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Tony Dejak, AP
Utah Jazz's Trey Lyles, front, drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND — With the score tied at 67 going into the final frame, the Utah Jazz floundered in the final 12 minutes in a 91-83 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Lebron James took over in the final period, scoring 17 of Cleveland's 24 points in the fourth.

The Jazz had four players in double-figures, led by Rudy Gobert with 20, Hayward with 13, and Joe Johnson and Joe Ingles with 12 points each.


• None of Cleveland's 29 points in the first quarter were scored by James.

• James outscored the entire Jazz lineup in the fourth quarter, 17-16.

• Both team shot less that 30 percent from three-point territory. The Jazz shot 23.8 percent and the Cavaliers shot 27.3 percent.

Records: Jazz (43-26), Cavaliers (45-22)


Jazz:Gobert was highly-effective for the Jazz, scoring 20 points on 10-of-13 shooting and completing the double-double with 19 rebounds.

Cavaliers:James finished with a double-double of 33 points and 10 rebounds.

Up next

Jazz: at Bulls, Saturday, 7 p.m.

Cavaliers: at Clippers, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.