Matt York, AP
Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) dunks against the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

For the second night in a row, the Utah Jazz got blown out on the road Wednesday, this time suffering a 97-88 loss to the Phoenix Suns

The turning point: After falling down by 17 in the second quarter, the Jazz got to within seven at halftime only to get down by 18 in the third quarter, and they couldn’t rally.

3 keys

  • The Jazz committed 24 turnovers compared to 16 for the Suns. Phoenix scored 27 points off Utah turnovers.
  • The Jazz made just six of their 25 3-point attempts.
  • Utah scored just nine bench points compared to 38 for the Suns.
Jazz almanac: 2-3, lost 2

The hero: TJ Warren led all scorers with 27 points. Rodney Hood led the Jazz with 22.

Next up: vs. Los Angeles Lakers (1-2), Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

On deck: vs. Dallas Mavericks (1-4), Monday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.