The Utah Jazz (31-39) return to practice today after falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena in overtime 106-104. The Jazz will welcome in the Portland Trail Blazers (44-24) to EnergySolutions Arena on Wednesday night at 7:00 PM. The Jazz will look to snap their 2-game losing streak. They have also lost 3 out of their last 4 games. The Portland Trail Blazers will be coming into the game on a back-to-back after taking on the Golden State Warriors tonight at 8:30 PM.
Gordon Hayward (Grade 1 left AC sprain) and Rodney Hood (Gastrointestinal distress) did not participate in practice today. They are both considered as day-to-day.
The media caught up with Joe Ingles after practice following his career-high 18 point performance on Monday. Here is that audio:
Derrick Favors also met with the media after practice. Here is that audio:
Utah Jazz Head Coach Quin Snyder talked with the media following practice about last night’s game against the Timberwolves as well as looked ahead to their match-up on Wednesday against the Blazers: