NBA Basketball

Utah Jazz (51-31)


Tue. 4/25 Fri. 4/28 Sun. 4/30
@ LAC 
W 96-92
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vs. LAC 
L 93-98
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@ LAC 
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Paul scores 29, Clippers beat Jazz 98-93 to force Game 7

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Clippers coach Doc Rivers put it simply when he said Chris Paul willed his team to victory with the season on the line.

Paul scored 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers forced a Game 7 in their first-round series with a 98-93 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.

The Clippers will host the only do-or-die game of the first round Sunday, with the winner advancing to face the Golden State Warriors.

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Leaders
Points: Gordon Hayward21.9
Rebounds: Rudy Gobert12.8
Assists: George Hill4.2
FG%: Rudy Gobert66.1%
Steals: Joe Ingles1.16
Blocks: Rudy Gobert2.64
Defense (Rank)
Points: 96.8 (1)
Rebounds: 40.2 (1)
Assists: 17.8 (1)
FG%: 44.3% (4)
FT%: 76.9% (10)
3P%: 35.8% (17)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 100.7 (28)
Rebounds: 43.2 (20)
Assists: 20.1 (28)
FG%: 46.6% (9)
FT%: 74.7% (25)
3P%: 37.2% (8)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Utah 51 31 .622 --
x-Oklahoma City 47 35 .573 4.0
x-Portland 41 41 .500 10.0
Denver 40 42 .488 11.0
Minnesota 31 51 .378 20.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/23/2016 Chris Johnson Waived
10/20/2016 Henry Sims Waived
10/13/2016 Eric Dawson Waived
10/13/2016 Quincy Ford Waived
10/13/2016 Marcus Paige Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/20/2017 Alec Burks Sore left knee
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