Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Utah Jazz: Golden State leads Jazz 42-33 at halftime
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Oakland, Calif. • With their starters spending most of the first half on the bench, the Utah Jazz fell behind 42-33 by halftime of their preseason opener Monday at Golden State.

True to his word, coach Tyrone Corbin has limited the minutes of his top players and gone through his roster more as a progression than a rotation like we'll see once the real games begin.

Free agent acquisition Mo Williams scored the Jazz's first seven points, and that total led the Jazz at halftime. Warriors power forward David Lee led all scorers with nine points.

Small forward Marvin Williams scored six points, including an alley-oop from Mo Williams, as did DeMarre Carroll. Carroll knocked down three 19-foot jump shots from the left-elbow extended, representing a marked improvement in that aspect of his game.

Thirteen players saw action in the first half for the Jazz, which could serve at least as a partial explanation for the generally disjointed and clumsy performance. The Jazz shot just 34.2 percent from the field, while the Warriors were far more efficient (45.2 percent). Rookies Festus Ezeli and Harrison Barnes finished several times at the rim for Golden State.

The Jazz led 29-27 in the second quarter after point guard Jamaal Tinsley's floater in the lane, but the Warriors went on an 11-2 run.

Paul Millsap started for the Jazz, temporarily putting to rest the debate between he and Derrick Favors. Millsap was limited to nine minutes, while Favors scored two points on 1-of-3 shooting in 10 minutes.

boram@sltrib.com

Twitter: @oramb

NBA • Power forward Favors comes off bench.
Article Tools

 Print Friendly
Photos
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.