Portland 89, Utah 93

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 30, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #10 Ron Garretson, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 19328

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 26 19 25 19 89
Utah 20 19 30 24 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 12-9 9-1 3-8 L1
Utah 12-7 10-3 2-4 W2

Recap


Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the short-handed Utah Jazz rallied to defeat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 93-89 on Monday.
 
The Jazz (12-7) played without starting center Al Jefferson (sore right ankle) and shooting guard Raja Bell (strained right abductor).
 
Trailing 79-74 with 9:10 remaining in the game, Utah scored 13 consecutive points. Millsap's jumper with 6:26 left put the Jazz ahead for good 80-79. It was Utah's first lead since early in the game.
 
The Jazz went ahead 87-79, but Portland cut the margin to 89-87 and had a chance to tie game. Nicolas Batum, who hit four 3-pointers in the quarter, sustained a leg injury while driving to the basket with 19.9 seconds remaining and had to be helped from the floor.
 
Gordon Hayward's free throw with 13.3 seconds left gave Utah a three-point lead. Wesley Matthews' basket with 5.6 seconds left cut the lead to one, but the Jazz put the game away at the foul line.
 
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points to lead Portland (12-9).

Top Game Performances

Portland   Utah
LaMarcus Aldridge 25 Scoring Paul Millsap 19
Raymond Felton 7 Assists Devin Harris 4
Gerald Wallace 9 Rebounds Paul Millsap 15
LaMarcus Aldridge 3 Free Throws Made Paul Millsap 7
Raymond Felton 2 Steals Earl Watson 5
Marcus Camby 4 Blocks Paul Millsap 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 89 46.2 5-20 10-13 19 37 10 6 13
Utah 93 38.1 3-12 26-38 15 51 7 9 11

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game at home against L.A. Clippers. The Jazz have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .714 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .778 after a loss.
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