(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Paul Millsap pulled the Jazz (28-26) within one game of the last playoff spot in the Western Conference on Monday night.
His two late dunks handed the Trail Blazers (25-29) a 102-97 loss and snapped Utah's three-game slide.
"The will not to lose, the will to make it to that next level to get in the playoffs, it came out," said Millsap.
The loss for Portland dropped them four games out in the West and are now 5-6 under interim coach Kaleb Canales who took over for Nate McMillan who was fired at the trade deadline.
"We're staying in the moment and we're taking it game by game," he said. "This one is going to hurt until 12:01 tonight, and then we have to turn the page and look forward to tomorrow."
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