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Game stream: Toronto Raptors vs. Utah Jazz

USA TODAY Sports Media Group
USA TODAY Sports Media Group
 2021-11-19
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The Toronto Raptors (7-9) play against the Utah Jazz (5-5) at Vivint Arena

Game Time: 9:00 PM EST on Thursday November 18, 2021

Toronto Raptors 103, Utah Jazz 119 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

Dedication and little bit of crazy: How Rudy Gay has stayed relevant after 15 years https://t.co/aRabYXYxx7 pic.twitter.com/cJpU7vUhmo2:05 AM

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Ryan Miller @millerjryan

‘He stole my shooting powers’: Rudy Gay shines in debut as Jazz top Raptors ksl.com/article/502871…2:04 AM

Rudy Gay @RudyGay

What people don’t see is what these last 6 have been for me , but that don’t matter. What matters is the fact that I’m back doing what I love with my guys #takenote instagram.com/p/CWcsMRhrF0m/…2:01 AM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

goodnight, jazz twitter ✨ pic.twitter.com/4YSGOcRlMO1:26 AM

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Donovan Mitchell @spidadmitchell

From playing wit you in 2k to playing wit you in real life 😂😂😂 WELCOME OCHO!!!!! @Rudy Gay pic.twitter.com/mKx6x9njZI1:03 AM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy Gay, when asked if practice shooting sessions with Joe Ingles helped him go 5-6 from deep tonight: “Joe’s a good shooter, but … Like I said earlier, I’m no slouch, man. I’m closing in on 20,000 career points. There’s a lot of 3s in there. I’m usually humble, but …” pic.twitter.com/d09NeuuV5l12:54 AM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy Gay on his Jazz debut: “One thing I did good today? I didn’t hold the ball. That’s a big thing with this team. When we do that, we’re hard to beat.” He did say his conditioning still needs work, and he ran a mile after the game to help get there. pic.twitter.com/xUCgiS5VRP12:29 AM

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Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Rudy Gay in his post game comments on shooting, and practicing with Joe Ingles.

“I mean, Joe’s a good shooter. I mean, like I said earlier, I’m no slouch, man. I am closing in on 20,000 points, there’s a lot of threes in that.”

#TakeNote | @kslsports12:01 AM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

📹 | Rudy Gay dominates on his first night with the Jazz.

“This is a very selfless team. We give up a lot of good shots to get better shots.”

#WalkoffInterview | @lhmauto pic.twitter.com/umVk4uXoTd11:51 PM

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David Locke @DLocke09

POSTCAST – Rudy Gay shines in his debut and Utah Jazz three point shooting arrives – lockedonjazz.net/jazz/postcast-…11:49 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy Gobert, not yet quite over the throat condition pic.twitter.com/XbZ8sgbzS011:46 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Sixx for 12p | 2r | 4a | 1s ☮️

#TakeNote | @ZionsBank pic.twitter.com/UPEsoCKfMU11:45 PM

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Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Scottie Barnes on early Rookie of the Year buzz: “It’s something that I’m gonna try to win, for sure, but it’s not something that I’m trying to chase. I’m just trying to play basketball, win games and do things to contribute on the floor and help this team.” – 11:44 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

Joe Ingles doesn’t like ‘Ocho’ as a name. R2G2 is too long to yell when he’s on the court. Need something shorter and better than Ocho for Rudy Gay – 11:44 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

𝐎𝐂𝐇𝐎 came to play!!!

20p | 5r | 2a

#TakeNote | @ZionsBank pic.twitter.com/n6Lg3wB77911:42 PM

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Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Scottie Barnes says he’s trying to win rookie of the year, but it’s not something he’s chasing. He’s just trying to help the Raptors win games, he says. – 11:39 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

📹| 7 Jazzmen in double figures

#podiumpostgame | @PodiumHQ pic.twitter.com/3YBlTcqLcS11:38 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Joe Ingles: “There’s gonna be nights when Mike only shoots four shots. Or me. Probably not Donovan.” – 11:37 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Joe Ingles on Rudy Gay: “I think he stole some of my shooting powers. It pisses me off a little. … 26 years in, he’s pretty good.” pic.twitter.com/cwA9w74jV511:36 PM

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Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Joe Ingles on Rudy Gay:

“He’s a hell of a player… 26 seasons in. Hopefully now that everyone knows he can shoot he can give me some of my powers back.”

