Carlos Boozer had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Matt Harpring added 13 points and 12 boards, and the Utah Jazz beat the San Antonio Spurs 83-75 on Wednesday night to snap their two-game losing streak.
Deron Williams finished with 15 points and nine assists in Utah's first win over San Antonio since April 2005. After being outrebounded in consecutive losses to Golden State and Orlando, the Jazz dominated the boards against the Spurs, 50-34.
Andrei Kirilenko pulled down nine rebounds and blocked three shots, all in the third quarter as the Jazz rallied from a sluggish first half and won the showdown of the teams with the top records in the Western Conference.
Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds for San Antonio, which lost for the third time in four games and shot 39.7 percent (29-for-73) from the field.
Bruce Bowen scored 17 and Tony Parker had 14 points for the Spurs.
San Antonio had won 22 of its last 24 games against the Jazz. The Spurs led by 10 in the second quarter and were up 39-37 at halftime before Utah woke up in the third quarter.
The Jazz were 8-for-16 in third and got a spark from Kirilenko's three blocks. Kirilenko also stole a pass from Duncan on the baseline and saved it from going out of bounds by getting it to Williams, who started a fast break that Boozer finished to put Utah ahead 57-53.
Robert Horry tied it at 61 on a 3-pointer for the Spurs as the shot clock expired with 10 minutes left in the game and it stayed close until the final few minutes.
Boozer put Utah ahead 68-67, starting an 11-3 run that put Utah in control. Harpring followed with a layup and a jumper in the lane. Williams finished off the run with a spinning, reverse layup, then a 3-pointer that gave Utah a 78-71 lead with 2:34 left.
Beno Udrih scored 11 to lead the Spurs' reserves, who scored a combined 20 points.
Mehmet Okur scored 10 for the Jazz.
Notes: San Antonio G Manu Ginobili missed his third straight game with a bruised lower back. ... Utah's last win over San Antonio was 93-91 on April 13, 2005. ... The Jazz had four straight layups bounce out of the rim early in the second quarter as they missed eight of their first 11 shots.