Utah Jazz basketball: Jazz shoot nearly 70 percent, up on Miami Heat at halftime
Tom Smart, Deseret News
The Utah Jazz's red-hot shooting built a first half 15-point lead on the Miami Heat, 59-44.
Shooting 67 percent from the field, the Jazz were led by Gordon Hayward and DeMarre Carroll off the bench, who each had 12 points.
Utah got off to a slow start and trailed the Heat early. Then the Jazz turned on some heat of their own, finishing the first quarter on an 18-7 run and leading Miami by five points.
The Jazz extended their lead in the second quarter, and led by as many as 17 points.
Lebron James was the only Heat player in double figures in the first half with 20 points.
Whitney O'Bannon is currently a new media sports intern for the Deseret News.
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