Found November 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
SALT LAKE CITY -- This bench thing seems to be working out for Gordon Hayward. Hayward hit a game-winning jumper with 4.5 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. In improving to 7-6 overall, the Jazz used a late 17-2 run to overcome a Sacramento team that led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter. "I thought we won with a lot of grit, gut, staying together," Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said. Hayward led all scorers with 23 points off the bench on 7-for-16 shooting, including that go-ahead jumper from the top of the key in the final moments. The third-year swingman scored 15 points in each of his two previous games after being reassigned to a reserve role. "The Kings have a lot of talent on their team and they can really score the basketball. They were able to knock down some shots and we let them hang around too long," said Hayward, who started the first 10 games this se...
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