Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, rear, fouls Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) as he goes to the basket in the first half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, rear, fouls Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) as he goes to the basket in the first half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward went blow for blow with LeBron James in the second half to help the Utah Jazz beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-92 on Tuesday night.

Hayward had 22 points and went back and forth with James during a decisive third quarter. James brought the Cavs back from a 15-point halftime deficit before Hayward drove the lead back to 14.

Hayward had 11 points while the Jazz used a 16-0 run midway through the quarter to lead 74-60. The Cavs had a 17-0 roll after halftime thanks an aggressive James and his 13 third-quarter points.

Trey Lyles had eight straight points, including a pair of 3-pointers, in the fourth quarter to help the Jazz hold on.

James finished with 29 points and Kyrie Irving added 20 for the Cavs.