Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz, Al Jefferson denied in bid to beat Lakers
By Kurt Kragthorpe
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:04PM MDT
In those frantic, final seconds Wednesday night when Gordon Hayward kept dribbling and searching for a receiver, all the rewards the Jazz ever could have wanted were right there for the taking.
Having battled their rivals through four quarters and an overtime period, only two weeks after being embarrassed by the Los Angeles Lakers in the season opener, the Jazz trailed by one point. They were positioned to deliver the signature victory of coach Tyrone Corbin’s career.
Instead, they blew it, eve...
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