Jazz 54 - Lakers 38 - half
Halftime: Jazz 54, Lakers 38.
The latest Jazz player to get a shot at defending Kobe is Carrick Felix, who bit on Kobe's pump fake ahead of an and-1. Bryant has 15.
Jazz 52, Lakers 30 with 2:20 left in the 2nd quarter.
Kobe hit his 2nd three-pointer of the night - but Burks just took it hard to the basket + foul - Jazz up 49-30 w/ FT coming
Alec Burks looks like he's primed for a big season for the Jazz
Nice stretch for Ian Clark. Hits a runner in the lane. Plays some D. Finds Dahntay Jones with a pass for an easy bucket. Jazz up 38-22.
Jazz up 38-22 - Lakers 2nd unit tonight - not so much - not that the 1st unit was killing it
There’s a reason why the Jazz are letting you shoot that jumper, Robert Sacre.
End of 1: Jazz 32, Lakers 20. Hayward has 8p/3a/2r to lead Utah. Burks w/ 6p/3r. Kobe has six points on 2-of-7 shooting.
Jazz 32 - Lakers 20 - I know LA is short-handed - that they went 0-8 the Dwight year, etc. - not looking too promising
Jazz up 30-17 on the Lakers
Jazz have pushed ahead - currently up 22-15 with about 3:15 left in 1st
Burks blows by Boozer and finishes the reverse layup. He has six points in his return. Jazz up 16-11.
Gordon Hayward waited too long to dish off to Alec Burks on that 2-on-1 fast break. Jazz are off and running tonight.
Jordan Hill - 1, Jazz - 0.
ICYMI, the Jazz are starting Dante Exum, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors. Trey Burke is getting a rest.
Lakers vs. Jazz just tipped - my first in-person view of either team - Price starting at pg for LAL
Fast break points allowed by the Jazz in the pre-season by game -- 10,8,7,8 and 6. Average below 7.8. Last year 15.5 (27th in NBA)
Dante Exum starts tonight for the Utah Jazz with Trey Burke resting
Last year the #4 team in efficiency differential in pre-season was Phoenix and it carried over - Jazz are 2nd right now
Just pre-season but .... Jazz Offense 7th in nba and defense 2nd so far in pre-season
Alec Burks had an ice wrap on his shoulder after shootaround, but the Jazz guard says he's good to go tonight against the Lakers.
Per Jazz JR, Alec Burks will be a game-time decision tomorrow and Trevor Booker is listed as doubtful to play.
Amusing Blake Griffin got upset over the hardest foul committed by a Jazz player in three years (and it wasn't that hard).
Quin Snyder on young Jazz, who lost 101-97 to Clippers: "We’re in the process of trying to develop an identity. Nights like tonight help."
Trevor Booker on his ankle: "It’s a little sore, but nothing major. I’ll be back in a couple of days." Jazz next play Sunday vs. Lakers.
Jazz forward Trevor Booker said he's mystified why he was given a Flagrant 1 in his fracas with Blake Griffin. He hopes league overturns it.
Clippers will not go winless in the preseason after rallying for a 101-97 victory over the Utah Jazz.
Clippers with a hard-earned 101-97 win over the Utah Jazz. 1st Win of Pre-season. Crawford & Hawes combine for 49 off bench. on to Las Vegas
What a game. Jazz lose to the Clippers 101-97.
Clippers beat Jazz 101-97 - 1st win of the preseason
Final: Clippers 101, Jazz 97. Jamal Crawford and Spencer Hawes combine for 49 points, nearly half of the team's total points scored.
The Jazz will lose games like this in the regular season.....ones where experience gets them in the waning moments
FINAL: Clippers 101, Jazz 97.