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                === Jazz down Sixers for third straight win ===
 Salt  Lake  City, UT (  - Alec Burks  notched 26 points in a
 reserve  role to help the Utah Jazz edge the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-100, from
 EnergySolutions Arena.
 Gordon Hayward stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, seven rebounds and seven
 assists  in  Utah's third  straight win heading  into All-Star weekend. Marvin
 Williams  tallied  13  points  with  a season-high  14  rebounds,  while  Enes
 Kanter and Richard Jefferson both contributed 12 points in the triumph.
 "It wasn't our best game, execution-wise. But we had enough resiliency to win
 the ballgame," said Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin.
 Burks and Hayward shot a combined 24-of-26 from the free throw line, while the
 Sixers  made 18-of-23  as a  team. Utah's  reserves outscored  Philadelphia's,
 "The bench struggled. We were outscored 56-10. We get down 14, I brought the
 starters back in before I normally do," said Sixers coach Brett Brown.
 All  five Philly starters reached double figures, with Evan Turner's 21 points
 leading the way in a losing effort. Thaddeus Young and Michael Carter-Williams
 each netted 19 and Spencer Hawes scored 16 with 11 boards.
 Kanter  scored four  straight as  part of  a 6-0  Utah run  late in  the first
 quarter,  breaking a 16-16  draw. The Jazz owned a 31-22 edge after 12 minutes
 and never trailed the rest of the way.
 It  was 56-48 at  halftime and 60-50 early in the third quarter, but a furious
 Sixers  rally  tied it  at 66-apiece  with 3:53  to play  in the frame. Philly
 mustered  just three Young foul shots over the remainder of the period, as the
 Jazz regained a 78-69 margin.
 The lead ballooned to 14 on Jefferson's steal and breakaway slam less than two
 minutes  into  the fourth. Another  Philly rally, which Carter-Williams capped
 with  a  jumper and  three-point play, tied  the score at  91-all with 2:10 to
 Once  again, the Sixers' offense went cold. Burks made consecutive layups plus
 a free throw around a Turner missed jumper. Hawes then missed two straight and
 Burks added two more foul shots with a minute to play.
 James Anderson, who scored 15 points on five 3-pointers, made three triples in
 the final 18.9 seconds, but it wasn't enough as Williams and Hayward both sank
 a pair at the charity stripe in the last 11 seconds to secure the outcome.
                                   Game Notes
 Jazz  center  Derrick Favors (right hip)  left the contest after just 5:49 and
 did not return ... Utah shot just 3-of-16 from the arc ... Philly backup point
 guard Tony Wroten was held scoreless for the first time this season.
 02/13 00:44:19 ET