Recap: Warriors 95, Jazz 90

By The Sports Xchange
POSTED: 1:19 AM Feb 01 2014   UPDATED: 1:19 AM Feb 01 2014

Warriors 95, Jazz 90: Stephen Curry buried eight 3-pointers en route to a season-high 44 points to drag visiting Golden State past Utah.Andrew Bogut added 16 points and 17 rebounds for the Warriors, who were without forward David Lee due to a shoulder injury. Curry went 14-of-26 from the field and 8-of-13 from beyond the arc to pick up his teammates, who combined to shoot 30.6 percent.Alec Burks scored 26 points off the bench to lead the Jazz, who dropped to 0-3 against Golden State this season. Enes Kanter added 15 points and Diante Garrett chipped in 13 in a reserve role for Utah, which played without starters Derrick Favors (hip) and Marvin Williams (heel).The Jazz took a five-point lead into the fourth quarter and pushed it out to 77-68 with 10:11 to play. Curry came back into the game on the next stoppage and began to take control, nailing two 3-pointers in a 12-0 burst that gave the Warriors an 80-77 edge.Curry's 3-pointer with 4:24 remaining made it an 85-81 gap before Utah made another push, grabbing an 88-87 lead on Burks' layup before Curry answered right back. Klay Thompson's free throws put Golden State in front 91-88 with 1:37 to play and Curry helped close it out at the line.Curry's third 3-pointer of the first six minutes gave the Warriors a quick 17-8 lead midway through the first quarter before Utah cut it to 23-21 at the end of the period. The Jazz ended the half on a 13-3 run to take a 48-41 lead into the break.Utah led by as much as nine points early in the third quarter but Curry would not let the gap get too large. The All-Star scored seven straight points for Golden State to cut it back to 63-61 before the Jazz took advantage of the Warriors bench to make the cushion 71-66 heading to the fourth.GAME NOTEBOOK: Curry has five career 40-point games and all five have come on the road. … The Warriors have won back-to-back games for the first time since a 10-game winning streak came to an end on Jan. 7. … Jazz G Gordon Hayward committed eight of the team's 19 turnovers.