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Utah Jazz need overtime, but escape with win over Sacramento Kings
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Utah Jazz shooting guard Kevin Murphy (55) warms up before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) warms up before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz shooting guard Kevin Murphy signs autographs before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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The Sacramento Kings warm up before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) has a laugh with his team mates as he warms up before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) warms up before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
Sacramento Kings' Tyreke Evans (13) lays the ball up as Utah Jazz's Paul Millsap (24) watches in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (15) dunks the ball as Utah Jazz's Randy Foye (8) watches in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) is pressured by Utah Jazz point guard Jamaal Tinsley (6), in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) tries to get the ball back from Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24), in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Al Jefferson (25) scores for the Jazz, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz point guard Randy Foye (8) talks the ball to the hoop, as Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson (34) defends, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) goes to the hoop, as Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) defends, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) defends, as Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson (34) defends, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) defends, as Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson (34) takes a shot, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz power forward Paul Millsap (24) defends, as Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson (34) works the ball inside, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
Utah Jazz's Paul Millsap (24) drives around Sacramento Kings' John Salmons (5) in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Utah Jazz's Randy Foye (8) drives around Sacramento Kings' Jason Thompson, rear, in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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 Alec Burks (10) and Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) smile as the Jazz extended their overtime lead to  94-89 with 14 seconds left in the game, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) and Alec Burks (10) smile  as the Jazz extended their overtime lead to  94-89 with 14 seconds left in the game, in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) reacts after being poked in the eye by Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) in first half action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
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Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin claps during player introductions,before the Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.
(Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Fans were split as Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) returned to Utah  in NBA action, Utah vs. Sacramento game, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 4, 2013.

Randy Foye scored 20 points and Al Jefferson added 15 to lead the Utah Jazz to a 98-91 overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night at Energy Solutions.

The Jazz started slowly and converted only three of their first 11 possessions.

Sacramento built a 16-8 lead before back-to-back three-point shots by Foye and Marvin Williams gives Utah some life.

It was 22-16 before the Jazz closed with baskets by Derrick Favors and Alec Burks, who buried a 15-foot baseline jumper as time expired.

In the second quarter, DeMarre Carroll and Enes Kanter helped Utah open a 29-24 lead.

The Jazz committed four turnovers on their next five possessions, but Favors stopped a run by the Kings with a three-point play.

Utah maintained a 44-34 lead with only 1:31 left in the half, but the Kings closed on a 9-0 run to stay close.

The bad news for Sacramento? As the teams were going to the locker room, DeMarcus Cousins was given his second technical foul and ejected from the game.

Sacramento, however, dominated most of the second half.

The Kings owned an 82-75 lead with just over four minutes before Utah rallied.

In fact, the Jazz took a 84-82 lead with 1:55 remaining but missed three long jumpers on their final three possessions.

In the overtime, Foye scored six points and Paul Millsap added four as Utah escaped with a hard-fought victory.

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