Utah Jazz say OT defeat to L.A. Lakers not a total loss
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:43PM MDT
Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin didn’t get the victory he wanted. But he received almost everything else.
Corbin entered Utah’s 90-87 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers saying the game was the Jazz’s first real challenge of the 2011-12 season.
Utah winning five consecutive contests and quietly moving into third place in the Western Conference was one thing. But an unproven, rebuilding Jazz team downing Kobe Bryant’s Lakers was an entirely different world.
Technically, Utah (6-4) didn’t deliver Wed...
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