#takenote | @kslsports11:36 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Join us LIVE on Raptors Night Cap with @UrbanRandy @Paul Jones @HelloooJack and @LeoRautins as they break down the Raptors 119-103 loss to the Jazz twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…11:34 PM

Ryan Miller @millerjryan

Joe Ingles on Rudy Gay: “I think he stole my shooting powers. That kind of pisses me off.” – 11:34 PM

Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

Top Rookies on Thur

Scottie Barnes, 10 pts, 6 reb, 6 ast, 1 stl

Corey Kispert, 13 pts, 4 reb – 11:34 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

Instant analysis: Rudy Gay showed how he can help the Jazz in their win over the Raptors https://t.co/RV2MmAGpGd pic.twitter.com/KpauIyDFq211:32 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

OCHO has arrived! 20 points in 18 minutes 😱

#PerformanceLeader | @UofUHealth pic.twitter.com/nJaSSCtDtD11:32 PM

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Ryan Miller @millerjryan

Quin Snyder: “Mike Conley dominated the game. It says a lot about who he is as a player when he takes four shots and dominates.” – 11:30 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Quin Snyder on Mike Conley: “Frankly, Mike Conley dominated the game. It says a lot about a guy when he takes four shots and dominates the game.” – 11:29 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Quin Snyder on Rudy Gay: “He mad the game easy because of his decisions. … Whenever you make shots, it stands out, but he did a lot of things for our team.” pic.twitter.com/48FFHoYM5M11:27 PM

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Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Quin Snyder on Rudy Gay’s performance:

“He played within himself, he made the game easy because of the decisions that he made. He made shots, but that’s a byproduct of making the right play.”

#TakeNote | @KSLSports – 11:27 PM

David Locke @DLocke09

POSTCAST – Gay lights it up in debut and Jazz find shooting range twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…11:25 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Scholarship: UNLOCKED 🔑

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David Locke @DLocke09

Toronto took 40 non restricted area 2 point shots tonight and only 16 shots

#scaredofgobertland11:17 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham

The ‘Season of Doing Good’ with the Sacramento Kings is officially underway, beginning in South Sac, where Richaun Holmes & Davion Mitchell, along with @sacsheriff & @raleys gave away turkeys for Thanksgiving at the Boys & Girls Club. @bgc_sac @Richaun Holmes @Davion Mitchell pic.twitter.com/061vHWvKT311:16 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

A fun one here at Vivint Arena 🤑

#TakeNote | @adidas Basketball pic.twitter.com/cG0lYIUPbq11:16 PM

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Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Regroup. Refocus. Bring it tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/doMlA34k2F11:16 PM

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Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Rudy Gay’s Jazz debut: 20 points, 7-8 FG, 5 rebounds in 18 minutes. A bench that features the top two finishers in last season’s Sixth Man of the Year voting just got deeper. – 11:15 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

And that’s it. A terrific second half propels Utah to a 119-103 win over the Toronto Raptors. Utah moves to 10-5 on the season. Rudy Gay stars in his Jazz debut. Defense shows up in the second half. Really a nice team win. On to Sacramento and the Kings on Saturday night – 11:14 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Jazz beat Raptors 119-103.

Rudy Gay had 20 points in his debut. Donovan Mitchell had 20 too. Joe Ingles nearly had a triple-double: 10 points, 8 assists, 7 rebs. Royce O’Neale had season high 16 points. Jazz had season high 19 threes.

In Sacramento Saturday. See you there! – 11:13 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

FINAL: Jazz 119, Raptors 103. Rudy Gay and Donovan Mitchell with 20p each. Seven players in double-figure scoring. Utah goes 19-46 from 3.34 assists on 44 baskets. Still need to clean up the boards (14 O-rebs allowed) and TOs (23 committed —>37p). – 11:13 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

JAZZ WIN!!! pic.twitter.com/SIQK0Ihe8o11:12 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

The Raptors went 10 games before allowing an opponent to shoot over 50% to open the season. Since then, 4 of their last 6 opponents have shot over 50%. Each of their last 3 opponents have shot over 54%. – 11:12 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Rough, rough Siakam game. With Anunoby out they needed a lot more. Wouldn’t have mattered as much had the overall defence not been atrocious in first and third quarters. – 11:09 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Pascal Siakam’s night comes to a merciful end after 31 minutes. He shot 2-for-14 and had as many turnovers as points (4).

