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3 keys in the Utah Jazz's 126-101 loss to the Golden State Warriors

The Utah Jazz suffered their third straight loss Wednesday night, falling to the Golden State Warriors 126-101.

The turning point: Up by just one with 6:45 remaining in the third quarter, the Warriors closed the frame on a 28-8 run to take control.

3 keys:

  • The Warriors shot just over 59 percent from the field while the Jazz shot just over 40 percent. Both teams shot 23 3-pointers, but Golden State made 11 to Utah's six.
  • The Warriors finished with 37 assists compared to 22 for the Jazz.
  • Golden State dominated the fast break points and points in the paint categories.

Jazz almanac: 15-21, Lost 3 The hero: Kevin Durant led a balanced Warriors attack in scoring with 21 points. Rodney Hood had a game-high 26 for the Jazz.

Next up: vs Cleveland (24-11), Saturday, Dec. 30, 6 p.m. MT

On deck: vs New Orleans (18-16), Wednesday, Jan. 3, 7 p.m. MT