The Utah Jazz (15-18) fall to the Houston Rockets (17-19) Monday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena 93-91 after leading by as many as 15 points in the game. James Harden of the Rockets led all scorers with 30 points. Rodney Hood led the Jazz with 23 points and 7 assists. Gordon Hayward added 20 points and 7 rebounds in the loss. Rookie Trey Lyles scored a career high 13 points in the game. There were some tough calls, or no calls, made down the stretch, but the Jazz can’t focus on those. This was a game they could have won, but they just went up against a team that just outplayed them on Monday. Here is Utah Jazz Head Coach Quin Snyder after the game talking about his team’s performance:
Rodney Hood went 5 for 6 on 3-point shots during the game, but missed a critical free throw down the stretch. Here is Rodney Hood with the media after the game talking about his team’s play against the Rockets:
Next up for the Jazz will be the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night in San Antonio at 6:30 PM.
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