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Burks and Jazz defeat Celtics
Salt Lake City, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Alec Burks netted 21 points and Derrick Favors added 20 and the Utah Jazz defeated the Boston Celtics, 110-98, on Monday night.
Marvin Williams recorded 19 points and seven rebounds, while Gordon Hayward dished out 10 assists for the Jazz, who snapped their three-game losing streak.
Rajon Rondo, who sat out Saturday's loss to the Sacramento Kings, had 18 points and 10 assists for Boston, which has dropped five in a row.
Kelly Olynyk registered 21 points, eight rebounds and four assists, while Jeff Green also provided 21 points in defeat.
Mo Williams scored five points during an early 13-3 run, including a layup to cap it and stake Utah to a 15-8 lead midway through the frame.
Utah held a 27-18 advantage after a quarter of play and a 59-46 cushion at the break.
The Jazz led by as many as 17 in the third before settling for an 83-68 spread heading into the fourth, where they cruised to the easy triumph.
The Celtics had been 6-3 in their last nine meetings in Salt Lake City coming in ... The Jazz shot 55.0 percent (44-of-80) from the field, while Boston was 44.0 percent (37-of-84) from the floor.
02/24 23:46:21 ET