SALT LAKE CITY—When Utah gets the engine running on the perimeter, it doesn’t take long to race away from an opponent.The Jazz beat Bulls 110-80 on Wednesday night, winning by 30 or more for the second time in three games. Utah beat Orlando by 40 points on Saturday.In both cases, the Jazz carved out huge leads behind strong perimeter shooting. Against the Bulls, the Jazz went 11 of 22 from the outside during the second and third quarters.
”The ball was pinging around,” guard Rodney Hood said. ”We had them chasing us around by moving the ball. We drove close-outs, which is big, and we found the open guy. If we continue to do that, we make the game easier for us and it’s just a matter of us making or missing.”
Derrick Favors scored 23 points, Hood added 19 and Alec Burks chipped in 15 points for the Jazz. Utah (8-11) snapped a three-game losing streak to the Bulls extending back to the 2015-16 season.Robin Lopez scored 15 points and Bobby Portis added 14 points and eight rebounds off the bench for the Bulls. Justin Holiday and Kris Dunn chipped in 12 points apiece.The Bulls (3-13) dropped to 0-3 on its Western road trip.