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Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even their series at 2-2. The ViewFromVegas is they also covered after closing as 5-point home favorites and it went over the total of 196. Favorites/underdogs are now tied 14-14-1 ATS in the NBA playoffs with one game (today's HOU-OKC game) closing pick 'em. Overs improve to 17-13.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz 105, Clippers 98 (final). Utah evens series 2-2 with Joe Johnson (28 points, 5 assists) scoring or assisting on 16 of last 17 points.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Simon, one of ESPN's ace stat men, tells us who Larry McNeill is: He went 12-for-12 for the Kings against the Bulls in Game 2 of their First Round series in 1975. McNeill played power forward with star point guard Tiny Archibald. In Game 1 of the series, he went 6-for-6, meaning that in the first 2 games, he went 18-for-18. Houston center Nene tied McNeill's mark for most shots made without a miss in the playoffs in Sunday's victory over the Thunder.

Scott Van Pelt @notthefakeSVP

Joe Johnson on that old guy in the pick up game yelling, "REGULATE" and running isolation Doo-Doo - type of rhythm.

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Bulls were 5-of-20 in the first quarter of Game 4, their worst shooting quarter of the series. They had 6 offensive rebounds, but turned them into only 4 4 points (the Celtics had one offensive rebound, on which they got 2 points). The Bulls also had 3 turnovers, which the Celtics turned into 7 points.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

All-Star SF Gordon Hayward (food poisoning) has been ruled out the rest of the game, the Jazz announce.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Isaiah Thomas: Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here. I just feed off what the guys give me. They give me a lot of confidence." Very candid quote on trying to play while coping with the death of his sister.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz 55, Clippers 52 at half. Rudy Gobert has 10 points, 6 rebounds and 1 block in 12 minutes in his return from a knee injury. Gordon Hayward, who is reportedly dealing with food poisoning, has been limited to 3 points in 9 minutes. Clippers sixth man Jamal Crawford snapped out of a series-long slump with a game-high 15 points.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas on playing while grieving the loss of his sister: "Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here so I just feed off what the guys give me. They give me a lot of confidence. I can't do it without those guys. They believe in me. Being here is what makes me, I guess, sane. It makes me feel somewhat normal through these tough times."