SALT LAKE CITY — The Boston Celtics shot 59 percent from the field and never trailed on their way to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday at the Vivint Arena.
Utah made a late 20-6 run, but it was too little, too late.
Former Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting off the bench for the Celtics.
• Jazz's bench struggled, hitting on just 7 of 25 from the field and 2 of 10 from the 3-point line.
• Boston's Gerald Green scored 16 points, most of those came in the first half.
• Gobert had another double-double (14 and 10).
Records: Jazz 34-21, 4th place in Western Conference; Celtics 35-19, 2nd in Eastern Conference
Jazz: Gordon Hayward scored 29 points and had 3 assists.
Celtics: Isaiah Thomas scored 27 points and dished out 5 assists.
Jazz: vs. Clippers, Monday, 7 p.m.
Celtics: at Mavericks, Monday, 6:30 p.m.