Tuesday, June 18 2013, 10:33 AM MDT
Utah Bench Powers Jazz Past Bucks
(KUTV) Jazz center Enes Kanter came off the bench to score 17 points,
grab 9 rebounds and post a career-high 5 blocks, as the Utah jazz
cruised to a 100-86 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks.
scored 17 points in 17 minutes and was a big reason why the Jazz
overcame a slow start. Utah trailed 25-19 after the first quarter. But the
20-year-old was impressive, starting the game by going 6-for-6 from the field.
Kanter's play off the bench helped the Jazz erase a 12 point deficit and open a 53-41 halftime lead.
thought he was great," Corbin told 2News after the game. "I thought he
did a great job of giving us energy from the [first] time he stepped on the
floor. I thought he made some great moves on the offensive end."
The Jazz coach said he liked the way Kanter and
Derrick Favors played together. Favors had a big impact on the game too,
adding nine points and 11 rebounds. Utah will host the Chicago Bulls
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