Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/11/12
SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson finally enjoyed his breakout game of the 2012-13 season. While he battled a virus and has somewhat struggled to find his way in the new-look Jazz offense, Jefferson wasn't concerned. He had a season-high 27 points and 14 rebounds as the Utah Jazz held off the Phoenix Suns, 94-81, on Saturday night. According to Jefferson, there was nothing scientific about breaking out of his mini-slump. His scoring average, entering Saturday's game, had dipped more than seven points from last year. He bounced back from one of his worst outings as a Jazzman when he shot 1-for-9 and scored four points in a loss to Denver on Friday night. "I just made shots," Jefferson said. "Last night I missed shots and tonight they were falling." Jefferson started off hot, making five of his first seven shots en route to easily scoring a season high. His turnaround jumper with 1:50 left in the game put the Jazz ahead 88-79 and iced the game. The Jazz (3-4) r...
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