Associated Press
Houston Rockets\' Chase Budinger (10) shoots while fouled by Utah Jazz\'s C.J. Miles, left, during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Houston.\r\n

HOUSTON — The Utah Jazz are off to a good start at the Toyota Center.

Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap each scored 12 points to help give the Jazz a 46-45 lead over the Houston Rockets going into the locker room.

Overall, Utah's defense has played very well, holding the Rockets to 41 percent shooting. But the Jazz have been killed on weakside rotations. Houston guard Kyle Lowry burned Utah for three 3-pointers when rotations left him open. He has scored 18 points and drilled all four treys he's taken.

Houston big Luis Scola also has 12 points for the 17-14 home team.

Utah (15-14) is hoping to snap a two-game road losing streak.

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