Podcast: Jazz Thunder Game 4 Looms Large

April 22nd, 2018 | by Dan Clayton

Rubio, center, makes Jazz playoff history, fuels a G3 win. (Melissa Majchrzak via utahjazz.com)

With a pivotal fourth game approaching, Dan and Ken Clayton get back to breaking down the Jazz’s first-round playoff series with the Thunder. Utah is up 2-1 after a historic performance from Ricky Rubio, but reigning MVP Russell Westbrook has vowed to “shut that (stuff) down” when the teams resume the series on Monday night. As the Clayton bros find in their dissection of the series so far, Westbrook’s promise to stay glued to Rubio could actually bode well for Utah. They break that down and talk about some other signs — some historical, some contextual — that might give fans a hint as to how Game 4 could go.

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Dan Clayton

Dan Clayton

Dan covered Utah Jazz basketball for more than 10 years, including as a radio analyst for the team’s Spanish-language broadcasts from 2010 to 2014. He now lives and works in New York City, but contributes regularly to Salt City Hoops, FanRag and BBALLBreakdown.
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