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Last Updated Oct 29, 2014 11:29PM

Over the life of 48 minutes, an NBA game can be so intricate. There are many reasons to point to for a team winning or losing. Or, you can be the Utah Jazz in the wake of a 104-93 defeat …

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  • JAZZ NOTES
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    Updated Oct 29 2014 07:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Updated Oct 29 2014 06:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives, with Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry (31) defending as the Utah Jazz host the Houston Rockets, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday October 29, 2014. Utah Jazz: New era begins with 104-93 loss to Rockets (with video)
    On Tuesday night, NBA commissioner Adam Silver was in Texas, watching as the San Antonio Spurs were given their championship rings. On Wednesday, Silv...

    Updated Oct 30 2014 09:50 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) and Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry (31) reach for a loose ball as the Utah Jazz host the Houston Rockets, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday October 29, 2014. Kragthorpe: Jazz can’t change old ways in Snyder’s debut (with video)
    The night began with smoke, fire and cheers for new coach Quin Snyder during the introductions, and that ending was even better. When the Jazz’s Trey …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:36 pm   |     |   Share


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  • JAZZ NOTES
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