Tuesday, August 6 2013, 09:04 PM MDT
Utah Jazz Comeback Falls Short, Bulls Win 93-89
(KUTV) The Utah Jazz erased a 13-point deficit but couldn't stop the Bulls in the final moments of the fourth quarter, falling 93-89 at EnergySolutions Arena Friday night.
Carlos Boozer scored 11 of his team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Bulls made their free-throws down the stretch to pull away for the win.
Al Jefferson had a season-high 32 points and 13 rebounds, but failed to score in the final 9 minutes of the contest.
Boozer played through early foul trouble to deliver crucial points in final five minutes of play.
His layup with 2:29 to play in the game tied it at 83. Then Boozer scored five more points from the free-throw line to push the Bulls to a 88-85 lead with 27 seconds remaining.
Randy Foye hit a jumper to get the Jazz to within 88-87, but the Bulls made their fee-throws in the final seconds of the game to secure the four point victory.
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