Tip-Off for 4/2/13 (featuring Gil Scott-Heron): Utah Jazz streak moves to five games with 112-102 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers

Posted in Blogroll on April 2nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Stamford Advocate)

Al Jefferson and the Utah Jazz are hanging on to the West’s 8th seed by their fingertips.

One week ago, it looked as if the Utah Jazz were going to drop right out of the Western Conference playoff race. After five consecutive wins, Tyrone Corbin’s crew have reclaimed sole possession of the #8 seed by one-half game over the Los Angeles Lakers and two games over the Dallas Mavericks. The Jazz opened up an early lead and were able to hold off the Portland Trail Blazers 112-102.

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