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Utah Jazz Up by four at halftime to New Orleans Hornets, 51-47

Published: Sunday, Aug. 30 2015 6:40 a.m. MDT

Utah's Enes Kanter pushes up a shot over Ryan Anderson as the Jazz and Hornets play Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in Energy Solutions arena. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Utah's Enes Kanter pushes up a shot over Ryan Anderson as the Jazz and Hornets play Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in Energy Solutions arena. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

After getting down by 12 points to New Orleans, the Utah Jazz put together a second quarter run to regain the lead 51-47 at halftime.

Playing without sixth man Gordon Hayward for the second straight game, the Jazz had holes to fill coming off a 45-point loss.

Derrick Favors and Randy Foye each had 11 points for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson contributed 10 first-half points.

The Hornets shot 57 percent from three-point range and were led by guard Greivis Vasquez with nine points.

Whitney O'Bannon is currently a new media sports intern for the Deseret News.

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