Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors carry Jazz over Bucks

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Derrick Favors put up 21 points and recorded 11 rebounds, his 11th double-double of the season, to lead the Utah Jazz to a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 96-87. Utah (11-24) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Charlotte Bobcats on Monday.

Favors went 9-16 from the field. Enes Kanter chipped in 11 points and 6 rebounds for Utah as well. Despite the loss, Larry Sanders scored 16 points for Milwaukee on 7-7 shooting. He also registered 8 rebounds. Luke Ridnour added 12 points and 8 assists and Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 10 points and 7 rebounds.

Milwaukee (7-25) could not get back-to-back victories after defeating Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Coming up, the Jazz square off with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are 13-19 on the season. The Bucks go up against the Phoenix Suns, currently sitting at 19-12 this year. The Jazz have a 1-0 record against Los Angeles this season.

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