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Notebook: Suns 87, Jazz 84


Mike Tulumello, for NBA.com
Posted Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:47 AM - Updated Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:47 AM

THE FACT: The Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz featured an unusual coaching battle in which both head coaches had lots of playing experience for both teams. The Suns' Jeff Hornacek played in 477 regular-season and 100 playoff games for the Utah Jazz over six seasons (1994-2000) while Ty Corbin played played in 107 games with the Suns (while a teammate of Hornacek's) from 1987-89.

THE LEAD: The Phoenix Suns were supposed to be the dregs of the Western Conference, maybe the entire NBA.

Instead, they stand 2-0 after Eric Bledsoe hit a dramatic 25-footer in the final second to pull out an 87-84 win over the Utah Jazz (0-2).

With the scored tied 84-84 in the closing seconds, the Suns cleared out for Bledsoe, who took the ball up top and stared at the Jazz's Gordon Hayward, who was guarding him from a distance, daring him to shoot rather than drive.

"I knew he was playing me to drive, so I was going to wait until the clock got really low to shoot it....I had planned on it being a three (pointer).

"He dared me to shoot, and so I knew I was going to shoot it."

He swished it with .7 seconds left.

Bledsoe had just one point entering the fourth quarter, but ended up leading with Suns after pouring in 17 points in the final period.

The Jazz tried one last shot but Hayward, who had hit a 25-footer to tie the game at 84-84 with 23 seconds left, stepped on the out-of-bounds line after getting the ball.

That was the Jazz' 21st turnover of the game.

Enes Kanter led the Jazz with 20 points (though he shot just 8-for-22) while Hayward added 18 (while shooting just 6-for-17).

"We gotta get ourselves good looks," Hayward said after the Jazz' second straight down-to-the-wire loss. "Everything is tough down the stretch."

The Suns' experiment of starting the point guard duo of Goran Dragic and Bledsoe, a huge hit in the season opener, didn't work so well in this one.

Dragic collided with teammate P.J. Tucker late in the first first, suffered a facial bruise and didn't play much in the second half. He finished with five points and five assists in 25 minutes.

Despite the win, Hornacek sounded discouraged: "We just didn't have it tonight. They were outhustling us. Somehow, we sucked it up and pulled it out. (But) we didn't play well at all."

QUOTABLE: "My teammates kept telling me, and coach kept telling me, 'Your shot is going to fall.'"
-- Bledsoe.

THE STAT: The Suns have made the playoffs in all 10 seasons they started off 2-0.

TURNING POINT: Bledsoe's big shot.

QUOTABLE II: "I'm excited for him....I miss his knowledge, his friendship and his feel for the game."
-- Jazz coach Corbin on Hornacek, who served as the Jazz shooting coach from 2007-10 and as assistant coach from 2011-13. Corbin also recalled the two were Suns' teammates "many, many moons ago" (from 1987-89).

HOT: Almost nobody. The Suns shot 37 percent, the Jazz 36.5, though Alec Burks managed to hit 6-for-9 of the bench.

NOT: The Dragic-Bledsoe combo combined to shoot 6-for-26.

ROOKIE WATCH: Dionte Christmas made his NBA debut, jump-starting the Suns' non-existent fast break. Because of the Suns' lackluster play, "I knew there was a possibility" he would play. Christmas, who had played around the world since leaving Temple in 2009. He had nine points, including seven straight, to spark a 15-2 Suns' run to give them a 62-56 lead late in the third quarter.

Hornacek said, "He brings energy every day in practice. He's streaky in his shooting....He gave us a huge lift. He deserves to be in the NBA."

Christmas said, "I'm energetic. I'm always ready."

FANTASY SPOTLIGHT: Suns center Miles Plumlee appears to be one of the NBA's major surprises. After two games, he's averaging 15.5 points, 14.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks.

