Jazz Down New Orleans 94-90 - Match Report
Utah earned a 94-90 victory over New Orleans on Monday, getting 22 points from Al Jefferson at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 179.5.
Utah got 19 points from Devin Harris and another 13 points from Josh Howard. Earl Watson contributed 7 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
New Orleans got 27 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jason Smith. Jarrett Jack contributed 11 assists for the Hornets, while Jason Smith had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 50-47 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-36.
Next game, Utah takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Philadelphia.