Jazz top Warriors 99-92 in OT

Posted at 10:16 PM, Mar 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-18 00:16:32-04

The Utah Jazz had five players score in double digits in their overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night in Salt Lake City.

The Jazz (22-22) were shorthanded against the Warriors (18-24) with Raja Bell and Earl Watson out with injuries and Al Jefferson out for his grandmother’s funeral.

Derek Favors took advantage of his starting role at center, scoring 23 points and grabbing 17 rebounds. Paul Millsap and Jamaal Tinsley each scored 13 points and Gordon Hayward and Devin Harris each added 12. Millsap also grabbed 12 rebounds and Enes Kanter had 13.

Golden State led 51-46 at halftime, but the Jazz were able to come back in the second half. Favors made a 3-point play and a block at the end of regulation to even the score at 87 and put the game into overtime. The Jazz were able to overtake the Warriors, finishing 99-92.

The Jazz head to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers Sunday night.