Posted October 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors scored 21 points apiece to help the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-91 on Thursday night. Kanter and Favors combined for 21 in the fourth quarter for Utah, which lost 120-114 to Portland on Monday. Kanter also finished with 12 rebounds. The preseason game was tight throughout until Kanter and Favors took over midway through the fourth. Wesley Matthews led Portland with 24 points. LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Nicolas Batum finished with 17 points and 10 boards. Utah's reserves outscored the team's starters. Jazz point guard Mo Williams rested for precautionary reasons. The Blazers, who open the regular season on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Lakers, committed 25 turnovers and went 5 for 21 from 3-point range. Portland rookie Damian Lillard, who played his college ball just up the road for Weber State, was 4 for 14 from the field and finished with 12 points. The point guard also committed five turnov...
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