Utah 108, Minnesota 100

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 28, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, # Marat Kogut, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 19911

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 25 30 22 23 100
Utah 32 26 27 23 108

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 10-36 8-14 2-22 L6
Utah 28-19 16-8 12-11 W1

Recap

Paul Millsap scored 30 points and Andrei Kirilenko had a season-best 27 points to help the Utah Jazz snap a six-game losing streak with a 108-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.

C.J. Miles added 21 points as Utah (28-19) ended its skid despite being without star guard Deron Williams, who missed the game with a wrist injury.

Kevin Love had 22 points and 15 rebounds as Minnesota (10-36) suffered its sixth straight loss and 11th in 12th games while dropping to 2-22 on the road.

Millsap had eight rebounds and six steals and made 14-of-25 field-goal attempts. Kirilenko hit 10 of 13 shots and had seven assists.

Wesley Johnson scored 19 points and Michael Beasley had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Timberwolves.

Former Timberwolves center Al Jefferson had 14 rebounds and Earl Watson had 10 points and 13 assists while starting in place of Williams.

Love has 32 consecutive double-doubles for the Timberwolves while making a strong bid to be on the Western Conference All-Star squad.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Utah
Kevin Love 22 Scoring Paul Millsap 30
Jonny Flynn 6 Assists Earl Watson 13
Kevin Love 15 Rebounds Al Jefferson 14
Kevin Love 10 Free Throws Made Andrei Kirilenko 6
Jonny Flynn 2 Steals Paul Millsap 6
Michael Beasley 2 Blocks Andrei Kirilenko 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 100 46.8 8-20 20-24 21 45 8 4 25
Utah 108 44.1 6-18 20-26 29 43 2 20 11

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game on the road against Golden State. The Jazz have a W/L % of .593 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .222 after a loss.
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