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Sexton has season-high 25 points, Jazz beat Trail Blazers 118-113 in OT

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Collin Sexton scored a season-high 25 points, Keyonte George had a career-high 20 points to go with six rebounds and six assists and the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-113 in overtime Saturday night.

John Collins added 18 points, and Omer Yurtseven had a season-high 15 rebounds. Utah beat Portland at home for the second time this season.

Malcolm Brogdon and Shaedon Sharpe had 25 points each for Portland. Scoot Henderson added a career-high 17.

Brogdon bookended a 9-0 run with a layup and 3-pointer to cut Utah’s lead to 96-94 midway through the fourth quarter. Sexton stopped the spurt with three free throws. Portland made another push and tied it at 106 on Brogdon’s 3-pointer with 41 seconds left in regulation.

Toumani Camara blocked Sexton’s potential winning layup at the buzzer to force overtime.

Yurtseven put Utah back ahead for good in overtime when he threw down a putback dunk with 1:14 remaining, giving the Jazz a 115-113 lead.

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Trail Blazers: At Golden State on Wednesday night.

Jazz: At Dallas on Wednesday night.

Jazz 118, Trail Blazers 113

FG FT Reb
PORTLAND Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Camara 29:58 4-8 0-0 2-3 0 4 8
Grant 26:21 1-9 7-7 0-3 0 2 9
Ayton 35:29 4-8 2-2 1-11 0 3 10
Brogdon 37:34 8-17 4-6 1-3 6 0 25
Sharpe 43:33 9-20 4-4 2-5 4 5 25
Thybulle 32:43 2-5 0-0 0-3 2 1 6
Walker 24:03 1-5 2-2 2-6 1 0 4
Henderson 21:17 6-15 3-4 2-5 3 5 17
Reath 14:00 3-8 2-2 1-1 1 0 9
Totals 265:00 38-95 24-27 11-40 17 20 113

Percentages: FG .400, FT .889.

3-Point Goals: 13-40, .325 (Brogdon 5-9, Sharpe 3-8, Thybulle 2-4, Henderson 2-5, Reath 1-4, Walker 0-2, Camara 0-3, Grant 0-5).

Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: 2.

Blocked Shots: 5 (Thybulle 2, Brogdon, Camara, Grant).

Turnovers: 9 (Brogdon 3, Grant 3, Henderson 2, Walker).

Steals: 11 (Camara 4, Brogdon 2, Sharpe 2, Henderson, Thybulle, Walker).

Technical Fouls: Thybulle, 5:00 fourth.

FG FT Reb
UTAH Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Collins 35:16 6-14 4-4 2-9 3 2 17
Fontecchio 34:39 3-12 0-0 1-5 5 2 7
Yurtseven 26:59 4-8 1-1 4-15 4 3 9
Agbaji 26:17 3-4 0-0 0-2 0 2 6
George 35:38 7-17 6-10 2-6 6 2 21
Sexton 30:28 9-13 7-7 1-4 5 2 25
Kessler 25:21 6-6 0-0 4-8 0 1 12
Horton-Tucker 20:48 5-8 1-2 0-2 4 3 14
Hendricks 17:44 2-7 0-0 1-2 0 1 5
Samanic 11:49 1-5 0-0 1-3 0 3 2
Totals 265:00 46-94 19-24 16-56 27 21 118

Percentages: FG .489, FT .792.

3-Point Goals: 7-34, .206 (Horton-Tucker 3-5, Collins 1-4, Hendricks 1-4, Fontecchio 1-8, George 1-8, Yurtseven 0-1, Samanic 0-2, Sexton 0-2).

Team Rebounds: 8. Team Turnovers: 1.

Blocked Shots: 10 (Collins 3, Hendricks 2, Kessler 2, Fontecchio, Samanic, Yurtseven).

Turnovers: 17 (George 4, Sexton 3, Agbaji 2, Collins 2, Fontecchio 2, Kessler 2, Horton-Tucker, Yurtseven).

Steals: 5 (Horton-Tucker 3, Collins, Yurtseven).

Technical Fouls: Horton-Tucker, 00:11 third.

Portland 24 20 30 32 7 113
Utah 21 35 28 22 12 118

A_18,206 (18,206).

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