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In building a versatile team to defeat the Golden State Warriors, Houston has created a template for how to survive in the postseason. In Utah, the Rockets have an ideal first-round opponent: a team with a clear Achilles’ heel and without the means to adapt.

The Jazz might as well be playing a different sport than the Rockets. Utah has been one of the best teams in the NBA over the past two seasons, but have had no answers for Houston: The Jazz lost their second-round series last season in five games, and lost 122-90 in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday. They have trouble defending the Rockets in space, and they don’t have enough playmakers who can attack their smaller and more versatile defenders; the Rockets are built to exploit their weaknesses on both ends of the floor. Houston has internalized the lessons of the past few postseasons as much as any team in the league. As a result, it’s almost impossible to beat them without playing their style of basketball.

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Utah 30-pieced in opening game of 2019 playoffs.

Game one of the 2019 playoff matchup between the Rockets and Jazz was basically an extension of the 2018 series in the Western Conference semi-finals last year.

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The Utah Jazz, thankfully, are poised to be close to full strength for their first-round series against the Houston Rockets. According to Eric Walden of ...

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Utah Jazz radio team post game show looks at the Jazz upcoming series v. the Rockets

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Utah Jazz guard Kyle Korver, in a first-person piece published Monday on the Players Tribune, reflected on race relations in America and pondered ...

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