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Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap missed Utah's game against Charlotte on Friday because of sprained left ankles.
Millsap is sidelined for a second straight game after he was hurt in the first quarter of Utah's 110-107 overtime loss to Boston on Monday. Jefferson was injured in a 102-91 loss to Atlanta on Wednesday.
Both players have just missed two games this season. Jefferson leads the Jazz with 17.7 points and 9.4 rebounds per game. Millsap is right behind him with 15.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.
Millsap says he doesn't like to miss games but ''you got to know your limitations. You got to know what you can and cannot do.''
Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter started in place of Millsap and Jefferson against the Bobcats.
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Twelve-year veteran, Raja Bell, reportedly did not accept a buyout from the Utah Jazz because he hadn’t found a deal with another team. Bell has yet to play for the Jazz this season.
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Sources say Raja Bell will not accept buyout offer from Jazz. Deal was predicated on Bell finding an offer elsewhere; he did not.
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Enes Kanter had career highs with 23 points and 22 rebounds in a rare start, helping the Utah Jazz beat the Charlotte Bobcats 98-68 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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Enes Kanter had career highs with 23 points and 22 rebounds in a rare start, helping the Utah Jazz beat the Charlotte Bobcats 98-68 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
DeMarre Carroll added a career-high 19 points, while Gordon Hayward and Jeremy Evans chipped in 14 apiece for the Jazz, who played without Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap. It didn't matter against...
The Jazz and Raja Bell had a settlement in place that rested on the 36-year-old's ability to find a deal elsewhere to make up the difference in salary.
Raja Bell hasn't played throughout the season.
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@utahjazz: Jazz win big 98-68 over @bobcats! HUGE game for @Enes_Kanter with 23p/22r!! #WeAreUtahJazz #CHAatUTA #utahjazz #jazznation
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