Hayward, Jazz get 1st win, 111-105 over N.O. - NBC Sports

Hayward, Jazz get 1st win, 111-105 over N.O.
November 13, 2013, 11:45 pm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Gordon Hayward had 27 points and 10 assists and Richard Jefferson added 22 points to help the Utah Jazz claim their first victory of the season, a 111-105 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.

Hayward scored 22 points in the second half and the Jazz erased a 16-point deficit to put an end to their worst start in 39 years.

Derrick Favors made a key layup with 24 seconds remaining and Jefferson added three free throws in the final minute to clinch the victory.

When Marvin Williams hit a 3-pointer to make it 104-100, Jazz fans leapt to their feet and the Utah reserves bounced around and high-fived like college players in a postseason tournament.

Anthony Davis had 29 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans, who dropped all three games on their Western road swing.

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