- Associated Press - Monday, October 12, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Meyers Leonard scored 19 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 88-81 in preseason action Monday night.

The Blazers improved to 2-2 despite Damian Lillard sitting with a left ankle injury.

Both teams struggled offensively as the Trail Blazers shot 39 percent from the field. The Jazz (2-2) made only 31 percent of their shots.

Al-Farouz Aminu finished with 15 points for the Blazers. CJ McCollum scored 16, but was 6 for 21 from the field and was ejected for a flagrant 2 foul.

Alec Burks scored 19 and Rodney Hood added 13 for the Jazz.

Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert combined to score just 22 points on 6 for 28 shooting for Utah.

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