EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Richard Jefferson made a running jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining to give the New Jersey Nets a 117-115 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.

Jefferson led the Nets with 27 points and Vince Carter scored 25. Josh Boone had 21 points and 13 rebounds as New Jersey posted its fifth straight home win over Utah. Devin Harris add 19 points and 12 assists.

Carlos Boozer equaled his career high with 41 points for Utah. He had a remarkably precise game, shooting 15-of-19 from the field and 11-of-13 from the free throw line. Reserve Kyle Korver added 18 points for the Jazz.