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Hayward, Favors lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) shoots between Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors, left, and center Rudy Gobert (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.

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Jefferson, Williams lead Hornets past Lakers 104-103

Los Angeles Lakers' Wesley Johnson (11) is fouled by Charlotte Hornets' Marvin Williams (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Mo Williams added 20 points and 13 assists and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-103 on Tuesday night for their third win in four games.

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LeBron James moves up to 21st place on scoring list

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against Boston Celtics' Evan Turner (11) and Marcus Smart (36) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has moved into 21st place on the career scoring list with 24,506 points.

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Kings bring back former player Divac in front-office role

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.

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Durant still out; Westbrook could return Wednesday

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook holds his cheek where he was kneed in the face by teammate guard Andre Roberson in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  Westbrook scored 40 points as the Trail Blazers won 115-112.  Westbrook would not talk with media afterward and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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