The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Utah Jazz on Friday night at home in Wells Fargo Center by a score of 104-91. The Sixers have won twice in a row and improved their record to 24-17, which puts them in fourth place in the Eastern Conference and in first place in the Atlantic Division. The Jazz now have a 19-20 record, which puts them 10th place in the Western Conference and in fourth place in the Northwest Division.
The Sixers were led by Lou Williams and Thaddeus Young, who both came off the bench to score 21 points each against the Jazz. Starters Evan Turner and Jrue Holiday both added 16 points as well. The Jazz were led by Paul Millsap, who scored 15, while Al Jefferson added 14 points and Derrick Favors came off the bench to score 14 as well.
The Sixers make the short trip to New York City to play Jeremy Lin and the Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Sunday at noon (ET) and the Jazz head to Chicago to play the Bulls at 8 p.m. (ET) on Saturday.