Utah Jazz pull away in 2nd half to earn road win over Phoenix Suns
PHOENIX — Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap had 19 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and five steals to lead the Jazz to a road win over the Phoenix Suns, 87-80.
The Jazz trailed by as many as 11 points in the first half, but they took a 47-44 lead shortly after halftime and never trailed again.
Five Jazz players scored in double figures, led by Al Jefferson's game-high 21 points.
Utah also forced Phoenix into 20 turnovers, creating 14 extra field-goal attempts for the visitors.
Center Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Goran Dragic added 17 points and six assists.
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