Half: Lakers 50, Jazz 46

SALT LAKE CITY — The Lakers built a 19-point lead over the Utah Jazz in the second quarter, but couldn’t hold it. They shot a scalding 13-for-19 in the first quarter, but then slumped to 4-for-21 shooting in the second quarter. It wasn’t a winning combination. Pau Gasol scored 11 of his team-leading 13 points in the first quarter. Kobe Bryant added 11 points by halftime. Deron Williams scored 11 points for the Jazz in the first half.