The Utah Jazz suffered their third consecutive loss Tuesday night at Vivint Arena, falling to the Philadelphia 76ers, 104-97.
The turning point: After battling back in the second quarter following a bad first quarter, the Jazz trailed just 46-44 at halftime, but they were down by double-digits again within the first four minutes of the third and couldn't come all the way back despite a late rally.
- Utah shot an paltry 30.6 percent from the field, making just 30 field goals on 98 attempts.
- Despite just 81 field goal attempts, the 76ers made 34.
- On the plus side, Utah committed just 12 turnovers compared to 22 for Philadelphia, helping the home team claw back into the game.
Jazz almanac: 5-6, Lost 3
The hero: Dario Saric led the 76ers with 25 points, JJ Redick had 24 and was key in helping Philadelphia regain control in the third quarter, and rookie Ben Simmons had 16 with six assists, three blocks and three steals. Rodney Hood led Utah with 19 points, 17 of which came in the second half after he came off the bench.
Next up: vs. Miami (4-6), Friday, November 11, 7 p.m. MT
On deck: vs. Brooklyn (4-6), Saturday, November 11, 7 p.m. MT