By KATE HEDLIN
After missing the Utah Jazz's home opener last week, Al Jefferson has looked solid in his first two games back.
Jefferson and the Jazz seek to win their 10th consecutive home meeting with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
While Utah (2-3) is rebuilding after a losing season around young talent like Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter, veterans such as Jefferson remain the biggest contributors for now.
Jefferson is averaging 16.5 points and 8.0 rebounds through his first four games of 2011-12. After sitting out Friday's home opener - a 102-99 win over Philadelphia - with an inflamed right ankle, he had 21 points and 11 rebounds in a loss at San Antonio on Saturday and 22 points and six boards in a 94-90 win over New Orleans on Monday.
Both of Utah's victories have come at home, while it's dropped its three road games by an average of 19.0 points.
With Jefferson drawing plenty of attention from opposing defenses, Devin Harris took advan...