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The Utah Jazz used a defensively dominant fourth quarter to pull away and defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-98 on Saturday night at EnergySolutions Arena.

Paul Millsap led Utah with 26 points and eight rebounds, as he handily won his matchup with the more-hyped Kevin Love. Al Jefferson scored 18 points and C.J. Miles added 18 points off the bench.

The Jazz rebounded from an emotional loss on Thursday night to the Dallas Mavericks. After Wayne Ellington hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 84-84 early in the fourth, Utah allowed just 14 points for the rest of the game.

Ricky Rubio, the rookie guard, led Minnesota with 17 points and 11 assists. The Jazz move to 10-5 with the win.

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