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NBA: Al Jefferson’s second-quarter explosion sparks Utah Jazz past Washington Wizards By Steve Luhm The Salt Lake Tribune Published Feb 17, 2012 11:00PM MDT With the Jazz nursing a seven-point lead midway through the second quarter Friday night, coach Tyrone Corbin put Al Jefferson back in the game. It was the beginning of the end for the Washington Wizards. Jefferson scored 16 of his season-high 34 points in the final 5:41 of the first half, when the Jazz took command of an eventual 114-100 victory at EnergySolutions Arena. In his previous two games, losses at New Orleans and Oklahoma City, Jefferson made only 13 of 33 shots and scored 29 total poi... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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