Utah vs Phoenix Recap - Jazz Win 87-80
|Utah vs Phoenix Recap - Jazz Win 87-80|
Utah got 21 points from Al Jefferson en route to an 87-80 victory over Phoenix on Friday at US Airways Center.
The Jazz were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 198.5.
Paul Millsap had 19 points for Utah and Gordon Hayward chipped in with 14 points. Earl Watson had 8 assists for the Jazz, while Paul Millsap was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Phoenix got 18 points from Marcin Gortat in a losing cause and another 17 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 6 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 11 rebounds.
Utah led at halftime, 42-40.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 40 boards, while Utah only had 38.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.