Game 3: Thursday at EnergySolutions Arena

Jazz 88, Lakers 86

Key 1: Down by eight points, Utah goes on a 9-2 run early in the fourth to get back in the game.

Key 2: Carlos Boozer finishes with 23 points and 22 rebounds to pace the Jazz.

Key 3: With Ronnie Brewer guarding him for most of the night, Laker star Kobe Bryant finishes just 5-of-24 from the field for 18 points.

Player of the game

Carlos Boozer

The Jazz power forward scores 23 points, grabs 22 rebounds and scores six of Utah's final eight points in Game 3 of the series.