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Jazz beat Spurs to end 9-game losing streak

SALT LAKE CITY - When Mehmet Okur's putback rolled in at the buzzer, the Utah Jazz celebrated as if they had just won a playoff series. Utah's 97-96 win...
Utah's Okur puts hurt on old team

SALT LAKE CITY - Just a few days after receiving his NBA championship ring, Mehmet Okur reminded his former team what they let go. Okur scored 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds to help the Utah Jazz beat the...
Jazz end loss streak NBA history to score at least 50 points in consecutive games, but he fouled out with 4.5 seconds left, putting Mehmet Okur on the line for the winning free throws in Utah's 103-101 victory over the 76ers on Monday night. "I had a hot...
Cavs fall to Pistons; Carlos scores two

...and Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 18 points and 10 rebounds. The biggest cheer of the night came for Turkish rookie Mehmet Okur, who blocked a Miles' dunk attempt at one end of the floor, then dunked shortly afterward on the other end. Juneau-Douglas...
New-look Utah Jazz prepare for camp with higher expectations

...year's roster back and free-agent additions Juneau-Douglas High School graduate Carlos Boozer from Cleveland and Mehmet Okur from Detroit, the projections for Utah are much higher this fall. "I don't worry about that. I never have complained...
Boozer celebrates birthday with a win

...Juneau-Douglas High School graduate Carlos Boozer scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on his 23rd birthday, and Mehmet Okur added 18 for Utah. The Jazz salvaged a 2-2 road trip after losing back-to-back games at Miami and Orlando. The...
Jazz rebuilding way ahead of schedule

...restricted free agents Carlos Boozer (a 1999 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate) from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Mehmet Okur from the Detroit Pistons. The megadeals - which cost owner Larry H. Miller a combined $118 million - instantly bolstered...
Utah Jazz hand L.A. Lakers their sixth straight loss

...almost perfectly. Utah came back from a seven-point deficit and outscored the Lakers 33-19 in the final period. Mehmet Okur had 27 points and 16 rebounds for the Utah Jazz, who stopped a season-long nine-game losing streak and won the...
High-scoring Jazz improve record to 4-0

...Andrei Kirilenko led the Jazz with 24 points to go with five blocks, four assists and steals, and six rebounds. Mehmet Okur had his best game since joining Utah with 12 points and nine rebounds, Jarron Collins scored 12 and Raja Bell added...
Jazz rally to eclipse Suns

...the night before. Utah's reserves outscored the Suns' 67-6, and the Jazz won the rebounding battle 55-35. Mehmet Okur, whose last-second offensive rebound and putback gave Utah a 97-96 win over San Antonio on Monday night, finished...


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