NOTABLE: Hayward got as close as he has ever come to getting a triple double: He had 18 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

UP NEXT: For the Jazz, Saturday vs. Rockets, Tuesday @ Brooklyn and Wednesday @ Boston. For the Suns, Sunday @ Oklahoma City, Tuesday @ New Orleans and Wednesday @ San Antonio.

UTA
PHX
     
    • 36.5%

    • 37.3%

    • 29.4%

    • 27.3%

    • 63.0%

    • 79.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
UTA PHX
Total Rebounds 53 46
Offensive Rebounds 22 16
Turnovers 20 16
Fast Break Pts: 14 24
Biggest Lead: 8 6
Points in the Paint: 36 40
UTA PHX
p Kanter   20 Bledsoe   18
rb Favors   17 Plumlee   13
a Hayward   8 Bledsoe   6
s 3 players   1 3 players   2
b Clark   1 Plumlee   3
 
  • 11/01 - UTA 84 @ PHX 87
  • 11/29 - PHX 112 @ UTA 101
  • 11/30 - UTA 112 @ PHX 104
  • 02/26 - PHX 86 @ UTA 109
Utah Jazz (0-2)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
R. Jefferson F 21:30 1-6 1-4 4-6 -3 2 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 7
D. Favors F 37:19 6-12 0-0 2-2 -6 4 13 17 4 3 0 4 0 1 14
E. Kanter C 38:20 8-22 0-0 4-4 +4 10 2 12 1 4 0 3 0 5 20
G. Hayward G 39:28 6-17 3-5 3-4 -8 3 7 10 8 1 1 3 0 1 18
J. Lucas III G 31:04 2-10 1-6 0-1 -4 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 5
R. Gobert   07:57 0-0 0-0 1-2 -5 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 1
J. Tinsley   16:35 2-4 0-1 0-0 +5 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 4
A. Burks   26:46 6-9 0-1 3-7 -3 0 2 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 15
M. Harris   12:28 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
I. Clark   08:32 0-3 0-0 0-1 +5 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 0
B. Rush DND - Left Knee Rehab
M. Williams DND - Right Achilles Rehab
Total   240 31-85 5-17 17-27   22 31 53 20 20 3 20 1 10 84
  36.5% 29.4% 63.0%   team rebs: 16 total to: 21
Phoenix Suns (2-0)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Tucker F 32:47 5-8 2-4 0-0 +1 2 2 4 1 3 2 2 1 0 12
C. Frye F 22:15 2-7 0-1 0-0 +2 1 3 4 1 2 1 1 2 0 4
M. Plumlee C 34:51 6-11 0-0 1-2 +1 5 8 13 1 1 0 0 3 0 13
G. Dragic G 24:40 2-11 0-3 1-2 -1 0 2 2 5 2 1 2 1 0 5
E. Bledsoe G 27:37 4-15 2-7 8-10 +3 1 4 5 6 4 2 5 0 0 18
G. Green   12:08 2-4 1-2 2-2 +4 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 7
M. Morris   25:51 3-6 0-0 0-0 +2 2 4 6 0 1 2 1 0 0 6
A. Len   13:03 1-3 0-0 1-2 +1 1 0 1 0 4 1 1 1 0 3
M. Morris   09:07 0-2 0-1 4-4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 4
A. Goodwin   10:52 2-5 0-1 0-0 -10 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 4
I. Smith   11:59 1-5 0-1 0-0 -5 1 4 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
D. Christmas   14:50 3-6 1-2 2-2 +17 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 9
V. Kravtsov DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 31-83 6-22 19-24   16 30 46 15 24 10 16 10 1 87
  37.3% 27.3% 79.2%   team rebs: 6 total to: 17

inactive

  • Jazz: Biedrins, Burke, Evans
  • Suns: Okafor

technical fouls

  • Jazz: --
  • Suns: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 12
  • Times Tied: 7

