Hayward helps Jazz beat Bucks, get fifth win in 6 games
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 18 points, including 13 during a decisive third quarter, to lead the Utah Jazz over the Milwaukee Bucks 94-85 on Sunday night.
Trey Lyles added 14 points for Utah, which won for the fifth time in six games. The Jazz are in the midst of a five-game trip and won for just the third time in their last 11 away games to remain one game behind Dallas for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Utah's Shelvin Mack had 13 points and 12 assists, and Rudy Gobert finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds
Milwaukee is 4-18 in its last 22 games against Utah. Jabari Parker had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Bucks.
Khris Middleton had 13 points for Milwaukee, which played at home for the 10th time in its last 12 games.