Not. Great. – 11:08 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Jazz’s 19 made 3s are a season-high. They’re 19-43 overall from deep (44.2%). – 11:06 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

That should probably do it for Rudy Gay: 18:27 of game time, 7-8 FGs, 5-6 3s, 20p, 5r, 2a, 1 PF, 3 TO, +14. – 11:01 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

4:36 remaining: the Jazz lead the Raptors 110-94….rudy Gay will exit here. He has 20 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. He is a plus 14 – 11:01 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob

pascal siakam’s first rebound comes with less than five minutes remaining in the game – 11:00 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Rudy Gay had two 20 points games all of last season and he reached that mark in his first appearance in a Jazz uniform. – 10:59 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Hustle by @Jordan Clarkson, bucket by @Rudy Gay

#TakeNote pic.twitter.com/qSRoOi9KSu10:54 PM

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Ryan Miller @millerjryan

Rudy Gay now has a team-high 18 points in 15 minutes. He’s 5/6 from 3. Yeah, he’s gonna fit in just fine. – 10:53 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Rudy Gay’s been phenomenal: 18 points, basically cause he’s hit 5-6 3-point shots.

15 minutes of play so far… I expect he’s going to be subbed out here. – 10:53 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

The Rudy Gay Game. 6-7 FGs, 5-6 3s, 18p, 4r, 1a, 3 TO in 15:11. Jazz lead 105-84. – 10:53 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Identity crisis. The Raptors are a defensive-minded team that can’t defend. – 10:53 PM

David Locke @DLocke09

Utah Jazz leading scorer tonight is Rudy Gay with 18 points – 10:52 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Yeah. I think Rudy Gay is gonna help the Utah Jazz – 10:52 PM

Sam Amick @sam_amick

Rudy Gay out there looking like a Jazz difference maker. If this is the state of his game…Utah gets even more dangerous. – 10:49 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

The Jazz are going to be able to run some high-low stuff with Gay and Gobert that they can’t get with anyone else.

Gobert might have to prove he can make a few passes we haven’t seen much in his career for it to work both ways. – 10:46 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Time to finish 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗴

#TakeNote | @adidas Basketball pic.twitter.com/2HCdWAHtit10:44 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

End 3Q: Jazz 92, Raptors 80. Utah wins that period 31-17 — great playmaking from Joe Ingles, nice defense from Mike Conley, and quite simply, Utah made 12-18 shots, Toronto just 6-21. – 10:43 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

This guy, at his first Jazz game, is playing a putting contest in a timeout and just winked at the camera when they said he could win $9K. He winked. – 10:43 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Jazz by 12 after 3, they’re shooting 58.3 per cent from the floor, Raptors are 7-for-28 from three

How’s it only 12? – 10:43 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Terrific last five min of the third for the Jazz. They lead Toronto 92-80….defense got much better. Ingles took over offensively. Raptors now down to 46 percent from the field. Utah just kinda turned on the jets and created separation – 10:43 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Jazz 92-80 after 3. Raps defence is getting picked apart. – 10:42 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Best playmaking night of Joe Ingles’ season by far. Jazz are running things out there through him and it’s worked really well. – 10:42 PM

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Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Rudy Gay pulling a 6’9 defender out to half court and Rudy Gobert getting a lob on a hockey assist is not unrelated. – 10:39 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Probably Joe Ingles’ best stretch of minutes this season. He’s carried the offense these last stretch of possessions with his playmaking. His three gives Utah an 88-78 lead. 1:46 remaining in the third quarter – 10:39 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

This has been a very disappointing Pascal Siakam game to this point

Jazz by 10, 1:46 left in third – 10:38 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Pascal Siakam has been aggressively not good tonight. – 10:37 PM

Adam Mares @Adam_Mares

This is the least fun I’ve had watching the Nuggets since game 3 against the Jazz in the bubble. – 10:36 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

VanVleet has 8 of the Raptors’ 11 free throws, which is kind of an indictment of the other dudes. – 10:34 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

