Utah Jazz Team Report – March 11
=== Utah Jazz Team Report – March 11 ===
(Sports Network) – Andrei Kirilenko scored 20 points and pulled down 15
rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz past the Golden State Warriors, 91-77, on
Wednesday at the Delta Center.
Raja Bell netted 15 points and handed out six assists for Utah, which has won
two in a row and six of its last eight contests. Jarron Collins and Aleksandar
Pavlovic each had 11 points for the Jazz, who have defeated the Warriors 19
straight times at home.
Utah last lost to Golden State in Salt Lake City back on November 11, 1994.
The teams split the four-game season series. However, the Jazz have captured
27 of the last 32 meetings between the two clubs.
With the win, Utah remained 1 1/2 games back of the Denver Nuggets for the
eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
On the injury front Carlos Arroyo sat out the game with a strained back and is
listed as doubtful for Friday’s contest against the Phoenix Suns
Utah, which will start a five-game road trip on Friday, has lost four of its
last seven games on the road and is 10-21 away from home this season.
The Jazz have defeated the Suns twice already this season and has won three
straight, seven of eight and eight of the last 13 meetings. The Jazz have also
won seven of 12 and nine of their last 15 in Phoenix.