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Basketball: Hayward's late free throw lifts Jazz over Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)-Gordon Hayward took the pass from Devin Harris, glanced up at the clock and decided not to wait.

With the game tied and time ticking down from 14.9 seconds, Hayward showed the kind of aggressiveness that had been missing this young season, sprinting up court and drawing a foul on Brandon Rush on a layup attempt between two defenders.

Music to the Jazz's ears.

Hayward made a go-ahead free throw with 11 seconds remaining to cap a breakout game for the former Butler sensation, lifting the Utah Jazz past the Golden State Warriors 88-87 on Saturday night for …

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