Horford leads Hawks past Jazz 102-91

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Al Horford scored 34 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, while Josh Smith added 24 points 14 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks hold off a fourth-quarter rally by the Utah Jazz and claim a 102-91 victory Wednesday night.

Al Jefferson led Utah with 26 points and 11 rebounds, while Derrick Favors had 17 points and 15 rebounds. It wasn't enough to prevent the Jazz (31-27) from losing their second straight home game and third straight contest overall.

Atlanta (33-23) took control when the Jazz opened the second half by missing their first eight shots. The Hawks went on a 10-2 run and took a 66-50 lead on a pair of free throws by Horford.

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