Jazz

Celtics teammates surround Jaylen Brown after his game-winner against Jazz.
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John Tomase
March 29, 2018 - 11:55 am
Jaylen Brown and Jae Crowder were like brothers in Boston, but they want to crush each other as rivals. Wednesday night's round went to Brown, and he made sure Crowder heard about it after sinking the winning 3-pointer in Boston's 97-94 victory over Crowder's Jazz in Utah. Speaking to ESPN after...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
December 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
Two teams missed Gordon Hayward on Friday night, but one of them really, really missed him. Had last summer worked out just a little differently, Hayward would've been wearing No. 20 for the visiting Jazz. His decision to leave Utah was wrenching, but he believed Boston represented the next step in...
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Jazz forward Gordon Hayward shoots over Celtics counterpart Jae Crowder on Tuesday. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
January 05, 2017 - 8:35 am
Jae Crowder is apologizing, but he isn't backing down. Speaking to reporters before Celtics practice on Thursday, Crowder said he regretted some of his "heat of the moment" comments on Twitter following Tuesday's victory over the Jazz, when he blasted Celtics fans for cheering potential free agent...
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John Tomase
January 03, 2017 - 7:32 pm
Jae Crowder, in many ways, is the heart and soul of the Celtics. He's the one who basically said, "Who needs him?" after Kevin Durant spurned the C's this winter, and he was none too pleased with fans who cheered a rival on Tuesday night. The C's beat the Jazz, 115-104, but what got Crowder going...
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June 21, 2011 - 10:13 am
ESPN's Chad Ford reported Monday that the Knicks are one of several teams trying to get ahead of the Jazz at the number 12 pick in Thursday's draft order to select BYU star guard Jimmer Fredette . At the same time, the Kings are rumored to want Fredette with the seventh pick. While the risk of...
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February 28, 2011 - 6:37 pm
This is going to take some time, but while Celtics coach Doc Rivers learns how to use his new toys (he had Jeff Green playing everything from the 2-guard through the four-spot), the Celtics remain the Celtics in the fourth quarter. Locked in a tight battle with Utah, the veterans made the right...
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January 21, 2011 - 4:58 pm
The Celtics played nine home games over the last three weeks and after their 110-86 beatdown of the Utah Jazz Friday night, they won eight and lost one. They played some memorable games during that stretch, including wins over San Antonio and Orlando, as well as some ugly grind-it-out affairs. They...
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May 07, 2010 - 7:04 am
There was talk of injuries, non-injuries, guys missing practice, guys not getting MRIs. Oh, the things that can be reported on in a four-day period when there are no actual games to watch in the Celtics-Cavaliers series. Did there need to be this window between games? No, but that argument is for...
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March 22, 2010 - 8:09 am
How many times have you written off the Celtics this season? The official count varies, but there have been at least five times when people have begun writing their obituary. Jan. 20: After losing to a dreadful Detroit team on the road, the banged-up Celtics began to look old and possibly...
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Mike Petraglia
November 11, 2009 - 2:11 pm
Utah's starting point guard Deron Williams [right calf] will play tonight against the Celtics . Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan made the announcement 90 minutes before tip-off. "I'll let out trainer let me know where he is in the game. That's what we usually do when a player's been out, make sure we...
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