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Howard cracks starting lineup By BRIAN T. SMITH The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 30, 2012 09:36PM MDT Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin had two options Friday evening after learning starting shooting guard Raja Bell (strained right adductor) would be inactive against Portland: C.J. Miles or Josh Howard. Corbin went with Howard. Not because Miles wasn’t ready for prime time. But by promoting Howard and keeping Miles on the bench, Corbin hoped Utah’s first unit would benefit at the same time the team retained a strong one-two punch at small forward. With Howard at the 3, Gordon Hayward bumped down to the 2... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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