Golden State 98, Utah 104

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 6, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #8 Marc Davis, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 18933

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Golden State 27 28 25 18 98
Utah 28 27 23 26 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Golden State 21-33 11-16 10-17 L1
Utah 29-27 20-8 9-19 W1

Recap


JAZZ 104, WARRIORS 98: Devin Harris scored a season-high 28 and Al Jefferson had 30 points and 11 rebounds as Utah pulled away from visiting Golden State.

Harris returned after missing a game with a sprained ankle and ignited a 16-5 Jazz start to the fourth quarter with 11 points. He finished 5 of 8 on 3-pointers.

Jefferson was elbowed in the stomach in the third quarter and suffered a strained abdomen but returned after a few minutes. He shot 13 of 18 and also had five blocks.

Gordon Hayward added 14 and Paul Millsap 12 for Utah, which has won 10 of the last 12 home games against the Warriors.

David Lee led the Warriors with 26 points and 12 rebounds, his seventh consecutive game with at least 20 points.

Klay Thompson scored 23 points and made 4 of 5 3-pointers, while Jeremy Tyler added 14 in the loss.

After trailing 43-30 with 7:11 remaining before halftime, Utah went on a 25-12 run and the teams entered the half even at 55.

Jefferson had 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting for the Jazz in the first half, to go with five rebounds and four blocks.

Thompson scored 10 points in the third quarter and the Warriors led 80-78 entering the fourth.

Harris and Jefferson staked the Jazz to a 96-86 advantage but the Warriors went on a 7-0 run to get to 96-93.

Utah followed with six unanswered points and a 102-93 lead with 1:25 remaining before Thompson made a 3-pointer and a 22-footer to cut the lead to 102-98.

Hayward added two free throws for the final score.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Millsap almost didn’t play because of the stomach flu. He did not participate in the shootaround Friday morning. Millsap has missed only 13 of 465 games in his six-year NBA career and just one this season. … Derrick Favors, who had 23 points and 17 rebounds in Utah's 99-92 overtime win over Golden State on March 17, had four points and two rebounds this time.

Top Game Performances

Golden State   Utah
David Lee 26 Scoring Al Jefferson 30
Charles Jenkins 7 Assists Earl Watson 6
David Lee 12 Rebounds Al Jefferson 11
David Lee 6 Free Throws Made Devin Harris 7
Klay Thompson 3 Steals Devin Harris 2
Andris Biedrins 1 Blocks Al Jefferson 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Golden State 98 45.3 9-22 11-12 22 41 2 9 17
Utah 104 48.1 6-16 22-25 23 39 6 9 14

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Jazz have a W/L % of .483 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Golden State will play their next game at home against Denver. The Warriors have a W/L % of .381 after a win and .394 after a loss.
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