Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) pulls down a rebound as Mavericks small forward Jae Crowder falls to his knees while Mavericks center Chris Kaman (35) and Jazz forward Paul Millsap (24) look on in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)The Associated Press
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots as Utah forward Paul Millsap defends in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)The Associated Press
Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shouts as he runs up the court in the third quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)The Associated Press
SALT LAKE CITY – Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 on Monday night.
Alec Burks added a season-high 13, including eight in the fourth quarter when Utah held Dallas (13-22) to 14 points on 5-of-16 shooting.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavs with 20 points. He had six straight late, but also was called for a charge with 32 seconds remaining as he tried to get Dallas within two.
The Jazz made 4 of 6 free throws down the stretch to seal the win.
Al Jefferson added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Utah (18-18), which has won both meetings with Dallas this season.
The Mavs (13-22) have lost three straight and 12 of their last 14.