2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
50-32, 3rd in Northwest
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1dTim MacMahon

Mitchell 'going to be better' after dismal series

After shooting just 32.1 percent from the floor in the Jazz's five-game series loss to the Rockets, a motivated Donovan Mitchell vowed to "be better, simply put."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets win ugly, 100-93, in Game 5 to eliminate the Jazz and advance to presumably get a rematch against the Warriors. After a 1-of-11 start, James Harden finishes with 26 points on 10-of-26 shooting. Donovan Mitchell, the Game 4 hero: 12 points, 4-of-22 shooting.

Harden, Crowder get chippy (0:20)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Since his 25-point first half in Game 2, James Harden has shot 14-of-54 (25.9%) from the floor in 11 quarters. He went scoreless on 0-of-6 shooting in the first quarter, which ended in a 20-20 tie.

3dTim MacMahon

Mitchell: Fueled by hunger to keep Jazz playing

Donovan Mitchell says he wasn't thinking about his struggles during Utah's first-round playoff series against the Rockets before scoring 19 of his game-high 31 points in the fourth quarter. He just wanted the Jazz to board a flight to Houston.

Mitchell's monster fourth quarter keeps Jazz alive (1:37)
Mitchell reaches back for alley-oop dunk (0:21)
Mitchell rattles home the deep 3 (0:23)
Crowder scores ninth straight point with steal and dunk (0:17)
Mitchell: We're not going to 'lay over' in Game 4 (0:29)
Rockets outlast Jazz to take Game 3 (1:40)

Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Harden shocked to hear he was 0-for-15 before first basket (1:08)
Mitchell misses game-tying 3 (0:41)
Harden dunks for 1st basket (0:28)
Harden slow to get up after hard foul (1:07)
Ingles drains 3 ball to end the half (0:38)
Jazz fan mocks Harden for flopping (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.717th
Rebounds Per Game46.49th
Assists Per Game26.08th
Points Allowed106.54th

Team History