Jazz Vs. Bobcats Post Game Thread -- Jazz win 99 to 93, reach .500 for first time since Feb 19th

Rookies gotta learn the hard way . . .


Game 37: Utah Jazz (19-19) defeat the Charlotte Bobcats (5-14)
Final Score: Utah Jazz 99 - Charlotte Bobcats 93

The Charlotte Bobcats had their hands full all game long with the Utah Jazz inside the paint. The Jazz dominated inside, and finished the game with 43 rebounds, a +9 advantage. The Jazz also had 16 offensive rebounds, while the Bobcats only managed 9. The major forces of destruction were, of course, Al Jefferson (31 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists), Paul Millsap (16, 5, 2, 2, and 1), and Derrick Favors (14, 7, 1, 2) off the bench. Of course, Gordon Hayward also collected 6 rebounds, Josh Howard collected 5, and well, this could go on for a while. The Jazz rebounded as a team, an that was a huge part of the game.

I can't say enough good things about Big Al, he shot 11/19 and went to the line 10 times making 9. It was a dominating performance against a team that was, well, pretty bad inside. You're supposed to beat up on the teams when you have a miss match. And Al did.

On the other side, the Bobcats got 25 points from Corey Maggette (13/14 from the free throw line, yeowch!). B.J. Mullens had 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 blocks; while Kemba Walker had 19 points and 5 assists off the bench. The Bismack was sunk -- only 2 points, 9 boards, and zero blocks. And a -12 in +/-.

And the Jazz are .500. I know. Playoff Push.

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