Utah Jazz vs. Charlotte Hornets 12/20/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Utah Jazz looked to keep their recent run of success rolling on Saturday night, when they took on the Charlotte Hornets. The Jazz had won two straight to pull themselves out of their recent funk, and they faced a tough test from the Hornets, who snapped a four-game skid their last time out.

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Utah Jazz vs. Miami Heat: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Miami Heat host the Utah Jazz Wednesday, but they will go without their leading scorer Chris Bosh, who is dealing with a calf injury

The Jazz come in just 1-9 in their last 10 games, but the Heat have dropped seven out of 11 contests at home.

The game tips off at 7:30 p.m. ET. Sun Sports and ROOT Sports carry the local TV feeds. 

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Davis returns, Pelicans edge Jazz 119-111 (Yahoo Sports)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 16: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans handles the ball against Trevor Booker #33 of the Utah Jazz on December 16, 2014 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis and Tyreke Evans needed only eight dominant minutes to undo more than three quarters of superb basketball by the hapless Utah Jazz.


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Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans 12/16/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The New Orleans Pelicans looked to get themselves back on track on Tuesday night when they took on the Utah Jazz. The Pelicans had dropped two of their last three games and faced a tricky test from the young Jazz, who had lost two straight and 11 of 12.

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NBA Notes: Young Utah Jazz Show Flashes Of Good, Bad Under Quin Snyder

The Miller family might be on to something here. Then again, they might not.
It’s tough to get a handle on the Miller-owned Utah Jazz, who are headed for their third consecutive season without a playoff berth. Derrick Favors, at 23 years old, remains a big man any team would love to have. Athletic rookie guard Dante Exum is an intriguing piece. Rodney Hood might have quietly been a nice pickup with the No. 23 pick in the 2014 NBA draft.
But 24 games into Quin Snyder’s first season on the bench, it’s unclear whether the Jazz are on an upward trajectory. While it’s still early, the players show little understanding of basic defensive rotations, with center Enes Kanter particularly suspect. Point guard Trey Burke is shooting 36 percent from the field. Swingman Alec Burks has made strides, but has yet to develop into the star the organization has insisted for years he would be.
Then there is Gordon Hayward. Despite this summer’s hemming and hawing over whether Hayward deser

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Anthony Davis Returns, Pelicans Soar Over Jazz

Anthony Davis returned to starting lineup as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Davis is back after missing a game with a chest injury that he suffered Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Davis had a great welcome back to the court tonight as he put up 31 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks on 12 of 15 shooting. Davis’ Pelicans defeated the Utah Jazz 119-111 to improve to 12-12. New Orleans currently holds the 8th seed in the Western conference playoff race.
The Utah Jazz fall to 6-19, the 2nd worst record in the West.
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Davis slated to return for Pelicans vs. Jazz (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 10: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans during a game against the Dallas Mavericks on December 10, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis is expected to return from a chest injury for Tuesday night’s game against the Utah Jazz.


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Utah Jazz vs. Washington Wizards 12/14/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Winners of their past three and seven of the last 10, the Washington Wizards looked to continue their strong start against the Utah Jazz.

Utah entered Sunday having won just one of its last 10 contests and in dire need of a victory to turn things around.

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Derrick Favors Injury: Updates on Jazz Forward’s Ankle and Return

The Utah Jazz’s problems scoring and defending are going to become an even bigger issue with the absence of star forward Derrick Favors

According to the Jazz’s official Twitter account, Favors suffered an ankle injury against Miami and has been ruled out for the rest of the game:

Favors currently leads the Jazz in rebounds (8.5) and blocks (1,5) per game, while ranking second behind Gordon Hayward in scoring (16.2). The fourth-year star out of Georgia Tech is off to the best start of his pro career. 

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Favors scores 21, Jazz top Spurs, end skid at 9 (Yahoo Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 9: Rudy Gobert #27, Derrick Favors #15 and Enes Kanter #0 of the Utah Jazz after the game against the San Antonio Spurs on December 9, 2014 at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Overhauling their philosophy on offense and defense has brought more pain than reward to Utah for much of the season.


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