Originally posted on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz, Al Jefferson denied in bid to beat Lakers By Kurt Kragthorpe Tribune Columnist 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... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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