Utah Jazz: Sling or no sling, Kanter status remains uncertain
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Hayward went to the bench and, by the time be scored again with 2:53 left in the third quarter, the Nuggets owned a 74-61 lead.
Hayward finished playing only 30 minutes — about 10 less than he averaged during Utah’s five-game winning streak that was snapped. He finished with a team-high 18 points.
"Gordon is important for us and we do need him on the floor," Corbin said. "He’s been playing a lot more minutes of late and he’s been creating plays — for his teammates and for himself."
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