ATLANTA _ Derrick Favors scored 23 points, Rodney Hood added 20 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks 97-96 on Sunday night to end a three-game skid.
Paul Millsap had a season-high 28 points for the Hawks but failed to hit the rim on a 3-point attempt in the final minute and missed a 12-footer at the buzzer.
Atlanta has lost three of four. Point guard Jeff Teague sat out with a sore ankle, leaving the Hawks without their second-leading scorer. Dennis Schroder finished with 11 points, nine assists and no turnovers in his absence.
Utah took a seven-point lead on Alec Burks’ runner with 2:20 remaining.
Al Horford and Kent Bazemore each had 16 points for the Hawks. Horford’s 3 with 33 seconds left made it 97-96. Favours missed a jumper on the next possession but grabbed the rebound from Millsap’s miss to seal it.