Found November 22, 2012 on
After tinkering with his lineup a bit, Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin might be on to something.
The Jazz will try for a season-high third straight victory Friday night when they host the Sacramento Kings in the opener of a home-and-home series.
Utah (6-6) defeated Houston 102-91 at home Monday, with the club winning for the second time in as many games with its new starting lineup of Mo Williams, Randy Foye, Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors and Al Jefferson.
Corbin has chosen to bring Gordon Hayward and Marvin Williams off the bench after both started the first 10 games, and Hayward has responded with back-to-back 15-point efforts.
"I think it's good to have Marvin and Gordon coming off the bench because their confidence is back up, shooting the ball real well," said Jefferson, averaging a team-high 15.4 points and 12.0 rebounds.
The Jazz scored a season-high 30 fast-break points against Houston and their 30 assists tied their best mark of the season.
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Raja Bell and the Jazz will agree to a buyout once he finds a veteran's minimum deal from another club.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports!, the Lakers have interest in Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell.
Bell, a feisty defender who played for Coach Mike D'Antoni with the Phoenix Suns, is in the final year of his contract, earning 3.48 million. The Jazz and Bell tried to negotiate a buyout over the summer but were unable to agree to terms. Bell was instead asked not to come...
Gordon Hayward scored 23 points, including the winning basket with 4.5 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 on Friday night.
James Johnson's running jumper at the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim as the Jazz (7-6) stayed perfect at home.
Hayward scored 10 in the fourth quarter.
Tyreke Evans led Sacramento (3-9) with 19 points and...
SALT LAKE CITY -- This bench thing seems to be working out for Gordon Hayward. Hayward hit a game-winning jumper with 4.5 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. In improving to 7-6 overall, the Jazz used a late 17-2 run to overcome a Sacramento team that led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter...
This weekend’s home-and-home series between the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings should provide fans with plenty of hoops to unwind with after yesterday’s eating bonanza. The Jazz (6-6), who are 4-0 at home, are looking for their third straight victory tonight, while the Kings (3-8) enter the matchup coming off a big win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Utah and Sacramento split...