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2017 Schedule
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Gobert gets preseason votes for DPoY

Rudy Gobert received five votes for the Defensive Player of the Year in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Gobert averaged 2.0 blocks per game last season. Predictions: DPoY

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Gobert looks to take step forward

Rudy Gobert received one vote for Most Improved Player in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Gobert's potential improvement could push the Jazz into the playoffs. Predictions: Most Improved

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Jazz drop another season opener

Utah has lost four consecutive home openers for the first time since the team lost seven straight from 1982-88. Newly acquired Joe Johnson scored 27 of his 29 points in the second half (the most second-half points by a Jazz player since Al Jefferson in 2013).

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Snyder getting CoY buzz

Quin Snyder's Jazz have gotten a lot of buzz this offseason and now the coach is getting some himself. He received the second-most votes (five) in our NBA writers panel's Coach of the Year picks. Predictions: Coach of the Year

Lillard drops 39 in Blazers' opening win (1:31)
Lillard sinks big three to put game away (0:23)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Blazers guard Damian Lillard earned MVP chants from Portland fans as he scored 39 points to help the Blazers come back from a fourth-quarter deficit and beat the Jazz 113-104, Portland's NBA-record 16th consecutive win in a home opener.

Johnson throws down shot over Lillard (0:17)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Utah offense has gone scoreless the last 3:22 as the Blazers have gone on a 10-0 run to take a seven-point lead with 1:02 remaining.

Hood powers down one-handed hammer (0:30)
Gobert cleans up with putback slam (0:22)
Lillard dices Jazz defense to score layup (0:15)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jazz exploded for 37 points on 15-of-20 shooting in the third -- as many as in any quarter in 2015-16 -- to take a six-point lead in Portland.

Johnson drives lane for and-1 (0:18)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Portland Trail Blazers finally missed a 3-pointer late in the first half but are 7-of-8 at the break to the Utah Jazz's 3-of-13. That 12-point advantage has helped the host Blazers to an eight-point halftime lead.

Hill skies for the steal and finishes with the layup (0:21)
Crabbe drains a three (0:23)
Lyles feeds Gobert for the reverse dunk (0:22)
Plumlee hammers home a dunk (0:20)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

An entertaining first quarter ends with the Blazers and Jazz tied at 26. Portland's bench made a run, outscoring Utah's reserves 9-4.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jazz opened up a seven-point lead in Portland with their starting lineup but the second unit is thin right now without Alec Burks, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.017th
Rebounds Per Game31.030th
Assists Per Game19.0Tied-23rd
Points Allowed113.0Tied-21st

Team History


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