Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/8/12
SALT LAKE CITY -- Playing without Al Jefferson and Derrick Favors didn't prove to be a problem for the Utah Jazz. For that matter, neither did hitting shots from outside. The Jazz overcame a sluggish start and the absence of two key big men and put on an outside shooting clinic in trouncing the Toronto Raptors 131-99 on Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Jefferson, the Jazz's starting center, missed the game with back spasms, and Favors, Utah's key big man backup, sat out his fourth consecutive game with a strained right arch. The Jazz (11-10) had eight players in double figures and hit 13 of 23 3-pointers en route to their second victory in a row. "We did a great job of sharing the ball tonight, just swinging it from strong side to weak side and making the extra pass," Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said of his team, which had 31 assists. "We got a lot of good looks as a result of that." Starting power forward Paul Millsap led an offensive onslaught with 20 points and 10 ...
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