Trey Burke bounced back from a horrendous shooting night to score a season-high 28 points and the Utah Jazz handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 11th straight loss with a 101-89 victory on Saturday night.
Gordon Hayward scored 11 of his 26 points in the final four minutes to help the Utah Jazz rally to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94 on Tuesday night. Trey Burke set a career-high with 26 points and Derrick Favors had 15 points. Before the game it was announced that starting guard Alec Burks would have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season.
Thursday night, the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-86 to improve their preseason record to 4-0. Despite that, Jazz head coach Quin Snyder didn’t seem satisfied (you’ll see…).
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Rick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn’t hide the disappointment. He was sure his Minnesota Timberwolves were going to respond in the season finale, finishing a year of unmet expectations on a high note against the lowly Utah Jazz.
Kevin Love had 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double to help the Minnesota Timberwolves cruise past the Utah Jazz 121-104 Saturday night. Minnesota was again playing without starters Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and Kevin Martin (finger), but Love filled the void, keeping one step ahead of the Jazz through the game. He compiled all his statistics in 32 minutes to earn a spot on the bench for the final nine minutes of the Wolves’ third runaway win against the Jazz this season.
Nikola Pekovic had 27 points and 14 rebounds in three quarters, and the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves blasted the Utah Jazz, 98-72 on Saturday night. Kevin Love had 18 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and Kevin Martin scored 20 points to help the Wolves snap a three-game losing streak that included losses to Sacramento and Toronto.
The Utah Jazz have drafted UCLA guard Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Jazz are sending Muhammad and the 21st overall pick to Minnesota for Michigan point guard Trey Burke.
Al Jefferson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Al Jefferson tied a career high with 40 points, including a clutch jumper with 39 seconds left, to power the Utah Jazz past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 107-100 on Friday night.
Al Jefferson had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Paul Millsap scored 21 points to power the Utah Jazz to a 97-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Luke Ridnour hit a floater in the lane at the buzzer, capping Minnesota’s comeback from 18 points down in the fourth quarter as the Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz 100-98 on Wednesday night.
C.J. Miles scored a career-high 40 points and cemented his new starting role as the Utah Jazz cruised to a 119-104 victory Wednesday night over the Minnesota Timberwolves, giving Ty Corbin his first back-to-back wins as coach.
Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves are finally starting to show a few signs of putting something together as another long, miserable season winds down.