Live Analysis: Jazz trail Sixers, 29-22, after first quarter
By steve luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 30, 2011 07:06PM MDT
The Utah Jazz are trailing their home opener in their first home game of the season, 29-22 to the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Jazz opened with more defensive energy than they exhibited in a 117-100 loss at Denver on Wednesday night. Still, Elton Brand scored seven quick points and the Sixers close on a 12-4 run.
Derrick Favors was an early bright spot for the Jazz, scoring eight of the team’s first 16 points.
Jazz center Al Jefferson will not play home opener Friday night against Philadelphia becaus...
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