In each of the last two seasons, Royce O’Neale has had 16 games scoring in double digits. Just thought that was interesting. – 10:32 PM

David Locke @DLocke09

Donovan Mitchell has 17 steals in his last 5 games – 10:32 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob

Gobert and Whiteside are a combined 9-for-9 from the field and 3-for-3 at the free-throw line – 10:32 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

5:07 remaining in the third quarter: the Jazz lead the Raptors 81-74…..60 percent shooting saving Utah in this one so far. Although, the defense has been a notch better in the third quarter, particularly the perimeter defense – 10:29 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Jazz by 7 and it’s kind of a blah game at the moment

And as quiet a crowd as I’ve heard in this arena in a lot of years – 10:29 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors

3 on 2 … Pull up 3? … Ya @Gary Trent Jr. you different 😷 pic.twitter.com/eI918w0ewj10:29 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Rudy behind the back to Royce??? Let’s see that again 🤩

#SloMoPlay | @udo_llc pic.twitter.com/yl5uNEjwKA10:25 PM

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Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

That was great defense by Conley on FVV there….got over three screens, stayed in front, forced a tough shot against the clock – 10:24 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob

have always been amazed by how easily conley can finish with the right – 10:23 PM

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Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

5 turnovers from Mitchell so far, against 4 FGM. Those turnovers have also led to 11 TOR points. – 10:21 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Raptors rather efficient, have turned the Jazz over 12 times for 23 points – 10:20 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Soooooo … the Jazz have now allowed eight offensive rebounds and committed 12 turnovers. Things are going well. Raptors lead 70-68. – 10:19 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

I’m pretty sure Donovan Mitchell just ran into Rudy Gobert and then Gobert swiped the ball away from Mitchell accidentally. It’s not what you want. – 10:19 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

19 Raptors/Jazz players saw the court in the first half. Only 1 (Barnes) logged more minutes than Siakam (17). 17 scored as much or more than him (2 points). Needless to say, they need more from Pascal in Half 2. – 10:14 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Fred VanVleet has overtaken Terrence Ross and is third in all-time made three-pointers by a Raptor. Kyle Lowry is way out of front and it will be a while before Morris Peterson is caught as well. Only Lowry (2.5 per game) has averaged more made threes as a Raptor than Fred’s 2.0. – 10:13 PM

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Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Literally one half into his career the Jazz announcer is referring to Rudy Gay as “Ocho.” – 10:05 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Halfway there with some work to do.

#TakeNote | @adidas Basketball pic.twitter.com/LobdaQzdXR10:02 PM

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Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

This is just not a game the Jazz are going to win if they don’t put good minutes together on both ends of the floor. Can’t beat Toronto with anything less than full effort. They play too hard from night to night – 10:02 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

HALFTIME: Raptors 63, Jazz 61. Toronto’s pressure had a bigger impact in 2Q, as Utah was outscored 36-29. FVV and Trent with 16p apiece for the Raptors; Don 11, Royce 10, Gay 9 for Utah. – 10:02 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Raptors’ final 21 points of the half: 11 straight for VanVleet, 8 straight for Trent, Barnes layup.

FVV and GTJ have 16 apiece, 14 for Birch, and Toronto leads 63-61 at the break. – 10:02 PM

Ryan Miller @millerjryan

Raptors lead 63-61 at the half.

Rudy Gay’s minute restriction might be a bigger deal than originally thought. In 6-plus minutes he had 9 points and was 3 of 4 from 3. His length was apparent on the defensive end, too.

Also, more Rudy Gobert behind-the-back passes please. – 10:01 PM

Dave Mason @DeuceMason

Raptors look awesome in the first half in Utah. FVV/Trent hitting everything. – 10:01 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob

once again, the raptors offence is not the problem – 10:01 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange

The Raptors are mid-ranging the Jazz to death … and it’s working as they take a 63-61 lead into the half. – 10:01 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

