After a slow start, the Utah Jazz took off against the Houston Rockets and lead 61-44 at the half.

Marvin Williams leads the Jazz in scoring with 12 points off the bench. Williams shot 4-6 from the field and 3-3 from beyond the arc in the half.

The Jazz are outplaying the Rockets in just about every phase of the game, outrebounding the Rockets 27-22 and shooting a stellar 50 percent from the field, compared to just 38 percent for the Rockets.

Houston's Patrick Patterson leads all scorers with 15 points.


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