MARVIN Williams scored five points in the final two minutes and Gordon Hayward scored 29 points and the Utah Jazz earned their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 109-103 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).
Gordon Hayward scored 29 points rookie Trey Burke posted career highs of 21 points and six assists for Utah, which shot 54 percent and made 10 of 17 from beyond the arc. The Jazz were coming off a 112-104 win over the Suns on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).
Harden had 15 of his season-best 37 points in the fourth quarter to keep the Rockets close, but they couldn't get enough defensive stops. Dwight Howard had 15 points and Francisco Garcia and Omri Casspi had 13 apiece as Houston lost for only the second time in its last 10 games.