Foye's 5 3-pointers lift Jazz by Lakers 95-86

Foye's 5 3-pointers lift Jazz by Lakers 95-86
November 7, 2012, 11:48 pm
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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard (12) drives to the basket as Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) watches during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Al Jefferson scored 18 points and Randy Foye added 17 on five 3-pointers to lift the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Lakers, 95-86 on Wednesday night.

Mo Williams added 16 points on 8 of 13 shooting for Utah (2-3).

Kobe Bryant entered the game shooting nearly 60 percent but started 3 of 10 and finished 7 of 17 for 29 points as the Lakers fell to 1-4.

Dwight Howard added 19 points for the Lakers and Metta World Peace had 15.

The Jazz led by as many as 16 points early, but the Lakers were within five with 8:27 left before Foye hit three straight 3-pointers to give Utah a 79-68 lead with 6:40 remaining.