Talen Horton-Tucker Spins Into Celtics Defense, Scores With A Foul
Jan 5, 2024, 7:18 PM | Updated: 7:24 pm
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BOSTON – Late in the fourth quarter against the Celtics, Talen Horton-Tucker got a tough layup to drop through contact.
The play gave Horton-Tucker his fifth point of the night.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 6, 2024
Horton-Tucker fell out of the Jazz’s rotation in December.
In Utah’s past six games, he has played a total of six minutes.
When he checked into the game against Boston in the second half, he played well.
In 12 minutes, Horton-Tucker posted 11 points, two steals, and a rebound.
The Jazz will look onto Philadelphia after dropping in Boston, 126-97.
Jazz Open Difficult Four-Game Stretch Against Celtics
The Utah Jazz will open their toughest four-game stretch of the season when they travel to Boston to face the Celtics on Friday night.
The Celtics own the best record in the NBA at 26-7 and are 11-2 in their last 13 games.
The Jazz face the Celtics with the wind at their backs having won six of their last seven games and nine of their last 12.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 5, 2024
After facing the league-leading Celtics the Jazz will travel to Philadelphia to face the 23-10 76ers on Saturday before meeting the 25-10 Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
The Jazz then return home to face the 25-11 Denver Nuggets marking four straight games against legitimate NBA title contenders.
After a 1-11 start to the season on the road, the Jazz are 4-3 in their last seven games away from Salt Lake City and sit just a game back of the 10th and final play-in tournament seed in the West.
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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.
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