Utah Jazz Team Report – December 4
=== Utah Jazz Team Report – December 4 ===
(Sports Network) – The Utah Jazz fell in overtime to the Houston Rockets,
107-101, Wednesday at the Toyota Center.
Utah had five double-digit scorers with Matt Harpring and Andrei Kirilenko
each leading the way with 19. Aleksandar Pavlovic added 18 while Raul Lopez
scored 16 for the Jazz, whose four-game winning streak was snapped.
Eric Piatkowski started and capped a 10-2 run out of the gates in overtime,
hitting a three 33 seconds in and then a jumper with 1:28 left to make it
104-96. Piatkowski had five of Houston’s 13 points in overtime and finished
with a season-high 13 points himself.
Utah couldn’t muster much more on offense, finishing 2-for-8 from the field in
the extra period. Yao Ming’s free throw with 31 seconds left put the finishing
touches on the victory for Houston.
The Jazz outscored the Rockets 34-22 in the paint.
Utah fell to 1-6 on the road.
The Jazz are off until Friday when they host the Los Angeles Clippers.