First half done: the Jazz trail the Raptors 63-61…..just not good enough defensively from Utah at all. But the Jazz have stayed in it with some made shots. – 10:00 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Raptors up 63-61 at the end of the first half. Fun first half, actually. Once again, guard defense the problem for Utah: FVV and Gary Trent Jr both have 16. – 10:00 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Raptors up 63-61 at half, not a thing I expected to happen but smallish group of VanVleet, Flynn, Trent was effective – 10:00 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Donovan Mitchell didn’t even think about taking a heave with 2 seconds left on the clock, and I can no longer support him. – 10:00 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Asked Hassan the other day about Mike Conley, and he lamented not getting to play much with him. Asked why he wanted to, he replied: “Because he throws so many lobs.” That was a nice one to Gobert on that last possession. – 9:55 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee

Kings rookie Davion Mitchell and center Richaun Holmes joined volunteers in handing out turkey dinners today at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento’s drive-thru turkey giveaway. pic.twitter.com/FkI3Y9M91D9:53 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Toronto’s last 3 possessions have culminated in FVV 3-pointers. He’s got 11 of his 16p in the 2Q, and nothing Utah is throwing at him is working. 53-51 Raptors lead, 4:24 left til halftime. – 9:52 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

4:24 remaining in the first half: Utah trails Toronto 53-51….the Jazz simply haven’t been very good defensively tonight – 9:52 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Live look at Fred VanVleet: pic.twitter.com/ZTlxOE3RM49:51 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Fred VanVleet looking like Jared Butler out there. – 9:51 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

3 consecutive FVV 3s give the Raps a 2-point lead.

Donovan didn’t screen navigate well on one, Bogey got iso-d on another (tough shot, tbh), and then Whiteside didn’t come out on the screen on the third. – 9:51 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Ocho with nueve points 🔥

#Pura3Pointer | @Pura pic.twitter.com/bXfGFmpzDO9:51 PM

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Doug Smith @SmithRaps

From the department of things you didn’t see coming …

Raptors up 2 with 4:24 until half – 9:51 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange

Khem Birch has 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting. Right now he’s the Raptors MVTree. – 9:49 PM

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Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Khem Birch, getting his starting gig back: pic.twitter.com/TOc5UPk16q9:46 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

If you had told the Jazz to intentionally play poorly, they probably could not have come up with anything much worse than these past few possessions. They still lead 44-40 with 6:28 left til halftime. – 9:45 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

6:28 remaining in the first half: the Jazz lead the Raptors 44-40 – 9:44 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Nice extended first half run for Malachi Flynn

An airballed 3 aside, he’s been pretty good – 9:43 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Rudy Gay with his first points as a Jazzman 🥺

#TakeNote | @Rudy Gay pic.twitter.com/OnTRCALTf39:42 PM

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Sarah Todd @NBASarah

Rudy Gay leads the Jazz in scoring after his first short stint, going 3-of-4 from 3 – 9:41 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy Gay: A quick +8 in his initial stint – 9:41 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Raptors really know where to find Birch for that little floater.

It’s called Khemistry. – 9:40 PM

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Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Pretty apparent how much Rudy Gay improves Utah’s overall physical size on the floor….on both ends – 9:40 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Don’t think Rudy Gay will be banning the box score tonight. – 9:38 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy Gay: Not shy about shooting. 3-4 FGs in 5m played. – 9:37 PM

David Locke @DLocke09

1st quarter Jazz shots

9 at rim

11 three point attempts

0 mid range shots

13 of 20 overall – 9:34 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

2:29 for Rudy Gay so far and he has an assist, a made 3, a missed 3, a deflection, committed a turnover, and forced a turnover. That’s pretty good. – 9:34 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

19 of the Raptors’ 27 first-quarter points came off turnovers or offensive rebounds. They’ve forced 7 turnovers and grabbed 6 offensive boards, and that’s what’s keeping ’em in it right now. Utah is shooting 65% (!!) and 6-for-11 from 3. Jazz by 5. – 9:34 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

End 1Q: Jazz 32, Raptors 27. Bit of a discombobulated opening period, as Toronto is throwing lots of frontcourt pressure at ballhandlers. Royce O’Neale, Gary Trent Jr. and Khem Birch all have 8p apiece. – 9:33 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Rudy Gay’s size really will be an asset for the Jazz.

