Utah 109, Sacramento 102

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 5, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #64 Eli Roe, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 19911

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Sacramento 29 20 23 23 7 102
Utah 30 27 15 23 14 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 15-45 8-23 7-22 L2
Utah 33-30 18-15 15-15 W1

Recap


Al Jefferson led the way with 27 points and Andrei Kirilenko added 16 as the Utah Jazz snapped a three-game slide with a 109-102 overtime victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Saturday.

Raja Bell chipped in 16 points and Devin Harris collected 14 points and seven assists for Utah (33-30), which is just 2-7 under new coach Tyrone Corbin.

The Kings (15-45) grabbed a quick lead with a 3-pointer in overtime, but the Jazz used a 14-4 run the rest of the way to pull out the win.

Marcus Thornton took over at the beginning of the fourth quarter, scoring seven points during an 11-2 spurt that put the Kings on top, 83-74.

Turnovers on three straight possessions by Sacramento allowed Utah to creep back into it, eventually tying it at 84-84 with 5:03 to play. Another turnover, this time on an offensive foul by Thornton, allowed the Jazz to retake the lead, 86-84, on Jefferson’s jumper.

Utah led, 95-92, with 14 seconds left when Thornton connected from behind the arc to send it to overtime.

Thornton finished with 22 points and DeMarcus Cousins recorded 18 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists for the Kings.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Utah
Marcus Thornton 22 Scoring Al Jefferson 27
DeMarcus Cousins 7 Assists Devin Harris 7
DeMarcus Cousins 18 Rebounds Francisco Elson 9
DeMarcus Cousins 6 Free Throws Made Raja Bell 6
DeMarcus Cousins 2 Steals Devin Harris 3
Samuel Dalembert 4 Blocks Paul Millsap 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 102 40.9 7-14 19-30 20 50 9 8 18
Utah 109 45.5 4-10 25-33 22 47 13 12 16

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game on the road against New York. The Jazz have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .548 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Houston. The Kings have a W/L % of .133 after a win and .289 after a loss.
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