Utah Defeats Memphis 98-88 - Recap
Utah got 23 points from Gordon Hayward en route to a 98-88 victory over Memphis on Sunday at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed the Jazz were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 188.5.
Utah got 21 points from Al Jefferson and another 16 points from Paul Millsap. Gordon Hayward contributed 5 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Memphis got 22 points from Rudy Gay in a losing cause and another 17 points from Mike Conley. Mike Conley contributed 6 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marreese Speights had 11 rebounds.
Utah led at halftime, 46-40.
Memphis had a 42-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Houston.