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Jazz fizzle in second half against Houston

Bad turnovers and bad shooting do in the Utah Jazz

NBA: Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Utah Jazz missed out on a big opportunity to upset the Houston Rockets Monday night with the Rockets missing Ryan Anderson, Clint Capela and Eric Gordon. But with 22 turnovers and a combined 24% from three, the Jazz couldn’t get the upset against the best team in the league.

Defensively the Jazz did a nice job holding James Harden to 1/5 from three and 26 points and Chris Paul to only 15, but it was their inability to make good passes and hit open shots that did them in.

Probably the best players for the Jazz were Ricky Rubio and Rudy Gobert who had the best plus/minus of all the starters.