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Hayward, Millsap get Jazz past Timberwolves in OT

Hayward, Millsap get Jazz past Timberwolves in OT Click to Enlarge Photo:

Mar 16, 2012 at 7:56 am

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gordon Hayward scored 18 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and Paul Millsap made a flurry of key plays in the final minute to lead the Utah Jazz past the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-105 on Thursday night.

Millsap stole the ball twice in the final minute of overtime, made a key jumper and fed Hayward for a dunk as Utah scored the final six points.

Millsap, who blew an open layup to win the game in regulation, finished with 16 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high eight steals.

Devin Harris scored 18 points and Alec Burks had a career-best 15 as he replaced CJ Miles in the bench rotation and played the entire fourth quarter and overtime.

Kevin Love had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Nikola Pekovic scored 20 and Luke Ridnour had 18 points and 13 assists for Minnesota.

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