The Jazz convert one of their first seven possessions. Milwaukee opens an early 7-2 lead. But Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward trigger a 13-2 run. The jump-shooting Bucks appear two steps slow.
The Second: Jazz 43, Bucks 34
Rookies Enes Kanter and Alec Burks give the Jazz a lift off the bench. Utah opens a 31-20 lead. It's 39-25 when the Stephen Jackson, matched with C.J. Miles, leads the Bucks on a late 9-4 run.
The Third: Jazz 62, Bucks 55
The Jazz own a 46-34 lead before Drew Gooden scores six points during a 12-3 run. Utah then losses point guard Devin Harris (calf). He joins Josh Howard (quad) in the locker room.
The fourth: Jazz 85, Bucks 73
The Bucks score the first four points and trail, 62-59. But Al Jefferson counters with five points during a 12-2 run by the Jazz, who build a 74-61 lead and hold on to win this ragged game.
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