arena stats

  • Arena: US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #24 Mike Callahan, #44 Eli Roe, #35 Kane Fitzgerald
  • Attendance: 14662
  • Duration: 2:20
Utah Jazz (0-2) Phoenix Suns (2-0)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Plumlee vs Kanter (Dragic gains possession)
  11:38 Dragic Pullup Bank shot: Missed 
  11:33 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:33
[PHX 2-0]
Plumlee Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  11:14  
Kanter Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:12  
Kanter Layup Shot: Missed Block: Frye (1 BLK)  11:08  
  11:06 Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:05 Bledsoe Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  11:05 Bledsoe Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  10:52 Bledsoe Foul: Defense 3 Second (1 PF) 
Lucas III Free Throw Technical Missed  10:52  
Team Rebound  10:52  
Favors Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  10:46  
  10:34
[PHX 4-0]
Plumlee Jump Bank Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (1 AST) 
Kanter Running Hook Shot: Missed  10:14  
  10:10 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:08
[PHX 6-0]
Tucker Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (2 AST) 
Favors Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Hayward (1 AST)  09:44
[UTA 2-6]
 
Kanter Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:24  
  09:17 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:15  
Favors Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:06 Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:01
[PHX 8-2]
Tucker Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Hayward 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Favors (1 AST)  08:49
[UTA 5-8]
 
  08:39 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:37  
Hayward Running Bank shot: Missed  08:32  
Hayward Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:26  
Hayward Putback Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  08:26
[UTA 7-8]
 
  08:11
[PHX 11-7]
Tucker 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Dragic (1 AST) 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  08:01  
  07:59 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:44 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:42  
Favors Jump Shot: Missed  07:32  
  07:30 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:21 Dragic Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Kanter Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:18  
Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:12 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:03 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:01  
Hayward Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (1 ST)  06:50  
Jefferson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:47  
  06:47 Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:47 Team Rebound 
  06:47
[PHX 12-7]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed  06:35  
Favors Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:34  
  06:34 Bledsoe Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Favors Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  06:34
[UTA 8-12]
 
  06:34 Bledsoe Substitution replaced by Green 
Favors Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:34
[UTA 9-12]
 
  06:15 Frye Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:14  
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
Favors Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  06:01  
Favors Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Dragic (1 ST)  06:00  
  05:53 Green 3pt Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:51  
  05:49 Green Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:49 Team Timeout : Regular 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  05:49
[UTA 10-12]
 
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  05:49
[UTA 11-12]
 
  05:34 Tucker Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Favors (2 AST)  05:20
[UTA 13-12]
 
  05:04
[PHX 15-13]
Green 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Frye (1 AST) 
Hayward Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Jefferson (1 AST)  04:49
[UTA 15-15]
 
  04:36
[PHX 17-15]
Dragic Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Favors Turnover : Traveling (3 TO)  04:16  
  04:16 Plumlee Substitution replaced by Morris 
Kanter Substitution replaced by Gobert  04:16  
  04:16 Frye Substitution replaced by Len 
  04:00
[PHX 19-15]
Dragic Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  03:48 Green Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:48  
Team Rebound  03:48  
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  03:48
[UTA 16-19]
 
  03:28 Dragic Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:26 Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  03:23 Green Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Hayward (1 ST) 
  03:23 Green Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hayward Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  03:23
[UTA 17-19]
 
Lucas III Substitution replaced by Tinsley  03:23  
Jefferson Substitution replaced by Burks  03:23  
  03:23 Tucker Substitution replaced by Morris 
Hayward Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:23
[UTA 18-19]
 
Favors Violation:Defensive Goaltending  03:02  
  03:02
[PHX 21-18]
Len Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gobert Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  02:50  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:50  
  02:31 Len Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
  02:31 Team Violation : Delay Of Game 
Hayward 3pt Shot: Missed  02:13  
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  02:11  
Hayward Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Morris (1 ST)  01:58  
Tinsley Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:55  
  01:55
[PHX 22-18]
Green Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  01:55
[PHX 23-18]
Green Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Burks Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:43
[UTA 20-23]
 
