The Utah Jazz lost their third straight game in a nail-biter Sunday afternoon, falling to the Miami Heat 103-102 on the road.
The turning point: Down by six with 3:32 left, the Heat closed the contest on an 11-4 run. The Jazz had a chance for the win with time winding down but Donovan Mitchell couldn’t come up with a good shot.
- The Heat scored the last four points of the game.
- In all, the Heat won the fourth quarter 29-27.
- Miami outscored Utah in the paint, 50-40
Jazz almanac: 16-24, lost 3
The hero: In an incredibly balanced effort, Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson led the Heat with 16 points apiece. Dragic, Josh Richardson and Kelly Olynyk came up big down the stretch. Mitchell led all scorers with 27 points, 19 of which came in the second half.
Next up: at Washington (23-17), Wednesday, Jan. 10, 5 p.m. MST
On deck: at Charlotte (15-23), Friday, Jan. 12, 5 p.m. MST