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Paul Millsap scored 20 points and C.J. Miles added 19 on Tuesday night, leading the Utah Jazz to an easy 108-79 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Jazz improved to 7-1 at EnergySolutions Arena by routing L.A., which played without All-Star Chris Paul, who was sidelined with a hamstring injury.

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The First: Jazz 29, Clippers 17

Paul Millsap scores eight points in four minutes. The Jazz build 13-2 lead. After the Clippers finally get started and make it 15-10, C.J. Miles scores eight points in the final 3:45.

The Second: Jazz 52, Clippers 41

Utah converts four straight possessions to take a 37-23 lead. Chauncey Billups scores eight quick points. Still, the Jazz lead, 52-37, before missing their final eight shots.

The Third: Jazz 78, Clippers 59

The Jazz milk three points from their first seven possessions. The Clips get as close as 55-47. Again, however, Miles provides a lift off the bench. His three makes it 71-55.

The fourth: Jazz 108, Clippers 79

After their lead shrinks to 79-63, the Jazz break things open against the Clippers' second unit with a 16-5 run, featuring dunks by Jeremy Evans, Enes Kanter and Miles.

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