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Paul Millsap scored 20 points, Enes Kanter had 18 in his first career start and the Utah Jazz hit 13 3-pointers to rout the Toronto Raptors 131-99 on Friday night.
Gordon Hayward added 17 points off the bench as Utah improved to 8-1 at home. Marvin Williams, Randy Foye and DeMarre Carroll all made three 3-pointers for the Jazz, who finished 13 for 23 from beyond the arc.
The Jazz hit five 3s in a 3 1/2-minute span of the second quarter to build a 14-point lead after trailing by as many as 10 early. They hit seven more in the second half and led by as many as 34 in the game, a stark contrast to the triple-overtime thriller the Jazz won on Nov. 12 in Toronto.
Kanter started at center for the Jazz with Al Jefferson still bothered by back spasms.
Andrea Bargnani led Toronto with 20 points and eight rebounds. DeMar DeRozan added 17 points while Amir Johnson scored 10 off the bench. The Raptors (4-16) fell to 1-12 on the road.
Utah had eight players score in double figures, including...
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Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin is unsure if forwards Al Jefferson and Derrick Favors will be ready to go Friday night, but it might not matter with the slumping Toronto Raptors in town.
Utah will try to match its best home start in four seasons when it takes on the Raptors, who are looking to end an eight-game road losing streak.
Jefferson poured in a season-high 31 points and grabbed...
After losing the first two of their five-game road trip, the Toronto Raptors (4-15) will look to turn things around as they get ready to face the Utah Jazz tonight. Utah’s Al Jefferson scored a season-high 31 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to help the Jazz (10-10) end a three-game losing streak with a 87-81 home win over Orlando on Wednesday. Unfortunately, he had to be helped...
SALT LAKE CITY -- Playing without Al Jefferson and Derrick Favors didn't prove to be a problem for the Utah Jazz. For that matter, neither did hitting shots from outside. The Jazz overcame a sluggish start and the absence of two key big men and put on an outside shooting clinic in trouncing the Toronto Raptors 131-99 on Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Jefferson,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 24 points, Mo Williams added 22 and the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 117-110 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.
Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 34 points, making 12 of 14 free throws, as they fell to 4-7 in their last 11 games.
Al Jefferson and reserves Gordon Hayward and Enes Kanter added 14 points each for the...