New Orleans vs Utah Recap - Jazz Win 111-105
Gordon Hayward scored 27 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading Utah over New Orleans, 111-105, on Wednesday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 189.5.
Utah got 22 points from Richard Jefferson and another 21 points from Enes Kanter. Gordon Hayward contributed 10 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Pelicans got a 29-point performance from Anthony Davis, who was supported by 19 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Jazz hit the break trailing 55-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 44 boards, while New Orleans only had 34.
Next game, Utah takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Philadelphia.