They haven’t had a big forward like that in a long time, and it is already apparent on both ends of the floor. – 9:33 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Both Utah big men have blocked the living hell out of Chris Boucher, the Jazz have 7 turnovers and 6 3-pointers, and they lead the Raptors 32-27 after a quarter. – 9:32 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Utah leads the Raptors 32-27 at the end of a quarter. The Jazz are 6-11 from 3…. – 9:32 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Jazz up 32-27 after 1Q. Jazz shooting 65% on the super-helpy Raptors D. – 9:32 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Utah’s shooting a rather impressive 65 per cent — SIXTY FIVE PER CENT — and lead by 5 after a quarter – 9:32 PM

Gina Mizell @ginamizell

Charles Bassey getting the backup center minutes behind Drummond. Doc was complimentary of his play after the Utah game, particularly his knowledge of defensive coverages. – 9:31 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Rudy Gay makes his first shot, a corner three – 9:31 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Agent BL🚫CK at it again

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

On his first FGA with Utah, Ocho buries a corner 3 – 9:30 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Joe Ingles is shooting 100% on assists from Rudy Gay this season and that is an irrefutable fact. – 9:30 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Rudy “Ocho” Gay makes his Jazz debut at the 2:29 mark of the 1Q – 9:28 PM

Sarah Todd @NBASarah

Rudy Gay making his Jazz debut – 9:28 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Rudy Gay enters the game for the first time as a Utah Jazz – 9:28 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

Rudy Gay checks in for the first time as a Jazz player. – 9:28 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

Hassan Whiteside’s block on Boucher must have been a foul cause Nick Nurse has been in Marc Davis’ face this entire timeout and hasn’t incurred a technical foul. Jazz trail Toronto 25-24….2:29 remaining in the first quarter – 9:27 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

The Jazz are going to have to play well if they want to win this game. Toronto is not a bad team at all and they always always play hard – 9:24 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange

Jazz are very dangerous when they have both bald spots on the floor a once. – 9:24 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Dunks by Don ™

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Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Totally checking Khem Birch’s career high – 9:21 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Off balance? It don’t matter @Fred VanVleet pic.twitter.com/OYuBEOJRLY9:20 PM

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Eric Walden @tribjazz

Raptors put together a 9-0 run, Jazz respond with a 13-5 run. Quin Snyder talked pregame about Toronto’s propensity for forcing TOs, and said the Jazz would need to counter with quick passes and quick shots; thus far, Utah’s 6-10 FGs, 3-6 on 3s, but also 3 TOs. 15-14 Jazz lead. – 9:18 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the Raptors’ D is over-helping and their opponent is burning them from the corners. Utah has read the scouting report. – 9:18 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Jazz by 1 at first timeout; Utah’s made 3 3s in about 5 1/2 minutes – 9:18 PM

Andy Larsen @andyblarsen

An extremely goofy start to this game: Toronto’s playing hyper-aggressively on defense, but Jazz are doing a good job of passing around that and getting open shots and layups. The conversion of those has been a little inconsistent, but hey. – 9:18 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba

First timeout: the Jazz lead the Raptors 15-14….6:35 remaining in the first quarter – 9:17 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

First 5 with Toronto in the house😎

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Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Just tryna give people all the access they want @Fred VanVleet pic.twitter.com/I37WbUtOVm9:09 PM

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Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Setting the Gobert over/under for rebounds at 16.5. – 9:08 PM

Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Youth from our Adidas Community Programs received tickets to tonight’s game and signed D.O.N. Issue #3s courtesy of @adidas Basketball and @spidamitchell. pic.twitter.com/wYx5Ov0JTJ8:57 PM

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Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Raptors are 30th in bench scoring and haven’t looked as deep as they thought they’d be, but it’s a chicken/egg scenario – hard to play some of those guys when they’re not performing, but hard for them to perform when they’re not playing much. – 8:53 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Fan love 🖤 pic.twitter.com/XAfB96hmWD8:51 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

The jackets came out to play tonight 🤩🤩🤩

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Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Time to go to work ⏰ pic.twitter.com/jGB14rIINO8:03 PM

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Clay Bailey @claybailey9

Hey, @badunclep I have good news tonight. Your officials for Grizzlies vs. Clippers are Zach Zarba, Mtchell Ervin and John Conley. I know you are totally enamored with this crew. – 8:02 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Nick Nurse on Yuta Watanabe’s eagerness to return from injury: “He’s getting pissed. He really wants to play.” – 7:55 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Asked Nurse about the frustration of losing OG. He said he’d love to see the team whole of course. It happens. Seems like they’ve been down 2-3 guys every game.

