Live Coverage: Utah Jazz lose to Los Angeles Clippers, 94-107

Published: Saturday, Feb. 23 2013 12:30 p.m. MST

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul (3) and Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin (32) play against the Jazz in NBA action in Salt Lake City Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. The Jazz and Clippers play again on Feb. 23, 2013

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

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The Utah Jazz suffered a heavy loss on the road to the LA Clippers, 94-107, on Saturday night.

After a characteristically slow start, the Jazz fought hard to bring themselves back into the game by the end of the first quarter.

Paul Millsap carried the team for much of the first quarter, and he scored the first 13 points for the Jazz. At this point the Clippers were up by eight, but eventually other players started to find a rhythm, managing to bring it within two by the end of the first quarter.

The Clippers started the second quarter on a 9-2 run, but it was a more closely fought contest than the first, and the half ended with the Clippers holding the slight advantage, 49-51.

Paul Millsap finished the half with 17 points, and Gordon Hayward was impressive with six rebounds and 13 first-half points of his own.

Once the second half got underway however, the Clippers made a 11-0 run, and never looked back.

Three of the five starters for the Jazz, Marvin Williams, Jamaal Tinsley, and Randy Foye, ended the game with no points.

This loss puts the Jazz at 31-25 for the season.

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