Tayshaun Prince scores 19 as Boston Celtics edge Utah Jazz 99-90

Tayshaun Prince - photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images
Tayshaun Prince - photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images
Tayshaun Prince – photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images

Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night.

Tyler Zeller had 14 points and seven rebounds for Boston, which grabbed control with a big second quarter. Jared Sullinger had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Avery Bradley also scored 12.

Prince, who was acquired from Memphis in a three-team trade on Jan. 12, was 7 for 10 from the field and 3 for 4 at the free-throw line.

Gordon Hayward had 26 points for Utah, and Enes Kanter finished with 20. Reserve Trey Burke added 18 points, and Derrick Favors finished with 13 points with eight rebounds.

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