Utah 99, Portland 105

Date - Saturday, February 2, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #34 Kevin Cutler, #12 Violet Palmer, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 20376

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 23 23 21 32 99
Portland 24 19 29 33 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 26-22 17-5 9-17 L1
Portland 24-23 17-8 7-15 W1


Trail Blazers 105, Jazz 99: Rookie Damian Lillard scored 23 points to lead host Portland to a win over Utah in the back half of a home-and-home set.

J.J. Hickson scored 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 for the Trail Blazers, who had a season-low 77 points in a loss in Salt Lake City on Friday. Nicolas Batum finished one assist shy of his third triple-double in seven games.

Randy Foye led five Jazz players in double figures with 23 points. Utah fell to 9-17 on the road despite producing 24 assists against only four turnovers.

Foye hit three of his six 3-pointers midway through the third to help the Jazz build a 63-53 lead. Portland responded with a 21-4 run, and Nolan Smith's 3-pointer early in the fourth gave the Blazers a 79-71 advantage.

Utah managed to forge a tie moments later but never regained the lead after Luke Babbitt snapped the deadlock with a 3-pointer with 7:07 left. Foye made it interesting with six points in the final minute, including a 3-pointer that made it a three-point game, but Portland iced it at the line.

: Jazz F Gordon Hayward missed his fourth straight game with a sprained right shoulder. PG Earl Watson also sat with a knee issue. ... The Blazers were without SG Wesley Matthews and backup PG Ronnie Price, both out with ankle injuries. ... Smith had 13 points in 18 minutes off the Portland bench.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Portland
Randy Foye 23 Scoring Damian Lillard 23
Jamaal Tinsley 6 Assists Nicolas Batum 9
Paul Millsap 8 Rebounds LaMarcus Aldridge 11
Paul Millsap 4 Free Throws Made J.J. Hickson 9
DeMarre Carroll 2 Steals J.J. Hickson 1
DeMarre Carroll 1 Blocks LaMarcus Aldridge 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 99 43.3 8-19 13-16 24 37 2 9 5
Portland 105 50.7 10-18 19-28 25 49 6 2 16

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Jazz have a W/L % of .519 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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