Joe Johnson carried the Jazz for the game's final seven minutes to help tie the series at two games each. That, plus notes on Rudy Gobert's return, Derrick Favors' great game, and Gordon Hayward's sickness.
The Utah Jazz are back in town for two home NBA Playoff games this weekend. And if you haven't got your tickets yet, you'll want to act fast. But before you go out and purchase them, look out for thieves looking to cash in on your desperation.
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Apr 19th - 10:16am
The Jazz and Clippers are locked in a hard-fought playoff series, with each team having won one game. But without injured Rudy Gobert, the best rim protector in the NBA, the Jazz might struggle to keep the Clippers from dominating inside the paint.
On the Jazz's paint defense struggling without Rudy Gobert, the Utah offense being forced to take tough shots, hanging tight despite bad early starts and what it means for the Jazz's home court advantage.
Rudy Gobert walked and did some light shooting at Jazz practice today, wearing a relatively small brace over the knee he injured early Saturday. Meanwhile, Derrick Favors talked about overcoming fatigue as he takes on a bigger workload.
Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater in the Jazz's game-one win over Los Angeles gets the "Titanic Hoops" treatment; CP3 has a meltdown in the same game; and the Easter Bunny showed off S-E-C Speed at Nationals Park.
After a film session Sunday, the Jazz spoke with the media, where we learned more about Gobert's current status, how the Jazz's gameplan changes without Gobert, and Joe Ingles' terrific defense on J.J. Redick.