Boozer, Williams power Jazz to fifth win in last six games

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 108-92 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.

Deron Williams added 24 points and 15 assists for the Jazz, who won for the fifth time in six games.

Brandon Roy scored 19 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 14 for Portland, which lost for the second time in two nights.

Utah never trailed and shot a season-best 61.4 percent from the field. Ten of Williams' assists came in the first half. Utah led by as many as 19 points and was ahead 59-44 at the break.

Portland, which lost Friday night against Memphis, looked sluggish in the first quarter, leaving the Jazz with plenty of open looks. Utah shot 76 percent and took a 32-17 lead after one quarter.

The Blazers missed 15 of their 18 attempts from 3-point range.

Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko scored six points but left the game in the second quarter with a strained lower back and did not return.

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