Pau Gasol listed as probable for Jazz game.
Obviously, in the last week, the Jazz have had issues being the team that punched first
The Jazz haven't been able to defend a single functional power forward this season. And Pau Gasol is way more than functional
But still probably out for the Jazz. Kirk Hinrich has been wonderful for the Bulls at point guard
Jazz coach Quin Snyder said rebounding and turnovers are the two things that his team must improve at, and in short order
The biggest thing for the Jazz today is preparing for the physicality of the Chicago Bulls tomorrow.
I'm a lonely dude right now in the Jazz media room....bout to do the Carlton Banks...lone-ly....I'm so lone-ly
Dang, the Jazz's Toure' Murry has been impressive playing point guard for Idaho. Averages: 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists, 4 steals.
NOP attempted 22 more shots than the Jazz. Utah has the NBA's worst FGA differential (-6.4) & Snyder is "worried. You'd be crazy not to be."
Jazz are charting negative plays - Second chance points (10 on 16 chances) points of turnovers (21 points on 18 turns) That is a lot
Final: Pels 106, Jazz 94. Anthony Davis goes off for 43 points and 14 rebounds. Gordon Hayward finishes with 31 and 8.
Anthony Davis finished with 43 and Pelicans beat Jazz 106-94.
Bears mentioning this game could be different if the Jazz didn't wait until the third quarter to play basketball
Jazz down 103-90, looking like a second consecutive loss...doesn't get easier. Bulls in town on Monday night
Rodney Hood being out is really killing the second unit for the Jazz...need his scoring/shooting
Jazz down 92-80 with 6:50 remaining
With Hayward on the bench, the Pelicans outscore the Jazz 13-4 to start the fourth.
Jazz losing contact again. down 83-74 with 10 minutes remaining
If you're listening to the broadcast, let me assure you that the Jazz were also helped out by those 25 FTA's.
Pelicans end the 3rd up by 5. Jazz were in control for most of that quarter.
End of 3: Pelicans 77, Jazz 72. New Orleans led by as much as 19 in the quarter, but Gordon Hayward scores 13 to lead the comeback effort.
Jazz has cut Pelicans' 19-point lead down to 77-72 at end of third quarter.
Jazz within 77-72 heading into the fourth quarter
Jazz within 72-61 with 2:50 remaining in the third quarter
This whole Jazz run, NO hasn't given the ball to Anthony Davis once.....reek and Jrue need to realize who the man is
Pels up 13 with 6:09 left in the 3rd. Jazz take timeout.
Trey Burke having a really nice game...Has 16 points and three assists...Jazz within 68-55...trying to make a push
Holiday and Evans both struggle with their shots. They're a combined 3-14. Normally, that's bad for Pels, but Jazz are struggling on D.
Halftime: Pelicans 57, Jazz 40. Anthony Davis has 21 pts, 6 reb. The Jazz's top two scorers, Hayward and Burke, have combined for 22 points.
Pelicans really grow their lead in the 2nd, Pels are up 17 over the Jazz at 57-40.
Maybe best quarter Pelicans played on road trip, outscoring Jazz 32-17 in 2nd. NOLA up 57-40 at halftime. Haven't won here since March '11
Pelicans go into halftime leading Jazz, 57-40.
Halftime: New Orleans 57, the Jazz 40....
They just showed Jerry Sloan on the jumbotron. First real cheers of the night at ESA, where Anthony Davis has 21 and the Jazz trail 56-38.
Pelicans have outscored Jazz, 31-15 in second quarter.