Salt Lake City – The Jazz fell to the Blazers the second time this year with a loss Monday night 105-94 in front of 17,555 fans at Energy Solutions Arena. The Jazz were without normal starters Derrick Favors (back) and Marvin Williams (right heel) but Alec Burks came off the bench to spark the Jazz with 20 points while Jazz center Enes Kanter had 19 points and 5 rebounds.
The Jazz are now 4-19 on the year while Portland improves their record to 18-4 on the season. Portland was lead by LaMarcus Aldridge who scored 24 points and Robin Lopez had a nice double double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Next up for the Jazz is a road game on Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings and Jimmer. For Portalnd they play the Hourston Rockets on Thursday. Keep up on the Jazz schedule by checking out the Utah Sporting News Calendar.