Jefferson helps Jazz rally past Pistons 90-87

Jefferson helps Jazz rally past Pistons 90-87
January 12, 2013, 10:06 pm
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Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap, right, and guard Randy Foye, left, crowd Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Al Jefferson scored 10 of his 20 points in the third quarter, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 90-87 on Saturday night.

Detroit's Brandon Knight missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds that would have tied the game after the Pistons trailed by 13 points with 3:26 left.

Jefferson helped the Jazz outscore Detroit 25-11 in the third, powering them to their first lead after trailing by as many as 15 points.