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Game, set and match.
"It’s happened to us the last few games," Corbin said. "We hit that little lull and just can’t score and that’s the difference in the game for us. It happened again tonight.
Storylines Knicks 92, Jazz 83Carmelo Anthony scores 34 points to lead New York past Utah.
» Utah loses for the 16th time in its last 18 games and falls to 23-52 this season.
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Hayward credited the Knicks, but noted the Jazz didn’t execute on offense during the critical stretch.
"For whatever reason ... we didn’t make plays," he said. "That’s on us — getting to our spots early and making sharp cuts. We have to make sure we do everything with a purpose. I mean, their defense was trying to take us out of it, but we have to be more physical and get to where we want to go."
Said Corbin: "We didn’t back down. We didn’t make the plays, but the guys fought."
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