  01:26 Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  01:24  
  01:19 Morris Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Burks Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:19  
Team Rebound  01:19  
Favors Substitution replaced by Harris  01:19  
Gobert Turnover : Lane Violation (2 TO)  01:19  
Harris Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF)  01:05  
  01:05 Dragic Free Throw Technical Missed 
  01:05 Team Rebound 
Harris Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:59.3  
  00:59.3
[PHX 24-20]
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  00:59.3
[PHX 25-20]
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Hayward Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Tinsley (1 AST)  00:47.9
[UTA 22-25]
 
Gobert Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:31.8  
  00:31.8
[PHX 26-22]
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  00:31.8 Green Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
  00:31.8
[PHX 27-22]
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  00:15.9  
Team Rebound  00:14.0  
  00:14.0 Len Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Gobert Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:14.0  
Team Rebound  00:14.0  
Hayward Substitution replaced by Clark  00:14.0  
Gobert Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:14.0
[UTA 23-27]
 
  00:00.8
[PHX 29-23]
Morris Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dragic (2 AST) 
End of 1st Quarter
Utah Jazz (0-2) Phoenix Suns (2-0)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:49 Morris Violation:Kicked Ball 
Tinsley Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:36
[UTA 25-29]
 
  11:22 Goodwin Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (1 TO) 
Clark Jump Shot: Missed Block: Goodwin (1 BLK)  11:17  
Clark Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:13  
Clark Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Len (1 ST)  11:10  
  10:59 Bledsoe Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Tinsley (1 ST) 
  10:56 Goodwin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Burks Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  10:56
[UTA 26-29]
 
Gobert Substitution replaced by Kanter  10:56  
  10:56 Len Substitution replaced by Plumlee 
Burks Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:56  
  10:53 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:39 Morris Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Harris Jump Shot: Missed  10:20  
Kanter Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  10:19  
  10:17 Morris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Kanter Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  10:17
[UTA 27-29]
 
Kanter Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  10:17
[UTA 28-29]
 
  10:06 Goodwin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Clark Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:04  
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Tinsley (2 AST)  09:50
[UTA 30-29]
 
  09:33 Bledsoe Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  09:33 Bledsoe Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
  09:33 Bledsoe Substitution replaced by Dragic 
Clark Layup Shot: Missed Block: Goodwin (2 BLK)  09:20  
  09:17 Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:09 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Burks Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:07  
Kanter Layup Shot: Missed  08:47  
Team Rebound  08:45  
  08:45  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  08:44  
  08:27
[PHX 31-30]
Goodwin Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Clark Jump Shot: Missed  08:08  
Kanter Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  08:06  
Kanter Putback Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  08:06
[UTA 32-31]
 
Burks Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:56  
Harris Substitution replaced by Favors  07:56  
Clark Substitution replaced by Hayward  07:56  
  07:56 Morris Substitution replaced by Frye 
  07:56 Morris Substitution replaced by Tucker 
  07:41 Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:40  
Tinsley Jump Shot: Missed Block: Dragic (1 BLK)  07:28  
Tinsley Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:24  
Tinsley Tip Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:24
[UTA 34-31]
 
  07:15 Frye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Tinsley Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:13  
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed Block: Frye (2 BLK)  07:09  
Team Rebound  07:09  
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  07:06  
Kanter Rebound (Off:4 Def:1)  07:04  
Kanter Layup Shot: Missed  07:02  
  07:00 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:58 Dragic Layup Shot: Missed 
Tinsley Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:55  
Kanter Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Hayward (2 AST)  06:50
[UTA 36-31]
 
Kanter Foul: Defense 3 Second (1 PF)  06:31  
  06:31
[PHX 32-36]
Dragic Free Throw Technical (5 PTS) 
Tinsley Substitution replaced by Lucas III  06:31  
  06:21
[PHX 35-36]
Tucker 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Dragic (3 AST) 
Burks Jump Shot: Missed  06:09  
  06:08 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  05:59 Frye Jump Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  05:57  
  05:52 Frye Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
Burks Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:52  
Team Rebound  05:52  
Burks Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:52  
  05:51 Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:35 Dragic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed  05:26  
  05:24 Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Burks Foul: Personal (2 PF)  05:11  
Burks Substitution replaced by Jefferson  05:11  
  05:04 Frye Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:02 Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:01
[PHX 37-36]
Frye Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Kanter Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Plumlee (1 BLK)  04:48  
  04:46 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:42 Goodwin Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:41  
Hayward 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Kanter (1 AST)  04:33
[UTA 39-37]
 
