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Cavaliers Vs. Jazz Score Update: Cleveland Down 9 At Half

The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to stay on the better end of .500 on Tuesday night, but they'll have to get past the perfect-at-home Utah Jazz. The Jazz are half way to their best start at home since 2008, leading the Cavs 52-43 at the break.

After a back-and-forth first quarter, the Utah Jazz turned it up a notch at the end of the second quarter, outscoring the Cavs 11-1 in the final four minutes to take a nine-point lead into the locker rooms.

The Cavs cannot stop Paul Millsap who scored six of those 11 points to end the first half and has 16 total on a perfect 8-for-8 shooting. Al Jefferson already has 10 rebounds and has added eight points in 15-plus minutes for Utah.

Cleveland's being led by third-year journeyman Alonzo Gee who has eight points on 3-for-3 shooting. Antawn Jamison was just 3-for-12 in the first half and a big reason why the Cavs shot less than 40-percent in the first 24 minutes.

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