lakers

(Newser) - Andrei Kirilenko blocked Kobe Bryant twice in overtime and converted a three-point play with 35 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Sunday, tying the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2. The Jazz went 8-for-8 from the foul line in overtime and outscored the Lakers... More »

Jazz Hand Lakers First Playoff Loss

Boozer scores 27 to help Utah cut LA's lead to 2-1

(Newser) - Carlos Boozer broke out of his slump with 27 points and tied his career playoff-high with 20 rebounds, leading the Utah Jazz to a 104-99 victory over Los Angeles last night, cutting the Lakers' lead in the series to 2-1. It was the Lakers' first loss this postseason. Game 4... More »

Kobe, Lakers Beat Jazz; Take 2-0 Series Lead

(Newser) - Kobe Bryant had 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists after receiving his first MVP award, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 120-110 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. The Lakers remain the NBA's only unbeaten team in the postseason.... More »

Utah Sends Houston, T-Mac Packing

Jazz get a date with Kobe's Lakers in the second round

(Newser) - Deron Williams scored 13 of his 25 points in the decisive third quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat Houston 113-91 on Friday to win the series 4-2 and knock the Rockets out of the playoffs in the opening round for the second straight year. Tracy McGrady scored 40 for the... More »

Jazz Beat Rockets 90-84 to Take 2-0 Series Lead

McGrady nearly has triple-double but disappears in 4th

(Newser) - Tracy McGrady disappeared again in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz took a commanding lead in their playoff series with the Houston Rockets. Deron Williams shrugged off an ankle injury and scored 22 points and Mehmet Okur added 16 points and 16 rebounds as the Jazz beat the Rockets... More »

Jazz Beat Rockets 105-96

Utah takes tiebreaker for 1st round home court advantage

(Newser) - Carlos Boozer scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Utah beat Houston 105-96 on Monday, pulling the Jazz even with the Rockets in the muddled Western Conference standings with one game to go in the regular season. Mehmet Okur added 12 points and 12 rebounds and Deron Williams... More »

Jazz Damage Nuggets Run to Playoffs

Okur scores 20 and grabs 15 rebounds as Utah downs Denver

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Deron Williams added 19 points and 11 assists, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 124-97 last night to strengthen their hopes of home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The Jazz won three of four against their rivals... More »

Okur, Jazz Win in New Orleans

Paul loses matchup with Williams in 77-66 clunker

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 22 points and 17 rebounds to help the Utah Jazz snap the New Orleans Hornets' 11-game home winning streak, 77-66 on Tuesday night. Deron Williams had 16 assists and outplayed Chris Paul as the Jazz took a 20-point lead early in the fourth quarter and cruised from... More »

Jazz Embarrass Spurs, 90-64

Utah ends defending champs' eight-game winning streak

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 17 points and 16 rebounds and Utah ended San Antonio's eight-game winning streak, beating the Spurs 90-64 tonight. The Jazz held the Spurs without a point for almost the first four minutes of the fourth quarter, writes AP, and dominated the Spurs the same way San Antonio... More »

Spurs Notch 50th Win, Extend Streak to Six

Boozer and Williams carry load for Jazz, beat Clippers

(Newser) - It took one inspired  Manu Ginobili performance to propel the Spurs from fifth place to second in the Western Conference, the AP reports.  Ginobili broke open in the fourth quarter last night, scoring 16 of his 26 points and thwarting a Minnesota comeback. The 99-84 victory marks San Antonio's... More »

Lakers Flex Muscles in Beating Jazz

LA cruises early to end Utah's 19-game home win streak

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Lakers made sure in a big way that the Utah Jazz didn't break its franchise record for consecutive home wins last night. Kobe Bryant had 27 points and and Lamar Odom had 22 points and 12 rounds as the Lakers ended the Jazz' 19-game home win streak... More »

Mavericks Can't Get Past Jazz

Big Utah run in the fourth ends Dallas' hopes for comeback win

(Newser) - Dallas lost its third consecutive game against a Western Conference division leader tonight, giving up 16 straight points during the fourth quarter in a 116-110 loss to Utah. The Mavericks, now 4-4 since acquiring point guard Jason Kidd, had trailed by 21 early in the game but managed to actually... More »

Jazz Pass Their Way Past Tame Grizzlies

Balanced Utah attack hands Memphis its 8th straight loss

(Newser) -  The Utah Jazz ran and more importantly passed circles around the Memphis Grizzlies, racking up 34 assists in a 113-92 win tonight, reports the Associated Press. Deron Williams led the way with 19 assists and 13 points. Seven Jazz players, including all five starters, scored in double figures, as... More »

Williams, Jazz Shoot Past Warriors

Spurs beat Bobcats, two streaks end as T'Wolves top Sixers

(Newser) - The Utah Jazz, led by Deron Williams’ 29 points and 12 assists, scored a season-high 77 points in the first half and beat the Golden State Warriors 119-109. Utah has now won 13 of 14 and swept the season series with Golden State. Al Harrington had four 3-pointers to lead... More »

Utah Dances Past Denver in OT

Jazz run winning-streak to 10 games, increase division lead over Nuggets

(Newser) - Deron Williams buried a long 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining to pull the Utah Jazz even with the Denver Nuggets at 106 and force overtime. Kyle Korver had six of his 27 points in the extra period, including four clutch free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal a... More »

For Deron, Revenge Is Sweet

Jazz set three-point record against stingless Hornets

(Newser) - Hornets point guard Chris Paul may be going to the All-Star game, but his Jazz counterpart Deron Williams—selected one pick before Paul in the 2005 draft—was by far the dominant player in a 110-88 beating last night. In their ninth straight win, Utah also set a record for... More »

Jazz Move Into First With Win Over Spurs

Utah now 19-3 at home; defending champs lose their second straight

(Newser) - Andrei Kirilenko scored 23 points on 9-10 shooting and Utah never trailed in a 97-91 victory over San Antonio. The intensity was high in this rematch of last season's Western Conference finals, with several technical fouls given out as well as lots of bumps and bruises for the Spurs, who... More »

Williams, Utah Best Milwaukee

Jazz PG scores 14, Bucks goes 2-for-18 in final period

(Newser) - The Utah Jazz rode Deron Williams in the fourth quarter and overtook the Milwaukee Bucks to earn a 98-87 victory at home. Williams had 14 of his game-high 33 points in the final period, as Utah used tough defense and a glut of free throw attempts to win their fourth... More »

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