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Favors has 32 points as Jazz power past Suns, 118-91 for first victory

  • Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors, left, puts a shot up and over Phoenix Suns' Miles Plumlee during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The Jazz defeated the Suns 118-91. (AP Photo/George Frey)

    Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors, left, puts a shot up and over Phoenix Suns' Miles Plumlee during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The Jazz defeated the Suns 118-91. (AP Photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors, left, grabs a rebound from Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The Jazz defeated the Suns 118-91. (AP Photo/George Frey)

    Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors, left, grabs a rebound from Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The Jazz defeated the Suns 118-91. (AP Photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Phoenix Suns' Alex Len, right, Eric Bledsoe, left, and Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors fight for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/George Frey)

    Phoenix Suns' Alex Len, right, Eric Bledsoe, left, and Utah Jazz' Derrick Favors fight for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

Derrick Favors scored a career-high 32 points and added nine rebounds, Gordon Hayward had 24 points and 10 boards, and the Utah Jazz beat the Phoenix Suns 118-91 on Saturday night.

Trevor Booker added 14 points and nine rebounds off the bench to help the Jazz get their victory of the season. Utah dominated around the basket, outscoring Phoenix 66-42 in the paint and enjoying a 52-34 edge in rebounds.

It paid off for the Jazz in transition. Utah outscored Phoenix 35-21 in fast-break points and had a 19-11 edge in second-chance points.

Gerald Green had 16 points off the bench for the Suns (2-1), who shot just 14 of 43 (32.6 percent) from the field in the second half. Markieff Morris added 13 points and Marcus Morris chipped in 12.