Lucas III Foul: Personal (1 PF)  04:20  
  04:11 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  04:09  
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hayward (3 AST)  03:59
[UTA 42-37]
 
  03:44 Dragic Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  03:42  
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Lucas III (1 AST)  03:37
[UTA 44-37]
 
  03:17
[PHX 39-44]
Goodwin Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Favors Layup Shot: Missed Block: Plumlee (2 BLK)  03:01  
  02:58 Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:57 Dragic Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  02:57 Dragic Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:57  
  02:50 Tucker Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Favors Jump Shot: Missed  02:42  
  02:40 Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  02:15
[PHX 41-44]
Plumlee Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dragic (4 AST) 
Favors Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hayward (4 AST)  01:58
[UTA 46-41]
 
  01:45 Goodwin Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  01:43  
  01:40 Team Timeout : Short 
  01:40 Tucker Substitution replaced by Smith 
  01:40 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Morris 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed Block: Plumlee (3 BLK)  01:32  
  01:30 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:25 Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  01:23  
Kanter Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO)  01:11  
  00:55.9
[PHX 43-46]
Frye Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Plumlee (1 AST) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:32.9  
Hayward Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:29.9  
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  00:10.9  
  00:09.3 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:04.9 Smith Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:03.1 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:03.1 Morris Layup Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:00.9  
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.1  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Utah Jazz (0-2) Phoenix Suns (2-0)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Kanter Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  11:50  
Kanter Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  11:50  
  11:36 Frye Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  11:36 Frye Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Lucas III Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Frye (1 ST)  11:18  
  11:10 Bledsoe Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Kanter Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  11:06  
Lucas III Jump Shot: Missed  11:02  
Team Rebound  10:59  
  10:58 Dragic Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Favors (3 AST)  10:48
[UTA 49-43]
 
  10:28 Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  10:26  
Kanter Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  10:13  
  09:54 Dragic Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:52 Plumlee Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  09:52 Plumlee Tip Shot: Missed 
  09:50 Plumlee Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  09:44
[PHX 45-49]
Plumlee Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Dragic (5 AST) 
Kanter Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Jefferson (2 AST)  09:31
[UTA 51-45]
 
  09:12 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  09:10  
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Missed  09:00  
Kanter Rebound (Off:5 Def:2)  08:58  
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  08:58
[UTA 53-45]
 
  08:53 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:53 Frye Substitution replaced by Morris 
  08:53 Dragic Substitution replaced by Christmas 
  08:36
[PHX 47-53]
Plumlee Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Favors Jump Shot: Missed  08:16  
Jefferson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:15  
  08:12 Christmas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  08:12
[UTA 54-47]
 
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:12  
Kanter Rebound (Off:6 Def:2)  08:10  
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Missed  07:56  
  07:54 Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Jefferson Foul: Personal (2 PF)  07:47  
  07:34
[PHX 49-54]
Christmas Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Tucker (1 AST) 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  07:07  
  07:05 Christmas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Favors Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  07:02  
  07:02
[PHX 50-54]
Christmas Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  07:02
[PHX 51-54]
Christmas Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Hayward 3pt Shot: Missed  06:39  
Jefferson Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  06:37  
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed Block: Tucker (1 BLK)  06:21  
Kanter Rebound (Off:7 Def:2)  06:17  
Kanter Tip Shot: Missed  06:17  
  06:15 Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:13 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:10 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:04 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:03 Plumlee Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  05:58
[PHX 54-54]
Christmas 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (3 AST) 
Favors Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:36
[UTA 56-54]
 
