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SALT LAKE CITY -- There are times when Alec Burks is driving to the hoop and he has no idea what hes going to do. Gary Cahill Jersey . "I surprise myself on some of these shots I make," Utahs reserve guard said. The Jazz breathed a collective sigh of relief when Burks put together a string of circus shots after the rest of the team had gone cold. Burks scored 10 of his 26 points in the final two minutes to lift the Jazz to a 105-100 win over the skidding Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. "Alec did a great job closing the game out for us, attacking the basket," said Utah coach Ty Corbin after the Jazz endured a six-minute scoreless stretch with seven missed shots and two turnovers. The game was tied 91-1ll when the Jazz looked to Burks to create some offence. The guard made a number of acrobatic drives to the basket and capped a personal 9-0 run with a soaring dunk to make it 100-91 with 22 seconds to play. Utahs top scorer off the bench got to the free throw line with his aggressive play, making 13 of 14 from the stripe in 22 minutes of play. "I relish contact. I really was just trying to be aggressive," Burks said. "Thats my game, going to the hoop." His clutch scoring extended Utahs season-best winning streak to three and sent the Sixers to their ninth straight road loss to the Jazz. Evan Turner scored 21 points and Michael Carter-Williams and Thaddeus Young had 19 apiece for Philadelphia. The 76ers lost their eighth straight, the last two by more than 40 points while nearly matching the NBA mark for the largest total margin of defeat in consecutive games. Philadelphia has given up nearly 116 points per game over the eight-game skid. Gordon Hayward scored 17 and Marvin Williams had 13 points and a season-high 14 rebounds as the Jazz had six players score in double figures. The problem was that no one could find the hoop in the middle of the fourth quarter when they surrendered a 14-point lead. Burks hit a 3-pointer and Richard Jefferson stole a pass and dunked for an 85-71 lead with 10:02 to play. The 76ers then rallied, extending their defence and holding the Jazz scoreless for more than six minutes during a 13-0 run. Spencer Hawes tipped in his own miss to cap the run and then Carter-Williams converted a three-point play after Trey Burke broke Utahs drought to tie the game at 91 with 2:10 to play. Burks had 24 to lead the Jazz over the Lakers in Los Angeles on Tuesday and then continued his instant offence in the second half the back-to-back set. Utahs reserves outscored their Philadelphia counterparts, 56-10. James Anderson, who had 15 points, made a trio of 3-pointers in the final 18 seconds, but it was too late after Burks outburst. The Sixers showed some fight in their last game before the All-Star break and the finale of a disastrous three-game road trip. Following a 123-78 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the 76ers fell behind by 49 points before losing 123-80 to Golden State on Monday No other team in NBA history had lost two straight games by at least 40 points each. Philadelphia has now done it twice, having lost back-to-back games in April 1994 by a combined 93 points. The Detroit Pistons set the record for margin of defeat in consecutive games, losing 95 points combined in back-to-back games in November 1966, according to STATS. One highlight for Philadelphia has been the play of rookie Carter-Williams, who had eight assists and leads all rookies in scoring, rebounding and assists. This was the first game between Carter-Williams, who was drafted 11th, and fellow lottery pick Burke (picked ninth) since their Final Four meeting in April. Burke struggled again Wednesday as he did in Michigans 61-56 win over Syracuse, when he had seven points on 1-of-8 shooting. Burke had seven points on 3-of-12 shooting against Philadelphia. "I thought Michael played with great poise. He could have handled this particular matchup in different ways. I thought he grew tonight," Sixers coach Brett Brown said. Derrick Favours left the game in the first quarter after re-injuring his right hip. He missed a wide-open layup on the first Jazz possession of the game and never got any lift. In six minutes of play, he limped slightly and then left the game and went to the locker room. The Jazz centre has missed four other games with the hip strain and Utah had lost all six contests when Favours is out with injury. NOTES: Brandon Davies, who was raised in Utah and played at BYU, has missed the Sixers last 14 games with a fractured pinkie finger. ... In the third quarter, the Sixers purposely fouled Rudy Gobert, who shoots 51 per cent from the line, but the 7-footer swished both attempts. ... Philadelphia backup big man Lavoy Allen left the game with a sore left knee and did not return. Cesar Azpilicueta Jersey . Balotelli was out at dinner with his brother Enoch and came home to discover he had been burgled. The car was later found abandoned. Balotelli wrote Saturday on Twitter: "I feel empty! No emotions . Champions Jersey . The world No. 1 had one of the most dominating performances in a final and was on his way to a possible shutout on Sunday until the third-seeded Berdych broke the super Serbs serve in the 12th game of the match.NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Predators earned a rare shootout win.Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three.In the tiebreaker, Ellis drove left before stretching to the right to slip the puck between Arizona goaltender Devan Dubnyk and the right post.I got a couple of moves in my bag, and that was just one of them, Ellis said. If it works, it works, if it doesnt, it doesnt. Tonight we were fortunate that it did.Nashville won just two of 11 shootouts last season and lost its only previous one of this season.Ellis also had two assists in the victory.Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight.Following a 6-1 home loss Saturday to St. Louis, Arizona coach Dave Tippett was pleased with Tuesdays effort.We were looking for a response from our team, and we certainly got it, Tippett said. I thought Dubnyk played well in goal for us but our whole team competed in the areas that we wanted to a lot better.Klinkhammer scored the games first goal at 3:21 of the opening period.David Moss carried the puck into the Nashville zone on the right side before sending a pass to an unchecked Klinkhammer who was skating through the slot and had an easy tap-in for his second of the season.Ribeiro tied the game at 12:05 of the first at the tail end of a rare 4-on-1 rush off of an assist from Ellis. Ribeiro was trying to make a pass, but the puck slipped by Dubnyk.I was actually trying to pass and I kind of fanned on it, Ribeiro said. At the beginning, it was a 2-on-1 for me and I was going to try and pass to James and when I got inside the blue line, I saw two righties coming, so it was a 4-on-1. I was lucky on the goal, but we will take any goal.In the off-season, the Coyotes bought out the remaining three years of tthe four-year, $22 million deal he signed prior to the start of last season. Baba Rahman Jersey. He then signed a one-year contract with the Predators for just over $1 million.Ellis gave Nashville its first lead of the game at 5:12 of the middle frame.Just three seconds after a penalty to Arizonas Brandon McMillan expired, Ellis beat Dubnyk to the short side with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle.Dubnyk made 23 saves in regulation in overtime. He is 1-0-1 on the young season.I want to give them that feeling that I am going to be solid for them back there, he said. The more games I am able to play, then obviously they will get a feel for me. It makes it easier for me when the guys play like that.Dubnyk had a brief stint in Nashville last season after the Predators acquired him in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers. With Nashville, Dubnyk had a record of 0-1-1, allowing nine goals against in the two games played. Nashville later traded him to the Montreal Canadiens.Yandle tied the game at 2 at 11:18 of the second.Just three seconds after Nashvilles Calle Jarnkrok was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct, Yandle collected Antoine Vermettes faceoff win and beat Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne with a wrist shot high to the glove side.Erat and Neal traded goals at 7:42 and 8:03 of the third respectively.Erat, a longtime Predator, sits second in Nashville franchise history in games played and goals scored.The game tonight had peaks and valleys in it for us, but yet they continued to push. Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. I thought the goal to get us back to 3-3 really was a big important goal because at that point the steam could leave the building and leave everybody.Notes: Klinkhammers goal was the first time Arizona scored first in a game this season. ... Yandle played his 500th career NHL game. ... Arizona played its first road game of the season. ... 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