Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic Live: The Utah Jazz is at their best when they block their teams in defense and do one of their best performances for this purpose. The Jazz will try to follow an impressive victory and will return to 0.500 when it faces the Orlando Magic Saturday in Mexico.
Utah Jazz conceded an average of 116 points in two consecutive losses en route to San Antonio and Oklahoma City, before returning home and blocking the Miami Heat in a 111-84 victory on Wednesday. “It started with the tip, we came out strong and we did not give up,” goalkeeper Donovan Mitchell told reporters. “We just tried to stay focused and aggressive in the defense, and the game took care of itself.” Orlando Magic has been in Mexico for a few days and beat Chicago 97-91 on Thursday against Mexican fans. “We were in a neutral place and the altitude made a big difference,” Terrence Ross, the magical guard, told reporters.
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Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic: news
THE MAGIC (13-15):
The Nikola Vucevic Center scored 10 of its 26 points in the fourth quarter on Thursday and averaged 20.8 points and 11.5 rebounds. “I think that since the coach came (Clifford), it was very good to put me on the field,” Vucevic told reporters. “In the way we play, I have many courses and many pops. The way we play this year is really my game to show my skills, I just want to stay aggressive, and most importantly, I play well.” It does not mean much, so we’ve been able to play better this season and we hope to continue like this. “Vucevic’s game reaches forward Aaron Gordon, who has 6-26 players of 26 sitting in the last two games.
THE JAZZ (14-15):
Kyle Korver fits perfectly into his second stage with Utah and has beaten 4 of 5 opponents beyond the goal, en route to 16 test points against the Heat. “Since Kyle has been with us for a while, we’re still trying to understand the rotations and the guys that are connecting,” Jazz coach Quin Snyder told reporters. “This group was so connected tonight that I saw our bank, they were looking for it, and it was good to see that they connected and shared the ball.” Korver averaged 8.7 points and scored 43.6% of his 3 points in seven games since joining the team in a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic: Betting
1. Jazz PF Derrick Favors shot 50% or more of the ground in the last 12 games.
2. Ross is 5 out of 22 of the 3 points scored in the last four games.
3. Utah took the last four of the series with an average of 18.5 points.
Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic: Predictions
Jazz 106 : Magic 99