At this time of year, wins and losses don't matter. Minutes and developing chemistry are the important things, especially for the revamped Utah Jazz.
Reserve Enes Kanter scored eight of his 14 points during a decisive fourth-quarter run and had 14 rebounds, leading the Jazz to a 99-86 exhibition victory over the winless Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.
''I like the fact that the guys and come into the game and working extremely hard with the minutes they get and they're making the most of their time on the floor,'' coach Tyrone Corbin said. ''Everybody's trying to grow together, learn where different guys like the ball on the court and where they have to be on the defensive end, and how we rotate and communicate. This is the way it's going to be. We need to have everybody engaged in what's going on.''
Williams, acquired in a trade that sent Devin Harris to the Atlanta Hawks, also had 14 points for Utah (2-1). Mo Williams, replacing Harris as the starting point guard after th...