Jazz Even NBA Finals

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SALT LAKE CITY: It was an incredibly difficult play, but one that John Stockton and Karl Malone have made seem easy over the past 12 years. Down one with under a minute to play, Stockton rebounded a Michael Jordan miss and threw a full-court post pattern that just got over a lunging Jordan and settled into Malone's hands. Amazing pass, easy basket. And just like that, the Jazz had the lead in a game they desperately needed to win but looked certain to lose. Down four with under two minutes left to play, the Jazz scored the last nine points of the game to win, 78-73. The win evens the best-of-seven NBA finals at two games apiece. More important for the Jazz, who should have won the first game in Chicago as well, it establishes that this year's Chicago team is not the 'Invinci-Bull' squad that roared through the playoffs last year. The Bulls get their chance to re-establish that dominance in game 5, Wednesday night.