Philadelphia 99, Utah 102

Date - Friday, December 30, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 19911

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 29 22 22 26 99
Utah 22 31 18 31 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1
Utah 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1


Derrick Favors had a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds and Gordon Hayward nailed a key 3-pointer as the Utah Jazz earned their first victory with a 102-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena.

Favors was 10 of 16 for the Jazz (1-2) in his best game of the young season. He started for Al Jefferson, who was scratched before tipoff with an ankle problem. Utah's Devin Harris had 19 points, Paul Millsap had 14 points and 13 rebounds. Hayward scored 15.

Jrue Holiday had hurt his knee against Phoenix but was sound with 22 points on 9 of 15 shooting.

Spencer Hawes had a double-double for Philadelphia (1-2) with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Lou Williams had 20 points off the bench but missed all five 3-point attempts. The 76ers have lost seven in a row in Salt Lake City.

Utah avoided its first 0-3 start since the 1979-80 season.

Andre Iguodala hit a 3-pointer and Williams' short jumper got the 76ers to 95-94 but Iguodala missed two free throws at 2:10 that could have given the 76ers the lead. Harris made a 22-footer for a 97-94 lead at 1:54. Williams made two free throws but Favors tipped in Millsap's miss for a 99-96 lead.

Brand made one of two free throws after being fouled by Millsap. Then Hayward gave the Jazz a 101-97 lead with a jumper from the right side.

Williams made it 101-99 with two more free throws. Harris gave the 76ers a chance when he traveled with 13.8 seconds left. Williams and Hawes missed shots and the Jazz escaped after Williams missed a long 3-pointer.

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Utah
Jrue Holiday 22 Scoring Derrick Favors 20
Louis Williams 5 Assists Earl Watson 4
Spencer Hawes 13 Rebounds Paul Millsap 14
Louis Williams 10 Free Throws Made Devin Harris 8
Jrue Holiday 2 Steals Paul Millsap 3
Spencer Hawes 3 Blocks Jeremy Evans 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 99 48.1 4-13 21-29 19 40 3 7 13
Utah 102 44.3 6-16 26-33 17 41 9 8 12

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Jazz have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Golden State . The 76ers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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