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  1. League: NBA
  2. Indiana vs. Orlando
    Final
    101 IND
    86 ORL
  3. Chicago vs. Charlotte
    Final OT
    86 CHI
    91 CHA
  4. Washington vs. Boston
    Final
    118 WAS
    102 BOS
  5. Houston vs. New Orleans
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    100 HOU
    105 NO
  6. Brooklyn vs. Cleveland
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    85 BKN
    114 CLE
  7. Philadelphia vs. Miami
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    100 PHI
    87 MIA
  8. Atlanta vs. Milwaukee
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    111 ATL
    103 MIL
  9. Utah vs. Minnesota
    Final 2OT
    136 UTA
    130 MIN
  10. Toronto vs. New York
    Final
    92 TOR
    95 NY
  11. LA Lakers vs. San Antonio
    Final
    113 LAL
    100 SA
  12. Detroit vs. Oklahoma City
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    111 DET
    112 OKC
  13. Dallas vs. Memphis
    Final OT
    105 DAL
    106 MEM
  14. Golden State vs. Denver
    Final
    116 GS
    112 DEN
  15. LA Clippers vs. Portland
    Final
    104 LAC
    110 POR
  16. Phoenix vs. Sacramento
    Final
    104 PHO
    99 SAC
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Jazz sign F-C Favors to contract extension

AP - Sports
Jazz sign F-C Favors to contract extension
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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 12: Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz shoots against Blake Griffin #32 …

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Jazz have signed Derrick Favors to a four-year contract extension.

Terms of the deal with the three-year veteran were not announced on Saturday, and a phone call seeking comment from Favors' agent, Wallace Prather, was not immediately returned.

The 6-foot-10 forward-center averaged career highs with 9.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.69 blocks in 77 games and eight starts last season. He had nine double-doubles.

''We have tremendous respect for and confidence in Derrick and see him as an important part of our future. He brings a toughness and defensive mindset that make him a key piece to what we are trying to build here,'' Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey said in a statement released by the team. ''Derrick is also a high-character individual and he has shown a dedication to continue to improve all aspects of his game.''

Favors was the third overall pick in the 2010 draft out of Georgia Tech by the Nets. He was acquired by the Jazz in a trade in February of his rookie season. He quickly became a fan favorite.

''Utah has become my home and I am excited to be able to continue my career playing for the Jazz and the best fans in the NBA,'' Favors said in a statement.

Favors would have become a restricted free agent after this season if he and the Jazz hadn't reached an extension deal by the Oct. 31 deadline.

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