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Milestone: 15,000 points

» Associated Press

Karl Malone scored 30 points and John Stockton added 16 to surpass 15,000 points for his career as the Utah Jazz defeated the Vancouver Grizzlies 110-101 Friday night in Salt Lake City.

Greg Foster tied his career and season highs with 18 points and Adam Keefe had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Jazz, who won for the 16th time in 17 games.

Malone scored 12 of his points in the last 6:37 after the Grizzlies had tied the game at 88-all.

Stockton hit the 15,000-point plateau with a driving layup from the right side past Lee Mayberry with 6:25 to play in the first quarter. He finished with 11 assists and a total of 15,013 points in his 14-year career.


Utah Jazz guard John Stockton, right, looks to pass against pressure from Dallas Mavericks guard Steve Nash during an April game in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

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