20 years ago: Utah Jazz sweep Los Angeles Lakers

20 years ago: Utah Jazz sweep Los Angeles Lakers

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Karl Malone led the Utah Jazz with 32 points and 14 rebounds as the Jazz swept the Los Angeles Lakers with a 96-92 victory in the Western Conference Finals.

Jeff Hornacek had his best scoring game of the series with 15 points. Greg Ostertag was the high scorer off the bench with 11 points.

The win left the Jazz with a potential long wait before a possible Finals rematch with Chicago.

“I’d love a rematch with Chicago,” John Stockton said.

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Published at Sun, 20 May 2018 17:15:00 +0000