The Utah Jazz they have set themselves the goal of finishing the regular season with the best record in the league and they march unstoppably towards it. Last night easily dispatched the Houston Rockets to achieve the 50th win of the season, for 124 to 116.
After last night’s display, the Jazz lowered their beats against Houston. Despite this, his starting quintet crushed those of Stephen Silas, achieving an early advantage before the break that did nothing but enlarge after passing through the changing rooms.
Georges Niang, with 24 points, was the top scorer of those in Salt Lake City. Bogdanovic stayed at 20 after his brutal outbreak the night before, while Jordan Clarkson contributed 21 from the bench.
At the Rockets, the only good news came in the form of promising youngsters. Kenyon Martin Jr. scored 27 points as starter and team leader and Khyri Thomas did the same, from the bench, matching his partner’s score.
The Rockets played without four of their usual starters, already eliminated from any fight in the Western rankings.