Posted: Mar 24, 2012 2:29 PM by Andy Koen
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Al Jefferson had 23 points and eight rebounds, Gordon Hayward chipped in 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 121-102 on Friday night.
All five starters reached double figures as the Jazz (26-22) notched their sixth straight win. Paul Millsap had 14 points and C.J. Miles scored 12. Devin Harris added 13 points and nine assists for Utah.
Alec Burks led a strong bench contribution with 15 points. Derrick Favors chipped in 12 points and seven rebounds.
Al Harrington scored 20 points off the bench for Denver (26-22), while Arron Afflalo (uh-FLAH'-loh) added 14 points before a third-quarter ejection.
Kenneth Faried added 16 points, Andre Miller chipped in 14 and Wilson Chandler had 13 for the Nuggets.