19.4.08

utah jazz vs. houston rockets game 1: jazz won


with a double-double from deron williams and carlos boozer, the utah jazz beat the houston rockets 93-82 in their series opener. the jazz also received a lot of support from andrei kirilenko who led the team in scoring.

williams scored 20 points and dished out ten assists while boozer scored 20 and grabbed 16 rebounds.

the rockets are already without yao ming going to the playoffs. the rockets are also without rafer alston in the series opener. although tracy mcgrady scored 20 and had 7 assists and luis scola scored 14 and grabbed 13 rebounds, it was not enough to propel the rockets over the jazz. shane battier led the rockets with 22 points.