UTAH JAZZ VS CHICAGO BULLS
Utah Jazz's Mehmet Okur, right, blocks Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng's (9) shot as Jarrn Collins defends during the second quarter, November 12, 2005, in Chicago. Deng is from Sudan. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
The Portland Trail Blazers dismissed Coach Nate McMillan Thursday and announced assistant Kaleb Canales would take over the job for the rest of the season.
Deron Williams had 33 points Monday and the Utah Jazz beat Denver 114-111 to grab the home court advantage in their Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Mehmet Okur scored 23 points and the Utah Jazz moved into first place in the Northwest Division Tuesday with a 103-94 victory over Golden State.
Carlos Boozer and Mehmet Okur each pumped in 22 points, powering the Utah Jazz to a 103-87 victory over Washington Saturday.
Deron Williams had 22 points and 11 assists and Mehmet Okur had a huge third quarter Monday to lead the Utah Jazz to a 110-97 win over Boston.
Carlos Boozer scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds Monday as the Utah Jazz cruised to a 112-89 victory over Washington.
Deron Williams was one of three Utah players with 18 points Wednesday and the Jazz rode a big second quarter to a 115-104 victory over Detroit.
Deron Williams connected for 28 points and dished off 17 assists Tuesday, powering the Utah Jazz to a 132-108 blowout of Chicago.
Mehmet Okur netted 27 points while Carlos Boozer added 17 and grabbed 17 boards to spark the Utah Jazz to a 107-85 win over the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday.
Paul Millsap had 24 points and eight rebounds and Carlos Boozer had 16 points and 15 boards Wednesday to lead the Utah Jazz past New Orleans 98-90.