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"For our young guys to see the effort and energy — to think you’re out of it and fight your way back in it — you just keep making plays," Corbin said. "You never know in this league. We will get better. We will learn from this."
And the game won’t be forgotten anytime soon.
StorylinesIn short » The Jazz play their first quadruple-overtime game in franchise history but fall to Atlanta.
Key stat » All of Utah’s starters play at least 49:33, with Gordon Hayward clocking a game-high 57:28.
Key moment » Joe Johnson sinks a 20-foot fadeaway jumper with 16.9 seconds left in the fourth overtime, giving Atlanta a 135-131 lead.
Longest games in Jazz history
Utah’s four-OT loss to Atlanta on Sunday was the only time the Jazz have played four extra periods in the franchise’s 38-year history.
Time Opponent Date W/L Score Site
3:17 Atlanta Sunday L 139-133 (4OT) Atlanta
3:11 Chicago 2/3/92 W 126-123 (3OT) Salt Lake City
3:10 L.A. Lakers 12/1/05 L 105-101 (OT) Salt Lake City
3:07 L.A. Lakers 1/24/00 W 105-101 (2OT) Salt Lake City
3:06 Miami 3/14/09 L 140-129 (3OT) Miami
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the longest NBA game in the shot-clock era (beginning 1954-55) was Milwaukee’s 155-154 five-overtime victory against Seattle on Nov. 9, 1989.
Including the Jazz’s 139-133 four-OT loss to Atlanta on Sunday, there have been seven quadruple-overtime games in league history since 1954-55.
Indianapolis beat Rochester, 75-73, during a six-overtime game in 1951.
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