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Steve Yeater, AP
Utah Jazz guard Jamaal Tinsley (6) looks for an opening against Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Utah Jazz are off to a good start in another road game.

Al Jefferson has 16 points on 8-for-11 shooting, taking the Jazz to a 58-48 halftime lead over the Sacramento Kings tonight at Power Balance Pavilion.

The Jazz went on a 20-6 run midway through the first half to take control of this game.

Paul Millsap and Derrick Favors each have eight points for the Jazz, who are trying to win their fifth straight game overall and second in a row on the road.

Tyreke Evans leads the Kings, winners of three straight, with 12 points.

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette came off the bench and fired in a couple of 3-pointers in the opening half for the Kings.

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