The Jazz played the Phoenix Suns on March 25 and added another win to their record. The jazz beat the suns 125-92.
Rudy Gobert led the team scoring with an impressive 27 points and 10 rebounds with Derick Favors and Ricky Rubio scoring 18 points each with eight and one rebound, respectively. Donavon Mitchell had just 10 points and four rebounds.
The Jazz started off with a fairly close game at just 26-21 in the first quarter. By halftime the Jazz had increased their lead to 62-43. By the end of the game the Jazz had an impressive 125-92 win against The Suns.
This was the first game where BYU alumnus Jimmer Fredette returned to play in the NBA after a few years playing professionally in China. Fans in the stadium were ecstatic to see him return and gave him a standing ovation when he subbed into the game.
“I’m really excited about the win tonight,” said James Buchanan, Snow College student, “they’ve had an interesting season, and I’m excited for these final 8 games because the only tough team left is Denver, which means we can probably stick to 5th in the West.”
This marks the 44th win for the jazz this season. Currently they are ranked 5th in the west with the Los Angeles Lakers (3/27) and the Washington Wizards (3/29) as their next few games the Jazz hope to add a few more wins to their record before the playoffs start in mid-April.