SUNDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Utah Jazz crush Blazers at Moda Center/Winterhawks' late surge beats Seattle 5-3 next door


Aaron Wise, in his rookie season on the PGA Tour and from the University of Oregon, tied for 15th in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

His final round of 2-under-par 70 at Pebble Beach gave him a 9-under 278.

Ted Potter Jr. won with a closing 69 and 270 total. Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Jason Day and Chez Reavie tied for second at 273.


Scott Harrington, former Jesuit High golfer, tied for 34th in the Club Colombia Classic at Bogota, Colombia. He shot a par-71 in the final round for a 3-under 281 total.

Ben Taylor, a London native, won at 15-under 269.


Utah 115, PORTLAND 96

The Jazz stunned the Trail Blazers with a 38-19 third quarter en route to the win at Moda Center.

It was the Blazers' first loss at home in 10 games.

Utah has won nine in a row.

Damian Lillard led Portland with 39 points in 38 minutes.

Lillard had 13 points, despite going 0 for 4 on 3-pointers, to help the Blazers lead 44-43 at halftime.


Through Sunday

Golden State 43-13 — 

Houston 42-13, 1/2

San Antonio 35-22, 8 1/2

Minnesota 35-24, 9 1/2

Oklahoma City 32-25, 11 1/2

Portland 31-26, 12 1/2

Denver 30-26, 13

New Orleans 29-26, 13 1/2

L.A. Clippers 28-26, 14

Utah 28-28, 15

L.A. Lakers 23-32, 19 1/2

Memphis 18-37, 24 1/2

Dallas 18-39, 25 1/2

Phoenix 17-38, 25 1/2


PORTLAND 5, Seattle 3

The Hawks rallied at Memorial Coliseum for their second win in as many nights over the Thunderbirds.

Seattle scored first, Portland got even on a goal by Joachim Blichfeld, and the T-Birds struck with 49 seconds left in the first period for a 2-1 lead.

The Hawks got even on Lane Gilliss' goal, but Seattle regained the lead with one minute left in the second period.

Midway through the third period, a goal by Ryan Hughes evened the count.

Alex Overhardt put Portland ahead for the first time with a rebound score at 13:02.

An empty-netter by Blichfeld secured the win.


Through Sunday

Everett 36-17-2-2 (76 points)

Portland 35-18-1-3 (74)

Spokane 30-20-3-2 (65)

Tri-City 27-19-7-1 (62)

Seattle 27-20-6-2 (62)

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