Jazz go Buck hunting in Utah
(Sports Network) – The Utah Jazz try to continue their solid play this
season, as they welcome the Milwaukee Bucks tonight to EnergySolutions Arena.
This is the second and final time the teams will meet this season. On November
11th, Carlos Boozer finished with 32 points and 10 rebounds and Matt Harpring
scored the winning basket, as the Jazz defeated Milwaukee, 113-111, at the
Bradley Center. Michael Redd scored a franchise-record 57 points in the loss
for the Bucks.
The Jazz have won three in a row in this series. The Bucks have dropped four
in a row at Utah.
Utah plays the finale of a brief two-game homestand. On Saturday, Mehmet Okur
drained the game-winning three-pointer with 1.6 seconds left in regulation to
lift the Jazz past the Seattle SuperSonics, 109-107, at EnergySolutions Arena.
Boozer scored 24 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out seven assists
in the win over the SuperSonics for Utah, while Deron Williams ended with 18
points and nine helpers for the Jazz, who have won two of their last three
The Jazz are an impressive 9-1 at home this season. They will visit Kevin
Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday at the Target Center.
Milwaukee, which is 4-6 on the road this season, plays the finale of a four-
game road trip. Maurice Williams hit the go-ahead jumper with 53.5 seconds
left to lift the Bucks to a 115-110 win over the Golden State Warriors on
Saturday at ORACLE Arena. Williams, who was just 3-of-19 from the field, had
10 points, all in the fourth quarter.
Charlie Bell led the way with 28 points in the win over Golden State for the
Bucks, who are 2-1 on the current road trip. Redd added 24 points, while Ruben
Patterson scored 18 for Milwaukee.