Utah 101, Cleveland 104

Date - Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #33 Sean Corbin, #73 Tre Maddox, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 12124

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 19 32 25 25 101
Cleveland 23 26 19 36 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 32-29 22-8 10-21 L2
Cleveland 21-40 12-18 9-22 W1

Recap


Cavaliers 104, Jazz 101:
Kyrie Irving scored 11 of his 20 points in the final quarter and also had 10 assists as Cleveland rallied from a 12-point, fourth-quarter deficit to stymie Utah.

Wayne Ellington scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket as part of a game-ending 9-0 run for the Cavaliers. Tristan Thompson had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Alonzo Gee scored 15 points and Marreese Speights added 14.

Mo Williams missed a game-tying 3-point attempt at the buzzer for the Jazz, who have lost five of six games and played without center Al Jefferson (ankle) for the third straight game. Gordon Hayward scored 25 points, Enes Kanter added 17 points and Paul Millsap tallied 16.

The Jazz led by eight entering the final stanza and boosted the lead to 12 on two free throws by Derrick Favors with 7:26 to play. Cleveland battled back and five straight points by Irving pulled the Cavaliers within 101-100. Irving then stole the ball to set up Ellington’s go-ahead, fast-break dunk with 56.4 seconds left. Ellington added two free throws with 2.8 seconds left.

Utah led 51-49 at halftime and Cleveland tied the game at 55 on Irving’s basket with 7:07 left in the third quarter. Randy Foye scored 11 points during a 19-5 surge that saw the Jazz take a 74-60 on his third 3-pointer of the quarter with 1:36 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Cavaliers snapped a six-game losing skid against the Jazz. … Williams had eight points and six assists in 27 minutes in his first action since breaking a thumb on Dec. 22. … Cleveland G Dion Waiters (flu) missed his second straight game and backup G Daniel Gibson also missed the game with the flu.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Cleveland
Gordon Hayward 25 Scoring Kyrie Irving 20
Gordon Hayward 7 Assists Kyrie Irving 10
Derrick Favors 12 Rebounds Tristan Thompson 12
Gordon Hayward 6 Free Throws Made Wayne Ellington 6
Gordon Hayward 3 Steals Kyrie Irving 2
Derrick Favors 4 Blocks Tristan Thompson 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 101 43.7 9-19 16-19 26 38 11 7 15
Cleveland 104 41.1 7-16 23-29 23 49 12 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .350 after a win and .341 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game on the road against Chicago . The Jazz have a W/L % of .515 after a win and .536 after a loss.