Jazz Breaking Records Left and Right
Miles scores career-high and Williams hits 50th double-double as Utah drains 16 3-pointers
SALT LAKE CITY-- Utah Jazz over run the San Antonio Spurs 106-99 in the final minuets of play. C.J. Miles scored second career high this week out doing his record, 29, set on Monday against the Washington Wizards. Deron Williams finished the game with 14 assists and 15 points for his 50th double-double this season. As a whole the Jazz scored 16 3-point baskets, which is also a season high. Coach Jerry Saloan said, “I am proud of my guys.”
Mehmet Okur and Ronnie Brewer were key to the change in pace of the game in the final minuets. Okur blocked a shot by Spurs Tim Duncan which lead to a 3-point shot by Brewer that put the Jazz up 100-97. Spurs coach, Gregg Popovich said, “Okur blocked Duncan and the momentum just changed.”
Brewer, who has sat the last two games due to a right groin injury, scored 7 points total. Miles scored 30, Okur scored 15, Boozer scored 26 with 12 rebounds and Kyle Korver stepped up with 13 points including all three 3-point attempts he made.
P: 10:56 p.m. MT, April 4, 2008