VIDEO: Without Rudy Gobert, the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers at the buzzer on a shot from Joe Johnson in Game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs.
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has left the series opener against the Los Angeles Clippers after getting being injured on the first play of the game.
The Utah Jazz are back in the playoffs after a five-year absence. The Los Angeles Clippers are looking to make a deep run for the first time in franchise history. Previewing the first round series in the NBA Playoffs.
Former Weber State and current Utah Jazz forward Joel Bolomboy was named the top male collegiate athlete Thursday night at the 2017 Utah Governor’s State of Sport Awards at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.
MVP candidates Russell Westbrook and James Harden face each other in the highlight of the NBA first round, while the Utah Jazz face the Los Angeles Clippers.
Gordon Hayward can already feel the difference. The seventh-year Utah Jazz forward will play in his first playoff game since 2012 after scoring 14 in a 101-97 regular-season finale win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Joe Johnson added a key 3-pointer with 80 seconds remaining and the Utah Jazz beat Golden State 105-99 on Monday night to snap the Warriors’ 14-game winning streak.
Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert have been the driving forces behind the Utah Jazz ending a four-year playoff drought
Damian Lillard scored a franchise-record 59 points and matched his career high with nine 3-pointers to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 101-86