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Utah Jazz defeats Golden State Warriors, 115-101

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19 2013 9:35 p.m. MST

Utah Jazz's Al Jefferson (25) goes for a dunk over  Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes (40) in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz defeated the Warriors 115-101.  (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Utah Jazz's Al Jefferson (25) goes for a dunk over Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes (40) in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz defeated the Warriors 115-101. (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press)

SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Jazz came out on top in what started out as a close game against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, winning 115-101.

Al Jefferson was the top scorer for Utah, but it was a huge night for the Jazz bench. Gordon Hayward had 17 points, and Derrick Favors and Alec Burks both hit double figures, with 14 and 13 points respectively.

The Jazz shot 50 percent from the field, which was enough to beat the Warriors, who made 47 percent of their field goal attempts.

Stephen Curry was the top scorer for the Warriors.

This win puts Utah at 31-24 for the season.

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