SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Facing Miami’s tough zone defense a second time, the Utah Jazz finally figured it out.
The Jazz balanced patience and aggression. They attacked the rim and kept the ball moving as much as possible to prevent getting bogged down and forcing bad shots.
The result was a 116-101 victory over the Heat on Wednesday night.
“There is a point in the game where you can either go one of two ways,” guard Donovan Mitchell said. “We just wanted to attack, put the pressure on and keep it going.