Instant observations on a 100-94 Jazz win over Minnesota

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz recovered from Monday's narrow loss to the Los Angeles Clippers by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 100-94, Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena.

Utah started slow — a theme of the season — but recovered to beat its division rival.

The Jazz have won three of their last four games and will host Atlanta Friday.

A few observations rose to the top after the six-point win over the Timberwolves.

Jazz have big fourth quarter -----------------------------

With the game tied going into the fourth quarter, Minnesota took an eight-point lead midway through the final stanza. Utah closed the game on a 16-2 run, propelling past the Timberwolves. The Jazz outscored Minnesota 28-22 in the final quarter.

Trey Burke and Gordon Hayward have big nights

Burke and Hayward both scored 26 points with both shooting 50 percent and better from behind the three-point arc.

Utah wins rebounding battle

The Jazz won the rebounding battle, 43-34, and also got 11 offensive rebounds.

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