Jazz start two sophomores
By brian t. smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 28, 2011 12:34AM MDT
Los Angeles • Coach Tyrone Corbin shook things up for the Jazz’s 2011-12 season-opener.
Pushing Utah’s youth movement another step forward, Corbin started second-year players Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward on Tuesday against the Lakers at Staples Center.
Hayward’s promotion made perfect sense. A rookie during 2010-11, the small forward gradually built confidence and came on strong at the end of the season, scoring a career-high 34 points during the Jazz’s season-closer April 13 against Denver...
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