Birch, Banton, Svi, etc. will help fill the gap. Justin Champagnie active tonight. – 7:52 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

Khem Birch will move into the starting lineup for the Raptors to replace OG Anunoby

Others remain the same: VanVleet, Trent, Barnes, Siakam – 7:51 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Nurse on Anunoby’s hip injury: “He wants to play. He’s obviously disappointed he can’t play. He’s anxious to know when he can get back and I’m not sure we know that right now.” – 7:51 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee

Louis King (G League) is the only player the Kings have listed on their injury report for Friday’s game against the Raptors. – 7:44 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Khem Birch will be staring for the Raptors tonight in place of OG Anunoby – 7:44 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange

Khem Birch will join starters in place of OG Anunoby (hip) vs. Jazz. – 7:42 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

Khem Birch will start in place of the injured OG Anunoby.

VanVleet, Trent, Barnes, Siakam, Birch vs Utah. – 7:42 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen

Raptors will start Khem Birch in place of the injured OG Anunoby tonight against the Jazz. – 7:42 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

Raptors will start Khem Birch tonight – 7:42 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Quin Snyder, asked what the plan is with Rudy Gay, replies, “We’re gonna play him.” Added that he’ll be on a minutes restriction. – 7:26 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops

Quin Snyder on Rudy Gay tonight:

“I think that generally with a player that does have the skill set that he does have, the versatility he has, I just want him to get out there and play hard and compete and make the plays that he’s capable and making.”

#TakeNote | @kslsports7:26 PM

Donovan Mitchell @spidadmitchell

Let’s go! – 6:21 PM

Doug Smith @SmithRaps

An expanded, updated version of the early Raptors story thestar.com/sports/raptors…6:10 PM

David Locke @DLocke09

Rudy Gay has averaged double digit scoring every year in his 15 year career – 5:59 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg

Erik Spoelstra on seeing Dwyane Wade tonight: “I love it. We were texting a bunch when we played Utah. Then UD, Jimmy and I sent him a picture of us after our last game in Utah.” (Read: Bragging about getting the win) – 5:50 PM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA

Raptors’ OG Anunoby out ‘a while’ with hip injury, a blow for a team trying to get back on track

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Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee

Former Kings forward Rudy Gay will make his Utah Jazz debut against the Toronto Raptors tonight after recovering from offseason surgery on his right heel.

The Raptors will be in Sacramento on Friday. The Jazz will be here Saturday. – 5:38 PM

Steve Luhm @sluhm

Happy for Utah State PG Rylan Jones. By my count, 15 points in the final 1:17 of regulation and two overtimes in the Aggies’ win over Penn. Banged up last year at Utah, he can be a dominating-type PG in the Mountain West. – 5:08 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee

NBA power rankings: Are Warriors still No. 1? Suns, Wizards climb higher; Bulls, Jazz fall

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Toronto Raptors @Raptors

Who’s really the funniest man on the team? 🤔

@ScottBarnes561

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

Game time 🔜

#TakeNote pic.twitter.com/73J0lXSB8W4:05 PM

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Utah Jazz @utahjazz

📹 | ICYMI Eric is a sneaker free agent 👀👟

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Eric Koreen @ekoreen

A day after getting injured, Yuta Watanabe was relieved. Since then, it’s been all frustration: theathletic.com/2964594/2021/1…3:31 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Utah Jazz assistant Irv Roland has mixed feelings about the decision that spared his friend Julius Jones: “I’m happy that my friend isn’t getting executed at 4 p.m. today. … But if you believe that he didn’t [do it], then he should be free.” sltrib.com/sports/jazz/20…3:08 PM

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando

Raptors’ Anunoby (hip) out for ‘a while’ sportando.basketball/en/raptors-anu…3:08 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz

Irv Roland hasn’t been able to speak to Julius Jones in the past week and a half, but is hoping to tonight, even if the call comes during the Jazz game. He’s also remaining hopeful that Jones will go free: “He’s optimistic, so I have to be optimistic. That’s where I am.” pic.twitter.com/oUwc9l9XOd3:05 PM

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