  05:18 Plumlee Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Jefferson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:15  
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Missed  05:10  
  05:07 Christmas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:00
[PHX 56-56]
Plumlee Hook Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:53  
Jefferson Substitution replaced by Burks  04:53  
Kanter Substitution replaced by Gobert  04:53  
Gobert Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Tucker (1 ST)  04:40  
  04:37 Tucker Dunk Shot: Missed 
  04:34 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:20 Christmas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  04:18  
Favors Layup Shot: Missed  04:13  
  04:10 Plumlee Rebound (Off:4 Def:7) 
  04:03
[PHX 58-56]
Morris Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (5 AST) 
Burks Jump Shot: Missed  03:42  
  03:40 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:37
[PHX 60-56]
Tucker Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (6 AST) 
  03:15 Morris Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  03:15 Plumlee Substitution replaced by Len 
Lucas III Substitution replaced by Tinsley  03:15  
  03:15 Bledsoe Substitution replaced by Smith 
Gobert Turnover : 3 Second Violation (4 TO)  03:06  
  02:49
[PHX 62-56]
Morris Step Back Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Favors Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:31
[UTA 58-62]
 
  02:16 Christmas Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Hayward Substitution replaced by Clark  02:16  
Gobert Substitution replaced by Harris  02:16  
Burks Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  02:03
[UTA 60-62]
 
  01:42 Morris Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:3 Def:9)  01:39  
Favors Turnover : Poss Lost Ball Turnover (4 TO) Steal:Tucker (2 ST)  01:39  
Favors Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:38  
  01:38 Tucker Substitution replaced by Green 
  01:19 Morris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Clark (1 ST) 
Burks Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (1 TO)  01:01  
  00:49.9 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:49.7 Team Rebound 
Favors Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:49.7  
  00:49.7 Len Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:49.7 Team Rebound 
Favors Substitution replaced by Kanter  00:49.7  
  00:49.7
[PHX 63-60]
Len Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  00:32.6 Len Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Kanter Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS)  00:32.6
[UTA 61-63]
 
Kanter Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:32.6
[UTA 62-63]
 
  00:13.9 Christmas Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:11.9 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:01.9 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:01.1 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:01.0 Len Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:00.2 Christmas Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:00.1 Christmas Layup Shot: Missed Block: Clark (1 BLK) 
Clark Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
Utah Jazz (0-2) Phoenix Suns (2-0)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Harris Foul: Personal (2 PF)  11:48  
  11:33 Green Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:33 Team Rebound 
  11:33 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed  11:14  
Harris Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:11  
Burks 3pt Shot: Missed  11:09  
  11:07 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  11:02
[PHX 65-62]
Christmas Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
  10:59 Delay Technical - PHX 
Clark Free Throw Technical Missed  10:59  
Team Rebound  10:59  
  10:59 Christmas Substitution replaced by Bledsoe 
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed Block: Len (1 BLK)  10:34  
  10:32 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:28
[PHX 67-62]
Bledsoe Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Clark Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  10:28  
  10:28
[PHX 68-62]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 1 (4 PTS) 
Burks Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  10:14
[UTA 64-68]
 
  10:02 Bledsoe Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (4 TO) 
Clark Substitution replaced by Hayward  10:02  
Tinsley 3pt Shot: Missed  09:45  
Kanter Rebound (Off:8 Def:2)  09:44  
  09:44 Len Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
  09:29 Bledsoe Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Burks Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:29
[UTA 65-68]
 
Burks Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  09:29
[UTA 66-68]
 
  09:13 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
Burks Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:11  
Burks Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Morris (2 ST)  09:06  
  09:02
[PHX 70-66]
Green Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Harris Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  08:36  
  08:33 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  08:29
[PHX 72-66]
Smith Jump Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Burks Jump Bank Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Tinsley (3 AST)  08:04
[UTA 68-72]
 
