Rudy Gobert stopped a Golden State run with a late dunk as the Utah Jazz used superior three-point shooting to record a 108-103 victory over the Warriors on Wednesday night in Salt Lake City.
Golden State Warriors
- Points: Stephen Curry – 32
- Assists: Shaun Livingston – 5
- Rebounds: Draymond Green – 12
- Points: Joe Ingles – 20
- Assists: Ricky Rubio – 10
- Rebounds: Rudy Gobert – 15
Jae Crowder, Joe Ingles and Kyle Korver combined for 13 three-pointers, helping the Jazz outscore the Warriors 48-30 from beyond the arc en route to a win that evened the season series at a win apiece. Golden State won 124-123 at Utah in the first week of the season.
Neither team led by more than eight through three quarters before the Jazz got two hoops from Dante Exum and one from Derrick Favors to start the fourth period and go up 90-80.
A three-pointer by Ingles made it an 11-point game with 9:14 to go, but the Warriors chipped away, rallying to get as close as 100-98 on a jumper by Kevin Durant with 4:05 remaining.
But Gobert got behind the Golden State defense for a dunk, Ingles added a lay-up for a six-point lead, and the Jazz held the Warriors scoreless over the final 1:13, including a missed three-point attempt by Durant that could have tied the score.
Ingles finished with a team-high 20 points, Crowder had 18, and Gobert and Donovan Mitchell added 17 apiece for the Jazz, who won their fourth straight home game.
Crowder, who also had 11 rebounds, and Gobert, who pulled down a game-high 15 rebounds, recorded double-doubles for Utah.
Korver and Favors contributed 12 points apiece to the win, which snapped Utah’s two-game losing streak. Ricky Rubio chipped in with a game-high 10 assists.
The Jazz finished 16-of-42 on three-pointers, while the Warriors were 10-of-31.
Stephen Curry went for a game-high 32 points and Durant added 30 for the Warriors, who had won their previous four road games.
Klay Thompson added 12 points for Golden State, while Draymond Green grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds.
Curry shot 5-of-9 on three-pointers, but the rest of the Golden State team went just 5-for-22, including Durant and Thompson, who combined to make just two of 11 attempts from long range.
Wednesday night’s scores
- Washington Wizards 118-136 Houston Rockets
- Indiana Pacers 96-99 Toronto Raptors
- Phoenix Suns 111-103 Boston Celtics
- Brooklyn Nets 96-93 Chicago Bulls
- New Orleans Pelicans 115-123 Milwaukee Bucks
- Detroit Pistons 129-123 (OT) Minnesota Timberwolves
- New York Knicks 109-131 Philadelphia 76ers
- Cleveland Cavaliers 99-110 Charlotte Hornets
- San Antonio Spurs 129-90 Orlando Magic
- Oklahoma City Thunder 132-113 Sacramento Kings
- Memphis Grizzlies 92-99 Portland Trail Blazers
- Golden State Warriors 103-108 Utah Jazz
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