JAZZ WIN SERIES 4-2

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Deron Williams took over in the third quarter, scoring 13 of his 25 points as the Jazz put away the Rockets 113-91 in Friday night's series clincher. Next up? The top-seeded Lakers. Story
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ESPN.com Research Notes

The Jazz are 4-2 against the Rockets in postseason history, including the past three times they have met.

In the first round of the NBA playoffs, the team that wins Game 1 wins the series 82.9 percent of the time (156-32).

Last postseason, the Utah Jazz beat the Houston Rockets by winning Game 7 in Houston.

In three games against the Jazz during the regular season, Tracy McGrady averaged 30 points and five assists. The Rockets lost two of those three games.

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Player Matchups

JAZZ ROCKETS
D. WilliamsD. Williams
Points: 18.8
Rebounds: 3.0
Assists: 10.5
PGR. AlstonR. Alston
Points: 13.1
Rebounds: 3.5
Assists: 5.3
R. BrewerR. Brewer
Points: 12.0
Rebounds: 2.9
Assists: 1.8
SGT. McGradyT. McGrady
Points: 21.6
Rebounds: 5.1
Assists: 5.9
A. KirilenkoA. Kirilenko
Points: 11.0
Rebounds: 4.7
Assists: 4.0
SFS. BattierS. Battier
Points: 9.3
Rebounds: 5.1
Assists: 1.9
C. BoozerC. Boozer
Points: 21.1
Rebounds: 10.4
Assists: 2.9
PFL. ScolaL. Scola
Points: 10.3
Rebounds: 6.4
Assists: 1.3
M. OkurM. Okur
Points: 14.5
Rebounds: 7.7
Assists: 2.0
CD. MutomboD. Mutombo
Points: 3.0
Rebounds: 5.1
Assists: 0.1

Season Series

Utah leads 2-1
Nov 1, 2007 HOU 106, @UTAH 95Recap | Box Score
Jan 27, 2008 UTAH 97, @HOU 89Recap | Box Score
Apr 14, 2008 @UTAH 105, HOU 96Recap | Box Score

Injury Report

UTAH JAZZ
uth No recent injuries
HOUSTON ROCKETS
hou No recent injuries

Playoff History

UTH HOU
Championships: 0 Championships: 2
Last Championship: N/A Last Championship: 1995
Last Season:
Lost in Western Conference Finals
Last Season:
Lost in Western Conference first round

Team Stats (Regular Season)

  JAZZ ROCKETS
PPG 106.2 96.7
RPG 40.9 44.6
APG 26.4 21.4
FG% 49.742 44.834
FT% 75.936 72.619
3P% .372 .342

Featured Comment

    I have to give the Rockets some credit, they are playing hard team basketball.

  • sebas12675

Jazz 69, Rockets 95