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Millsap, who was rumored to be on the trading block before Thursday’s trade deadline, scored 17 points in a contentious first half. But he was the only Jazz player to score until the 2:55 mark of the first quarter.
The Clippers outshot the Jazz 51 percent to 41 percent, and outrebounded them 46-39.
Storylines Jazz fall shortThe Jazz overcome an 11-point first-half deficit to lead by 3, but fall behind again in the third quarter.
» Chris Paul finishes with 11 points, seven assists and seven rebounds
"A team like this," Hayward said, "they get dunk after dunk, they’ll put a lot of points on you pretty quickly and that’s what happened."
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