Cleveland vs Utah Recap - Jazz Win 121-99
|Cleveland vs Utah Recap - Jazz Win 121-99|
The battle between the Jazz and Cavaliers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cleveland was handed a 121-99 defeat on Friday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 15-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 199.5.
Deron Williams had 26 points for Utah and C.J. Miles chipped in with 20 points. Deron Williams had 9 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Cleveland got 26 points from Antawn Jamison in a losing cause and another 21 points from J.J. Hickson. Mo Williams contributed 10 assists for the Cavaliers, while J.J. Hickson had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 70-50 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-35.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wizards. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Denver.