Hayward, Millsap help Jazz beat Hornets 95-83

Hayward, Millsap help Jazz beat Hornets 95-83

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 5: Randy Foye #8 of the Utah Jazz battles for a loose ball against Eric Gordon #10 of the New Orleans Hornets at Energy Solutions Arena on April 5, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Posted on April 5, 2013 at 10:32 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 23 points after a 1-of-8 start and the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Hornets 95-83 on Friday night.
 
   The Jazz (40-37) entered a half-game behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Lakers faced Memphis in a late game.
 
   Utah led by just four entering the fourth but opened the quarter on an 8-0 run, capped by Hayward's 7-foot jumper. He scored 10 straight as Utah surged ahead 87-73 with 4:47 remaining.
 
   The Hornets got no closer than 10 and scored just 16 in the fourth.
 
   Anthony Davis scored 24 and Greivis Vasquez added 21 for the Hornets (26-50), who lost the season series to Utah 3-1.
 

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