Best of NBA: Jazz Hit 15 Three-pointers to Hand Spurs First Loss

SAN ANTONIO -- George Hill had 22 points and the Utah Jazz made a season-high 15 3-pointers, handing the San Antonio Spurs their first loss of the season 106-91 on Tuesday night.

Rodney Hood had 19 points, Trey Lyles 15 and Shelvin Mack 14 for Utah, which finished 15 for 31 from 3-point range.

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Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 30 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 21.

Hill made four straight baskets starting with about 6 minutes left, scoring 10 points to give the Jazz a 96-88 lead with 4 minutes remaining.

Utah built a 12-point lead in the opening quarter by shooting 72 percent from the field and 88 percent on 3s.

The Jazz made seven 3-pointers in the first quarter, one more than their previous season high for a game (see full recap).

Irving's big game keeps Cavs unbeaten
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday night.

Kevin Love scored 24 points while LeBron James added 19 points and 13 rebounds as Cleveland placed six players in double figures. The Cavaliers are 4-0 for the first time in 16 years.

James Harden scored a season-high 41 points and had 15 assists for Houston.

Ryan Anderson's 3-pointer cut Cleveland's lead to 114-112 with 2:18 to play, but 3-pointers by James and J.R. Smith and another 3 by Irving with 34 seconds left pushed the margin to 125-116.

The game's tip-off was moved up an hour to 6 p.m. because the Indians and Cubs were playing Game 6 of the World Series across the street at Progressive Field.

Smith scored 15 points for Cleveland while Mike Dunleavy and Channing Frye had 11 apiece (see full recap).

Lavine, Timberwolves crush shorthanded Grizzlies
MINNEAPOLIS -- Zach LaVine scored 31 points and hit five 3-pointers, and the Minnesota Timberwolves built a lead too big to give away in a 116-80 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night, their first win of the season.

Gorgui Dieng scored 17 points for the Timberwolves (1-2), who led by 17 points in the opener against Memphis and 18 against Sacramento before losing both games.

Memphis coach David Fizdale decided to rest Mike Conley and Marc Gasol on the front end of a back-to-back that finishes at home on Wednesday night against New Orleans. Tony Allen made his season debut for the Grizzlies after missing the first three games of the season with a right knee injury.

Memphis shot just 36.5 percent and turned the ball over 22 times (see full recap).

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