SALT LAKE CITY – Randy Foye scored 26 points, tying a career high with eight 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Brooklyn Nets 116-107 Saturday night to keep Deron Williams winless against his former team.
The victory was the fourth straight for Utah (38-36), which entered the night eighth in the Western Conference by virtue of its tiebreaker over the Lo Angeles Lakers.
Williams played better than he did in his first trip back in January 2012, but couldn't match the 3-point shooting of Utah. Foye made 8 of 9 and the Jazz 10 of 17 as a team.
The Jazz also forced 17 turnovers by the Nets.
Brook Lopez led Brooklyn (42-31) with 27 points. Williams had 21 on 6-of-14 shooting, with 11 assists.
Utah outscored Brooklyn 31-20 in the third quarter after trailing by two at half.