SALT LAKE CITY – Deron Williams scored a season-high 32 points and the Utah Jazz beat Orlando 117-105 on Friday night, the highest total the slumping Magic have allowed all season.
CJ Miles scored 19 of his season-high 26 points in the fourth quarter for the Jazz, who swept the Magic this season. Paul Millsap had 22 points and Andrei Kirilenko added 17 to help the Jazz complete their six-game homestand with a 4-2 mark.
Jameer Nelson scored 19, Brandon Bass had 18 and Vince Carter 17 points in the Magic's season-high fourth straight loss.
Pushing the ball against the weary Magic in the third quarter, Williams scored 16 points in the period as the Jazz opened a commanding lead.
After Bass made two free throws to trim it to 71-67, Williams sparked a 11-2 run that ended with his pass to Kirilenko for a 3-pointer that pushed the lead to 82-69 with 2:47 left in the third quarter.
In Utah's 35-point fourth quarter, Miles answered each Orlando push with clutch baskets and scored 17. Then when the Magic converted five straight offensive possessions into points for the first time, Williams and Kirilenko kept pace with a pair of long jumpers.
The Magic finally whittled the lead to 109-102 on Nelson's 3, but Kirilenko made a jumper and a fast-break dunk to bury the Magic with 1:56 to play.
Orlando came in yielding a league-low 91.1 points and the most an opponent had previously scored on the Magic was in a 110-106 loss to Toronto on Nov. 12.
Kirilenko is nursing a strained right quadriceps and was questionable before the game but seemed to be everywhere with 13 rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots.
One night after scoring 39 in Orlando's 97-83 loss to Portland, Dwight Howard had 12 rebounds but scored just 14 points on 5-of-15 shooting and had at least three of his shots blocked by the Jazz.
Bass started the game instead of Quentin Richardson, and Chris Duhon did not play for the first time this season as Orlando coach Stan Van Gundy searches for a combination that will stop the slide.
Though both teams are leaders in field goal percentage defense, each shot over 50 percent in the first half and Millsap's 20 points led to a 58-57 Jazz advantage at the break.
The Jazz shot nearly 54 percent and outscored the Magic 18-5 on fast breaks. Though the Magic had a 41-34 rebounding edge, Utah tied a season high with 10 3-pointers, a mark it set at Portland on Nov. 20.
Notes: Rookie Gordon Hayward, who was the ninth overall pick in the draft out of Butler, made his second career start in place of Raja Bell (strained right adductor) but went scoreless in 18 minutes. Center Kyrylo Fesenko was out with a sprained left ankle and Magic forward Ryan Anderson missed his fourth straight game with a sprained right foot. After the Jazz mascot, Bear, was presented with an award in between quarters, Howard gave him an impromptu hug to the delight of the crowd.