Gordon Hayward's pinpoint shooting got the Utah Jazz off to their best start of the season and Marvin Williams made the plays at the end for their most impressive victory of the season.
Williams scored five points in the final two minutes, Hayward broke out of a shooting slump to score 29 points and the Jazz earned their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 109-103 victory over the Rockets on Monday night.
''What a huge win for us,'' Williams said. ''Houston has been playing really, really well. For them to come into our building and put up a big-time fight and then for us to come out on top is a great feeling.''
With Utah clinging to a 101-98 lead, Williams stole James Harden's pass and raced down for a dunk with 2 minutes left.
''Thankfully I was able to take advantage of a miscommunication on their part. It was a huge break for us,'' Williams said.
Williams, who has been playing with a mask since breaking his nose last month, then hit a 3-pointer from the top of the ...