3 keys in the Utah Jazz's 92-88 win over the Memphis Grizzlies

3 keys in the Utah Jazz's 92-88 win over the Memphis Grizzlies

MEMPHIS— The Utah Jazz won its seventh straight game, defeating the Grizzlies 92-88 in Memphis.

Turning point: Up just two with 2:23 remaining in the third quarter, the Jazz closed the third quarter on a 5-2 run, with all five points from Joe Johnson, to end the quarter up five. Utah wouldn’t trail in the fourth.

The hero: Ricky Rubio continued his offensive hot streak, scoring 29 to lead the Jazz in scoring.

3 keys:

• The backcourt of Ricky Rubio and Rodney Hood combined to score 47 points.

• Utah outrebounded Memphis 43 to 36

• The Jazz shot 33 free throws, making 28 of them. Memphis was 12 for 16 from the charity stripe.

Jazz almanac: 26-28, Won 7

Next 3:

Vs Charlotte (23-30), Friday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m. MT

At Portland (29-25), Sunday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. MT

Vs San Antonio (34-21), Monday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. MT

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Published at Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:30:00 +0000