Utah 131, Toronto 99

Date - Friday, December 7, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #52 Scott Twardoski, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 18069

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 29 23 24 23 99
Utah 25 38 32 36 131

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 4-16 3-4 1-12 L3
Utah 11-10 8-1 3-9 W2


Jazz 131, Raptors 99: Paul Millsap led eight players in double figures with 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah improved to 8-1 at home.

Enes Kanter recorded 18 points and eight boards, Gordon Hayward scored 17 points and Mo Williams added 11 and 10 assists for the Jazz, who posted their 14th win in 15 meetings with the Raptors despite being without Al Jefferson (back spasms) and Derrick Favors (foot).

Andrea Bargnani had 20 points and eight rebounds, DeMar DeRozan contributed 17 points and Mickael Pietrus chipped in 13 for Toronto, which fell to 1-12 on the road with its ninth straight loss away from home.

The Raptors opened a 10-point lead in the first before ending the quarter with a 29-25 advantage, but Utah outscored Toronto 38-23 in the second to claim an 11-point lead at the half. The Jazz were up by 19 after three quarters thanks in part to a 10-0 run fueled by Marvin Williams and Mo Williams, who combined for three 3-pointers and a free throw during the spurt.

A 14-0 burst early in the fourth gave Utah a 112-80 cushion with 6:42 remaining. Kanter's driving layup with 1:58 left gave the Jazz their largest lead of the night at 127-93.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Jazz were 6-of-8 from 3-point range in the third quarter after going 6-of-13 from beyond the arc in the first half. ... Toronto fell one point short of reaching 100 for the sixth time in seven contests. Its nine-game road skid is its longest since a 14-game slide in 2010-11. ... Raptors G Jose Calderon became third player in franchise history to appear in 500 games. Calderon went 5-of-6 at the free-throw line and finished with seven points in 24 minutes.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Utah
Andrea Bargnani 20 Scoring Paul Millsap 20
Kyle Lowry 4 Assists Mo Williams 10
Andrea Bargnani 8 Rebounds Paul Millsap 10
DeMar DeRozan 7 Free Throws Made Gordon Hayward 8
Jose Calderon 1 Steals Paul Millsap 3
Mickael Pietrus 3 Blocks Randy Foye 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 99 40.2 7-24 26-31 13 41 7 5 15
Utah 131 49.5 13-23 28-35 31 51 8 10 11

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Jazz have a W/L % of .545 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers . The Raptors have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .267 after a loss.
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