banner

NBA Basketball

107
Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
Utah 21 25 33 28 107
Boston 26 13 28 28 95
95
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 PM CTNaN:� , December 15, 2017
TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts  Attendance: 18,624

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

(Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip.

But it came at the cost of two of their starters - one possibly for an extended period.

Ricky Rubio had 22 points, Donovan Mitchell added 17 points, nine assists and five rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 107-95 on Friday night.

Jonas Jerebko and Rodney Hood also finished with 17 points for the Jazz, who snapped a four-game losing streak. It was Utah's first victory in Boston since 2008, a span of nine games.

It took everything the Jazz had to make it to the end of the game.

Jazz center Rudy Gobert left early in the first quarter with a left knee injury after teammate Derrick Favors fell backward into his leg. Gobert was able to walk off the court on his own power, but went straight to the locker room and did not return.

The second quarter brought more injuries. First, Boston's Daniel Theis left with a facial injury. Later, the Celtics' Jaylen Brown caught Favors with an incidental elbow, leaving him bleeding from his left eye and Brown from his elbow. Favors received six stitches and did not return.

"That's a team win. Everybody stepped up," Rubio said. "We know that we have a lot of players who can play, and they were ready."

Coach Quin Snyder said Favors passed the concussion protocol. Gobert will be evaluated Saturday.

"This group's got character and they are going to compete no matter what the circumstances and they did," Snyder said.

Boston got no closer than eight points in final quarter.

Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 33 points. Al Horford added 21 points and seven assists. Boston lost for the third time in five games.

"I gotta give Utah credit, because they grinded the game and they made tough shot after tough shot," Horford said. "They kind of, like, took the life out of you in a way."

Friday was the first meeting between the teams since Gordon Hayward left Utah in free agency last summer to join the Celtics. But Hayward could only watch as he continues to rehab from the broken left ankle he suffered in Boston's season opener.

Joe Johnson returned to game action for the first time since Oct. 30. He missed 21 straight games while dealing with a right wrist injury.

TIP-INS

Jazz: G Raul Neto sat out his second straight game with a concussion.

Celtics: It was Irving's ninth game this season with 30 or more points. ... Started the second quarter 0 for 14 from the field.

TAKING CONTROL

The Jazz held a 46-39 lead at the half. They were led by Rubio and Hood, who scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, and shot a combined 10 for 13 from the field.

The Jazz led by as many as 10 in the half and outscored the Celtics 25-13 in the second quarter.

The Celtics struggled from the field in the second quarter, shooting a combined 4 for 21.

HAYWARD RETURN?

Hayward is open to playing this season, but said it will depend on how fast he is able to heal and show progress as he works his way back.

"My mind is open to that," Hayward said of the possibility of returning to game action before season's end. "I'm trying to get back as fast as I can. It all depends on how I heal, and taking it day-by-day, goal by goal. We'll see what happens."

Wednesday marked a milestone in Hayward's recovery process, when he was able to shed the walking boot he's been using since his surgery in October. He continues to wear a protective brace.

NO HARD FEELINGS

Snyder said no one feels any animosity over Hayward's decision to leave Utah.

"I think everybody understands the decision that he made," Snyder said. "So to see him get hurt, it was hard. I felt horrible for him. I think most of the guys on our team reached out. I know I did. ... We hope that he's back soon."

MORRIS UPDATE

Marcus Morris (knee soreness) sat out his fourth straight game and won't travel for the upcoming two-game trip. Morris has played in just 16 games this season while dealing with the injury and recently sought a second opinion on it.

"He's had a little bit of a setback here, but it doesn't sound like it's going to be a long-term thing," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

UP NEXT

Jazz: Continue six-game trip Saturday at Cleveland.

Celtics: Begin two-game trip Friday at Memphis.

---

More NBA basketball: https://www.apnews.com/tag/NBAbasketball

---

Follow Kyle Hightower on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/khightower

Updated December 15, 2017

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.

