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7 losses the Jazz, in the end, couldn't afford

Published: Thursday, April 18 2013 3:00 p.m. MDT

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Part 3 of Utah's nightmare road trip marked the return of Al Jefferson from injury … which made the game-ending sequence even harder for Jazz fans to endure.

With Utah up two after a Jefferson jumper with 51 seconds left, the teams traded misses before the Bulls got one last chance. Marco Bellinelli's short jumper missed, but Joakim Noah wriggled his way through traffic for the offensive rebound, which he saved from going out of bounds by throwing it to Jimmy Butler.

Butler promptly whipped the ball out to wide-open Belinelli behind the 3-point line, where he gave the Bulls a one-point lead with 5.9 seconds left.

Gordon Hayward's mid-range jumper for the win was off.
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