Williams, Jazz Shoot Past Warriors

Spurs beat Bobcats, two streaks end as T'Wolves top Sixers
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 20, 2008 12:00 AM CST
Williams, Jazz Shoot Past Warriors
Utah Jazz forward Kyle Korver, left, and guard Ronnie Price grapple with Golden State Warriors guard Baron Davis (5) for the ball during the second quarter of the NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)   (Associated Press)

The Utah Jazz, led by Deron Williams’ 29 points and 12 assists, scored a season-high 77 points in the first half and beat the Golden State Warriors 119-109. Utah has now won 13 of 14 and swept the season series with Golden State. Al Harrington had four 3-pointers to lead the Warriors with 21 points, reports the Associated Press. Elsewhere in the Association:

  • The San Antonio Spurs, playing their first home game in over three weeks, defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 85-65. Manu Ginobili led the Spurs with 18 points.
  • Rashad McCants scored 20 points in Minnesota’s 104-88 victory over Philadelphia. The result snapped the Timberwolves’ five-game losing streak and also brought the 76ers five-game winning streak to an end.
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