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NBA Game Summary - Oklahoma City at Utah



(Tuesday, January 7th)

Final Score: Utah 112, Oklahoma City 101

Salt Lake City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 37 points and pulled down 11 boards as the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-101, Tuesday at EnergySolutions Arena.

Derrick Favors racked up 15 points and five rebounds, and Trey Burke recorded 10 points to go along with his six assists and six rebounds for the Jazz in their third win in the last four contests.

Kevin Durant tied an NBA season-high with 48 points to add to his seven boards, five assists and four steals, and Reggie Jackson added another 20 points, six assists, five rebounds and four steals for the Thunder in their fifth road loss of the season.

"We just have to regroup and be better next game," Durant said.

Durant drove and finished in between two defenders to prompt a three-point play, then intercepted a bad pass from Diante Garrett resulting in a transition slam to bring Oklahoma City's deficit down to 14, 88-74, with 53.8 seconds left in the third.

Durant and Jackson combined for six unanswered points to cut the Thunder's deficit to 10, 92-82, at 9:20 left in the game.

Nick Collison sunk an open corner-3 from a straight-line pass from Durant to bring the game within seven at 99-92, and two Durant free throws on the next trip kept Oklahoma City's hopes for a comeback high with 5:19 left.

Enter Hayward, who got away from Collison and dropped one in from outside to bring the Jazz lead to eight with 4:16 left in the last frame.

Following a pair of Durant foul shots, Hayward escaped the defense of Jeremy Lamb and sunk another trey to bring the score to 105-96, and then after an ill-advised Lamb shot selection, Hayward drained a step-back jumper in the eye of Derek Fisher to increase the lead to double digits at 107-96.

After Hayward's step-back dagger, the Thunder were not able to pull within single digits, and the Jazz coasted to their seventh home victory.

"I was in the zone a little bit. It is finally good to be there. It has been a rough season shooting for me," Hayward said.

The game opened up as a ping-pong match. Jackson caught fire and hit two open jump shots and a beauty from outside the arc to give the Thunder a 28-26 lead with only 46.9 seconds left in the first frame.

Enes Kanter sunk a jump shot and an earned pair of free throws to give the Jazz a 30-28 lead into the second quarter, and the Jazz did not lose it from that point forward.

The Jazz continued into the second frame on a 13-4 run capped off with a Brandon Rush bank shot. The two Western Conference teams traded blow for blow and Utah finished the first half up 59-47.

Richard Jefferson buried another from beyond the arc to bring the Jazz lead to 21 at 79-58 with 6:57 left in the third.

Game Notes:

The Thunder's eight straight road victories entering the game was the longest for the franchise since 1/24/02-2/27/02 ... Starting power forward, Serge Ibaka, did not play for Oklahoma City due to flu-like symptoms ... The Jazz currently have the fourth worst record in the NBA, while the Thunder are tied for the second best record in the league.

01/08 01:44:02 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR
 
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
Final
BOS 6
BAL 5
11:05am Today
BOS
BAL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
ARI
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
 
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
 
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
HOU
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
Final
HOU 120
POR 122
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
Final
SJS 7
LOS 2
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
COL
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
9:30pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR