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Hayward, Millsap help Jazz beat Hornets 95-83

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    Utah Jazz's Paul Millsap (24) goes to the basket as New Orleans Hornets' Ryan Anderson (33) defends in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, April 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) (The Associated Press)

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    Utah Jazz's Paul Millsap, right, guards New Orleans Hornets' Anthony Davis during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) (The Associated Press)

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    New Orleans Hornets' Robin Lopez (15) drives against Utah Jazz's Al Jefferson during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) (The Associated Press)

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    Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward (20) goes to the basket as New Orleans Hornets' Anthony Davis, right, defends in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, April 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) (The Associated Press)

Gordon Hayward scored 23 points after a 1-of-8 start and the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Hornets 95-83 on Friday night.

The Jazz (40-37) entered a half-game behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Lakers faced Memphis in a late game.

Utah led by just four entering the fourth but opened the quarter on an 8-0 run, capped by Hayward's 7-foot jumper. He scored 10 straight as Utah surged ahead 87-73 with 4:47 remaining.

The Hornets got no closer than 10 and scored just 16 in the fourth.

Anthony Davis scored 24 and Greivis Vasquez added 21 for the Hornets (26-50), who lost the season series to Utah 3-1.

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