Jazz vs Kings Final: 104-102 - Recap
The Jazz grabbed a 104-102 win over the Kings on Friday, behind a 23-point effort from Gordon Hayward at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Utah got 20 points from Marvin Williams and another 19 points from Al Jefferson. Jamaal Tinsley contributed 12 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Kings got a 19-point performance from Tyreke Evans, who was supported by 18 points from Marcus Thornton. Tyreke Evans had 5 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while DeMarcus Cousins grabbed 7 rebounds.
The Jazz hit the break trailing 53-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 43 boards, while Sacramento only had 31.