Thursday , Apr , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Boozer leads Jazz over Rockets

Salt Lake City, UT (Sports Network) – Carlos Boozer poured in 22 points and
pulled down 12 rebounds, to lead the Utah Jazz to a 81-67 victory over the
Houston Rockets in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series at
EnergySolutions Arena.

Deron Williams added 11 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for the Jazz,
who now trail the best-of-seven series two games to one.

Matt Harpring came off the bench to score 13 points and grab seven boards for
Utah, which won its first playoff game since April 26, 2003 and will look to
even the series on Saturday in Game 4.

Yao Ming netted 26 points and had 14 rebounds for the Rockets, who won the
first two games of the series at home.

Tracy McGrady contribued 24 points on 9-of-23 shooting from the field in the
loss for Houston, which scored just 25 points in the second half.