  07:53 Len Jump Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:51  
Tinsley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST)  07:45  
  07:38 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:36 Morris Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  07:33 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:32  
  07:32 Len Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) 
Tinsley Substitution replaced by Favors  07:32  
Harris Substitution replaced by Lucas III  07:32  
  07:32 Green Substitution replaced by Tucker 
  07:32 Len Substitution replaced by Plumlee 
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Missed  07:11  
Favors Rebound (Off:4 Def:9)  07:09  
Lucas III 3pt Shot: Missed  07:02  
  07:00 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:56 Plumlee Layup Shot: Missed 
Hayward Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  06:54  
  06:48 Plumlee Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Favors Hook Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Hayward (5 AST)  06:41
[UTA 70-72]
 
  06:26 Bledsoe Running Bank shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:4 Def:10)  06:23  
Burks Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Hayward (6 AST)  06:20
[UTA 72-72]
 
Kanter Foul: Shooting Block (3 PF) (2 FTA)  06:00  
  06:00
[PHX 73-72]
Plumlee Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  06:00 Plumlee Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:4 Def:11)  05:59  
Burks Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Hayward (7 AST)  05:47
[UTA 74-73]
 
  05:33 Plumlee Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:4 Def:12)  05:29  
Lucas III Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Burks (1 AST)  05:24
[UTA 76-73]
 
  05:00 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:59 Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:56 Bledsoe Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) 
  04:56 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:56 Morris Substitution replaced by Christmas 
  04:56 Smith Substitution replaced by Frye 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  04:41  
Kanter Rebound (Off:9 Def:2)  04:40  
Lucas III Layup Shot: Missed  04:36  
Hayward Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  04:34  
Kanter Jump Shot: Missed  04:22  
  04:20 Christmas Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:02
[PHX 75-76]
Bledsoe Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Lucas III Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  04:02  
  04:02
[PHX 76-76]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Favors (4 AST)  03:49
[UTA 78-76]
 
  03:28 Tucker Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  03:28 Tucker Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Hayward Jump Shot: Missed  03:13  
  03:10 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  02:59
[PHX 79-78]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Favors Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Hayward (8 AST)  02:34
[UTA 80-79]
 
Lucas III Foul: Personal Block (3 PF) (2 FTA)  02:33  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:33  
  02:33
[PHX 80-80]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  02:33
[PHX 81-80]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Burks Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (2 ST)  02:09  
  01:49 Frye Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:47 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Kanter Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  01:34  
  01:34
[PHX 82-80]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  01:34 Frye Substitution replaced by Morris 
  01:34
[PHX 83-80]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Lucas III Jump Shot: Missed  01:10  
Kanter Rebound (Off:10 Def:2)  01:07  
Kanter Layup Shot: Missed  01:07  
  01:05 Plumlee Rebound (Off:4 Def:8) 
  00:42.9 Bledsoe Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:39.9 Plumlee Rebound (Off:5 Def:8) 
  00:39.9 Plumlee Tip Shot: Missed 
Favors Rebound (Off:4 Def:13)  00:38.6  
  00:35.5 Tucker Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hayward Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:35.5  
Team Rebound  00:35.5  
Burks Substitution replaced by Jefferson  00:35.5  
Lucas III Substitution replaced by Harris  00:35.5  
  00:35.5 Morris Substitution replaced by Len 
Hayward Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  00:35.5
[UTA 81-83]
 
  00:35.5 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:35.5 Plumlee Substitution replaced by Morris 
  00:35.5 Len Substitution replaced by Frye 
Hayward Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:30.4  
  00:30.4 Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:30.4 Team Rebound 
  00:30.4 Frye Substitution replaced by Plumlee 
  00:30.4
[PHX 84-81]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:30.4  
Harris Substitution replaced by Lucas III  00:30.4  
Hayward 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS)  00:22.9
[UTA 84-84]
 
  00:16.8 Team Timeout : Regular 
Lucas III Substitution replaced by Burks  00:16.8  
Kanter Substitution replaced by Harris  00:16.8  
  00:00.9
[PHX 87-84]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:00.7  
  00:00.7 Plumlee Substitution replaced by Frye 
Harris Substitution replaced by Lucas III  00:00.7  
Team Timeout : Short  00:00.7  
Hayward Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (3 TO)  00:00.4  
  00:00.4 Team Timeout : Short 
End of 4th Quarter
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