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Jefferson leads Jazz to 98-88 win over Grizzlies

Updated: 13 February 2012 13:37 IST

Al Jefferson had 21 points and a season-high 15 rebounds, and Gordon Hayward added 23 points as the Utah Jazz snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.

Jefferson leads Jazz to 98-88 win over Grizzlies

Memphis, Tennessee:

Al Jefferson had 21 points and a season-high 15 rebounds, and Gordon Hayward added 23 points as the Utah Jazz snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.

Hayward shot 8 of 12 from the field, part of a 51 percent shooting performance by the Jazz on the night. Paul Millsap finished with 16 for Utah, shooting 7 of 11. Raja Bell had 10 points.

Rudy Gay led Memphis with 22 points, while Mike Conley (six assists) and Marc Gasol scored 17 apiece.

Utah's lead was only 69-66 heading into the final period, but the Jazz were 12 of 19 from the field and caused six Memphis turnovers in the final period to pull away at the end.



Topics : NBA Utah Jazz Al Jefferson Cleveland Cavaliers C.J. Miles Gordon Hayward Los Angeles Lakers Marina Erakovic
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