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Utah Defeats Milwaukee 96-87 - Recap

The Jazz grabbed a 96-87 win over the Bucks on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Gordon Hayward at EnergySolutions Arena.

Utah won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 190.5.

Utah got 21 points from Derrick Favors and another 13 points from Alec Burks. Trey Burke contributed 4 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Milwaukee got 16 points from Larry Sanders in a losing cause and another 12 points from Luke Ridnour. Luke Ridnour contributed 8 assists for the Bucks, while Larry Sanders had 8 rebounds.

Utah led at halftime, 51-42.

The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 43 boards, while Milwaukee only had 34.

Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face Phoenix.