Utah Defeats Oklahoma City 120-99 - Recap
The battle between the Jazz and Thunder didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Oklahoma City was handed a 120-99 defeat on Sunday at Ford Center.
Bettors who backed the Jazz were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 202.5.
Paul Millsap had 30 points for Utah and Al Jefferson chipped in with 23 points. Deron Williams had 15 assists for the Jazz, while Paul Millsap was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
The Thunder got a 28-point performance from Kevin Durant, who was supported by 22 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook had 5 assists in a losing cause for Oklahoma City, while Jeff Green grabbed 9 rebounds.
Utah led at halftime, 56-40.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 42 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 38.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.