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Jazz rally in fourth quarter to beat Suns

Posted - Mar. 4, 2010 at 11:46 p.m.



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PHOENIX (AP) -- Deron Williams scored 13 of his 27 points during a 41-point fourth quarter, Mehmet Okur added 24 points, and Utah rallied from a 12-point final period deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 116-108 on Thursday night.

The Jazz trailed 98-86 early in the fourth quarter, then reeled off 12 straight points, capped by a 3-pointer by Okur to tie the game.

They took the lead for good on a 3-pointer by Williams with 1:36 remaining that made it 109-106.

The game was reminiscent of the teams' first meeting this season when the Jazz came back from a 17-point deficit and defeated the Suns 124-115.

Carlos Boozer had 15 points and 15 rebounds for Utah.

Amare Stoudemire scored 30 points for the second consecutive game for Phoenix.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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