04/16 22:11 CDT Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale
Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale
AP Basketball Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) --- Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine
assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since moving
to Utah 35 years ago with a 136-130 double overtime victory over the Minnesota
Timberwolves in the season finale Wednesday night.
Gordon Hayward had 23 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, and Derrick Favors
added 21 points and 12 boards for the Jazz (25-57), who would have tied the
worst record since the team relocated in 1979 with a loss. They also snapped a
five-game losing streak and won for just the fourth time in their last 25 games.
Kevin Martin scored 36 points for the Timberwolves (40-42), who missed a chance
to finish with their first non-losing record since 2005. Kevin Love scored 19
points on 4-for-15 shooting in what could be Rick Adelman's last game as an NBA