Detroit 97, Utah 102

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 3, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #73 Ed Malloy, #58 Zach Zarba, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 19911

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit 28 23 28 18 97
Utah 25 28 25 24 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 11-23 8-8 3-15 L2
Utah 24-11 13-6 11-5 W2

Recap

Raja Bell made a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final minute as the host Utah Jazz defeated the Detroit Pistons for the 11th straight time with a 102-97 victory Monday night.

Deron Williams, who hit a key basket and two foul shots down the stretch, led the Jazz with 22 points. Al Jefferson scored 16 points, Paul Millsap added 15 and 10 rebounds and Andrei Kirilenko also scored 15 for Utah, which has won six of eight.

Tayshuan Prince scored 26 points and Richard Hamilton added 15 for the Pistons, who have lost four of five.

Williams' runner in the lane with 1:30 to play broke a 93-all tie, but Prince's basket tied it with 1:12 left. Bell's 3-pointer gave Utah the lead for good at 98-95 lead with 50 seconds to play.

A dunk by Pistons rookie Greg Monroe with 27 seconds left made it a one-point game. Bell was fouled and made both free throws for a 100-97 lead.

Tracy McGrady missed a 3-pointer and Williams was fouled, making both to seal the win.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Utah
Tayshaun Prince 26 Scoring Deron Williams 22
Tracy McGrady 11 Assists Deron Williams 10
Tracy McGrady 9 Rebounds Paul Millsap 10
Richard Hamilton 3 Free Throws Made Deron Williams 13
Austin Daye 2 Steals Raja Bell 1
Ben Gordon 1 Blocks Al Jefferson 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 97 45.7 7-21 16-21 24 39 3 3 7
Utah 102 47.2 5-15 29-32 23 35 4 4 9

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Jazz have a W/L % of .609 after a win and .833 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Pistons have a W/L % of .273 after a win and .348 after a loss.
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