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NBA: Utah 120, Phoenix 117

Nov. 19, 2006 at 2:27 AM   |   Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Carlos Boozer sank two free throws in overtime Saturday night to ensure Utah's 120-117 win against the Phoenix Suns.

Deron Williams had 25 points, 14 assists and two rebounds. Boozer had 22 points and 16 rebounds; Paul Milsap had 18 points and 10 rebounds; Mehmet Okur had 18 points, five rebounds and two assists; while Matt Harpring had 12 points, three rebounds and two assists for the Jazz -- who won the battle of the boards, 45-36, in their fifth straight victory.

Shawn Marion had 35 and six rebounds for Phoenix. Raja Bell scored 20 points, and Amare Stoudemire had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Suns, who had won their previous two games.

Barbosa missed a potential game-winning shot in the final seconds of regulation and the Suns blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter.

The game had 15 lead changes, and was tied eight times.

Utah led, 54-49, at halftime.

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