Derrick Favors, Gordon Hayward carry Jazz past Magic

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Derrick Favors put up his eighth double-double this season, scoring 23 points and registering 10 rebounds, to help the Utah Jazz beat the Orlando Magic, 101-94. The Jazz shot really well from the field in this one, going 39-73 (53.4%). Utah (8-19) has won just three of their last 10 games.

Favors went 9-14 from the field, in an efficient offensive performance. Other top contributors for Utah included Gordon Hayward with 20 points and six assists, and Enes Kanter with 11 points and seven rebounds. On 10-18 shooting, including 3-5 from behind the arc, Tobias Harris scored 24 points for Orlando in the loss. Elfrid Payton contributed 11 points and 11 assists.

Orlando (10-19) has now lost three consecutive games.

Coming up next, the Jazz square off with the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 7-19 on the year. The Magic match up with the Philadelphia 76ers, currently 2-23 this season. The Magic are 1-0 versus Philadelphia this season.