The Utah Jazz crushed the Toronto Raptors 131-99 in Salt Lake City, thanks in part to stellar 3-point shooting.
The Jazz made a whopping 13-23 from beyond the arc in the win. Marvin Williams, Randy Foye and DeMarre Carroll each made three 3-pointers . The Jazz shot 56.5 percent from deep.
Paul Millsap led the Utah Jazz with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Enes Kanter added 18 points and eight boards while filling in for Al Jefferson and Derrick Favors, who were both out with injuries. Eight Jazz players reached double figures in scoring.
Andrea Bargnani led the Raptors with 20 points and eight rebounds.
The Jazz trailed by as many as 10 in the first quarter but closed the gap to within four by the end of the period. After that, there was no messing around for the Jazz, who went on an offensive tear and scored 38 points in the second quarter, compared to just 23 for the Raptors. The Jazz also scored 32 and 36 in the third and fourth quarters.
The Raptors were outplayed in virtually every phase of the game, being outrebounded 51-41 and turning the ball over 15 times compared to just 11 for the Jazz.
With the win, the Jazz improve to 11-10, while the Raptors drop to 4-16.
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