Men's College Basketball
1
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
3
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
4
11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
Preview
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
5
11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
Preview
6
7
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
8
11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
Preview
3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET11:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST
Preview
10
11
11:30 PT12:30 MT1:30 CT2:30 ET7:30 GMT3:30 北京时间12:30 MST2:30 EST
Preview
19
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
12
13
5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST
Preview
14
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
Preview
15
16
7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 北京时间8:30 MST10:30 EST
Preview
3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET11:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST
Preview
17
5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET1:15 GMT9:15 北京时间6:15 MST8:15 EST
Preview
18
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
20
21
3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET11:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST
Preview
22
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
24
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
NFL Scoreboard
Sunday, Jan. 21
Jacksonville 12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST2:05 CT0:05 UAE (+1)15:05 ETNaN:�
Preview
New England 
Minnesota 3:40 PT4:40 MT5:40 CT6:40 ET23:40 GMT7:40 4:40 MST6:40 EST5:40 CT3:40 UAE (+1)18:40 ETNaN:�
Preview
Philadelphia 
NBA Scoreboard
Oklahoma City 12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 MST3:30 EST0:30 UAE (+1)21:3015:30 ET2:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Cleveland 
Chicago 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 MST5:00 EST2:00 UAE (+1)23:0017:00 ET4:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Atlanta 
Memphis 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
New Orleans 
Miami 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Charlotte 
Milwaukee 4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Philadelphia 
Golden State 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST8:30 EST5:30 UAE (+1)02:3020:30 ET7:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Houston 
Toronto 6:00 PT7:00 MT8:00 CT9:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 MST9:00 EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Minnesota 
LA Clippers 6:00 PT7:00 MT8:00 CT9:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 MST9:00 EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Utah 
Dallas 7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 MST10:00 EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0022:00 ET9:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Portland 
NHL Scoreboard
Dallas 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Buffalo 
New Jersey 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Philadelphia 
NY Rangers 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 MST3:00 EST0:00 UAE (+1)15:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Colorado 
Winnipeg 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 MST3:00 EST0:00 UAE (+1)15:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Calgary 
Boston 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Montreal 
Toronto 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Ottawa 
Carolina 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Detroit 
Pittsburgh 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
San Jose 
Arizona 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
St. Louis 
Florida 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Nashville 
NY Islanders 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST8:30 EST5:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Chicago 
Tampa Bay 6:00 PT7:00 MT8:00 CT9:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 MST9:00 EST6:00 UAE (+1)21:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Minnesota 
Vancouver 7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 MST10:00 EST7:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ETNaN:� BRT
Preview
Edmonton 
Minor League Baseball
International League
Memphis 4:07 PT5:07 MT6:07 CT7:07 ET12:07 GMT
Durham 
CareerBuilder (PGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1A. Landry-1618
2J. Rahm-1518
3J. Kokrak-1418
4tZ. Johnson-1318
4tM. Kim-1318
4tM. Piller-1318
7tB. Gay-1218
7tN. Watney-1218
7tB. Harkins-1218
10tR. Knox-1118
View Full Leaderboard
 
CME Tour Champ (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1A. Jutanugarn-15F
2tJ. Korda-14F
2tL. Thompson-14F
4tE. Ji-13F
4tP. Lindberg-13F
6tS. Park-12F
6tM. Wie-12F
8tK. Kaufman-11F
8tI. Kim-11F
8tN. Korda-11F
View Full Leaderboard
 
Abu Dhabi (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1tR. Fisher-1718
1tT. Pieters-1718
3R. McIlroy-1618
4tM. Fitzpatrick-1518
4tT. Fleetwood-1518
6tT. Detry-1418
6tA. Johnston-1418
6tC. Paisley-1418
9tP. Dunne-1318
9tD. Frittelli-1318
View Full Leaderboard
 
Mitsubishi Chmp (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1C. Montgomerie-1418
2tJ. Kelly-1218
2tG. Sauers-1218
4D. Toms-1118
5tW. Austin-1018
5tM. Calcavecchia-1018
5tD. Garwood-1018
8tM. Jimenez-918
8tM. Dawson-918
10tS. McCarron-818
View Full Leaderboard
 
ATP Scoreboard
Saturday, Jan. 20
Australian Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
M. Fucsovics6 6 6   
N. Kicker3 3 2   
(12) J. Del Potro3 3 2   
(19) T. Berdych6 6 6   
(14) N. Djokovic6 6 6   
(21) A. Ramos-Vino2 3 3   
(2) R. Federer6 7 6   
(29) R. Gasquet2 5 4   
Fourth Round
(6) M. Cilic 
(10) P. Carreno Bu 
(1) R. Nadal 
(24) D. Schwartzma 
 
WTA Scoreboard
Saturday, Jan. 20
Australian Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(21) A. Kerber6 6    
M. Sharapova1 3    
(26) A. Radwanska2 5    
S. Hsieh6 7    
Fourth Round
(32) A. Kontaveit 
C. Suarez Nav 
(2) C. Wozniacki 
(19) M. Rybarikova 
P. Martic 
E. Mertens