Jazz 77, Hornets 66

Game 78: Tuesday at New Orleans Arena

• Up 20 early in the fourth quarter, Jazz withstand late-game New Orleans rally bid

• Mehmet Okur carries Utah with 22-point, 17-rebound double-double

• Deron Williams scores only four, but dishes 16 assists and holds Hornets point Chris Paul to just four points himself

Almanac

RECORD: 52-26

HOME: 35-4

AWAY: 17-22

STREAK: W3

Next up

JAZZ at MAVERICKS

Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

(KJZZ)