Utah at Charlotte

Jazz 110, Bobcats 103

CBSSports.com wire reports

LOS ANGELES -- Carlos Boozer made seven of his first eight shots and scored 22 points, leading the Utah Jazz to a 110-103 preseason victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday.

All five Utah starters scored in double figures. Deron Williams had 17 points and eight assists. Andrei Kirilenko returned to the Jazz lineup after missing three games and finished with 18 points and six rebounds in 27 minutes. He was in his native Russia with his wife to complete the adoption of a 2-month-old girl.

D.J. Augustin played 33 minutes off the bench and led the Bobcats with 29 points after starting point guard Raymond Felton got into early foul trouble. Point guard Eric Maynor, Utah's first-round draft pick from Virginia Commonwealth, had seven points in 22 minutes and was 3 for 11 from the field with five assists.

Bobcats forward Boris Diaw, who sprained his ankle while playing for the French national team, played his second game of the preseason and had seven points in 20 minutes. No.1 draft pick Gerald Henderson sat out with a bruised left shoulder. Tyson Chandler, who underwent off-season ankle surgery, remained sidelined until either Tuesday or next Friday.

With center Mehmet Okur out of action because of a sore lower back, the Jazz used a starting frontcourt trio of Boozer at in the pivot, Kirilenko at small forward, and Paul Millsap at power forward in his first start of the preseason. Millsap had 12 points and seven rebounds.

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